Georgia Law wins national mock trial competition

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Congratulations to third-year students David B. Dove, Adam J. Fitzsimmons, Margaret E."Maggy" Randels and Emily K. Westberry for taking home the championship trophy in the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge.  Approximately 30 teams from law schools across the country participated in this national tournament.  The trio also prepared the second best brief in the contest.

 

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Georgia Law welcomes 11 law students from the countries of Brazil and the Dominican Republic. As part of the law school's Transnational Law Program, they will study international law, human rights law, environmental law, U.S. constitutional law and U.S. criminal law in Athens for one week.

Susan J. Wilson recently became Georgia Law’s executive director of career development, overseeing the school’s legal career services and professional development programs. Dean Rebecca H. White said she was pleased that Wilson was able to join her team to lead the school’s important efforts in career services and professional development.  “This is such a critical area for our students and the law school. I am confident Susan will bring fresh insights and make valuable contributions to these programs and the law school more generally.”

Conference to address corporations’ growing role in international governance

Georgia Law will host “The New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance” conference April 18 at 9:00 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public; however, registration is requested for planning purposes. The keynote address will be delivered at 1:00 p.m. by Bennett Freeman, who currently serves as senior vice president for sustainability research and policy at Calvert Investments.

 

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April 16, 2014 - 12:30pm - 1:20pm

Student Organization Leader Training will take place on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 12:30-1:20 p.m.

April 18, 2014 - 3:30pm

The 2013-14 Moot Court Executive Board cordially invites all students, faculty and staff to attend the final round of the 2014 Russell Moot Court Competition.  The final round will be:  Aaron Parks (appellant)  v.  Keith Hall (appellee). The distinguished judging panel will include: The Honorable Steve Jones, Judge of the...

April 27, 2014 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Partnering with the UGA Music Business Program and its annual May Day Festival, this event will have live music on two stages and vendor booths covering the entire spectrum of musician resources. This event is for musicians, students, businesses and those interested in the music industry.

 

Dean Rusk Center
for International Law and Policy

The Dean Rusk Center was established in 1977 to expand the scope of international law and policy initiatives at the University of  Georgia School of Law. Today, the Rusk Center, which is housed in Rusk Hall on UGA’s North Campus, provides a forum for collaboration and debate on issues of global importance, administers international education programs, and sponsors law school outreach to diverse partners around the world.

 

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Graduation 2014

Graduation regalia distribution will begin on April 14, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. and will end at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014, in room 124, 1st floor of Dean Rusk Hall. 

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