In Memoriam: Professor Gabriel Wilner

Monday, May 24, 2010

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Associate Dean and Kirbo Chair Gabriel M. Wilner on May 21.  A Georgia Law faculty member for more than 35 years, Dean Wilner will be missed.


Georgia Law ranks 10th in the nation for federal judicial clerkships

Monday, May 10, 2010

The U.S.News & World Report recently looked at which law schools are sending the largest proportions of their graduates on to judicial clerkships for federal judges. In their ranking, which was based on 2008 graduates, Georgia Law placed 10th in the nation. 


Georgia Law moot team finishes among the top in the world

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Competing against more than 250 teams from 50 different countries, the University of Georgia School of Law recently finished 17th in the world in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot last month in Vienna, Austria. The team was composed of third-year law students Jessica N. Cox, Anna W. Howard and Kate L. Jensen along with second-year law student Francis M. "Donald" Wakeford. The team was coached by Associate Professor Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge.


Carol Watson to become next law library director

Monday, April 26, 2010

Current Georgia Law Associate Director for Information Technology Carol A. Watson will become the new director of the Alexander Campbell King Law Library on July 1.  A holder of four degrees and a Georgia Law graduate, Watson has worked at the law library for more than 20 years and has been active in the American Association of Law Libraries, where she was recently elected vice president/president elect of the Southeastern chapter.  Watson will assume the director post when current Director and Professor E. Ann Puckett retires at the end of June.


Former U.S. Solicitor General Walter Dellinger to deliver law graduation address

Friday, April 23, 2010

Former acting Solicitor General of the United States Walter Dellinger will deliver the keynote address at Georgia Law's commencement on May 15, which will begin at 10 a.m. on the quadrangle in front of the law school on UGA's North Campus. Approximately 220 students will be honored for the completion of all requirements for a Juris Doctor.

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