UGA to celebrate Honors Week April 13-17, law school to hold its ceremony April 17

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The University of Georgia will celebrate the achievements of its students, faculty, staff and alumni in a series of events during Honors Week, April 13-17. UGA's tradition of celebrating achievement dates back to the 1930s, when then-Chancellor S.V. Sanford set aside a day to recognize outstanding students. In 2011, the event was expanded to a full week to accommodate events recognizing faculty, staff and alumni across campus. The law school will hold its Awards Day ceremony on April 17 at 3 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom.

Protecting cultural heritage to be topic of UGA presentation

Friday, April 3, 2015

The UGA Master of Historic Preservation Program will host a presentation titled “From Savannah to Syria:  Protecting Cultural Heritage Through Law” to be delivered by Will Cook, the associate general counsel for the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The event will be held April 16 at 4:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and is free and open to the public. This event is cosponsored by the School of Law and the College of Environment and Design.

Carol Watson receives Outstanding Article Award

Friday, April 3, 2015

Congratulations to Law Library Director Carol A. Watson, who was recognized by the American Association of Law Libraries’ Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section with the Outstanding Article Award for her article “The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews” in 3A Edison: Law and Technology 1 (2015) (with J. Donovan and C. Osborne).

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former Georgia Law professor Edward Larson to present UGA Charter Lecture

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and legal scholar Edward Larson will return to the University of Georgia to deliver a Charter Lecture titled “George Washington and America's Second Revolution.” The lecture, open free to the public, will be held April 23 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel.

Georgia Law wins best oralist and finishes as semifinalists in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Congratulations to second-year student Kathleen B. “Kate” Hicks for being named the best oralist at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition. Additionally, two teams comprised of Hicks, second-year students Marshall S. Sims and Jacob M. Ware, and second-year students Mical D. Carter, Robert H. Daniel and Sarthak S. Sharma placed as semifinalists in the competition. The teams were coached by third-year student Alicia N. Luncheon and alumni Samuel H. “Sam” Sabulis (J.D.’12) and Bailey A. Blair (J.D.’12).