Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
Congratulations to third-year law students Scott S. Eren and Grace N. Witte for winning the regional rounds of the 2012 National Trial Competition. The duo took home the Region 5 championship trophy and earned the right to travel to Texas to compete in the national rounds during March.
America's first Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues David Scheffer will deliver "The End of Impunity: War Crimes Tribunals in the 21st Century" where he will discuss atrocity crimes past, present and future, and address how indicted leaders will face either international trial or "vengeful retribution." The event will take place March 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.
Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard presented "Affordable Care Act Litigation: The Standing Paradox" for a symposium on "The American Right to Health: Constitutional, Statutory, and Contractual Healthcare Rights in the United States" at Boston University during January.
Topics ranging from judicial budget cuts to the sustainability of animal farming will be explored at Georgia Law's 7th Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. Open to the public, this event will kick-off with a keynote address March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Melting Point in Downtown Athens, Ga., followed by the 27th Annual Equal Justice Foundation Auction. The full conference will take place the next day, March 3, at the law school.
Associate Professor Sonja R. West was quoted in an article by Bloomberg News regarding live broadcasts of U.S. Supreme Court hearings. The article was written by Seth Stern and was published 2/6/12.