Second-year law student wins top honors at legal writing competition

Friday, February 1, 2013

Congratulations to second-year law student Katherine P. O'Shea for her second-place finish in the GRAMMY Foundation's Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition. As one of the competition winners, O'Shea will get the opportunity to present her paper titled "Rebranding Digital Music Theft and the Graduated Response Model In the United States" in front of approximately 500 entertainment law attorneys at the 15th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation during February. 


Georgia Law graduate named finalist for UGA presidency

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Jere Morehead, a 1980 graduate of Georgia Law, was named the finalist for the University of Georgia presidency in an announcement made by Board of Regents Chair “Dink” Nesmith and University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby. Morehead currently serves as the senior vice president for Academic Affairs and as provost at UGA. The Board of Regents will take final action on the selection of the next president of UGA at a future meeting.


Human rights expert William Schabas to speak at UGA School of Law

Monday, January 28, 2013

William A. Schabas, an internationally respected expert on human rights law, genocide and the death penalty, will present a lecture on “Human Rights and Culture” at Georgia Law on Feb. 7 at 4:30 p.m. in Classroom J. Schabas’ presentation will address the long-neglected association between human rights, culture and the arts, and is co-sponsored by the school's Dean Rusk Center and by the Willson Center for Humanities and the Arts.


Second-year law student Jenna Jackson crowned Miss UGA

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Congratulations to second-year law student Jenna L. Jackson, who was recently crowned Miss University of Georgia 2013. Jackson will compete in the Miss Georgia Pageant in June, with the winner of that pageant going on to the Miss America Pageant later in the year. Second-year law student Utrophia D. Robinson was also honored during the competition, where she tied with Jackson for the "best interview" award.


U.N. World Food director to speak at symposium

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Georgia Law will welcome Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme Ertharin Cousin on Feb. 5 as the keynote speaker for the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law’s conference titled “International Law in a Time of Scarcity.” The daylong symposium will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, on North Campus, and will address global policy in relation to the scarcity of resources.

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