Jones wins closing argument competition

Monday, February 8, 2010

First-year law student Kimberly B. Jones won the 2010 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations to Jones and tournament finalist Andrei V. Ionescu in addition to the other competitors for their hard work.


UGA Alumni Association announces Bulldog 100

Monday, February 1, 2010

One hundred of the fastest-growing companies owned or operated by former University of Georgia students were honored Jan. 30, when the UGA Alumni Association announced the “Bulldog 100: Fastest Growing Bulldog Businesses.” Among those recognized were four Georgia Law graduates: James L. Allgood (J.D.'00), Chris D. Clayton (J.D.'83), Samuel J. Grant (J.D.'00) and James H. Moore III (J.D.'81).


UGA School of Law finishes strong in moot court competition, advances to nationals

Monday, February 1, 2010

Two teams from the University of Georgia School of Law have earned the right to advance to the national rounds of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. Third-year student Elizabeth R. Givens and second-year student Kimberly C. Walker teamed up to capture second place in the southern regional rounds of the competition, while second-year students Selina A. Tom-Johnson and Jacinda R. Walker finished third out of 24 teams. Both teams will head to Boston this March to vie for the national crown.


Land Use Clinic featured in "best practices" article

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Georgia Law's Land Use Clinic was highlighted in an article on best practices for teaching students about land use law and preparing them to practice in that area. Titled "Practically Grounded: Convergence of Land Use Law Pedagogy and Best Practices," the article was written by John R. Nolon and Patricia Salkin and appeared in Vol. 60 of the Journal of Legal Education (2010). 


UGA School of Law's Dean Rusk Center co-hosts nuclear security and counterterrorism workshop in Austria

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Center for International Trade and Security at the University of Georgia, jointly with Georgia Law's Dean Rusk Center and the Institute of World Economy and International Relations of the Russian Academy of Sciences, will hold an advanced research workshop entitled “Legal Frameworks for Strengthening Nuclear Security and Combating Nuclear Terrorism” in Vienna, Austria. More than 80 international experts in the fields of nuclear law, antiterrorism and nuclear security will participate in the workshop.

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