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Georgia Law launches its Atlanta Semester in Practice program

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Georgia Law is has expanded its footprint to include the state's capital. Second- and third-year students now have the opportunity to participate in the new Atlanta Semester in Practice program that offers full-time, practical experience through placements in the judicial, government, corporate and nonprofit arenas.


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Sally Quillian Yates, U.S. deputy attorney general, will deliver the keynote address at Georgia Law's Commencement to be held May 21 at 10 a.m. on the North Campus quadrangle in front of the law school. Yates, a 1986 magna cum laude graduate of Georgia Law, was confirmed as deputy attorney general in May 2015, after being nominated by President Barack Obama. In the event of rain, graduation will be moved to the Ramsey Center Volleyball Arena.

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch organized a conference titled "The Future of Aggregate Litigation" as part of her receipt of the American Law Institute Young Scholars Medal. It was held during April at New York University and included some the nation's leading scholars, practitioners and judges in the field.  

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...

Class of 2016 Commencement Ceremony

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The Class of 2016 commencement ceremony will be held May 21 at 10 a.m. on the North Campus Quadrangle in front of the law school. U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates will serve as the keynote speaker. If there is inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved to the Ramsey Center Volleyball Arena.




May 20, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Graduates, their friends and families, staff and faculty of the law school are invited to attend this cocktail reception honoring the Georgia Law Class of 2016 on the eve of their law school commencement.  

May 23, 2016 (All day)

August 11, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Welcome to the Class of 2019.  Your orientation to law school will run for three days - Aug. 11, 12 and 15.

October 15, 2016 (All day)

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Dean Rusk
International Law Center

Named after former U.S. Secretary of State and Georgia Law Professor Dean Rusk, the Center has served since 1977 as the international law and policy nucleus for education, scholarship, and other collaborations among faculty and students, the law school community, and diverse local and global partners. Initiatives include the Master of Laws (LLM) degree, study abroad in Belgium and England, Global Externships, and international trainings.


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