The following news items demonstrate the School of Law’s commitment to building Authentic Relationships within its community – between faculty, staff, students and alumni/alumnae – as well as with distinguished jurists, legal practitioners and lawyers, corporate leaders, public servants and world-class scholars in pursuit of its vision to be the best return on investment in legal education.

In Memoriam: Caleb W. Thompson

The School of Law regretfully shares the news of the passing of Class of 2023 law student Caleb W. Thompson on November 4, 2022. As a classmate, colleague, student and friend, he was a valued member of the law school's community.

In Memoriam: Katelyn M. Brooks

The School of Law regretfully shares the news of the passing of Katelyn M. Brooks in March 2022. While she was a member of the Class of 2023, Katelyn was not currently enrolled during the Spring 2022 term.

In Memoriam: Ellen E. Scott

The School of Law regretfully shares the news that Ellen E. Scott, a member of the Class of 2023, passed away last week on May 29, 2022.   

Georgia Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at UGA School of Law

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the Georgia Court of Appeals on September 28 for oral arguments in four cases involving ineffective assistance of counsel, the scope of discovery, the TV Act, and service of process by substituted service.

The cases being heard are:

#1 in the Nation for High Value Jobs

The University of Georgia School of Law has posted the #1 employment rate in the nation! More than 97% of the Class of 2021 has secured full-time, long-term jobs that require bar passage or where a J.D. provides an advantage.

Inaugural Edenfield Jurist in Residence Lecture featured on GPB

The School of Law's inaugural Edenfield Jurist in Residence Lecture featuring then-U.S. District Court Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood (J.D.'90) was mentioned on Georgia Public Broadcasting regarding sentencing in the Ahmaud Arbery cases. Wood's lecture focused on the topic of sentencing.

Candlelight memorial service to be held May 3

Thirty University of Georgia students, faculty and staff members who have died since April 2021 will be honored at the university’s annual candlelight memorial service on May 3 at 7 p.m. on the steps of the UGA Chapel.

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