Fifth UGA School of Law graduate in seven years selected to clerk for the U.S. Supreme Court

Friday, December 3, 2010

Georgia Law graduate Brian C. Lea (J.D.'09) has been invited to clerk for Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court for the October 2011 term. Lea's selection means that five former students have been selected to clerk for the U.S. Supreme Court in the last seven years and further solidifies Georgia Law's position among the nation's elite law schools for supplying clerks to our nation's highest court.


UGA to mark 50th anniversary of desegregation in 2011; legal issues panel to feature 1970 Georgia Law alumnus Robert Benham

Monday, November 8, 2010

The University of Georgia will mark the 50th anniversary of its desegregation with a series of events starting on Jan. 9-the date in 1961 when Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter (now Hunter-Gault) became the first African Americans to register for classes-and continuing for 50 days through Feb. 28, the end of Black History Month. One of the events will be a panel discussion of the legal issues involved in the university's desegregation on Jan. 10 featuring Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham (J.D.'70).


Laurie Fowler receives Ogden Doremus Award for Excellence in Environmental Law

Friday, October 29, 2010

Georgia Law Environmental Practicum Director and Associate Dean of the Odum School of Ecology Laurie A. Fowler was recently honored with the Ogden Doremus Award for Excellence in Environmental Law from the public interest legal group GreenLaw. This award recognizes the role that lawyers play in protecting Georgia's natural resources.


Georgia Law defeats Florida in moot court competition

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Congratulations to third-year law students David S. Ballard and Erik B. Chambers for winning the annual Hulsey-Kimbrell Moot Court Competition. Georgia Law continued its dominance of Florida in this annual tournament and improved its overall record to 19-8-2.


UGA School of Law hosts conference on nuclear non-proliferation

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Georgia Law presents "Fallout: The Future of Nuclear Security and Non-Proliferation" on Nov. 12 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. This daylong conference will evaluate the U.N Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and will include in-depth discussions on the future legal framework for nuclear non-proliferation, balancing nuclear energy and security, and emerging nuclear threats. It is co-sponsored by the law school's Dean Rusk Center and its Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law.

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