The following news items demonstrate the School of Law’s commitment to Prepare the next generation of legal leaders for state and society. This commitment also supports the school’s vision to be the best return on investment in legal education.

Guilot and Harrison win intramural moot court competition
hmurphy Mon, 11/14/2022 - 15:21

Congratulations to Sarah C. Guilot and Leila Y. Harrison for winning the Second-Year Student Intramural Moot Court Competition. Many thanks to finalists Robert G. Wedge and Allison J. Fine as well as the other second-year law students who contributed to a wonderful tournament.

100% of first-gen and veteran students receive scholarship aid
hmurphy Tue, 11/01/2022 - 14:19

The School of Law is pleased to share that once again 100% of the first-generation college graduates and military veterans enrolled in its Juris Doctor program are receiving scholarship aid.

Criminal Defense Practicum secures full acquittal for client
hmurphy Thu, 10/06/2022 - 10:38

The Criminal Defense Practicum, in partnership with the DeKalb County Public Defender’s Office and the Southern Center for Human Rights, secured a full acquittal for its client facing a mandatory life sentence without the possibilit

Nix argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
hmurphy Fri, 09/09/2022 - 10:17

Appellate Litigation Clinic participant and third-year student Noah C. Nix recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Santiaguez v.

'A Moral Imperative': Georgia Law Dean Explains How School's 'Investment Model' Helps Keep Student Debt Low
hmurphy Tue, 09/06/2022 - 12:11

School of Law Dean Peter B.

#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.

School of Law Enrolls Most Academically Credentialed J.D. Class in History 
hmurphy Tue, 08/16/2022 - 13:57

Today, the University of Georgia School of Law welcomes an incredible array of students from around the world, including the most academically credentialed J.D. class in history.

Class of 2020 boasts Ultimate Bar Passage rate of close to 98%
hmurphy Tue, 08/02/2022 - 12:16

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 for posting an Ultimate Bar Passage rate of 97.7%, meaning close to 98% of these graduates who sat for the bar exam within one year of graduation passed.

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.

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