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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.


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Alan Watson, retired Distinguished Research Professor and holder of the Ernest P. Rogers Chair of Law at the University of Georgia, has received an honorary professorship from the University of Edinburgh. A title conferred only on individuals of high academic distinction, the professorship will run for 10 years and will require Watson to give lectures and seminars at the university.

Georgia Law was mentioned in the Daily Report regarding the success rate of its graduates who took the state bar exam in July. The law school held the state's highest percentage of success, with nearly 94 percent of first-time takers passing. The article was written by Jonathan Ringel and appeared 10/27/14.

Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system and former U.S. secretary of homeland security, presented “Anatomy of a Legal Decision” on Monday, Oct. 27, as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 112th Sibley Lecturer. View her prepared remarks and download photographs from her visit.

Rules of Engagement: Networking and Business Etiquette with Mary Crane

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Mary Crane, one of the foremost advisors on networking and business etiquette to the legal profession (and herself a lawyer), will present essentials to 1Ls for successfully presenting themselves in an array of professional situations. The event will be held Nov. 3 at 12:30 p.m. in Room A.  Reserve your space and lunch:  https://law-uga-csm.symplicity.com/ or via e-mail to profdev@uga.edu



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.

November 10, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:20pm

Come learn about becoming a criminal defense attorney, a public defender or a prosecutor.

Register in Symplicity:  https://law-uga-csm.symplicity.com/ in the Professional Development Events section, or by e-mail to profdev@uga.edu.

November 17, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Marc Masurovsky, historian and co-founder of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project, will lecture on the issue of restitution of cultural assets that were looted or sold under duress during the Holocaust and World War II.

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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