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Gabriel receives indigent defense award

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Clinical Professor & Criminal Defense Practicum Director Russell Gabriel received the 2018 Indigent Defense Award from the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. This honor recognizes "decades of unwavering excellence in indigent defense, for instilling in law students the importance of public defender work through training and mentoring, and for inspiring everyone to always fight for equal justice for all." 

Georgia veterans face challenges and UGA law students are stepping up

Thursday, November 8, 2018

The Veterans Legal Clinic serves Georgia veterans and their dependents to help them get the benefits they have earned through military service. The clinic, which opened in May, focuses on helping clients with benefits claims already submitted to the VA and the Social Security Administration, said Alexander Scherr, a UGA law professor and director of the clinic. Veteran Richard Stafford is getting assistance with his claims from the clinic and shares his story. 

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Scherr to receive Pincus Award

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Professor & Veterans Legal Clinic Director Alexander W. Scherr will be awarded the 2019 William Pincus Award for Outstanding Service and Commitment to Clinical Legal Education. To be presented during the January Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, the honor recognizes clinical legal education individuals/institutions for service, scholarship, program design and implementation or other activity beneficial to clinical education or to the advancement of justice. As the preeminent national award in clinical education, this honor constitutes "a career award conferred for exceptional contributions to clinical education.”

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Khan presents at Yale Law School

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Associate Professor Fazal R. Khan presented at Yale Law School's "The Law And Policy of AI, Robotics and Telemedicine In Healthcare" event during November.

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Rutledge publishes international civil litigation book

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Dean Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge published International Civil Litigation in United States Courts, 6th ed. (with G. Born) (Wolters Kluwer, 2018).