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Georgia Law is currently accepting applications for its newest degree – the Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L.) - for the 2015-16 academic year. This educational opportunity is for professionals and recent college graduates seeking to increase their knowledge of law relevant to their career or academic discipline. It is a non-thesis, 30-credit-hour degree for non-lawyers that can be completed in one year on a full-time basis or over three years on a part-time basis.


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Several Georgia Law faculty members have received promotions. Erica J. Hashimoto has been named the Allen Post Professor of Law and Usha Rodrigues has been awarded the M.E. Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance & Securities Law. In addition, Associate Professor Matthew I. Hall was granted tenure, and Mehrsa Baradaran, Timothy Meyer and Logan E. Sawyer III were promoted to associate professor.

Georgia Law proudly welcomes the academically talented Class of 2017, which is composed of 185 students. These students boast an impressive median LSAT score and undergraduate GPA of 163 and 3.7, respectively. They come from 23 different states and 70 undergraduate institutions, and 18 percent indicated they are members of a minority group. All statistics as of the first day of orientation - Aug. 14, 2014.

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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