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Georgia Law opens Atlanta campus

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Georgia Law has expanded its footprint with an Atlanta campus that opened in January.  Second- and third-year students have the opportunity to participate in the new Atlanta Semester in Practice program that offers full-time, practical experience through placements in the judicial, government, corporate and nonprofit arenas.

 

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Congratulations to first-year student Lauren E. Lutton for winning the 2016 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Competition. The finalist was Daniel E. Philyaw.


A trio of second-year students - Matthew B. "Matt" Rosenthal, Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes and Tayah Woodard - bested 24 teams from law school's around the country to become the winners of the 39th J. Braxton Craven, Jr. Memorial Competition. They were also presented with the tournament's Best Brief Award. The team's student coach was third-year student Mical D. Carter.


The Georgia Law Challenge will match, dollar for dollar, all new and increased gifts to the Law School Fund received between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016.  With the challenge, the school’s goal is to double the Law School Fund this fiscal year - reaching the $2 million mark - and to award more in scholarship aid than ever before. We hope you will join the challenge to help educate the next generation of legal leaders who will enrich our communities - on a state, national and global level...


Cuba and Georgia over the Decades - Panel Discussion

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The Dean Rusk International Law Center is co-sponsoring a panel discussion covering Georgia's historic ties to Cuba on Feb. 12 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The 4:00 p.m. panel is part of the international symposium titled "Cuba and the U.S. South: A Shared History." Associate Dean for International Programs and Strategic Initiatives Diane Marie Amann will be presenting "Dean Rusk and Cuba." Additional presenters/moderators include Dean Rusk International Law Center Associate Director for Global Practice Preparation Kathleen A. Doty, UGA Department of History Graduate Student Aleck Stephens, and Associate Professor of History and Willson Center Associate Academic Director for International Programs Ben Ehlers.

 

 

 

Calendar

February 15, 2016 (All day)

Employers visit campus and interview 1Ls & 2Ls for summer 2016 jobs and 3Ls for post-graduate jobs.  Applications are due on a rolling basis in Symplicity, beginning in January.


February 20, 2016 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm

Equal Justice Foundation is a student-run organization devoted to the promotion of the public interest law.  EJF works to provide stipends for Georgia Law students who have chosen to work in unpaid, public interest positions over the summer.  Public interest law is often not a lucrative field and students who pay the high price of legal...


February 26, 2016 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Primarily public interest and public service employers.


February 26, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

Making a sustainable lifestyle accessible to all is the working title of the 28th Annual Red Clay Conference.


Dean Rusk International Law Center
 

The Dean Rusk Center was established in 1977 to expand the scope of international law and policy initiatives at the University of  Georgia School of Law. Today, the Rusk Center, which is housed in Rusk Hall on UGA’s North Campus, provides a forum for collaboration and debate on issues of global importance, administers international education programs, and sponsors law school outreach to diverse partners around the world.

 

 

 

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