Five students conduct research through Georgia Sea Grant Legal Fellowships

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

In 2019, five law students – Christopher J. Bertrand, Maria Mercedes Carruthers Ferrero, Ashley L. Henson, C. Joshua “Josh” Rewis and Amelia C. Stevens – participated in the Georgia Sea Grant Legal Fellowship Program conducting research to address critical environmental, economic and social concerns primarily affecting coastal Georgia. Bertrand and Rewis completed their fellowships this past summer along with Ferrero who continued her work through the fall semester. Stevens and Henson completed their projects this fall.


'Sweet 16' Moot Court Teams Will Compete for National Championship

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

The University of Georgia School of Law will once again be represented in the 12th Annual Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship, a competition which includes the "best of the best" moot court teams from law schools across the country based on performances in the previous academic year. UGA won this competition last year. 


Saunders receives 2019 Emma Terrell Distinguished Employee Award

Monday, December 9, 2019

Congratulations to Brandi Saunders, winner of the 2019 Emma Terrell Distinguished Employee Award. Presented annually by the Law School Staff Representative Group, the award recognizes staff members who have demonstrated “a strong work ethic, commitment to service, and exceptional job performance as well as the cooperation needed ... to ensure the School of Law meets and exceeds its goals.”


Trailblazing state Supreme Court justice and law school alum to give Holmes-Hunter Lecture

Friday, December 6, 2019

Justice Robert Benham, the longest serving and first African American member of the Supreme Court of Georgia, will present the 2020 UGA Holmes-Hunter Lecture Feb. 3 in the Chapel. Named in honor of Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Hamilton Holmes, the first African American students to attend the University of Georgia, the lecture is sponsored by the Office of the President and focuses on race relations, civil rights and education.


School of Law sweeps regional round of National Moot Court Competition

Monday, November 25, 2019

Congratulations to third-year students John Lex Kenerly IV, Jonathan Kaufman and Joseph H. "Joe" Stuhrenberg who swept a regional round of the National Moot Court Competition to secure the right to compete in the national tier of the tournament in New York City during February 2020. The trio was selected as regional champions and won the best brief award, while Stuhrenberg was named best oralist. Second-year student Jason N. Sigalos served as the team's bailiff. 

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