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Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, a leading scholar in the fields of international dispute resolution, arbitration and the U.S. Supreme Court, has been named dean of the University of Georgia School of Law following a national search. Rutledge, the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law, has served as the associate dean for faculty development at Georgia Law since 2013. His appointment as dean is effective
Jan. 1.


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Congratulations to third-year students Joshua H. Dorminy, Whitney T. Judson, Patrick Najjar and Andrew M. Whittaker and second-year student Meredith A. Gardial for finishing as finalists in the  William W. Daniel National Invitational Mock Trial Competition. The team was coached by Prosecutorial Clinic Director Alan A. Cook.

Congratulations to third-year students Spencer E. Schold and Chelsea E. Ivey for finishing as finalists in the 2014 Legal Ethics and Professionalism Moot Court Competition.

Congratulations to second-year law students Zachary L. Jones and Robert H. Daniel for winning the 2014 Talmadge Moot Court Competition.

Alumni reception held in conjunction with the State Bar Midyear Meeting

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Georgia Law alumni are invited to a reception held in conjunction with the State Bar of Georgia Midyear Meeting on Jan. 8 from 5:30-7 p.m. at McKenna Long & Aldridge in Atlanta. Please click here to register by Jan. 2, 2015



November 27, 2014 - 1:00am to November 28, 2014 - 1:00am

December 2, 2014 - 1:00am

December 25, 2014 - 1:00am to December 31, 2014 - 1:00am

Dean Rusk Center
for International Law and Policy

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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