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UGA to host opioid epidemic symposium

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The University of Georgia will host a symposium on Oct. 20 that will bring more than 200 researchers and policymakers together to seek solutions to the nation’s opioid epidemic. The symposium will kick off at 9 a.m. with a lecture by journalist Beth Macy, author of “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America,” a New York Times bestseller that the newspaper described as “a harrowing, deeply compassionate dispatch from the heart of a national emergency.” Dr. Rita Noonan, who oversees the majority of opioid addiction prevention efforts that are funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will deliver the lunchtime keynote.


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Weeks publishes casebook on the law of American health care

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Associate Dean for Faculty Development & Hosch Professor Elizabeth Weeks published the second edition of The Law of American Health Care (with N. Huberfeld and K. Outterson) (Wolters Kluwer, 2018).


Gabriel mentioned in the Athens Banner-Herald

Monday, October 15, 2018

Clinical Professor & Criminal Defense Practicum Director Russell Gabriel was mentioned in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding a panel that he participated in discussing the future of Athens policing. The article titled "Ian: The future of Athens policing: The conversation we are not having" was written by David Ian and published 10/14/18. 


Kenerly and O'Kelley win England Mock Trial Competition

Monday, October 15, 2018

Congratulations to second-year law students John Lex Kenerly IV and Huel M. "Kip" O'Kelley IV for winning the 2018 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.


UGA School of Law named best in nation for return on investment

Friday, October 12, 2018

The University of Georgia School of Law has been named the best value in legal education in the United States by the National Jurist. Its rankings are based largely upon outcome-driven factors such as average indebtedness, bar passage and employment. “This recognition validates our ongoing efforts to provide the best possible return on investment for our students,” School of Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge said. “We are committed to providing world-class education in a way that not only prepares students for careers and helps place them in jobs, but also allows them to graduate without the burden of an unreasonable level of debt.” 

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