In Memoriam: Kim Baron

Monday, February 17, 2014

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of law school Security Officer H. Kimball "Kim" Barron on February 15 at the age of 85. He is survived by his wife, Betty Hollis Baron, and sons Michael John and Richard Lynn and four grandchildren.


Georgia Law to host music industry conference

Monday, February 17, 2014

Georgia Law’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society will host the 4th Annual Protect Athens Music Conference March 5 at the Melting Point in downtown Athens. Starting at 3:00 p.m., the conference will address issues relevant to the ever-evolving music scene and how to create a more sustainable music ecosystem. This event is free and open to the public.


Georgia Law wins National Moot Court Competition

Monday, February 17, 2014

Georgia Law recently won the 64th Annual National Moot Court Competition, which is the oldest and most prestigious moot court competition in the country. Third-year law students Steven L. Strasberg, Benjamin W. Thorpe and Emily K. Westberry represented UGA in the tournament, and Thorpe was named the competition’s best oralist.


Georgia Law prof available for comment on USPS financial services proposal

Thursday, February 13, 2014

A new proposal by the U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General suggests the agency could offer financial services, and a University of Georgia faculty member and expert on the subject, Mehrsa Baradaran, says this could be beneficial to underbanked consumers and those on the lower end of the socioeconomic scale. Baradaran, an assistant professor at the law school, is available to comment on the proposal for the USPS to offer loans and other financial services. She can be contacted at mehrsa@uga.edu.


Georgia Law hosts public interest law conference

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Georgia Law will host the 9th Annual Working in the Public Interest Conference on March 1. This event, which focuses on practical approaches to lawyering that promote social justice and the protection of human rights, will be held in Hirsch Hall starting at 10:00 a.m.

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