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Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system and former U.S. secretary of homeland security, will present “Anatomy of a Legal Decision” as Georgia Law’s 112th Sibley Lecturer Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in The Chapel on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

 

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Congratulations to second-year law students Meredith A. Gardial and Benjamin P. Ralston for winning the 2014 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.


Georgia Law will host the conference “Children and International Criminal Justice” Oct. 28 in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. Starting at 9:15 a.m., there will be a public plenary session that will include a panel discussion followed by the keynote address by International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. For more information and to register for the conference, please visit http://www.law.uga.edu/intl-journal-conference.


Four Georgia Law students recently won the Florida National Trial Advocacy Tournament. They are:  Garrett S. Burrell, Joshua H. "Josh" Dorminy, Whitney T. Judson and Ashley R. Wright.  Dorminy was named as the best advocate in the final round, and Judson was selected as delivering the best closing in the preliminary rounds.


Georgia Law to host conference on children and international criminal justice

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Georgia Law will host the conference “Children and International Criminal Justice” Oct. 28 in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. Starting at 9:15 a.m., there will be a public plenary session that will include a panel discussion followed by the keynote address by International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. For more information and to register for the conference, please visit http://www.law.uga.edu/intl-journal-conference.

 

Calendar

October 23, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Co-sponsored by the Tax Law Society, the Environmental Law Society, the Intellectual Property Law Society and the Career Development Office, this session will explore LL.M. degrees, how and when they can benefit lawyers' careers, and how to access full application information about them.


October 27, 2014 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

The law school's 112th Sibley Lecture will be presented by former U.S. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano. Napolitano currently serves as president of the University of California system. The topic of her lecture is the anatomy of a legal decision.   


November 7, 2014 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Interviews for selected students & recent graduates at GSU College of Law in Atlanta.  2014 will be the inaugural year for this job fair.


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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