The following news items demonstrate the School of Law’s commitment to Connect members of its community – including faculty, staff, students and alumni/alumnae – with each other and with distinguished jurists, legal practitioners and lawyers, corporate leaders, public servants and world-class scholars in pursuit of its vision to provide a first-rate legal education, which includes connections for quality hands-on learning, service to state and society as well as employment for its students and graduates.

Providing health services to Athens families; CCSD and UGA partner to launch the Clarke Middle Health Center
hmurphy Thu, 11/17/2022 - 10:48

The Clarke Middle Health Center celebrated its grand opening on Thursday, Nov. 10, introducing the Athens-Clarke County community to the many free medical, mental health and legal services provided to students, staff and families.

Students log more than 94,000 service-learning hours
hmurphy Fri, 10/07/2022 - 11:01

During the 2021-22 academic year, more than 435 School of Law students enrolled in one of the school's 17 clinic/externship programs and cumulatively engaged in 94,129 service-learning hours. Nearly 28,000 of those hours occurred under the direct supervision of law school faculty members directin

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.

Fifty Years of Speakers Honored at the University of Georgia School of Law Now Available Online
hmurphy Thu, 08/18/2022 - 13:28

The University of Georgia Alexander Campbell King Law Library Archive and Special Collections and the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) have made 50 years of UGA School of Law spea

Law & Order ... and Competition
hmurphy Mon, 08/01/2022 - 11:45

In the moot court system, the University of Georgia is represented by two separate but equally important groups of second- and third-year law students. This is their story. DUN DUN!

Not every Georgia Bulldog wears red and black when they step on the court.

Public interest fellowship funding sees fifth year of growth
hmurphy Wed, 07/20/2022 - 12:06

Summer public interest fellowships provide important hands-on learning opportunities for law students. At the School of Law, financial support for these experiences has been on an upward trajectory since 2017.

Appellate Litigation Clinic achieves partial win in historic argument
hmurphy Thu, 07/07/2022 - 12:24

The Appellate Litigation Clinic recently achieved a partial win for its client from the Georgia Court of Appeals in the case Williams v.

Wilson Family Justice Clinic on track for record year of service
hmurphy Wed, 07/06/2022 - 15:10

The Jane W. Wilson Family Justice Clinic, which provides survivors of domestic violence with direct representation as well as legal and extra-legal support – is on pace to assist more individuals than ever before in a calendar year.

Griego, McGean and McMahon serve as Justice John Paul Stevens Fellows
hmurphy Fri, 07/01/2022 - 15:26

Congratulations to second-year students Jonah C. Griego, Kathleen M. “Kit” McGean and Copelenn C. McMahon who were selected for 2022 Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships.

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