Third-year law student wins national writing competition

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Congratulations to third-year law student Erica M. Weber for winning the FoxKiser Annual Writing Competition in Law, Science & Medicine. Her paper, titled "Deoxyribonucleic Acid TRIPS: Gene Patents in the United States and their Problematic Domestic and International Consequences," was unanimously chosen by the review committee for first place. The competition is designed to encourage multi-disciplinary scholarly writing and is sponsored by the law firm FoxKiser located in Washington, D.C.

Georgia Law welcomes more than 70 members of the Brazilian judiciary

Monday, November 29, 2010

Georgia Law's International Judicial Training Program is hosting members from the Brazilian judiciary Nov. 29 through Dec. 10. More than 70 participants from different regions of Brazil will be attending the program, which introduces foreign judges and court personnel to the U.S. judicial system to help them gain ideas and insights on possible ways to strengthen their own judicial systems. Also attending the session as an international observer is Giusi Maddaluno, Head of the Training and Advanced Education Unit of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in Turin, Italy.   


Law library to participate in the Cataloging Record Distribution Project

Monday, November 22, 2010

Georgia Law's Alexander Campbell King Law Library was one of only eight law libraries nationwide selected to participate in the 2011 Cataloging Record Distribution Project. The library will assist in the development of the project, which seeks to determine the most efficient way to distribute cataloging records from the U.S. Government Printing Office, and in return it will receive hundreds of records providing access to federal depository items.

Eren and Fisher win Talmadge Moot Court Competition

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Congratulations to second-year law students Scott S. Eren and R. Tyler Fisher for winning the 2010 Talmadge Moot Court Competition. Additionally, Samuel H. Sabulis was named as Best Oralist of the competition.

Law students secure trip to national championship round

Monday, November 15, 2010

Third-year law students Meredith C. Lee and Michael T. Rafi have secured a seat at the final rounds of the National Moot Court Competition after an outstanding performance during the regional tournament. Lee received the Best Advocate Award and Rafi was less than one point behind Lee in overall scores. The championship rounds will take place in New York in Jan. 2011.