All members of the Georgia Law community are invited to take part in the 22nd Annual Law School BBQ Nov. 3 on Herty Field, which will begin at 12:30 pm. The event will feature live music, food and refreshments. Additionally, graduates from the following classes are invited to participate in a reunion dinner the night before at the law school: 1962, 1967, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007. Pre-registration is required to attend these events.
Congratulations to third-year law student Emily A. Cook for being named the Best Oralist at this year's Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Additionally, third-year students Kelly A. Blair and Emir Sehic placed as finalists in the competition and had the 5th best brief while Cook and her teammate, J. Walker Rick, finished in the top eight out of a field of 30 teams.
Georgia Law’s Georgia Association of Law and Politics will host its second annual symposium on political and legal issues in Georgia Oct. 19 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries on the UGA campus. Open to the public, the event will begin with lunch and opening remarks at 11:30 a.m., followed by the first panel session at 12:30 p.m.
This fall the University of Georgia received a $100,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to implement the Asia-Georgia Internship Connection (AGIC) – a campus-wide initiative to expand and transform existing student internship opportunities in East and Southeast Asia. As part of AGIC, Georgia Law received nine $2,500 stipends to help support law students who complete a pro-bono internship in China, South Korea, Vietnam or Japan through the school's Global Internship Program.
The American Society of International Law will hold its annual Midyear Meeting and Research Forum Oct. 19-21 in Atlanta and Athens, hosted by the University of Georgia School of Law. Scholars, practitioners and students from the Southeast and around the world will convene to discuss compelling issues in international law. The event will feature keynotes by the U.N. under-secretary-general for legal affairs and the U.S. State Department legal adviser.