Daily places second in 2018 Tannenwald Writing Competition

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Congratulations to third-year student Robert Daily for placing second in the 2018 Tannenwald Writing Competition. He will receive a prize of $2,000. His paper titled "Betting On An Uncertain Future: The Tax Consequences Of Large Third-Party Litigation Financing" is on the taxation of litigation finance transactions. Daily also won the Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition for the same paper. 

UGA to open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11

Monday, December 10, 2018

Following the directive for state agencies by Governor Nathan Deal and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our campus community, the University of Georgia will delay its opening until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, due to the threat of icy conditions in the Athens area.

Nine UGA faculty members named 2018-19 Women’s Leadership Fellows; School of Law's Weeks included

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Nine UGA faculty members have been named to the 2018-19 class of the university’s Women’s Leadership Fellows Program, including the School of Law's Associate Dean for Faculty Development & Hosch Professor Elizabeth Weeks. Faculty members in the 2018-19 cohort include representatives from eight schools and colleges as well as the Office of Service-Learning. Throughout the yearlong program, the faculty members will attend monthly meetings to learn from senior administrators on campus as well as visiting speakers from academia, business and other fields. The program, which was created in 2015 as part of the university’s Women’s Leadership Initiative, also features a concluding weekend retreat for more in-depth learning.

UGA Alumni Association reveals 10th annual Bulldog 100 list; six law school alumni recognized

Friday, November 16, 2018

The University of Georgia Alumni Association has unveiled the 2019 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. More than 564 nominations were submitted for the 2019 list. Six School of Law alumni businesses were selected - Caplan Cobb LLP, Atlanta, Georgia (Michael Caplan (J.D.'06)); Crate Services Inc., Fairburn, Georgia (Darren Gaynor (J.D.'02)); Kalka & Baer LLC, Atlanta, Georgia (Bryan Baer (J.D.'02)); Murray Osorio PLLC, Fairfax, Virginia (Benjamin Osorio (J.D.'11)); Stanton Law LLC, Atlanta, Georgia (Todd Stanton (J.D.'02)); and Two Maids & A Mop Franchising, Birmingham, Alabama (Praiss Barron (J.D.'01)). 

In Memoriam: Alan Watson

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The School of Law regrets to announce the passing of Alan Watson, one of the world's foremost authorities on Roman law, comparative law, legal history, and law and religion, who passed away November 7, 2018, at the age of 85. Watson was a former Distinguished Research Professor and the holder of the Ernest P. Rogers Chair at the law school, where he taught for more than 20 years before retiring in 2012. Watson leaves behind a tremendous legacy, and he will be missed by many. Memorial service details will be forthcoming.