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Hashimoto among four UGA faculty members to receive Meigs Professorships

 

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Post Professor Erica J. Hashimoto is one of four University of Georgia faculty members who have been named Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professors, the university’s highest recognition for excellence in instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In bestowing the Meigs Professorship, the university communicates its commitment to excellence in teaching, the value placed on the learning experiences of students and the centrality of instruction to the university’s mission.

 

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Congratulations to third-year students Katherine P. "Kate" Bell and Andy Shin and second-year student Chloe S. Ricke, who were named region champions at the Southeastern Regional Competition of the Transactional LawMeet held at Emory University recently. Congratulations also to third-year students Sarah C. McMahon and Chelsea G. Swanson and second-year student Lily D. Wilkerson, who received the Best Draft Award at the Southwestern Regional Competition of the Transactional LawMeet held at the South Texas College of Law recently.


Georgia Law has announced the establishment of the Rebecca Hanner White Scholarship, named in honor of White, who recently stepped down as the leader of the school after more than 11 years of service. The scholarship was initiated by Georgia Law 1982 alumna and law school Board of Visitors Chair Kathelen V. Amos and her husband Dan, who agreed to match up to $100,000 in new gifts donated to the school for the creation of the scholarship fund. To date, more than $210,000 in gifts and pledges have been secured from alumni and friends for this effort.


Georgia Law’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society will host the 5th Annual Protect Athens Music Conference Tuesday, March 3, starting at 4:30 p.m., to be held at the 40 Watt Club in downtown Athens. The event is free and open to the public. The conference will address issues relevant to the intersection of law, music and business for musicians, students, professionals and anyone interested in music or the music business.


Georgia Law to host annual music industry conference

 

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Georgia Law’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society will host the 5th Annual Protect Athens Music Conference Tuesday, March 3, starting at 4:30 p.m., to be held at the 40 Watt Club in downtown Athens. The event is free and open to the public. The conference will address issues relevant to the intersection of law, music and business for musicians, students, professionals and anyone interested in music or the music business.

 

 

Calendar

March 5, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Hosted by the Faculty Placement Committee, this reception is for law students who are seeking employment or considering various career paths.


March 9, 2015 (All day) to March 13, 2015 (All day)

March 20, 2015 (All day) to March 21, 2015 (All day)

This event will allow you to interact with your former classmates and will include activities such as class reunion dinners, lunch on Herty Field, panel sessions and CLE credits, golf, tours of the Georgia Museum of Art and UGA's special collections libraries, visits to the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, and shopping in downtown Athens.


March 20, 2015 (All day)

The Georgia Law Review's annual symposium will be held March 20, 2015 in Athens. This year's symposium is titled "Financial Regulation: Reflections and Projections," and will feature U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner Luis Aguilar as the keynote speaker.


March 27, 2015 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

This Journal of Intellectual Property Law conference will consist of two panel discussions relating to fair use and artist business models in the streaming era.  Confirmed panelists include: Lisa Moore (The Moore Firm and former Director of Georgia Lawyers for the Arts), Austin Padgett (Troutman Sanders), Andrew Pequignot (Kilpatrick Townsend...


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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