Georgia Law's Alexander Campbell King Law Library was recently named as one of the top law libraries in the nation by The National Jurist magazine. The ranking, which appeared in the March edition, placed the library 26th.
Georgia Law professors C. Ronald Ellington, Lori A. Ringhand and Christian Turner will be recognized at the University of Georgia's annual Honors Day April 7. They were selected by the law school student body as outstanding teachers and will also be honored with individualized awards later in April at the law school's Awards Day.
Georgia Law dominated the inaugural Transactional Lawyering Meet, which required students to work in teams of two to draft a transactional document (a letter of intent) and to negotiate its provisions. Congratulations to third-year law students Patrick S. Baldwin and Rachel K. Jones for receiving the Best Buyer Side Draft award and being named Best Overall Team at this national tournament held at Drexel University.
Two teams from Georgia Law placed as quarterfinalists in the national rounds of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. Additionally, second-year student Kimberly C. Walker received the Helen Dawn Williams Oral Advocacy Award as the second best oralist of the competition. Congratulations to third-year student Elizabeth R. Givens and second-year student Kimberly C. Walker as well as second-year students Selina A. Tom-Johnson and Jacinda R. Walker. The teams were coached by third-year law student Norman L. Barnett and alumna Tia L. Daniels (J.D.'09).
Titled "Three States, One River: Exploring the Tri-State Water Dispute," the University of Georgia School of Law's 22nd Annual Red Clay Conference will take place March 26 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on North Campus. The water allocation dispute between Georgia, Florida and Alabama will be examined from a variety of perspectives during the daylong conference. CLE credits are available.