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Georgia Law launches full-time semester of work/study in Atlanta

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Georgia Law will expand its footprint with an Atlanta campus that will open for the 2016 spring semester. The first program to be launched at the new facility will be the Atlanta Semester in Practice, which will offer second- and third-year students the opportunity to receive full-time, practical experience through placements in the judicial, government, corporate and nonprofit arenas.


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The Georgia Law Challenge will match, dollar for dollar, all new and increased gifts to the Law School Fund received between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016.  With the challenge, the school’s goal is to double the Law School Fund this fiscal year - reaching the $2 million mark - and to award more in scholarship aid than ever before. We hope you will join the challenge to help educate the next generation of legal leaders who will enrich our communities - on a state, national and global level...

The University of Georgia Alumni Association has released the 2016 Bulldog 100. This annual program recognizes the fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. Eight Georgia Law alumni and alumnae made the list, including: Robert B. "Rob" Brannen Jr. (J.D.'86), Glen M. Darbyshire (J.D.'84), Leamon R. "Lea" Holliday III (J.D.'70), Kathleen Horne (J.D.'76), Benjamin Hirsch "B.H." Levy Jr. (J.D.73) and Melanie M. Marks (J.D.'84) for Bouhan Falligant; Todd H. Stanton (J.D.'02) for...

Georgia Law has created the B. Avant Edenfield Jurist in Residence, which will give law students an opportunity to learn from federal judges in a series of mini-courses. Made possible by a contribution from 2003 Georgia Law alumnus Allen W. Yee, a former clerk of the late Edenfield, the Jurist in Residence program will enable one or more Article III judges to spend a period in residence at the law school each year.

2016 Law Corsairs Event

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Alan Sutin (J.D. '84 and member of the Board of Visitors) will welcome members of the law faculty and current law students to New York along with members of the Corsair Society from the Terry College of Business on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at 6 p.m. The Corsair Law Society, modeled after the Corsair Society at Georgia's Terry College of Business, was established to promote a network of alumni and friends of Georgia Law who will serve as advisors and advocates for top Georgia Law students interested in pursuing careers in business law in New York. Kindly RSVP by January 4, 2016





November 25, 2015 (All day) to November 30, 2015 (All day)

December 1, 2015 (All day) to December 16, 2015 (All day)

January 19, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Interviewing for summer and post-graduate clerkships.

January 28, 2016 - 3:30pm

Georgia Law's 113th Sibley Lecture will be delivered by Harvard Law School's David B. Wilkins, who currently serves as the school's Kissel Professor of Law, its director of the Center on the Legal Profession and its vice dean for global initiatives on the legal profession. 

Dean Rusk International Law Center

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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