Congratulations to Georgia Law Professors Robert P. Bartlett III, Usha Rodrigues and Jason M. Solomon. Bartlett and Rodrigues were granted tenure, while Solomon was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure.
According to Georgia Law Assistant Professor Sonja R. West, who specializes in the U.S. Supreme Court and has served as a judicial clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens, the court's loss of Stevens opens up a big hole on the bench.
Each spring, members of the Georgia Law community pause to recognize the achievements of students and faculty. A full listing of award winners can be found on the Web site.
Georgia Law recently took home the championship trophy and the Best Brief Award in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, which has teams from all five of the state's law schools vying for first. This is the fifth consecutive year UGA has won this competition and the seventh consecutive year it has earned the best brief title. Additionally, Georgia Law won first place in the Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition, hosted by the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Congratulations to second-year law students Daniel C. Beer and Rishi P. Chhatwal for placing as semifinalists in the Robert R. Merhige, Jr. National Environmental Negotiation Competition.