University of Utah Professor of Law Amos N. Guiora will deliver a lecture titled "Morality in Armed Conflict: Dilemma of the Decision Maker in Operational Counterterrorism" on Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 12:30 p.m. The lecture is presented by Georgia Law's Dean Rusk Center in coordination with the Consulate General of Israel to the Southeast. It will take place in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on North Campus.
University of Virginia Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law Frederick Schauer will deliver Georgia Law's 105th Sibley Lecture. Schauer's lecture is titled "When and How (If at All) Does Law Constrain Official Action?" and will take place Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 4:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public.
Georgia Law was recently included in a listing of "Best Value Law Schools" by The National Jurist. The ranking placed the law school at 16th and appeared in the September edition of the magazine
Georgia Law is hosting the 10th Annual Legal Ethics & Professionalism Symposium, titled Drawing the Ethical Line: Controversial Cases, Zealous Advocacy, and the Public Good. This day-long event will take place on Friday, Oct. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Classroom A of Hirsch Hall on UGA's North Campus. The symposium will examine the difficult ethical issues encountered by attorneys in defending and prosecuting controversial or high-profile cases.
The University of Georgia chapter of the Blue Key National Honor Society will recognize three Georgians for their civic contributions at its annual awards banquet Oct. 2. Among the honorees is former UGA law school Dean and Professor C. Ronald Ellington. Ellington is being recognized for his career in the field of law and for his continuing support for academic programs at UGA.