andrew heygood, josh patton and kendra hansey

Third-year students and Appellate Litigation Clinic participants Andrew C. Haygood and Joshua H. Patton argued the case Esteban-Lopez v. Garland before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The clinic's client was seeking deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture. Third-year student Kendra Hansey Õiglane helped the pair to prepare for the argument.

davis family

Alumnus J. Anderson “Andy” Davis (J.D.'84) has created a unique scholarship fund at the University of Georgia School of Law that will benefit those who have participated in Scouts BSA (previously known as Boy Scouts of America) or Girl Scouts of the USA, particularly those who have achieved the rank of Eagle Scout or earned the Gold Award, with a preference to individuals from Northwest Georgia.

2024 Beaird Competition winners and judges

First-year law student Chandler S. "Chan" Creswell is the winner of the School of Law's 2024 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Competition. Congratulations to all who competed, including finalist Brianna N. House, on their performances.

Yvette Daniels, Jere Morehead and Mary Frances Early

School of Law alumna Yvette K. Daniels (J.D.'89) was featured on UGA Today for laying out a roadmap to be a quiet trailblazer as the keynote speaker at the 24th annual Mary Frances Early Lecture. This lecture series honors Early’s legacy of helping to integrate UGA in 1961 and recognizes her dedication to making UGA an institution of higher learning for all people.

NTC competition teams - Doraly Blanton, Holly Jordan, Jeremy Dailey, Caitlin Banks, Drake Jones, Haley Kairab and Luke McGahren

Congratulations to third-year student Holly C. Jordan and second-year student M. Drake Jones for winning Region VI of the National Trial Competition. A second Georgia team comprised of third-year student Doraly G. Blanton and second-year students Caitlin M. Banks and M. Luke McGahren finished as regional semifinalists. Notably, McGahren was named best advocate of the competition. Jordan and Jones will represent UGA at the national tier of the competition to be held during April.