Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
Georgia Law’s student-edited legal journal, the Georgia Law Review, will present “Evidence Reform: Turning a Grotesque Structure into a Rational Edifice?” on Jan. 18 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. During this daylong symposium, evidence scholars from across the country will discuss Georgia’s new evidence code and will reflect upon the nation-wide evidence reform movement as a whole. Due to limited capacity, pre-registration is encouraged.
Georgia Law will host the Supreme Court of Georgia on the afternoon of Jan. 16 in its Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom as the court hears oral arguments on a criminal death penalty case and a civil medical malpractice case. The justices normally convene at the State Judicial Building in Atlanta but conduct one or two special sessions outside the state’s capital each year. Registration is required for attendance.
A new bridge at Sandy Creek Park in Athens, Ga., will be named in memory of former Associate Dean Ellen R. Jordan this January. Jordan joined Georgia Law in 1976 as an assistant professor and served as associate dean from 1983 to 1986. She then took the role as acting associate vice president at the University of Georgia from 1986 to 1988. Jordan passed away August 9, 1996. The article was written by Chris White and appeared in the Athens Banner-Herald on 1/8/12.
Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann served as the commentator for papers on “Human Rights in Times of Conflict” at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, as part of the “New Voices in Human Rights" program sponsored by the AALS Section on International Human Rights, during January.
Assistant Professor Logan E. Sawyer III was recently appointed to serve on the American Society for Legal History’s Membership Committee, which is the leading society for legal history.