May 13, 2013 | General News
Brown named law school associate dean of academic affairs
Lonnie T. Brown Jr., who joined the University of Georgia School of Law faculty in 2002, will become the school's associate dean of academic affairs July 1, upon the retirement of Paul M. Kurtz.
May 8, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Athens Peer Court receives 2013 Liberty Bell Award
On May 7, the Western Circuit Bar Association presented the 2013 Liberty Bell Award to the Athens Peer Court-an innovation in juvenile justice developed by University of Georgia outreach and local juvenile justice units.
May 2, 2013 | Events on Campus
U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Beverly Martin to deliver law school Commencement address
On May 18, Judge Beverly B. Martin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit will serve as the keynote speaker at the University of Georgia School of Law's graduation.
April 16, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Georgia Law advocacy teams sweep intrastate competition and finish strong in three other
University of Georgia School of Law students recently captured all of the top positions at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which pits two teams from each of the state's five law schools against each other. This is the eighth consecutive year Georgia Law has won this tournament and the 10th its students have authored the best brief.
March 28, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Sixth UGA School of Law grad selected to clerk for U.S. Supreme Court in nine years
University of Georgia School of Law graduate Andrew A. Pinson has been selected to serve as a judicial clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for the October 2013 term. Pinson's appointment makes him the sixth Georgia Law graduate in nine years to be selected for this prestigious post.
March 28, 2013 | Honors & Awards
Georgia Law secures win at regional round of ABA Appellate Advocacy Competition
The University of Georgia School of Law captured first place at the regional level of the American Bar Association Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition, which took place in Boston earlier this month.
March 20, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA School of Law wins top honors in negotiation competitions
The University of Georgia School of Law finished as one of the top four teams in the country at the American Bar Association Law Student Division National Negotiation Competition last month.
March 14, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law Sibley Lecture to address social justice
Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., will present "Social Justice Lawyering: Confronting Power, Racial and Economic Injustice and Hopelessness Within the Law" at the University of Georgia School of Law's 109th Sibley Lecture March 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
March 11, 2013 | Events on Campus
Law conference to focus on impact and future of the Cuban embargo
The University of Georgia School of Law's Dean Rusk Center will present "The Cuban Embargo: Policy Outlook After Fifty Years" on March 22 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
March 7, 2013 | Events on Campus
U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Edith Jones to speak at Georgia Law
Judge Edith Hollan Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will present "Why the Constitution Matters and Why Women Should Care" as the University of Georgia School of Law's Edith House Lecturer on March 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. A brief reception will follow.
February 19, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law conference to focus on social justice issues
Gun control, homelessness, affirmative action and alternative courts as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights are among the issues to be addressed at the University of Georgia School of Law's Eighth Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. The daylong event will take place March 2 beginning at 9 a.m. in Harold Hirsch Hall.
February 18, 2013 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law conference to explore sustainability in Georgia
The University of Georgia School of Law's 25th Annual Red Clay Conference will be held March 1 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
February 15, 2013 | Events on Campus
School of Law to host music industry conference and free legal clinic
The Third Annual Protect Athens Music Conference will be held Feb. 27 beginning at 3 p.m. at the Melting Point in downtown Athens. It will address issues such as copyright and licensing, touring, how to run a record label, merchandising and a myriad of legal matters surrounding the music industry. Organized by the University of Georgia School of Law's Sports and Entertainment Law Society and the Terry College of Business' Music Business Program, this event is free and open to the public.
February 13, 2013 | Honors & Awards
UGA School of Law places second at National Moot Court Competition
The University of Georgia School of Law recently captured second place out of more than 150 teams from across the country at the 63rd Annual National Moot Court Competition, which was held in New York City last month.
February 7, 2013 | Events on Campus
Public conversation with R.E.M. adviser Bertis Downs to be held in UGA Chapel