University of Georgia School of Law Assistant Professor Hillel Y. Levin is a constitutional law scholar, an expert on the Civil Rights Act and a Supreme Court observer. Today's Supreme Court ruling in Ricci v. DeStefano relates to all of these areas of interest.
University of Georgia School of Law Alexander Campbell King Law Library Director and Professor E. Ann Puckett has been named a recipient of the most prestigious award presented by the American Association of Law Libraries, the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award. This accolade is given annually by the association in recognition of outstanding, extended and sustained service to law librarianship and to the AALL. Puckett will be formally presented with the award in July at the AALL's annual meeting.
Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law's commencement ceremony on May 16. The processional will begin at 10 a.m. on the quadrangle in front of the law school on UGA's North Campus.
University of Georgia graduate programs remained among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2010 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The College of Education ranked 30th and the School of Law tied for 35th.
The University of Georgia will recognize top student scholars, superior teachers and outstanding faculty advisors and mentors at the annual Honors Day program April 22. The program will be in Hugh Hodgson Hall in the UGA Performing Arts Center beginning at 2 p.m. Undergraduate classes scheduled for sixth, seventh and eighth periods (1:25-4:25 p.m.) will be dismissed so students and faculty can attend. The East Campus parking deck (E04) will be open without charge for public parking for the ceremony.