Professor David E. Shipley was recently awarded the Athletic Association Professorship endowed by UGA's Athletic Association. He is one of five recent professors campus wide to receive this designation.
This past August, 189 talented and diverse students began the three-year pursuit of a law degree. The Class of 2015 has one of the highest percentages of female students in Georgia Law history, with 52 percent, and has an impressive median LSAT score and undergraduate GPA of 164 and 3.67, respectively. All statistics as of the first day of classes - Aug. 14, 2012.
U.S. District Court Judge Clay D. Land (J.D.'85) has entered an order directing $1.5 million of a cy pres remainder fund to Georgia Law to endow a new scholarship fund.
Georgia Law placed fifth in a recent study conducted by National Jurist magazine for the "Best Value Law Schools." The ranking considered average debt for 2011 graduates, tuition, cost of living, two-year bar pass average and state average and weighted employment rate. The article appeared in the September issue of the magazine.
Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Col. John "Jack" Murray, who taught at the law school from 1965 to 1976. During this time, he also served as associate dean and director of admissions. His areas of specialty were workers' compensation, contracts and criminal law. Murray passed away on Aug. 18 at the age of 94.