Wilson to lead law school's career development office

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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.”


Georgia Law group hosting May Day Festival and Music Business Expo

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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.


Georgia Law wins Prince Evidence Memorial Moot Court Competition

Monday, March 31, 2014

Congratulations to second-year students Xon R. Hostetter, George S. Ray and Nick Stanojevich for winning the 29th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Moot Court Competition. More than 35 teams from law schools across the country participated in this national tournament.  Stanojevich was named best oralist, and third-year student Kenneth J. "Kenny" Bentley coached the team.


Law conference to address corporations’ growing role in international governance

Monday, March 31, 2014

Georgia Law will host “The New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance” conference April 18 at 9:00 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on North Campus. This conference will include two panels which will explore ways in which corporations are redefining the nature of international regulation. The event is free and open to the public; however, registration is requested for planning purposes.


Georgia Law's Sibley Lecture to address tort law

Monday, March 31, 2014

John Goldberg, Goldston Professor of Law at Harvard University, will present “Inexcusable Wrongs” as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 111th Sibley Lecturer April 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. An expert in tort law, tort theory and political philosophy, Goldberg will discuss how tort law has little patience for excuses while criminal law is more forgiving. The event is free and open to the public.

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