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The UGA Alumni Association will present three awards to distinguished graduates and faculty at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on April 20. Among those being honored will be 1957 Georgia Law graduate Frank "Sonny" Seiler. A 70-year-old tradition, the event allows the Alumni Association to express its appreciation to and admiration for UGA graduates and faculty who have demonstrated a commitment to bettering the university.
Congratulations to second-year law students Tyler A. Dillard, Nicholas H. Howell and Emir Sehic for taking home first place and the Best Brief Award at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which has teams from all five of the state's law schools competing against each other for top honors. This is the seventh consecutive year UGA has won this competition and the ninth consecutive year it has earned the best brief title.
Associate Professor Sonja West was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding a bill being considered by the Georgia State Legislature that would ban picketing of private homes in select circumstances. The article was written by Jim Galloway and appeared on 3/21/12.
Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann presented "International Criminal Justice and the Value of Peace" to attorneys at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. She also gave a lecture entitled "On the Eve of the Lubanga Verdict: The Judicial Function and the Politics of International Criminal Justice" at the Hague Institute for Global Justice during March.
Third-year law students Brittany H. Bolton and James M. "Jim" Wilson co-authored and were featured in an article about advancing legal education in the South Asian Kingdom of Bhutan. The article appeared in the February 2012 issue of The Atlanta Lawyer.