Edwards wins 2015 Beaird competition

Friday, February 6, 2015

The 2014-15 Executive Mock Trial Board is pleased to announce that the winner of the final round of the 2015 J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition is Jacob S. Edwards. Please join us in offering congratulations to all who competed this year on a job well done.

Davis named runner-up in Grammy Foundation writing competition

Friday, February 6, 2015

Congratulations to third-year student Michelle Gilzenrat Davis, who was named a runner-up in the Grammy Foundation’s 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition for her paper, “Introducing The Rightscoin: Using Block Chains To Track Copyright Ownership.”

Amann named associate dean for international programs and strategic initiatives at Georgia Law

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Georgia Law has named Diane Marie Amann as its first associate dean for international programs and strategic initiatives. In this role, she will oversee collaborations between the Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy and the law school’s faculty and students. Amann will also assist the law school with strategic initiatives such as growing its LL.M. program, strengthening partnerships with foreign universities and beginning work on the school’s next strategic plan.

UGA’s Washington Semester Program welcomes largest, most academically diverse group; Kurtz to teach

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The University of Georgia’s Washington Semester Program marks its seventh year with the largest, most academically diverse group in program history as students moved into the newly renovated UGA in Washington facility. Twenty-nine students—the largest group in program history—represent 17 majors in five colleges. In addition to individual internships, students are enrolled in UGA coursework taught by Paul Kurtz, J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law and Associate Dean Emeritus, and Frank LoMonte, executive director of the Student Press Law Center.

Georgia Law finishes as finalists at National Trial Competition regional

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students Joshua H. Dorminy, Whitney T. Judson and Andrew M. Whittaker who recently competed in the National Trial Competition.  The trio finished the mock trial tournament as regional finalists.