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Georgia Law launches Master in the Study of Law

Friday, March 21, 2014

This fall, the University of Georgia School of Law will begin offering a new graduate level degree for professionals and recent graduates seeking to increase their knowledge of law relevant to their career or academic discipline. The Master in the Study of Law is a non-thesis, 30-credit-hour degree for non-lawyers that can be completed in one year on a full-time basis or over three years on a part-time basis. It will provide students with a solid understanding of the U.S. legal system and the opportunity to delve more specifically into law as it relates to a particular field such as employment law, health care law and environmental law, among others.


Lawmaker says bill to block Affordable Health Car Act still alive

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard was featured on Atlanta’s NPR station WABE 90.1 FM regarding her thoughts on a state legislative bill that exempts Georgia from part of the Affordable Care Act. The article was written by Martha Dalton and Michell Eloy on 3/18/14.


Home Depot executive to deliver House Lecture

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Home Depot executive Teresa Wynn Roseborough will present “It’s Time to Try Defying Gravity – One Woman’s Thoughts on Having it All” as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 32nd Edith House Lecturer on April 9 at 3:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The event is free and open to the public.


Georgia Law speaker to address democracy and nonviolence in Iran

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The law school's Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy will host Middle Eastern scholar Ramin Jahanbegloo, who will speak on democracy and nonviolence in Iran, on April 14 at 3:30 p.m. in Classroom A (120) of Hirsch Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.


Cybersecurity law and policy issues to be subject of conference

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

On March 31, experts from the executive branch, Capitol Hill, the corporate sector and academia will gather to discuss international cybersecurity law and policy issues at the “Cybersecurity and National Defense: Building a Public-Private Partnership Conference.” The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The conference is free, but registration is required.

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