In Memoriam: Emily Calhoun

Friday, April 9, 2021

The School of Law regrets to announce former Assistant Professor Emily Calhoun passed away March 27, 2021. She served as an assistant professor in Athens from 1974 to 1978 and taught Torts, Evidence, Federal Courts, Women and the Law, and Rights of the Confined. She will be missed by law school faculty, staff and students.


Three faculty members receive 2021 Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, including the law school's Jonathan Peters

Monday, April 5, 2021

Three University of Georgia faculty members have been named recipients of the Richard B. Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, which recognize outstanding instruction by faculty members early in their academic careers. Associate Professor Jonathan Peters, who holds a courtesy appointment in the School of Law, is among this year's recipients. The Russell Foundation established the Russell Awards during the 1991-1992 academic year to honor the late U.S. Sen. Richard B. Russell. 


Virtual Charter Lecture to feature Regents’ Professors, including the law school's Diane Marie Amann

Monday, April 5, 2021

The Spring 2021 Charter Lecture will feature four University of Georgia faculty members who were recently named Regents’ Professors, an honor bestowed by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents to faculty whose scholarship or creative activity is recognized both nationally and internationally as innovative and pace-setting. The School of Law's Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann will be among this year's presenters. The virtual lecture will take place on April 6 at 3:30 p.m., and it is free and open to the public.


UGA President Morehead receives Chief Executive Leadership Award

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

University of Georgia President Jere W. Morehead has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Chief Executive Leadership Award by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District III, which is presented annually to an institutional head, president, chancellor, system head or other campus chief executive who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service in support of education. Morehead is a 1980 graduate of the School of Law and has served UGA since 1986 in both faculty and administrative roles including as advisor to the School of Law’s moot court program.


School of Law finishes as national finalists in Prince Memorial Evidence Competition

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Congratulations to second-year students Taylor Cressler, Navroz N. Tharani and Andrew Q. Varan for finishing as national finalists in the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition. More than 30 teams from law schools across the nation participated in the moot court tournament hosted by the Brooklyn Law School. Third-year law student Mollie M. Fiero helped coach the team. 

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