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Three Georgia Law professors gain promotions

Friday, August 19, 2016

Congratulations to the following faculty members: Harlan G. Cohen and Sonja R. West were promoted to the rank of full professor. Additionally, Kent Barnett was promoted to the rank of associate professor.

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Weeks publishes casebook on American health care

Friday, August 19, 2016

Hosch Professor Elizabeth Weeks has published The Law of American Health Care (with N. Huberfield and K. Outterson) (Wolters Kluwer, 2016).


Library circulation assistant featured in the Athens Banner-Herald

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Law Library Circulation Assistant Emily Crews was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding her and some of her co-workers' efforts to elevate awareness of the Poppy Lady and to raise money for a disabled veteran's wheelchair. The article titled "Saturday party honors Poppy Lady, raises money for disabled vet's wheelchair" was written by Lee Shearer and published 8/18/16.  

Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss returns to teach as Georgia Law’s Sanders Scholar

Friday, August 12, 2016

The University of Georgia School of Law will again offer its students the opportunity to learn from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who is returning to the law school as its Sanders Political Leadership Scholar. Chambliss and Georgia Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Camila Knowles (who previously served as Chambliss’ chief of staff) will co-teach the class Political Leadership and the Law, where students will receive firsthand insights into public service and explore the topics of ethics, campaign finance and negotiation.

Georgia Law welcomes its new students

Friday, August 12, 2016

Orientation has begun for the Class of 2019. There are 180 students enrolled in the Juris Doctor program. They are a diverse group with a variety of backgrounds including military and public service, and 17 percent are first-generation college graduates. They hail from 23 states, and they studied at 72 undergraduate institutions. Sixteen percent self-identify as belonging to a minority group. The median undergraduate GPA of this impressive class is the highest in Georgia Law history.