News & Events


Congressman wants to change program giving police decommissioned military weapons

Monday, August 18, 2014

Professor Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was featured in a WSB-TV article regarding his thoughts on police departments receiving military weapons. The article appeared 8/16/14.


Georgia Law welcomes the talented Class of 2017

Friday, August 15, 2014

Georgia Law proudly welcomes the academically talented Class of 2017, which is composed of 185 students. These students boast an impressive median LSAT score and undergraduate GPA of 163 and 3.7, respectively. They come from 23 different states and 70 undergraduate institutions, and 18 percent indicated they are members of a minority group. All statistics as of the first day of orientation - Aug. 14, 2014.


In Memoriam: Dean Emeritus J. Ralph Beaird

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Dean Emeritus J. Ralph Beaird, who served as dean of the law school for a total of 13 years and officially served on the faculty for more than 20 years, although he taught at the law school for approximately four decades. Beaird passed away on August 14.  This revered leader, scholar, teacher and mentor will be missed. The memorial service will be August 18 at 12:30 p.m. at Athens First United Methodist Church. The arrangements are being handled by Bernstein Funeral Home.


Trial of 12 set to begin in Atlanta cheating case

Monday, August 11, 2014

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in an Associated Press article appearing in the San Francisco Chronicle regarding the trial of Atlanta Public Schools former administrators, principals, testing coordinators and teachers.  It was written by Kathleen Foody and appeared 8/10/14.


In Atlanta, Jury selection is set to begin in test scandal

Monday, August 11, 2014

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann was quoted in The New York Times regarding the upcoming trial of former Atlanta Public Schools employees.  The article was written by Richard Fausset and was published on 8/10/14.

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