A recording of this speech from the University of Georgia Law Library archival collection was digitally preserved from audio cassette tape to digital in 2023 and made publicly available in 2024. Digitization, metadata creation, and increased discoverability of this record was made possible thanks to a grant from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council. The primary archival object is a digitized audio cassette recording of Bowers' speech.


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Georgia Attorney General Mike Bowers castigated the legal profession for betraying the public trust in his remarks at UGA's Law Day observance in March, warning that the rule of law is in jeopardy.

A full summary of this event was published in the Advocate Magazine Volume 30, Issue 2, Spring 1996 on page 6: https://digitalcommons.law.uga.edu/advocate/vol30/iss2/1/