B.A., Mercer University
J.D., Mercer University
Elizabeth Megale is Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Legal Skills and Professionalism Program. Teaching responsibilities include Legal Writing, Research, and Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, Pre-Trial, and Transactional Drafting. Professor Megale is the Director of the advocacy teams, both trial and moot court. Prior to teaching, she was a trial lawyer with the Office of the Public Defender in Florida where she represented clients in both misdemeanor and felony cases. Megale holds a J.D. and Bachelor’s degree from Mercer University.
In the News
- The Invisible Man: How the Sex Offender Registry Results in Social Death, 2 J. L. Soc. Deviance 92 (2011).
- From Innocent Boys to Dirty Old Men: Why the Sex Offender Registry Fails, 47 No. 6 Crim. L. Bull. ART 2 (Winter 2011).
- Deadly Combinations: How Self-Defense Laws Pairing Immunity with a Presumption of Fear Allow Criminals to Get Away with Murder, 34 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 105 (2010).
- Disaster Unaverted: Reconciling the Desire for a Safe and Secure State with the Grim Realities of Stand Your Ground (forthcoming American Journal of Trial Advocacy)
- Gideon’s Legacy: Taking Pedagogical Inspiration from the Briefs that Made History, 18 Barry L. Rev. 227 (2013)
- In Defense of Scholarship, 27 The Second Draft: The Official Magazine of the Legal Writing Inst., no. 1, Summer 2013, at 4 (http://www.lwionline.org/uploads/FileUpload/LWISecondDraft_vol27no1b.pdf)
- Zimmerman’s Acquittal: A Race-Neutral Verdict for a Racially Charged Crime, Jurist Forum (July 19, 2013),http://jurist.org/forum/2013/07/elizabeth-megale-zimmerman-acquittal.php