The following news items demonstrate the School of Law community’s commitment to providing Service to State and Society, while also supporting the school’s vision to be the best return on investment in legal education. 

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.

Jernigan argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
hmurphy Thu, 07/28/2022 - 15:38

Appellate Litigation Clinic participant and rising third-year student Roby A. Jernigan argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Jordan v. State of Georgia.

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.

Community HeLP Clinic client wins asylum
hmurphy Fri, 07/15/2022 - 12:17

A Community Health Law Partnership Clinic client was recently granted asylum. The clinic's client fled to the United States alone as a 16-year-old after facing death threats and physical violence in Guatemala, requ

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.

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.

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