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Diane Marie Amann appointed as Special Adviser to the International Criminal Court

Monday, January 14, 2013

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann was recently appointed by Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda as the Special Adviser on Children in and Affected by Armed Conflict for the International Criminal Court. In this role, she will support and advise on Office of the Prosecutor policies, training and awareness with regard to children in and affected by armed conflict.


Soldier’s fight for daughter reaches top court

Monday, December 10, 2012

Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs and Hosch Professor Paul M. Kurtz was quoted in the Savannah Morning News regarding a child custody case involving parents from different countries. The article was written by Marcus E. Howard and appeared on 12/5/12.


Georgia Law welcomes members of the Brazilian judiciary

Monday, December 10, 2012

From Dec. 3 through Dec. 14, Georgia Law will host more than 30 members of the Brazilian judiciary as part of the school's International Judicial Training Program. This program is designed to introduce foreign judges and court personnel to the U.S. judicial system allowing participants to gain ideas and insights on possible ways to strengthen their own judicial systems. It is co-sponsored by the Georgia Institute of Continuing Judicial Education.


Timothy Meyer serves as a contributing author for UN report

Monday, December 3, 2012

Assistant Professor Timothy Meyer served as a contributing author for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization's report titled "Networks for Prosperity: Connecting Development Knowledge Beyond 2015." The document, which was released during November, analyzes the nexus between the global connectedness of a country and its economic success, sustainability and government effectiveness. Meyer was one of...


Georgia Law wins National Legal Ethics and Professionalism Moot Court Competition

Friday, November 30, 2012

Georgia Law students recently captured first place in the Mercer University School of Law National Legal Ethics and Professionalism Moot Court Competition.  Third-year students Chandler L. Smith and Timothy F.J. "Tim" Dean comprised the winning team, while third-year classmates Nneka A. Egwuatu and Scott F. McAfee finished in the runner-up position. McAfee was named the tournament's best oralist.  This is the second year in a row that Georgia Law has won this competition.

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