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.

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.

Brogden, Hillyer and Luis serve as Georgia Sea Grant Legal Fellows
hmurphy Wed, 06/29/2022 - 11:26

Three law students served as Georgia Sea Grant Legal Fellows during the spring 2022 semester addressing legal and policy questions from Georgia coastal communities, regional organizations, state agencies and others relating to environmental, economic and social concerns affecting coastal Georgia.

Community HeLP Clinic benefits more than 200 individuals
hmurphy Tue, 06/14/2022 - 10:56

Since its establishment in 2014, the Community Health Law Partnership Clinic has aided more than 200 individuals. The initiative, directed by Associate Dean Jason A.

Library's Digital Commons reaches 3 million downloads
hmurphy Fri, 06/10/2022 - 16:02

The Alexander Campbell King Law Library operates an institutional repository - Digital Commons - that recently achieved the milestone of 3 million downloads.

11 students pursue Global Externships this summer
hmurphy Wed, 05/18/2022 - 10:34

Eleven School of Law students will gain global practice experience this summer through the Global Externship Overseas initiative of the school's Dean Rusk International Law Center.

Candlelight memorial service to be held May 3
hmurphy Mon, 05/02/2022 - 11:45

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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