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Four finalists for the position of dean of the law school will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the university community. Each finalist will make a public presentation in the Larry Walker Room in Dean Rusk Hall. The CVs, schedules and feedback forms for each finalist can be reviewed on the Provost’s Office website.

 

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Georgia Law will host the conference “Children and International Criminal Justice” Oct. 28 in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. Starting at 9:15 a.m., there will be a public plenary session that will include a panel discussion followed by the keynote address by International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. For more information and to register for the conference, please visit http://www.law.uga.edu/intl-journal-conference.


Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system and former U.S. secretary of homeland security, will present “Anatomy of a Legal Decision” as Georgia Law’s 112th Sibley Lecturer Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in The Chapel on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.


Four Georgia Law students recently won the Florida National Trial Advocacy Tournament. They are:  Garrett S. Burrell, Joshua H. "Josh" Dorminy, Whitney T. Judson and Ashley R. Wright.  Dorminy was named as the best advocate in the final round, and Judson was selected as delivering the best closing in the preliminary rounds.


Sibley Lecture featuring University of California President Janet Napolitano

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Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system and former U.S. secretary of homeland security, will present “Anatomy of a Legal Decision” as Georgia Law’s 112th Sibley Lecturer Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in The Chapel on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

 

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October 22, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

The Labor and Employment Law Association will host a Career Panel with several attorneys with diverse careers including Employer Representation, Union Representation, Civil Rights, and Employment Discrimination.  The attorneys work for large and small law firms, as well as local government.  Georgia Law Professor Weyman Johnson will moderate...


October 23, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Co-sponsored by the Tax Law Society, the Environmental Law Society, the Intellectual Property Law Society and the Career Development Office, this session will explore LL.M. degrees, how and when they can benefit lawyers' careers, and how to access full application information about them.


October 28, 2014 - 9:15am to 12:20pm

This conference will examine issues related to children and international criminal justice. Experts will be drawn from academia and the practice; from international organizations like UNICEF and the Office of the Special Representative to the U.N.


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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