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Georgia Law holds Awards Day

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Congratulations to all who were honored during the law school's 2015 Awards Day. This annual event provides an opportunity for the Georgia Law community to pause and recognize the many achievements of its students, faculty and recent graduates. View a full list of this year's award recipients

 

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Twenty-six University of Georgia faculty, staff and students who died since last April will be honored at the university’s annual candlelight memorial service April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. UGA President Jere W. Morehead will lead the service, called “Georgia Remembers … a Candlelight Memorial.” Names of each of the 15 students and 11 faculty and staff members will be read aloud, followed by a toll of the Chapel bell and the lighting of a candle.


Congratulations to first-year law student Caitlin Amick for winning the 2015 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition and to all of the first-year law students who made this year’s tournament such a success. Amick also received the Morehead Best Oralist Award.


Congratulations to second-year student Kathleen B. “Kate” Hicks for being named the best oralist at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition. Additionally, two teams comprised of Hicks, second-year students Marshall S. Sims and Jacob M. Ware, and second-year students Mical D. Carter, Robert H. Daniel and Sarthak S. Sharma placed as semifinalists in the competition. The teams were coached by third-year student Alicia N. Luncheon and alumni Samuel H. “Sam” Sabulis (J.D.’12) and Bailey A. Blair (J.D.’12).


Legacy Campaign 25 Days Celebration for third-year students is April 21

 

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The Legacy Campaign 25 Days Celebration for the third-year cllass will take place Tuesday, April 21 at 4:30 p.m. in the Sutherland Courtyard. The event is an opportunity for the Class of 2015 to find out more about giving back to Georgia Law as alumni and to celebrate the last day of class as a Georgia Law student. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

 

Calendar

April 23, 2015 - 11:00am

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and legal scholar Edward Larson will return to the University of Georgia to deliver a Charter Lecture titled "George Washington and America's Second Revolution" on April 23 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.


April 28, 2015 (All day) to May 13, 2015 (All day)

May 16, 2015 - 10:00am

The Class of 2015 commencement ceremony will feature U.S. District Court Judge Steve Jones as the keynote speaker. If there is inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to Stegeman Coliseum.  


May 16, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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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