Georgia Law welcomes its new students

Friday, August 12, 2016

Orientation has begun for the Class of 2019. There are 180 students enrolled in the Juris Doctor program. They are a diverse group with a variety of backgrounds including military and public service, and 17 percent are first-generation college graduates. They hail from 23 states, and they studied at 72 undergraduate institutions. Sixteen percent self-identify as belonging to a minority group. The median undergraduate GPA of this impressive class is the highest in Georgia Law history.

Chambliss returns as Sanders Scholar

Friday, July 22, 2016

Georgia Law students will once again learn from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss and Georgia Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Camila Knowles (who previously served as Chambliss’ chief of staff). The pair will co-teach the class Political Leadership and the Law, where students will receive firsthand insights into public service and explore the topics of ethics, campaign finance and negotiation.

University of Georgia announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2016; alums Mabra and Zweig included

Friday, July 15, 2016

Congratulations to Ronald E. "Ronnie" Mabra Jr. (J.D.’04) and Jennifer L. "Jenah" Zweig (J.D.’11) on being selected for UGA’s Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2016. These prominent graduates were recognized for having made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors in addition to having demonstrated dedication to the University of Georgia and its mission of teaching, research and service.

University of Georgia Foundation board welcomes four elected trustees and two advisory trustees; two with Georgia Law ties

Friday, July 1, 2016

The UGA Foundation elected four new trustees during its annual meeting in St. Simons: Allison Ausband, James “Jim” Whidden Childs, Frank Foley III and Larry D. Thompson (who is the holder of the law school's Sibley Chair of Corporate and Business Law). Two advisory trustees, Betsy Camp (J.D.'77) and John Reid Parker Jr., were also chosen to assist the foundation’s committees in defining and achieving their strategic goals.

UGA experts offer knowledge, advice for the Fourth

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Assistant Professor Nathan S. Chapman is among the UGA experts sharing his perspective on freedoms enjoyed by Americans. With respect to freedom of religion he said, “The point of religious freedom, just like freedom of speech and the press, is not to protect those whose beliefs are popular, but those whose beliefs are controversial. If their beliefs were popular or they had political clout, they wouldn’t need protection."