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Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, a leading scholar in the fields of international dispute resolution, arbitration and the U.S. Supreme Court, has been named dean of the University of Georgia School of Law following a national search. Rutledge, the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law, has served as the associate dean for faculty development at Georgia Law since 2013. His appointment as dean is effective
Jan. 1.


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Congratulations to second-year law students Zachary L. Jones and Robert H. Daniel for winning the 2014 Talmadge Moot Court Competition.

Former Georgia Governor Carl E. Sanders (J.D.'48) was featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the impact he had during his life. Sanders passed away Nov. 16 at the age of 89. The article was written by Mark Davis and appeared 11/17/14.

Georgia Law second-year students Aaron D. Parks and E. Keith Hall secured a win against the University of Florida at the annual Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition. The event is held each year at the end of October on the eve of the Georgia-Florida football game.

Georgia Law alumni reception held in conjunction with the State Bar of Georgia's Midyear Meeting

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Georgia Law alumni are cordially invited to a reception held in conjunction with the State Bar of Georgia's Midyear Meeting, on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015, from 5:30 - 7 p.m. at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, Suite 5300, 303 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. Please click here to register by Jan. 2, 2015



November 27, 2014 - 1:00am to November 28, 2014 - 1:00am

December 2, 2014 - 1:00am

January 12, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm

Valuable job search planning for 3Ls as they head towards graduation.

Please RSVP in Symplicity https://www.law-uga-csm.symplicity.com/ or by e-mail to profdev@uga.edu

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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