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Education is the key to realizing King’s dream, speaker says; Roseboro receives President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award

Friday, January 12, 2018

It’s been more than 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous speech “I Have a Dream,” in which he foretold a nation united in the belief that all are created equal. At the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 12, Gregory Roseboro, executive director of admissions and diversity programs for the School of Law, was awarded the President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award for hiswork in advancing issues of human rights and race relations.

UGA law school to host conference on gerrymandering and redistricting

Friday, January 12, 2018

The University of Georgia School of Law will hold a conference titled “Walking the Line: Modern Gerrymandering & Partisanship” on Feb. 2. Organized by the Georgia Law Review, the conference will explore the current and future state of redistricting. Panel topics will include the Voting Rights Act of 1965, deriving a constitutional test for partisan gerrymandering, and redistricting implications in Georgia. The keynote speaker will be Nicholas Stephanopoulos, the Fried Research Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School. Stephanopoulos is a plaintiff’s attorney on the case Gill v. Whitford, which had oral arguments in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during October 2017.

Appel featured in Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was featured in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer regarding his position on the disagreement over water usage between Florida and Georgia. The article titled "Back to the water talks table?" was written by Dusty Nix and published 1/5/18.

Appel featured on WABE program

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was featured on WABE regarding his thoughts on the disagreement over water usage between Florida and Georgia. The article titled "Resolution In Florida-Georgia Water Wars Case Could Be Far Off" was written by Molly Samuel and published 1/9/18.

UGA Law Launches Benham Scholars Program

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The School of Law's new Benham Scholars Program, which seeks to increase diversity in legal education and the legal profession and is funded as part of the university's New Approaches in Diversity and Inclusion initiative, was featured in the Daily Report. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and published 1/10/18.