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American Bar Association director to give law school graduation speech

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Jack L. Rives, executive director and chief operating officer of the American Bar Association, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law’s Commencement May 17 at 10 a.m. on the North Campus quadrangle in front of the law school. In the event of rain, graduation will be moved to Stegeman Coliseum. For those unable to attend, the ceremony will be available for live viewing at .

Mason wins American Counsel Association scholarship

Friday, April 25, 2014

Congratulations to second-year student Andrew D. Mason, who received the 2014 Stanley Cohn/James Dorsett Scholarship from the American Counsel Association. Established in 1928, the ACA is the oldest association of independent law firms in the world and aims to enhance standards of practice, aid deserving law students, and provide a social and business network for its distinguished members.

GIP participants to work on five continents

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Georgia Law students participating in the school’s Global Internship Program this summer will have the opportunity to gain international legal experience while working for organizations across the globe such as the Human Rights League in Slovakia, UNESCO in France, the Israel Law Center, Dacheng Law Firm in China and the University of West Indies Cave Hill in Barbados. A total of 17 students will be participating in the program this summer with placements spanning 13 countries and five continents.

Hellerstein publishes article in Virginia Tax Review

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein has published “State Jurisdiction to Tax ‘Nowhere’ Activity” in 33 Virginia Tax Review 209 (2013) (with John Swain).

Employment Rate Still Flat for Georgia Law Grads

Monday, April 21, 2014

Associate Dean for Administration Paul B. Rollins was featured in the Daily Report regarding employment rates for law students post-graduation. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and appeared on 4/18/14.