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 all who were honored during the law school's 2012 Awards Day. This annual event provides an opportunity for the Georgia Law community to pause and recognize the many achievements of its faculty, students and recent graduates. This year was no exception with nearly 50 awards going to more than 100 recipients.
International Court of Justice Judge Joan E. Donoghue will deliver "The Role of the World Court Today" as Georgia Law's 108th Sibley Lecturer on April 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. During her presentation, Donoghue will discuss the continuing role of the World Court in light of the evolution of international law and the creation of other courts and tribunals.
The UGA Alumni Association will present three awards to distinguished graduates and faculty at its annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on April 20. Among those being honored will be 1957 Georgia Law graduate Frank "Sonny" Seiler. A 70-year-old tradition, the event allows the Alumni Association to express its appreciation to and admiration for UGA graduates and faculty who have demonstrated a commitment to bettering the university.
Congratulations to second-year law students Tyler A. Dillard, Nicholas H. Howell and Emir Sehic for taking home first place and the Best Brief Award at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which has teams from all five of the state's law schools competing against each other for top honors. This is the seventh consecutive year UGA has won this competition and the ninth consecutive year it has earned the best brief title.
Georgia Law's 24th Annual Red Clay Conference will address how to balance the long-term sustainability of Georgia's ecosystems with efforts to stabilize and improve its economy. Starting at 8:30 a.m. on March 23, this daylong symposium will take place in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will cover market-based conservation, managing the impact of non-indigenous species, longleaf pine restoration and possible changes to the federal endangered species list.