Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Congratulations to third-year students John A. Eunice and Jocelyn N. Maner for winning the Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition, formerly the Hulsey-Kimbrell Moot Court Competition. This contest, held on the eve of the Georgia-Florida football game, pits two Georgia Law students against two law students from the University of Florida in a courtroom. Georgia's overall record in this tournament is now 20-8-2.
All members of the Georgia Law community are invited to take part in the 22nd Annual Law School BBQ Nov. 3 on Herty Field, which will begin at 12:30 pm. The event will feature live music, food and refreshments. Additionally, graduates from the following classes are invited to participate in a reunion dinner the night before at the law school: 1962, 1967, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007. Pre-registration is required to attend these events.
Congratulations to third-year law student Emily A. Cook for being named the Best Oralist at this year's Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Additionally, third-year students Kelly A. Blair and Emir Sehic placed as finalists in the competition and had the 5th best brief while Cook and her teammate, J. Walker Rick, finished in the top eight out of a field of 30 teams.
Georgia Law’s Georgia Association of Law and Politics will host its second annual symposium on political and legal issues in Georgia Oct. 19 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries on the UGA campus. Open to the public, the event will begin with lunch and opening remarks at 11:30 a.m., followed by the first panel session at 12:30 p.m.
This fall the University of Georgia received a $100,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to implement the Asia-Georgia Internship Connection (AGIC) – a campus-wide initiative to expand and transform existing student internship opportunities in East and Southeast Asia. As part of AGIC, Georgia Law received nine $2,500 stipends to help support law students who complete a pro-bono internship in China, South Korea, Vietnam or Japan through the school's Global Internship Program.