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School of Law wins South Texas Mock Trial Challenge

Monday, April 3, 2017

Georgia Law captured the top trophy at the 6th Annual South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, an invitation only national tournament. Third-year students Jacob S. "Jake" Edwards and Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes argued the case, and second-year students Oliver R. Ladd and Lauren E. Lutton served as witnesses. Third-year student Andrew Z.R. Smith served as team coach. Besides being undefeated in the competition, the group was presented with the Outstanding Trial Brief Award, and Stokes was named Most Professional Advocate. The last time Georgia Law won this tournament was in 2014.

Baradaran featured in Mother Jones

Friday, March 31, 2017

Hosch Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in Mother Jones regarding her thoughts on banks meeting community needs. The article titled "Donald Trump Wants to Gut Protections for Bank Customers. Here's How to Fight Back." was written by Meagan Day and was published 3/31/17.

Red Clay Conference featured in Athens Banner-Herald

Friday, March 31, 2017

Georgia Law was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding the 29th Annual Red Clay Conference, which is hosted by the school's Environmental Law Association. The article titled "Air quality in Georgia improving, EPD official says" was written by Lee Shearer and was published 3/29/17.

Georgia Law to host Second Annual Rural Healthcare Symposium

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the Second Annual Rural Healthcare Symposium April 21 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall starting at 9 a.m. The conference is part of an annual effort to bring attention to the national rural healthcare crisis. Key topics to be explored at this year’s daylong conference include: the opioid epidemic and addiction treatments, an overview of current rural healthcare legislation and public policy, the impact of technology on rural healthcare delivery, the economic realities facing rural providers and an inside look at the operations of rural healthcare facilities. 

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E. Burch presents at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Kirbo Chair of Law Elizabeth Chamblee Burch presented "Repeat Players in Multidistrict Litigation: The Social Network" at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law during March.