Former Home Depot Foundation exec to give Georgia Law’s House Lecture

Monday, March 23, 2015

Kelly Caffarelli, former president of The Home Depot Foundation, will present “Long Pants or Short Skirts: Fitting In, Fighting Back or Finding Your Own Way” as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 33rd Edith House Lecturer on April 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public.

Hunnicutt, Loudermilk and White receive DSS Awards

Monday, March 23, 2015

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the law school alumni society's Distinguished Service Scroll Awards - Charles A. “Charlie” Hunnicutt (J.D.’75), Joey M. Loudermilk (J.D.’78) and former Dean Rebecca Hanner White. This is the highest honor presented by the Law School Association and acknowledges those who meet one or more of the following standards: (1) distinguished reputation in his or her field, (2) exemplary record of service to the legal profession, (3) outstanding record of public service or (4) record of outstanding service to the Law School Association.

Georgia Law to host first Music and Technology Conference

Friday, March 13, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law’s student-edited Journal of Intellectual Property Law will host its first Music and Technology Conference on March 27 beginning at 3 p.m. at the historic Morton Theatre in downtown Athens. The event will bring together some of the industry’s top entertainment attorneys as well as policy advocates and technologists from across the country.

Georgia Law’s Elizabeth Burch receives Young Scholars Medal

Monday, March 9, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law’s Associate Professor Elizabeth “Beth” Chamblee Burch has been awarded the American Law Institute’s Young Scholars Medal. This national award is presented every other year to one or two outstanding early-career law professors whose work has the potential to influence improvements in the law.

Georgia Law to present symposium on financial regulation

Friday, March 6, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law’s student-edited legal journal, the Georgia Law Review, will present “Financial Regulation: Reflections and Projections” on March 20 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on North Campus. The symposium’s two keynote presentations will be given by Luis A. Aguilar, a commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Dennis P. Lockhart, the president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.