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Georgia Law launches its Atlanta Semester in Practice program

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Georgia Law is has expanded its footprint to include the state's capital. Second- and third-year students now have the opportunity to participate in the new Atlanta Semester in Practice program that offers full-time, practical experience through placements in the judicial, government, corporate and nonprofit arenas.


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Assistant Professor Kent Barnett was quoted in the National Law Journal regarding his recently released research on the 1984 U.S. Supreme Court decision Chevron U.S.A. v. Natural Resources Defense Council. Conducted with Ohio State's Christopher Walker, the pair examined more than 1,500 agency interpretations that the circuit courts reviewed from 2003 to 2013 to determine...

Sally Quillian Yates, U.S. deputy attorney general, delivered the keynote address at Georgia Law's Commencement. Yates, a 1986 magna cum laude graduate of Georgia Law, was confirmed as deputy attorney general in May 2015, after being nominated by President Barack Obama. Approximately 195 students received their Juris Doctor and two students received their Master in the Study of Law at this year’s ceremony. Additionally, approximately 15 Master of Laws candidates, who have completed one year...

President Barack Obama has granted a clemency petition prepared by students and faculty at Georgia Law's Appellate Litigation Clinic. The clinic first began work on Steven B. Boyd's case in 2013 when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit referred the matter. Then-students Anne Horn Baroody (J.D.'14) and Bryan W. Lutz (J.D.'14) initially litigated the matter before the 11th Circuit, which remanded the case to the District Court for the Southern District of Georgia to decide a...

Annual Homecoming BBQ tickets on sale now

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Tickets for the law school's 26th Annual Homecoming BBQ are currently on sale. This year's BBQ will be held on October 15 on Herty Field.  Be sure to get your tickets for one of the law school's most popular events for alumni and alumnae, students, faculty and staff plus their families.



August 11, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Welcome to the Class of 2019.  Your orientation to law school will run for three days - Aug. 11, 12 and 15.

August 12, 2016 - 8:00am to 6:00pm

August 24, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm

Federal hiring - especially for paid positions - begins very early.  Application deadlines are approaching, come and learn how to navigate.  Positions available in transactional/regulatory, litigation, civil rights and more.

RSVP in Symplicity: https://law-uga-csm.symplicity.com/

September 23, 2016 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

All day GIJCL Conference on the ICRC Commentaries

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Dean Rusk
International Law Center

Named after former U.S. Secretary of State and Georgia Law Professor Dean Rusk, the Center has served since 1977 as the international law and policy nucleus for education, scholarship, and other collaborations among faculty and students, the law school community, and diverse local and global partners. Initiatives include the Master of Laws (LLM) degree, study abroad in Belgium and England, Global Externships, and international trainings.


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