Georgia Law wins best oralist and finishes as semifinalists in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Congratulations to second-year student Kathleen B. “Kate” Hicks for being named the best oralist at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition. Additionally, two teams comprised of Hicks, second-year students Marshall S. Sims and Jacob M. Ware, and second-year students Mical D. Carter, Robert H. Daniel and Sarthak S. Sharma placed as semifinalists in the competition. The teams were coached by third-year student Alicia N. Luncheon and alumni Samuel H. “Sam” Sabulis (J.D.’12) and Bailey A. Blair (J.D.’12).


Visiting Professor Smolla named dean of Delaware Law School

Monday, March 30, 2015

Congratulations to Visiting Professor Rodney A. Smolla for being selected dean of Delaware Law School.  The former president of Furman University taught in the areas of legal ethics, payment systems, higher education law and remedies this academic year at Georgia Law.


Sen. Johnny Isakson to speak on international trade and economic growth

Monday, March 30, 2015

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson will give a lecture on international trade and economic growth on April 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on the University of Georgia campus. The event, hosted by the UGA School of Law’s Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy, is free and open to the public, but registration for lunch is required by April 8.


Georgia Law students receive grants for Global Internship Program

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Congratulations to first-year students Ann S. Carroll, Preston N. Cox, Tiffany L. Donohue, Morgan M. Johnson, Brenny B. Nguyen and Amber R. O'Connell for receiving Freeman Foundation grants for their summer internships with the law school's Global Internship Program. In total, the students received $26,000.


Georgia Sea Grant launches new legal program; students Jones and Johnson serve as fellows

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Georgia Sea Grant has partnered with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at UGA to create the new Georgia Sea Grant Legal Program where students at the School of Law will work with legal and policy experts to address environmental questions facing policymakers in coastal Georgia communities. Third-year law student Hunter L. Jones and second-year law student J. Amble Johnson will work as paid student legal fellows. They will collaborate with local policymakers, scientists and business communities and perform expert analyses to inform decision-making.

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