Georgia Law was one of eight units on campus that received an Award of Excellence in the media relations projects category for "50 Years of Courage: Celebrating Desegregation at UGA" at the 2012 Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District III awards competition last month in Atlanta.
University of Georgia graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2013 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The School of Law was one of the programs recognized in the report with an overall ranking of 34th, placing it among the top 13 public law schools in the nation and among the top three public schools in the Southeast.
Congratulations to second-year law students Kelly A. Blair, Alexandra M. Joseph, Matthew V.H. Noller and Michele T. Torsiglieri for placing as semifinalists at the regional rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, held in Houston, Texas. Additionally, Noller was named Best Oralist.
Georgia Law's Journal of Intellectual Property Law will host "Back to the Future: Global Perspectives on the Future of IP Law in the Next Decade" on March 2 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on North Campus. Starting at 8:30 a.m., this daylong conference will explore copyright law, trademark law and patent law, focusing on the perspectives of the European Union and the United States.
Congratulations to third-year law students Rachel E. Hudgins and Meghan R. Plantz who will be representing Georgia Law at the national level of this year's Transactional LawMeet. The duo placed second at the southeastern regional rounds of the competition to earn the right to advance to the national tournament, which will take place at Drexel University during March.