Dean and Hosch Professor Rebecca H. White and alumnus and U.S. District Court Judge Steve C. Jones (J.D.'87) have been selected to serve on a committee that will coordinate a national search for the university's next vice president for development and alumni relations. The committee will recommend finalists to succeed Tom Landrum, who will be retiring at the end of the academic year after nearly 40 years of service to the institution.
Congratulations to third-year law students Ellen R. Clarke and Constance A. Parks for making it to the semifinal rounds of the Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Additionally, third-year law students Allison L. Hill and Antoinette A. Newberry took home the trophy for the best brief and finished as quarterfinalists.
Georgia Law will present the Third Annual Georgia Association of Law and Politics Symposium Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Through three panel sessions, this year’s conference will focus on challenges faced by women in politics, Georgia’s new juvenile justice code and the federal judicial nomination process. Additionally, former governor and 1972 Georgia Law alumnus Roy E. Barnes will deliver the noon keynote address. Preregistration is required.
Georgia Law was once again recognized as a “Best Value Law School” by The National Jurist magazine. The school placed 11th in the publication’s annual ranking that looks at which schools across the nation offer students the best investment in their future. The magazine analyzes tuition, cost of living expenses, bar passage rates, debt accumulation and employment success.
Podcasts of “SCOTUSblog: Supreme Court Coverage and Cases,” hosted Sept. 9 by the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Peabody Awards and the UGA School of Law, are now available for viewing online. Broadcast of the day-long program by C-SPAN is anticipated sometime in October.