Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Gun control, homelessness, affirmative action and alternative courts as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights are among the issues to be addressed at Georgia Law’s Eighth Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. The daylong event will take place March 2 beginning at 9 a.m. in Harold Hirsch Hall. For planning purposes, registration is requested at http://ugawipi.wordpress.com before Feb. 28.
Congratulations to third-year law students Katie A. Croghan and Mary Beth Martinez for capturing first place at the 23rd Annual National First Amendment Moot Court Competition, which took place at Vanderbilt Law School during February.
The Third Annual Protect Athens Music Conference will be held Feb. 27 beginning at 3 p.m. at the Melting Point in downtown Athens. It will address issues such as copyright and licensing, touring, how to run a record label, merchandising and a myriad of legal matters surrounding the music industry.
Congratulations to second-year law students Kenneth J. Bentley and Amanda J. Shaw for their top four finish out of more than 220 teams from across the country at the American Bar Association Law Student Division Negotiation Competition.
Jere Morehead (J.D.'80), senior vice president for Academic Affairs and provost at the University of Georgia, was named as the 22nd president of UGA by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Morehead will assume his new post on July 1, 2013. Georgia Law Dean Rebecca Hanner White has been named to his transition advisory committee.