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Hashimoto among four UGA faculty members to receive Meigs Professorships


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Post Professor Erica J. Hashimoto is one of four University of Georgia faculty members who have been named Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professors, the university’s highest recognition for excellence in instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In bestowing the Meigs Professorship, the university communicates its commitment to excellence in teaching, the value placed on the learning experiences of students and the centrality of instruction to the university’s mission.


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Congratulations to third-year students Katherine P. "Kate" Bell and Andy Shin and second-year student Chloe S. Ricke, who were named region champions at the Southeastern Regional Competition of the Transactional LawMeet held at Emory University recently. Congratulations also to third-year students Sarah C. McMahon and Chelsea G. Swanson and second-year student Lily D. Wilkerson, who received the Best Draft Award at the Southwestern Regional Competition of the Transactional LawMeet held at the South Texas College of Law recently.

Georgia Law has announced the establishment of the Rebecca Hanner White Scholarship, named in honor of White, who recently stepped down as the leader of the school after more than 11 years of service. The scholarship was initiated by Georgia Law 1982 alumna and law school Board of Visitors Chair Kathelen V. Amos and her husband Dan, who agreed to match up to $100,000 in new gifts donated to the school for the creation of the scholarship fund. To date, more than $210,000 in gifts and pledges have been secured from alumni and friends for this effort.

The 2014-15 Executive Mock Trial Board is pleased to announce that the winner of the final round of the 2015 J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition is Jacob S. Edwards. Please join us in offering congratulations to all who competed this year on a job well done.

Georgia Law to host inaugural Alumni Weekend



The inaugural Alumni Weekend will provide you with the perfect opportunity to come to Athens to reconnect with former classmates and professors as well as to enjoy a variety of activities. On March 20-21, you will have the opportunity to meet and have lunch with the law school’s new dean, Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge; attend the Distinguished Service Scroll Award Presentation Breakfast (this year’s winners are: Charles A. “Charlie” Hunnicutt (J.D.’75), Joey M. Loudermilk (J.D.’78) and former Dean Rebecca Hanner White); partake in the Georgia Law Review conference titled “Financial Regulation: Reflections and Projections;” enjoy classes without quizzes; obtain professionalism CLE credit and join the annual SBA golf tournament.




March 5, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Hosted by the Faculty Placement Committee, this reception is for law students who are seeking employment or considering various career paths.

March 9, 2015 (All day) to March 13, 2015 (All day)

March 20, 2015 (All day)

The Georgia Law Review's annual symposium will be held March 20, 2015 in Athens. This year's symposium is titled "Financial Regulation: Reflections and Projections," and will feature U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Luis Aguilar as the keynote speaker.

March 27, 2015 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

This Journal of Intellectual Property Law conference will consist of two panel discussions relating to fair use and artist business models in the streaming era.  Confirmed panelists include: Lisa Moore (The Moore Firm and former Director of Georgia Lawyers for the Arts), Austin Padgett (Troutman Sanders), Andrew Pequignot (Kilpatrick Townsend...

April 2, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Sponsored by the Women Law Students Association, the 33rd Edith House Lecture will be delivered by Kelly Caffarelli, president of The Home Depot Foundation.  A 1992 Georgia Law graduate, Caffarelli leads the retail giant's strategic philanthropy, product donation and volunteerism initiatives.

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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