Georgia Law launches Master in the Study of Law

Friday, March 21, 2014

This fall, the University of Georgia School of Law will begin offering a new graduate level degree for professionals and recent graduates seeking to increase their knowledge of law relevant to their career or academic discipline. The Master in the Study of Law is a non-thesis, 30-credit-hour degree for non-lawyers that can be completed in one year on a full-time basis or over three years on a part-time basis. It will provide students with a solid understanding of the U.S. legal system and the opportunity to delve more specifically into law as it relates to a particular field such as employment law, health care law and environmental law, among others.


Deneen wins Georgia Law Review's Best Note Competition

Friday, March 21, 2014

Congratulations to second-year student Lee A. Deneen who is the winner of the Georgia Law Review's 2014 Best Note Competition. 


Georgia Law students participate in alternative spring break in New Orleans

Friday, March 21, 2014

Earlier this month, 25 law students embarked on a volunteer trip to New Orleans, La., where they participated in a full week of unpaid legal work as part of an alternative spring break. Organized by the law student organization Public Interest Law Council, approximately 1,000 pro bono hours of assistance were provided in legal settings aiding underprivileged communities in the New Orleans area. Worksites included the Orleans Public Defenders, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, the Louisiana Center for Children's Rights, the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana and the Innocence Project New Orleans.


Georgia Law speaker to address democracy and nonviolence in Iran

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The law school's Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy will host Middle Eastern scholar Ramin Jahanbegloo, who will speak on democracy and nonviolence in Iran, on April 14 at 3:30 p.m. in Classroom A (120) of Hirsch Hall.  The event is free and open to the public.


Cybersecurity law and policy issues to be subject of conference

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

On March 31, experts from the executive branch, Capitol Hill, the corporate sector and academia will gather to discuss international cybersecurity law and policy issues at the “Cybersecurity and National Defense: Building a Public-Private Partnership Conference.” The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The conference is free, but registration is required.

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