Georgia Law welcomes seven new faculty members

Friday, July 8, 2011

Georgia Law is pleased to welcome its newest faculty members who will begin teaching in Athens this fall - Diane Marie Amann from the University of California at Davis, former U.S. Deputy Attorney General and former PepsiCo senior executive Larry D. Thompson, Joseph S. Miller from the Lewis & Clark Law School, Elizabeth Weeks Leonard from the University of Kansas, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch from Florida State University, Jaime L. Dodge from Harvard Law School and Thomas V. Burch from Florida State University.


Georgia Law ranks second for graduate standard of living

Thursday, July 7, 2011

In a recent ranking by National Jurist magazine, Georgia Law placed second for the standard of living enjoyed by its graduates who enter private practice after graduation. The study used median starting salaries, average debt payments, estimated federal and state taxes and cost of living adjustments for areas where graduates work.


UGA experts available to offer commentary on the Casey Anthony trial and verdict

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson is available to discuss a wide range of issues related to the Casey Anthony trial and verdict. A member of the Georgia Law faculty since 1984, Carlson specializes in the areas of evidence, trial practice and criminal procedure.


Georgia Law's ACS chapter recognized at national conference

Thursday, June 23, 2011

The Georgia Law chapter of the American Constitution Society was recently honored with a Network Building Award with special recognition for programming at the ACS National Convention in Washington, D.C. Additionally, third-year law student and Chapter President Karen S. Bemis was one of 21 students nationwide recognized at the conference as a Next Generation Leader for her experience and promise as an advocate of ACS's progressive mission.


UGA law school professor named inaugural holder of Smith Professorship

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Georiga Law Professor Peter A. Appel has been appointed the inaugural holder of the Alex W. Smith Professorship in Law, which was established in memory of Alexander Wyly Smith III, a well-known Atlanta attorney, civic leader and philanthropist who died in 2008.

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