Adegunle wins national essay contest

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Congratulations to third-year student A. Warren Adegunle who recently won the Center for Alcohol Policy's 6th Annual Essay Contest, which is intended to foster debate, analysis and examination of state alcohol regulation.  The essay topic concerned the 80th anniversary of the 21st Amendment and whether or not the amendment has achieved its intended purpose.


In Memoriam: Adrienne R. McFall

Monday, March 3, 2014
Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of former Legal Aid Clinic Director Adrienne R. McFall on March 1 at the age of 63.  She led the clinic from 1991 to 1994. She is survived by her son, Nicholas, and two grandchildren.

 


Wilson and Shin finish as semifinalists in LawMeet regional

Monday, March 3, 2014

Congratulations to third-year law student G. Taylor Wilson and second-year student Andy Shin who were semifinalists in the Southeastern Regional Competition of the National Transactional LawMeet, which the law school hosted late last month. This competition is designed to give law students a hands-on experience in developing and honing transactional lawyering skills.


Appellate Litigation Clinic gains victory in court

Monday, March 3, 2014

Congratulations to 2013 alumni M. Paula Briceno, Brittany M. Cambre and Crystal M. Johnson for their UGA Appellate Litigation Clinic work in representing a franchisee in his claim against his franchisor and its former chief executive officer. Johnson argued the case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in front of a panel that included retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. The Fourth Circuit certified the case to the Virginia Supreme Court, where the clinic partnered with a major Virginia firm.


In Memoriam: Ron Hill

Friday, February 28, 2014

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of former Georgia Law Director of Development Ronald D. "Ron" Hill on February 26. He worked at the law school from 2002 to 2004. He is survived by his wife, Mary; and two sons, Justin and Jordan.

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