Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
This fall the University of Georgia received a $100,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to implement the Asia-Georgia Internship Connection (AGIC) – a campus-wide initiative to expand and transform existing student internship opportunities in East and Southeast Asia. As part of AGIC, Georgia Law received nine $2,500 stipends to help support law students who complete a pro-bono internship in China, South Korea, Vietnam or Japan through the school's Global Internship Program.
The American Society of International Law will hold its annual Midyear Meeting and Research Forum Oct. 19-21 in Atlanta and Athens, hosted by the University of Georgia School of Law. Scholars, practitioners and students from the Southeast and around the world will convene to discuss compelling issues in international law. The event will feature keynotes by the U.N. under-secretary-general for legal affairs and the U.S. State Department legal adviser.
Associate Professor Erica Hashimoto was quoted in the Daily Report regarding her research on the acquittal rates in pro se defendant cases. The article was written by Katheryn Hayes Tucker and appeared on 9/25/12.
Associate Professor Harlan G. Cohen has published "Finding International Law, Part II: Our Fragmenting Legal Community" in 44 New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 1049 (2012).
Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Law School Association Professor of Law Emeritus John B. Rees Jr., who served as a faculty member at the law school from 1959 to 2002. In addition to his role as a professor, Rees also served as assistant dean from 1964 to 1969, led the facilities committee that oversaw the design and construction of the law school's 1967 expansion and generously endowed the John B. Rees Jr. Law Library Book Fund. This highly respected scholar and friend passed away Sept. 26. He is survived by his wife Elinor, who lives in Athens, Ga., as well as by his five children, four grandchildren and two brothers. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the Law Library Book Fund in Rees's honor.