Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
Nine Georgia Law professors were invited to participate in the 2012 Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference as discussants and speakers for various workshops. The 65th annual conference took place July 29 - August 4 and featured panels, discussion groups and other presentations focusing on scholarship, teaching and service.
Callaway Chair Emeritus Verner F. Chaffin received The American Law Institute's 50-year membership medallion at the organization's annual meeting held in Washington, D.C., earlier this year. Chaffin was honored, along with eight other legal scholars nationwide, for his continuous service to the prestigious legal education society and was presented the award by ALI President Roberta Cooper Ramo.
Improvements to the law school's facilities continued this summer with the primary focus being on the rotunda area and cupola. Last summer, the school benefited from a renovation that resulted in almost 4,000 sq. ft. of additional building space being captured by enclosing the law school's Sutherland Courtyard with multifunctional corridors. Designed primarily for student use, these changes were made to repurpose underutilized areas and to address the overcrowding of public spaces.
Assistant Professor Kent Barnett has published "Avoiding Independent Agency Armageddon" in 87 Notre Dame Law Review 1349 (2012).
Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. was recently selected by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia to serve as the principal substantive consultant for the court's Civil Local Rules Revision Project.