Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Georgia Law welcomes 11 law students from the countries of Brazil and the Dominican Republic. As part of the law school's Transnational Law Program, they will study international law, human rights law, environmental law, U.S. constitutional law and U.S. criminal law in Athens for one week.
Student Professional Development Director Beth Shackleford was selected to be an advisory group member for the National Association of Law Placement's Professional Development Quarterly publication. She joins this seven-member panel of representatives from national law firms, Harvard Law School and Armstrong Talent Development to provide editorial guidance and support to the staff of the journal, which covers attorney professional development as well as legal career development and talent management.
Congratulations to third-year Appellate Litigation Clinic students Victoria A. Cuneo and Steven L. Strasberg, who earned a victory for their client in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in the case of Austin v. Plumley. After full briefing and oral argument, the court vacated the judgment of the district court and remanded for the district court to issue a conditional writ of habeas corpus.
Susan J. Wilson recently became Georgia Law’s executive director of career development, overseeing the school’s legal career services and professional development programs. Dean Rebecca H. White said she was pleased that Wilson was able to join her team to lead the school’s important efforts in career services and professional development. “This is such a critical area for our students and the law school. I am confident Susan will bring fresh insights and make valuable contributions to these programs and the law school more generally.”
The University of Georgia Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Music Business Program will host the May Day Festival and Music Business Expo April 27 from noon to 8 p.m. at The Melting Point in downtown Athens. The event is free and is geared to musicians and those interested in the music industry. The day will bring together the entire spectrum of musician resources, from luthiers and lawyers to publicists and publishers. It is open to people of all ages.