Chief Judge Julie Carnes (J.D.’75) of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia was honored this spring with the unveiling of her portrait during a ceremony in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The painting will be added to the school’s distinguished collection that includes famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members as well as accomplished alumni.
Georgia Law welcomes 13 law students from the University Mauricio de Nassau in Brazil. As part of the law school's new Transnational Law Program, they will study international law, human rights law and environmental law in Athens for one week.
Georgia Law students recently captured all of the top positions at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which pits two teams from each of the state’s five law schools against each other. This is the eighth consecutive year Georgia Law has won this tournament and the 10th its students have authored the best brief. Additionally, Georgia Law won the Best Brief Award at the American Bar Association Law Student Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition and finished the contest among the top 16 teams nationally. They also finished as quarterfinalists at the Second Annual South Texas Mock Trial Challenge and among the top eight at the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition
Second-year law student Kaitlin M. Ball was elected president of the International Law Students Association. In this role, she will be the chief student officer of ILSA, which is a worldwide organization dedicated to educating students and lawyers across the globe on the importance of international law through academic conferences, publications, student chapters and the administration of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
Congratulations to all who were honored during the law school's 2013 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.