AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Auburn University mock trial competition team has won a bid to the opening rounds of the national American Mock Trial Association tournament in Memphis, Tenn., at the end of March.
The Auburn team won the bid as a result of its performance during the regional tournament in February in Orlando. Team member Helen Agha received a “Best Attorney” award for her performance in the regional tournament.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Kathleen Hale, an associate professor of political science in the Auburn University College of Liberal Arts, was recently honored at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, or NADCP, annual conference in Nashville.
Hale was named one of three recipients of the organization’s media awards, which are given annually to individuals or outlets that have demonstrated outstanding coverage of drug courts or the NADCP. Other recipients included Moni Basu of CNN and Bill Rankin of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.