Georgia Law welcomes members of the Brazilian judiciary

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

From Nov. 28 through Dec. 9, Georgia Law will host more than 50 members of the Brazilian judiciary as part of the school's International Judicial Training Program. This program is designed to introduce foreign judges and court personnel to the U.S. judicial system allowing participants to gain ideas and insights on possible ways to strengthen their own judicial systems. It is co-sponsored by the Georgia Institute of Continuing Judicial Education.


Advocacy teams finish strong at regional competitions

Monday, November 21, 2011

Georgia Law recently placed as a semifinalist during the regional rounds of two advocacy tournaments, the 2011-12 National Moot Court Competition and the 2011 William W. Daniel National Invitational Mock Trial Competition. Representing the law school in the moot court challenge were third-year law students Sara M. Andrzejewski, Andrei V. Ionescu and Samuel H. Sabulis, while the mock trial team was composed of third-year law students Andrew M. Bagley, Jennifer W. McNeely, Eric L. Roden and Courtney A. Nichols. Congratulations to all for a job well done.


UGA School of Law wins two national advocacy competitions

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Georgia Law recently won the top trophy at the eighth annual Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition and the second annual Mercer University School of Law Legal Ethics and Professionalism Moot Court Competition. Congratulations to third-year students William F. Carter, Chadrick A. Mance, Samuel E. Meller and B. Clarke Nash, and R. Tyler Fisher and Miguel A. Trujillo, respectively.


Alan Cook and other UGA experts offer commentary for reporting sexual abuse of minors

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Prosecutorial Clinic Director Alan A. Cook and other UGA experts are available to provide commentary on sexual abuse involving children and the responsibilities for reporting such cases to the proper authorities. The recent scandal at Pennsylvania State University involving inadequately reported alleged cases of sexual abuse of minors on campus has started a national debate on what a person's ethical, moral and legal requirements are to report incidences of abuse to the proper authorities.


Eunice and Noller win Talmadge competition

Monday, November 14, 2011

Congratulations to second-year law students John A. Eunice and Matthew V. Noller for winning the 2011 Talmadge Moot Court Competition and to second-year law student Michael C. Gretchen for being named Best Oralist.

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