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Georgia Law welcomes a record setting class

Friday, August 14, 2015

Georgia Law proudly welcomes a record setting class - the Class of 2018. Composed of 190 students, these individuals boast the highest undergraduate median grade point average in the law school's recorded history - 3.71. The median LSAT score for this class is 162. They come from 25 different states and 75 undergraduate institutions, and 17 percent indicated they are members of a minority group. All statistics as of the first day of orientation - Aug. 13, 2015.


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UGA to launch Chambliss Leadership Forum honoring former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss; senator to teach at law school

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Today, the University of Georgia announces the creation of the Senator Saxby Chambliss Leadership Forum. This initiative will increase students’ exposure to domestic and international politics and will provide Chambliss a forum through which to share his insights and expertise on topics ranging from national security to foreign policy. The Chambliss Leadership Forum includes the senator serving as the law school’s Sanders Political Leadership Scholar.


SEC use of in-house judges ruled unconstitutional

Friday, August 21, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett was quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the appointment of administrative law judges by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The article was written by Dan Klepal and was published 8/7/15.


Judge Adds to Pressure on SEC Over How it Names Its Judges

Friday, August 21, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett was quoted in the Wall Street Journal regarding his thoughts on the Security and Exchange Commission's use of in-house judges. The article was written by Jean Eaglesham and appeared 8/3/15.


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Georgia state representative makes $500,000 gift to Georgia Law

Friday, July 31, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law has received a $500,000 gift to create the Stacey Godfrey Evans Scholarship for first-generation college graduates attending Georgia Law. The gift is the first of its kind, and it was made by Georgia Law alumna and state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans. The first Evans Scholar is expected to be named this fall.

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