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.


In Memoriam: Anne Proffitt Dupre

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Hosch Professor Anne Proffitt Dupre. This highly respected scholar, teacher, mentor and friend passed away June 22. A 1988 alumna of Georgia Law, she joined the law school faculty in 1994 and specialized in education law and contract law.

 


UGA School of Law alumni association presents highest award to Bowen and Butler

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Georgia Law's alumni association recently honored longtime U.S. District Court Judge Dudley H. Bowen Jr. and Columbus attorney James E. Butler Jr. with its Distinguished Service Scroll Award for their dedication and service to the legal profession and the law school. Given annually, this award is the highest honor bestowed by the Law School Association.


UGA School of Law Professor Larry Thompson elected a director of Washington Post Company

Friday, June 10, 2011

Larry D. Thompson, the holder of the Sibley Professorship in Corporate and Business Law at the University of Georgia School of Law, was elected to The Washington Post Company's Board of Directors. The company increased the size of its board to 11 with the addition of Thompson, while recognizing his "tremendous knowledge and reputation in both the corporate and government worlds."

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