School of Law wins national moot court competition and finishes as finalist in another; students qualify for national tier of National Moot Court Competition

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Third-year students Holly M. Boggs and Ava G. Goble for captured the national title at the 8th Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition, while third-year students Devon G. Zawko and Hannah E. Ponders finished as national finalists in the 11th Annual Emory Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Additionally, third-year students Lauren E. Lutton, Taryn P. Winston and Margaret "Maggie" Sparks finished as finalists in the Region 5 contest of the National Moot Court Competition, qualifying to compete in the national championship round of the tournament to be held in New York City during January.


Cotton and Ford win Talmadge Competition

Monday, November 13, 2017

Congratulations to second-year law students Jennifer Cotton and Simone Ford for winning the 2017 Talmadge Moot Court Competition. 


UGA teams finish as finalists in ABA negotiation competition

Monday, November 13, 2017

Congratulations to third-year students Ryan J. Mumper and S. Chase Parker and second-year students Madeline McElhanon and Richard Tulis. Both duos finished as finalists in the ABA Regional Negotiation Competition held at Stetson University. The competition simulates legal negotiations in which law students, acting as lawyers, negotiate a series of legal problems. 


Five UGA alumni to be recognized for civic service; alumnus Randy Nuckolls among honorees

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Five University of Georgia alumni will be honored Nov. 17 at the university's Tucker Dorsey Blue Key Alumni Awards Banquet. School of Law alumnus and attorney C. Randall "Randy" Nuckolls (J.D.'77), hospital association executive Susan C. Waltman and UGA administrator Victor K. Wilson will receive the Blue Key Service Award. Honors Program director David S. Williams will receive the Blue Key Faculty Service Award. Physician Matthew T. Crim, who also is a faculty member with the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, will be presented with the Blue Key Young Alumnus Award.


Retired federal judge to discuss ethics in dispute resolution at Nov. 9 lecture

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

In advance of the University of Georgia's observance of Ethics Awareness Week, a former federal judge will visit campus to talk about ethics. The Honorable Stanley F. Birch Jr. will discuss "Ethics in Dispute Resolution" Nov. 9 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of the School of Law. The lecture, which is open and free to the public, will be followed by a reception in the Law School Rotunda. Birch is a retired judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. At the lecture, he will discuss ethical issues that arise in dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation and litigation as well as dispute resolution in higher education. The lecture will be followed with a question-and-answer session.

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