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UGA Alumni Association to present annual awards during luncheon April 15; Thompson and Chambliss among winners

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The UGA Alumni Association will present five awards to alumni, friends and former faculty during its 79th Annual Alumni Awards Luncheon April 15. Larry D. Thompson, who presently holds the law school's Sibley Chair in Corporate and Business Law, and his wife, Brenda, will be honored with the 2016 Friend of UGA Award, which is given to non-UGA graduates whose professional or public service has greatly assisted the university. Also, former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who currently serves as the law school's Sanders Political Leadership Scholar, will receive the alumni association’s oldest honor - the Alumni Merit Award.


Carlson quoted by Associated Press, featured in U.S. News & World Report

Monday, April 11, 2016

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. "Ron" Carlson was quoted in an Associated Press article that ran in U.S. News & World Report and other media outlets around the country. The article titled "Attorneys are set to begin sorting through potential jurors for the trial of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die" was written by Kate Brumback and published 4/11/16. 


Georgia Law posts strong finish in National Appellate Advocacy Competition

Monday, April 11, 2016

Congratulations to third-year students D. Tyler “Ty” Adams and Kathleen B. “Kate” Hicks for finishing as national quarterfinalists at the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition. The duo was also awarded the Best Brief in the nation.


Sawyer to serve second term on ASLH Membership Committee

Monday, April 11, 2016

Associate Professor Logan E. Sawyer III was recently appointed to serve a second term on the American Society for Legal History’s Membership Committee, which is the leading society for legal history.


Law school sweeps Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Monday, April 11, 2016

Congratulations to two Georgia Law teams for their strong performances at the 2016 Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition. Second-year students Michael D. Parrish, Troy A. Stram and Benjamin P. Stell were named champions of the competition, with the team earning the Best Brief award. Stram also was named Best Oralist. A team comprised of second-year students Callen A. Carroll, Thomas D. Church and Mary Grace Griffin finished as semifinalists. The teams were coached by third-year students Marshall S. Sims and Jacob M. “Jake” Ware. Georgia Law has won 12 out of the last 15 intrastate competitions.

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