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Georgia Law finishes strong in National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition

Monday, October 8, 2012

Congratulations to third-year law student Emily A. Cook for being named the Best Oralist at this year's Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Additionally, third-year students Kelly A. Blair and Emir Sehic placed as finalists in the competition and had the 5th best brief while Cook and her teammate, J. Walker Rick, finished in the top eight out of a field of 30 teams.


Global Internship Program receives funding from Freeman Foundation

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

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.


Usha Rodrigues publishes article in the Harvard Business Law Review Online

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Associate Professor Usha Rodrigues has published "SPACs and the JOBS Act" in 3 Harvard Business Law Review Online 17 (2012).


Smile for the Camera

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Associate Professor Sonja R. West has published "Smile for the Camera: The long lost photos of the Supreme Court at work—and what they reveal" in Slate regarding the debate of allowing cameras into the Supreme Court courtroom. The article appeared on 10/1/12.


Georgia Law to host international law society midyear meeting

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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.

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