Georgia Law students interact with Georgia's top elected leaders

Monday, October 26, 2015

Students taking former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ Political Leadership and the Law class at the University of Georgia School of Law spent a day in Atlanta hearing from some of Georgia’s top elected leaders. The class initially convened at the State Capitol, where law students received insights and advice from Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives David Ralston and leading public affairs professional Arthur B. “Skin” Edge IV. The day was capped off by lunch at Mary Mac’s Tea Room and a visit from Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.


UGA’s Blue Key Honor Society to recognize five with service, young alumni awards; three are Georgia Law grads

Friday, October 16, 2015

The University of Georgia will honor five individuals at its annual Tucker Dorsey Blue Key Alumni Banquet Friday, Nov. 6. Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert (J.D.'83), Rep. Terry England and Judge Steve Jones (J.D.'87) will receive Blue Key Service Awards; Professor Emeritus Peter Shedd (J.D.'77) will receive the Faculty Blue Key Service Award; and Tricia Chastain, president of the Georgia Student Finance Commission, will be presented with the Young Alumnus Award.


Georgia Law to rededicate Sohn Library in renovated Dean Rusk International Law Center

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law will celebrate the 38th birthday of its Dean Rusk International Law Center by rededicating the Louis B. Sohn Library on International Relations in its new home in the center’s newly renovated unit. Festivities on Oct. 26 will begin at 4 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, with a keynote speech by a Georgia Law alumnus who has devoted his career to working for the United Nations in conflict zones, as well as remarks by others on key figures in Georgia Law’s long tradition of excellence in international, comparative, transnational and foreign affairs law and policy. The event is free and open to the public.


Carter wins Best Oralist Award in national moot court competition

Monday, October 12, 2015

Congratulations to third-year law student Mical D. Carter for being awarded Best Oralist at the 2015 Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Competition. She and teammate, third-year law student Leah M. Davis, finished as semifinalists.


Georgia Law finishes as quarterfinalists in mock trial tournament

Monday, October 12, 2015

Congratulations to third-year law students Sarah E. Akinosho, Morgan L. Allyn, Andrew J. Fulbright and Sarah A. Wagnon for finishing as quarterfinalists at the 2015 National Trial Advocacy Tournament.

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