Bo Rutledge named to The American Law Institute

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Associate Professor Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge has been elected to join The American Law Institute. The Institute (made up of a select number of lawyers, judges and law professors) drafts, discusses, revises and publishes Restatements of the Law, model statutes and principles of law that are influential in the courts and legislatures as well as in legal scholarship and education.

Intra-school negotiation competition

Friday, October 1, 2010

Congratulations to the following second-year law students who won the intra-school negotiation competition to earn a slot on Georgia Law's negotiation competition team: Cary Burke, Kate Ensor, Sonya Hanafi, Nate Hill, Rachel Hudgins, Jennifer McNeely, Laura Pinon and Meghan Plantz.

UGA Homecoming Week packed with activities for students, alumni and fans

Friday, October 1, 2010

"Heroes of the Hedges," is the theme of this year's Homecoming Week festivities, which begin Oct. 10 at the University of Georgia. Activities for students are scheduled throughout the week, and the weekend is filled with events for alumni. The School of Law's graduating classes celebrating an anniversary reunion are invited to return to the law school on Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m. for a buffet dinner. The next day, all alumni are invited to participate in the school's 20th annual homecoming barbecue, which will begin two and a half hours before kickoff.

Third-year student Creighton receives PILC award

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Congratulations to third-year law student Leigh E. Creighton, who recently received Georgia Law's Public Interest Law Council's award for outstanding public interest or pro bono work as part of the organization's fall 2010 spotlight. Creighton was honored for her work this summer with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society and for her commitment to helping special education youth.

UGA School of Law hosts lecture on the fight against fraud

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Financial crimes expert Andrea Venegoni will present "Tackling the Crisis: An EU Perspective on Financial Investigations and the Fight Against Fraud" on Oct. 4 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Venegoni has extensive experience in both international and European law and specializes in economic and monetary crimes. He is currently a national detached expert at the European Anti-Fraud Office in Brussels, Belgium, where he serves as a legal adviser.