Three Georgia Law professors gain promotions

Friday, August 19, 2016

Congratulations to the following faculty members: Harlan G. Cohen and Sonja R. West were promoted to the rank of full professor. Additionally, Kent Barnett was promoted to the rank of associate professor.


Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss returns to teach as Georgia Law’s Sanders Scholar

Friday, August 12, 2016

The University of Georgia School of Law will again offer its students the opportunity to learn from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who is returning to the law school as its Sanders Political Leadership Scholar. Chambliss and Georgia Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Camila Knowles (who previously served as Chambliss’ chief of staff) will co-teach the class Political Leadership and the Law, where students will receive firsthand insights into public service and explore the topics of ethics, campaign finance and negotiation.


Georgia Law welcomes its new students

Friday, August 12, 2016

Orientation has begun for the Class of 2019. There are 180 students enrolled in the Juris Doctor program. They are a diverse group with a variety of backgrounds including military and public service, and 17 percent are first-generation college graduates. They hail from 23 states, and they studied at 72 undergraduate institutions. Sixteen percent self-identify as belonging to a minority group. The median undergraduate GPA of this impressive class is the highest in Georgia Law history.


Chambliss returns as Sanders Scholar

Friday, July 22, 2016

Georgia Law students will once again learn from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss and Georgia Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Camila Knowles (who previously served as Chambliss’ chief of staff). The pair will co-teach the class Political Leadership and the Law, where students will receive firsthand insights into public service and explore the topics of ethics, campaign finance and negotiation.


University of Georgia announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2016; alums Mabra and Zweig included

Friday, July 15, 2016

Congratulations to Ronald E. "Ronnie" Mabra Jr. (J.D.’04) and Jennifer L. "Jenah" Zweig (J.D.’11) on being selected for UGA’s Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2016. These prominent graduates were recognized for having made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors in addition to having demonstrated dedication to the University of Georgia and its mission of teaching, research and service.

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