Magnuson selected for post with Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Congratulations to second-year student Jared B. Magnuson who has been selected for an editor position on the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy's 2017 symposium volume. The journal selects non-Harvard students from across the country every year to edit the articles in this special volume.


Cotton wins Russell Competition

Monday, April 17, 2017

Congratulations to first-year law student Jennifer Cotton for winning the 2017 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition and to finalist Michael Ackerman and all of the first-year law students who made this year’s tournament such a success. Cotton also received the Jere W. Morehead Moot Court Award.


Georgia Law students capture three national titles

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

University of Georgia School of Law students captured three national titles in recent weeks. They won the 6th Annual South Texas Mock Trial Challenge (an invitation only national advocacy tournament), the Transactional LawMeet and the Energy Law Negotiation Competition. Their advocacy and negotiation skills were put to the test as they bested teams from law schools from across country.


Five Georgia Law faculty recognized by student body

Friday, April 7, 2017

Congratulations to the five faculty members honored by the 2016-17 School of Law student body.  They are: Hosch Professor Mehrsa Baradaran and Georgia Athletic Association Professor David E. Shipley as graduation marshals, Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. with the Student Bar Association Professionalism Award, University Professor and Caldwell Chair in Constitutional Law Dan T. Coenen with the Ellington Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Associate Dean and Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand with the O'Byrne Memorial Award for Significant Contributions Furthering Student-Faculty Relations.


UGA Alumni Association presents annual awards; Alumna Kathelen Amos and the Alston Family honored

Friday, April 7, 2017

The UGA Alumni Association will celebrate alumni, friends and former faculty during its 80th annual Alumni Awards Luncheon April 21 at noon in the Tate Student Center Grand Hall. The Alumni Merit Award, the alumni association’s oldest honor, will be presented to Georgia Law alumna Kathelen Van Blarcum Amos and Kessel D. Stelling Jr. Additionally, the family of Gayle and Jimmy Alston will receive the Family of Year Award, which is presented to a family who demonstrates a history of loyalty to UGA. The family’s John N. Goddard Foundation established the first UGA School of Law fellow scholarship in 2016, the Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Law Fellows, which is modeled after the university’s prestigious Foundation Fellows program for undergraduates. 

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