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U.S. District Court Judge Steve Jones to deliver Georgia Law commencement speech

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Steve C. Jones, U.S. District Court judge for the Northern District of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law’s Commencement on May 16 at 10 a.m. on the North Campus quadrangle in front of the law school. A 1987 graduate of Georgia Law, Jones was nominated by President Barack Obama and sworn in as a District Court judge in 2011.

 

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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.


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.


Class of 2015 Commencement

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Georgia Law’s Commencement will be held May 16 at 10 a.m. on the North Campus quadrangle in front of the law school. Steve C. Jones, U.S. District Court judge for the Northern District of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address. Approximately 190 students will receive the Juris Doctor degree at this year’s ceremony. Additionally, approximately 15 Master of Laws candidates, who have completed one year of graduate legal study, will be recognized. In the event of rain, graduation will be moved to Stegeman Coliseum.

 

Calendar

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

May 13, 2015 (All day) to May 17, 2015 (All day)

May 15, 2015 - 6:00pm

In honor of the 2015 graduating class, the School of Law along the with Law School Alumni Association will host a reception for graduates and their guests. Pre-registration is required by May 1.


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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