Georgia Law takes top honors in new national transactional law competition

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Georgia Law dominated the inaugural Transactional Lawyering Meet, which required students to work in teams of two to draft a transactional document (a letter of intent) and to negotiate its provisions. Congratulations to third-year law students Patrick S. Baldwin and Rachel K. Jones for receiving the Best Buyer Side Draft award and being named Best Overall Team at this national tournament held at Drexel University.


Georgia Law finishes in the top eight at national rounds of Douglass Moot Court Competition

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Two teams from Georgia Law placed as quarterfinalists in the national rounds of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. Additionally, second-year student Kimberly C. Walker received the Helen Dawn Williams Oral Advocacy Award as the second best oralist of the competition. Congratulations to third-year student Elizabeth R. Givens and second-year student Kimberly C. Walker as well as second-year students Selina A. Tom-Johnson and Jacinda R. Walker. The teams were coached by third-year law student Norman L. Barnett and alumna Tia L. Daniels (J.D.'09).


Tri-state water dispute to be focus of UGA School of Law’s 22nd Annual Red Clay Conference

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Titled "Three States, One River: Exploring the Tri-State Water Dispute," the University of Georgia School of Law's 22nd Annual Red Clay Conference will take place March 26 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on North Campus. The water allocation dispute between Georgia, Florida and Alabama will be examined from a variety of perspectives during the daylong conference. CLE credits are available.


Noted legal journalist Lithwick to deliver House Lecture

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Georgia Law's 28th Edith House Lecture will be delivered by Dahlia Lithwick, a senior editor and legal correspondent for Slate magazine. She will present "Wise Women? What Women Bring to the Bench and How to Talk About It Like Gentlemen" on March 25 at 3:30 pm.


Speaker to explore gay equality at UGA School of Law’s 106th Sibley Lecture

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

"Noah's Curse and Paul's Admonition: Civil Rights, Religious Liberty, Gay Equality" will be the topic of Georgia Law's 106th Sibley Lecture, delivered by Yale Law School Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge Jr. His presentation will take place March 18 at 3:30 p.m.

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