U.S. District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood to speak at UGA School of Law graduation

Monday, May 4, 2009

Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law's commencement ceremony on May 16. The processional will begin at 10 a.m. on the quadrangle in front of the law school on UGA's North Campus.


UGA graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation; School of Law ranks 35th

Thursday, April 23, 2009

University of Georgia graduate programs remained among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2010 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The College of Education ranked 30th and the School of Law tied for 35th.


UGA to recognize top students, faculty at Honors Day April 22; Beck, Ellington and Rutledge among the honorees

Monday, April 13, 2009

The University of Georgia will recognize top student scholars, superior teachers and outstanding faculty advisors and mentors at the annual Honors Day program April 22. The program will be in Hugh Hodgson Hall in the UGA Performing Arts Center beginning at 2 p.m.  Undergraduate classes scheduled for sixth, seventh and eighth periods (1:25-4:25 p.m.) will be dismissed so students and faculty can attend. The East Campus parking deck (E04) will be open without charge for public parking for the ceremony.


Georgia Law sweeps state advocacy tournament; finishes strong in nationals

Thursday, April 9, 2009

The University of Georgia School of Law recently swept the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which has teams from all five of the state's law schools vying for the top trophy. Second-year law students S. Aliya Charlery, Alison L. Lee and Jonathan D. Parente won the Best Brief Award and defeated Georgia State University in the final round to take first place, while a second team from Georgia Law, composed of second-year students Sean P. Kane, Marie E. Greene and Elizabeth R. Story, finished as semi-finalists. Greene was named the competition's best oralist.


Indian Supreme Court Justice to speak on individual rights

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan of the Supreme Court of India will lecture on "Individual Rights in India : A Perspective from the Supreme Court" on April 6 at 2:00 p.m. The talk is sponsored by the University of Georgia School of Law's Dean Rusk Center and will take place in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall (North Campus). This event is free and open to the public.

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