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Bartlett named 74th president of UGA Alumni Association; two Georgia Law alumnae added to board

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Congratulations to alumnae Jody Corry (J.D.’91) and Yvette M. Daniels (J.D.’89) for beginning a two-year term on the UGA Alumni Association Board of Directors. The UGA Alumni Association proudly supports academic excellence, best interests and traditions of Georgia’s flagship university and its more than 288,000 alumni worldwide.


Educators and young lawyer take opposing sides at hearing over academic credit for paid externships

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Associate Professor and Director of Civil Clinics Alexander W. Scherr was quoted in the ABA Journal regarding the position of the Clinical Legal Education Association concerning paid externships. The article was written by Mark Hansen and published 7/16/15.


DNA & Innocence

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Professor of Law Emeritus Donald E. Wilkes Jr. was interviewed by Georgia Public Broadcasting regarding his thoughts on DNA evidence and the recent decision of the Georgia Supreme Court to deny a new trial to a man serving a life sentence without parole in a Georgia prison. The interview was conducted by Celeste Headlee on 7/20/15.


Georgia Law introduces new legal writing competition

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Georgia Law has introduced its Martin/Carnes Competition for Excellence in Writing, in which rising second-year students may compete for two $500 prizes. The contest, named after law school alumnae and U.S. Court of Appeals Judges Beverly B. Martin (J.D.’81) and Julie E. Carnes (J.D.’75), gives each student the opportunity to analyze a legal problem and work with a faculty adviser, who will assist in editing, refining and strengthening the competitor’s writing skills and legal arguments.


Georgia Law students complete Anti-Defamation League's Wittenstein Summer Research Program

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students David T. “Ty” Adams, Roshani H. Chokshi, Eleanor K. “Keith” Hall, Crystal L. Homa, Terrell C. “Chase” Ogletree, Cory L. Takeuchi and Na’Tasha J. Webb-Prather who completed the Anti-Defamation League’s Charles Wittenstein Summer Research Program. The program partners with law firms to provide law firm summer associates with the opportunity to delve deeply into critical civil rights legal issues while conducting legal research in areas including separation of church and state, freedom of speech and other civil rights issues on the ADL agenda.

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