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Georgia Law named national champions of Transactional LawMeet

Monday, April 3, 2017

Congratulations to third-year student Benjamin M. “Ben” Hill and second-year student Steven D. Zavodnick Jr. for being named national champions at the Transactional LawMeet in New York. A second law school team comprised of third-year students Molly H. Cash and Hannah R. Coleman also competed at the competition.  Law school graduates Robert C. Davis (J.D.’99), Amanda R. Norcross (J.D.’05) and Rhys T. Wilson (J.D.’79) helped the teams prepare. Clinical Professor and Director of the Business Law and Ethics Program Carol Morgan serves as the teams’ adviser.

Ringhand featured in U.S. News & World Report

Monday, April 3, 2017

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Hosch Professor of Law Lori A. Ringhand was featured in U.S. News & World Report and other media outlets around the globe regarding her thoughts on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. The article titled "Political partnership nothing new when filling Supreme Court seats" was published 4/2/17.

Ringhand featured on Slate's Amicus podcast

Monday, April 3, 2017

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Hosch Professor of Law Lori A. Ringhand was featured on Slate's Amicus podcast regarding her book, Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings and Constitutional Change (with P. Collins). The podcast titled "Amicus: When Prosecutors Keep Mum" was hosted by Dahlia Lithwick and aired 4/1/17. 

School of Law wins South Texas Mock Trial Challenge

Monday, April 3, 2017

Georgia Law captured the top trophy at the 6th Annual South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, an invitation only national tournament. Third-year students Jacob S. "Jake" Edwards and Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes argued the case, and second-year students Oliver R. Ladd and Lauren E. Lutton served as witnesses. Third-year student Andrew Z.R. Smith served as team coach. Besides being undefeated in the competition, the group was presented with the Outstanding Trial Brief Award, and Stokes was named Most Professional Advocate. The last time Georgia Law won this tournament was in 2014.

Baradaran featured in Mother Jones

Friday, March 31, 2017

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in Mother Jones regarding her thoughts on banks meeting community needs. The article titled "Donald Trump Wants to Gut Protections for Bank Customers. Here's How to Fight Back." was written by Meagan Day and was published 3/31/17.