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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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The University of Georgia School of Law will host the Fourth Annual Georgia Association of Law & Politics Symposium Oct. 17 from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hal. The event will include three panel sessions and a lunchtime keynote address by GreenLaw Executive Director Stephanie Stuckey Benfield (J.D.'92). Seating is limited. Preregistration is encouraged before Oct. 14.

The University of Georgia will honor five individuals at its annual Tucker Dorsey Blue Key Alumni Banquet Oct. 3, including U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Julie E. Carnes (J.D.'75) and Cox Communications Vice President for Government Affiars and Chief Privacy Officer John Phinizy Spalding (J.D.'85).

Fourth Annual Georgia Association of Law & Politics Symposium is Oct. 17

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The Fourth Annual Georgia Association of Law & Politics Symposium will be held Oct. 17 from 8:45 a.m. - 3 p.m., and will bring together key figures in our state to discuss the overlap of law and politics with three panel discussions. There also will be a lunchtime keynote address by Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, executive director of GreenLaw. Preregistration is encouraged before Oct. 14.



October 4, 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Members of the Georgia Law community will enjoy food, music and family fun at the 24th Annual Law School BBQ, which will take place Oct. 4 (Homecoming Weekend) on Herty Field, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

October 20, 2014 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm

The Honorable J. Randall Hall of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia will join former judicial clerks in a discussion of the benefits of clerking, life as a clerk, and other matters related to federal judicial clerkships. Professor Erica Hashimoto will moderate the discussion.

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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