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Mediation Clinic has handled over 1,700 cases

Thursday, July 16, 2020

The School of Law’s Mediation Clinic students have handled over 1,700 cases in Athens-Clarke County with a positive settlement rate of approximately 75% since the program began tracking data in 2008. More than 200 students have participated in the clinic and slightly more than two-thirds of the cases mediated involved landlord/tenant issues.

Eaton presents as part of Georgia Trial Lawyers Association program

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Hosch Professor Emeritus Thomas A. Eaton presented on "Qualified immunity, §1983, and other claims with a stacked deck for the defense" as part of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association New Lawyers Division's program titled "Litigating Against the Odds" during July.

UGA completes historic fundraising campaign

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The University of Georgia’s Commit to Georgia Campaign ended June 30 after raising $1.45 billion, becoming the university’s most successful fundraising effort in its history. The campaign publicly launched in November 2016 with a $1.2 billion goal—a mark it surpassed 16 months ahead of schedule—and garnered donations from 175,488 donors, who hailed from all 50 states and 62 countries. The law school raised over $61 million and grew financial aid resources to benefit nearly 70% of our student body, expanded the number of clinical and experiential offerings to 18 and helped solve grand challenges by providing a first-rate legal education to tomorrow’s leaders.

Carlson's book cited by Georgia Supreme Court and Court of Appeals

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Carlson on Evidence (with M. Carlson) was recently cited by the Georgia Supreme Court and the Georgia Court of Appeals in the cases Strong v. State (Supreme Court), Allison v. State (Court of Appeals) and Serdula v. State (Court of Appeals)These citations follow 50 other citations where courts have utilized Carlson's book to resolve evidentiary issues.

Evans and L. Grove publish article in Computers in Libraries

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Metadata Services & Special Collections Librarian Rachel S. Evans and Web Developer Leslie Grove published "Born-Digital Preservation: The Art of Archiving Photos With Script and Batch Processing" in 40 Computers in Libraries 23 (2020) (with S. Bradley).