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Four finalists for the position of dean of the law school will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the university community. Each finalist will make a public presentation in the Larry Walker Room in Dean Rusk Hall. The CVs, schedules and feedback forms for each finalist can be reviewed on the Provost’s Office website.


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The University of Georgia will honor five individuals at its annual Tucker Dorsey Blue Key Alumni Banquet Oct. 3, including U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Julie E. Carnes (J.D.'75) and Cox Communications Vice President for Government Affiars and Chief Privacy Officer John Phinizy Spalding (J.D.'85).

Congratulations to Margaret E. “Maggy” Randels (J.D.’14), who as a third-year student received an honorable mention in the American Bar Association’s James B. Boskey Law Student Essay Contest on Dispute Resolution for her essay titled “But We can Consent to that, Right?: The Constitutionality of Arbitration Under Article III Doctrine.”

Georgia Law community invited to attend 24th Annual Law School BBQ

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The law school community is invited to attend the 24th Annual Law School BBQ, which will take place Oct. 4 (Homecoming Weekend) on Herty Field from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (The BBQ start time is subject to change to two-and-one-half hours prior to kickoff). Ticket sales end Sept. 19 at 5 p.m.



September 22, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Sally Lockwood from the Georgia Board of Bar Examiners will come to discuss the application and review process for character and fitness, required for all takers of the bar exam.  All 3Ls should plan to attend. Any who wish to schedule individual sessions for questions, following the group presentation, may do so in Symplicity.

September 24, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Special Collections Librarian Sharon Bradley will provide tips for using job-hunting resources available to the Georgia Law community.

We'll provide pizza and salad - you bring a beverage!

September 29, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm

Civil legal services attorneys work on issues including health care, housing, family law and other civil legal concerns.  Come learn about career paths in this arena from alumni guest speakers:

Bonnie Miller (J.D. '98) from Georgia Legal Services;

Susan Walker Goico (J.D. '98) from Atlanta Legal Aid Society.

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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