University of Georgia unveils 40 Under 40 Class of 2018; graduates Bowen and Keyes named

Friday, July 20, 2018

The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2018. This program began in 2011 and celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of UGA graduates who are under the age of 40. The honorees will be recognized during the eighth annual 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon on Sept. 13 at the Georgia Aquarium. School of Law graduates Brooke Bowen (J.D.'10) and Capt. William Keyes (J.D.'13) were named to the list.


Barnett featured in Law360

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Associate Professor Kent Barnett was featured in Law360 regarding his thoughts on an executive order signed last week by President Donald Trump eliminating the competitive examination and selection procedures for appointing administrative law judges. The article titled "Executive Order Boosts Fears of Politically Influenced ALJs" was written by Dunstan Prial and published 7/16/18.


Appellate Litigation Clinic wins case in 11th Circuit Court of Appeals

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The law school's Appellate Litigation Clinic recently won a case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The case Smith v. Dewberry involved whether the client was in imminent danger at the time he filed his complaint such that he could bypass the three-strike rule under the Prison Litigation Reform Act. Third-year students Holly M. Boggs and Ryan L. Giles, second-year students M. David Boyer II and Megan Cambre, and Counselor-in-Residence Cary Berkeley Kaye all assisted with the case.


UGA Foundation elects new trustees, including alumna Betsy Cox and the library's Marie Mize

Thursday, June 28, 2018

The University of Georgia Foundation elected new trustees during its annual meeting. Law school alumna Betsy C. Cox (J.D.'80) was elected an advisory trustee and the Alexander Campbell King Law Library's Marie R. Mize, who currently serves as president of the university staff council, has become an ex-officio, non-voting trustee. 


UGA School of Law opens Veterans Legal Clinic

Monday, June 18, 2018

Beginning this month, veterans living in Georgia can receive legal assistance they may not otherwise have access to or be able to afford through the University of Georgia School of Law’s new Veterans Legal Clinic. Georgia has the ninth largest population of veterans in the United States, many of whom return home with service-related disabilities and therefore rely on benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, according to 30-plus-year public service lawyer and educator Alexander W. “Alex” Scherr, who will direct the clinic’s operations.Individuals seeking help from the clinic can call 706-542-6439 or send an email to veteranslegalclinic@uga.edu .

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