Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Susan J. Wilson recently became Georgia Law’s executive director of career development, overseeing the school’s legal career services and professional development programs. Dean Rebecca H. White said she was pleased that Wilson was able to join her team to lead the school’s important efforts in career services and professional development. “This is such a critical area for our students and the law school. I am confident Susan will bring fresh insights and make valuable contributions to these programs and the law school more generally.”
The University of Georgia Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Music Business Program will host the May Day Festival and Music Business Expo April 27 from noon to 8 p.m. at The Melting Point in downtown Athens. The event is free and is geared to musicians and those interested in the music industry. The day will bring together the entire spectrum of musician resources, from luthiers and lawyers to publicists and publishers. It is open to people of all ages.
Georgia Law will host “The New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance” conference April 18 at 9:00 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on North Campus. This conference will include two panels which will explore ways in which corporations are redefining the nature of international regulation. The event is free and open to the public; however, registration is requested for planning purposes.
John Goldberg, Goldston Professor of Law at Harvard University, will present “Inexcusable Wrongs” as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 111th Sibley Lecturer April 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. An expert in tort law, tort theory and political philosophy, Goldberg will discuss how tort law has little patience for excuses while criminal law is more forgiving. The event is free and open to the public.
Congratulations to Georgia Law students and faculty members who were recognized for their pursuit of excellence during the 2013-14 academic year.