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Honeychurch and Kessler win Georgia Bar Access to Justice Awards

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Congratulations to 2018 School of Law alumnae Mary S. Honeychurch and Samantha Kessler for winning the State Bar of Georgia Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Awards. These awards recognize law students who have "excelled in participation in support of a civil pro bono or legal aid program satisfying previously unmet civil legal needs or extended services to underserved segments of the population." These honors will be officially presented by the Georgia Bar's Access to Justice Committee and Pro Bono Resource Center in October.


School of Law wins three national titles in 2017-18, bringing five-year total to 10

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The School of Law's advocacy teams continue to build on the program's tradition of excellence. During the 2017-18 academic year, UGA law students captured three national championships in addition to one regional trophy and one state crown. This brings the law school's five-year tally for moot court and mock trial victories to 10 national championships, six regional trophies and two state titles.  


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Amann delivers Research Visitor Seminar in England

Friday, May 25, 2018

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann presented "A New History of the Nuremberg Trials: Figuring Women and Others into the Narrative" at a Research Visitor Seminar at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights of the Faculty of Law and at Oxford University's Mansfield College. 


Burch featured in Bloomberg Law

Friday, May 25, 2018

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in Bloomberg Law regarding her thoughts on how the NFL concussion settlement may affect NHL cases. The article titled "Troubled NFL Concussion Deal May Roil NHL Cases" was written by Steven M. Sellers and published 5/25/18.


Peters advises European organizations on press-rights guidelines

Friday, May 25, 2018

Jonathan Peters, assistant professor of journalism at Grady College and affiliate assistant professor at UGA’s School of Law, attended meetings in Warsaw, Poland, where he served as an adviser developing legal guidelines for press rights at public assemblies. Peters worked as an adviser to the Vienna-based Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and the Warsaw-based Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights. He produced a 35-page report for OSCE/ODIHR that outlined European protections for the press at assemblies and ultimately made recommendations regarding how existing guidelines should be revised to clarify and strengthen those protections. 

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