Georgia Law hosts conference on human rights and climate change

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The University of Georgia School of Law will host a conference on International Human Rights and Climate Change Feb. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall located on North Campus. This daylong event will probe the question "What is the relationship between human rights and climate change?" Specifically, the conference will focus on the proper role of law in managing and regulating this relationship.


CDC expert to explore the interplay of global public health and international law

Thursday, January 7, 2010

The intersection between global public health and international law will be the focus of a UGA School of Law Dean Rusk Center lecture on Jan. 21. Dr. Ali S. Khan, an assistant surgeon general and acting deputy director of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will present "A One Health Strategy for Global Health Security" at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Rusk Hall.


UGA School of Law employee honored with outstanding service award

Monday, December 21, 2009

The University of Georgia School of Law Staff Council presented Leslie Grove with the 2009 Emma P. Terrell Employee of the Year Award. Given annually, this honor recognizes and rewards outstanding employees for their service to the law school. Grove is an application programmer at Georgia Law.


Russell C. Gabriel and other UGA faculty receive support for research on poverty

Friday, December 11, 2009

For the fifth consecutive year, University of Georgia faculty have been awarded grants to support creative scholarship on issues related to poverty. Georgia Law Criminal Defense Clinic Director Russell C. Gabriel was among this year's recipients. He will be exploring the impacts of financial burden on poor and indigent defendants.


Georgia Law embarks on training program for Middle Eastern judges

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Georgia Law Dean Rusk Center’s International Judicial Training Program has partnered with the Dubai Judicial Institute to begin training judges, lawyers and court officials from the Middle East. This is the first time the IJTP has traveled outside of the United States to conduct on-site instruction, and according to Rusk Center Director C. Donald Johnson, the timing could not be better.

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