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Brown elected to the American Law Institute

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism & Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Lonnie T. Brown Jr. has been elected to the American Law Institute. The ALI is "the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law." The ALI's members work to "influence the development of the law in both existing and emerging areas," collaborate with other "eminent lawyers, judges and academics," give back to the legal profession and "contribute to the public good."


Phillips Sawyer featured on Wall Street Journal Video

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Associate Professor Laura Phillips Sawyer was featured on Wall Street Journal Video regarding an antitrust lawsuit against Google. The segment titled "Justice Department to Sue Google for Alleged Anticompetitive Conduct" was published 10/20/20.


Yale's Monica Bell to deliver 118th Sibley Lecture

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Dr. Monica Bell, who serves as an associate professor of law and sociology at Yale University, will serve as the 118th Sibley Lecturer on Nov. 11. Bell specializes in criminal justice, welfare law, housing, race and the law, qualitative research methods, and law and sociology. The title of her talk is “The Case for Racism Response Funds: A Collective Response to Racist Acts” and is based on an op-ed she published this summer. Please be sure to RSVP to Nikko.Terry@uga.edu by November 9 to receive a Zoom link prior to the event.


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Brown presents on the role of the U.S. attorney general

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism & Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor Lonnie T. Brown Jr. presented “Civil Unrest and the Role of the Attorney General: A Comparison of Ramsey Clark to William Barr” as a part of a virtual symposium hosted by the Mercer Law Review titled “Ethics, Professionalism, and the Role of the Attorney General of the United States: Lessons from History.”


Kecskes and Ortiz capture honors at virtual mock trial tournament

Monday, October 19, 2020

Ian L. Kecskes was named Best Overall Advocate and Amelia Welch Ortiz received an Outstanding Advocate Award at The 2020 All Star Bracket Challenge. The pair teamed up with fellow third-year students Janay S. Alexander and Ayman Tartir to compete in the virtual mock trial tournament featuring 64 law schools from across the country. As a group, the students finished fifth in their region. Alumnus Jeremy B. Dailey (J.D.'14) served as the volunteer alumni coach.

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