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School of Law clinics receive Equal Justice Works Grant for crime victims fellowship

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The School of Law has received a grant from Equal Justice Works to support a Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellow for two years. Associate Professor Jason Cade and Assistant Clinical Professor Christine Scartz – who oversee the law school’s Community Health Law Partnership and Family Justice clinics, respectively – collaborated with Grants Coordinator Amanda Shaw to secure the funding for this instrumental position. The CVJC Fellow will represent immigrant victims of crime in civil legal matters, conduct outreach within immigrant communities and strengthen networks with local law enforcement and other community partners to increase access to justice for the clinics' clients.

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Three faculty members complete UGA PSO Fellowship, Weeks included

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Elizabeth Weeks, Abigail Borron and Jon Calabria served as 2017-18 University of Georgia Public Service Faculty Fellows. The Faculty Fellowships offer tenure-track and tenured professors an opportunity to pursue their research through a unit of UGA Public Service and Outreach. Weeks worked with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government to identify rural health challenges relating to regulations and provider shortages in rural Georgia.

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Graham publishes article in AALL Spectrum

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Metadata & Analytics Librarian Suzanne Graham published "Who is This? Moving From Authority Control to Identity Management" in 22 AALL Spectrum 24 (2018).

UGA School of Law voted best in Georgia

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The University of Georgia School of Law has been voted the best in the state by readers of the Daily Report, Georgia's legal newspaper. We are grateful to our graduates and friends for recognizing our longstanding commitment to preparing the next generation of legal leaders and ensuring a strong return on investment for our three degrees – the Juris Doctor, the Master of Laws and the Master in the Study of Law. The school’s accomplished faculty includes nationally and internationally renowned scholars, and its more than 10,000 living graduates are leading figures in law, business and public service throughout the world. Connecting students to these thought leaders and opportunities to serve state and society is central to the school’s mission. 

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Amann serves as discussant regarding the report of the Inquiry on Protecting Children in Conflict

Monday, May 14, 2018

Woodruff Chair in International Law Diane Marie Amann served as the discussant for a presentation on the report of the Inquiry on Protecting Children in Conflict at the Oxford University Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, where she is a visiting researcher. She is a member of the report's advisory panel that is chaired by Gordon Brown, the United Nations special envoy for global education and former prime minister of the United Kingdom. Presenting was Shaheed Fatima, a barrister at the Blackstone Chambers in London and the report’s principal author.