U.S. District Court Judge Steve Jones to deliver Georgia Law commencement speech

Friday, April 24, 2015

Steve C. Jones, U.S. District Court judge for the Northern District of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law’s Commencement on May 16 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. A 1987 graduate of Georgia Law, Jones was nominated by President Barack Obama and sworn in as a District Court judge in 2011.


2015 Awards Day Ceremony

Monday, April 20, 2015

Congratulations to all who were honored during the law school's 2015 Awards Day. This annual event provides an opportunity for the Georgia Law community to pause and recognize the many achievements of its students, faculty and recent graduates.


Candlelight memorial service will be held for UGA faculty, staff, students; Dan White to be remembered

Monday, April 20, 2015

Twenty-six University of Georgia faculty, staff and students who died since last April will be honored at the university’s annual candlelight memorial service April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Chapel. UGA President Jere W. Morehead will lead the service, called “Georgia Remembers … a Candlelight Memorial.” Names of each of the 15 students and 11 faculty and staff members will be read aloud, followed by a toll of the Chapel bell and the lighting of a candle.


Amick wins Russell Competition

Monday, April 13, 2015

Congratulations to first-year law student Caitlin Amick for winning the 2015 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition and to all of the first-year law students who made this year’s tournament such a success. Amick also received the Morehead Best Oralist Award.


In Memoriam: Eric M. "Rick" Holmes

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Professor Eric M. "Rick" Holmes, who joined the Georgia Law faculty in 1977. He taught in the areas of insurance, contracts and Uniform Commercial Code for more than one decade in Athens. Holmes passed away on March 28, and he is survived by his wife, Dale.  

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