Evans publishes article in Computers in Libraries magazine

Monday, May 21, 2018

Web Coordinator and Digital Media Specialist Rachel Evans published “bepress: Unlocking the Doors of Open Access-A Snapshot of Digital Commons” in 38 Computers in Libraries 4 (2018).


School of Law clinics receive Equal Justice Works Grant for crime victims fellowship

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The School of Law has received a grant from Equal Justice Works to support a Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellow for two years. Associate Professor Jason Cade and Assistant Clinical Professor Christine Scartz – who oversee the law school’s Community Health Law Partnership and Family Justice clinics, respectively – collaborated with Grants Coordinator Amanda Shaw to secure the funding for this instrumental position. The CVJC Fellow will represent immigrant victims of crime in civil legal matters, conduct outreach within immigrant communities and strengthen networks with local law enforcement and other community partners to increase access to justice for the clinics' clients.


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Three faculty members complete UGA PSO Fellowship, Weeks included

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Elizabeth Weeks, Abigail Borron and Jon Calabria served as 2017-18 University of Georgia Public Service Faculty Fellows. The Faculty Fellowships offer tenure-track and tenured professors an opportunity to pursue their research through a unit of UGA Public Service and Outreach. Weeks worked with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government to identify rural health challenges relating to regulations and provider shortages in rural Georgia.


UGA School of Law voted best in Georgia

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The University of Georgia School of Law has been voted the best in the state by readers of the Daily Report, Georgia's legal newspaper. We are grateful to our graduates and friends for recognizing our longstanding commitment to preparing the next generation of legal leaders and ensuring a strong return on investment for our three degrees – the Juris Doctor, the Master of Laws and the Master in the Study of Law. The school’s accomplished faculty includes nationally and internationally renowned scholars, and its more than 10,000 living graduates are leading figures in law, business and public service throughout the world. Connecting students to these thought leaders and opportunities to serve state and society is central to the school’s mission. 


Swindall argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Third-year student Ryan F. Swindall recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit as part of the law school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic. The question in the Hayes v. Plumley case was whether the client's false confession was coerced and whether the client should get an evidentiary hearing to determine if the medical examiner held the statutory qualifications to perform autopsies. Second-year student Alexander "Alex" Weathersby assisted in arguing the government's position in practices.

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