Hudgins and Plantz advance to national level for transactional competition

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Congratulations to third-year law students Rachel E. Hudgins and Meghan R. Plantz who will be representing Georgia Law at the national level of this year's Transactional LawMeet. The duo placed second at the southeastern regional rounds of the competition to earn the right to advance to the national tournament, which will take place at Drexel University during March.


Eren and Witte win regional mock trial tournament; advance to nationals

Monday, February 20, 2012

Congratulations to third-year law students Scott S. Eren and Grace N. Witte for winning the regional rounds of the 2012 National Trial Competition. The duo took home the Region 5 championship trophy and earned the right to travel to Texas to compete in the national rounds during March.


Georgia Law to host former U.S. ambassador; Will address atrocity crimes

Saturday, February 18, 2012

America's first Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues David Scheffer will deliver "The End of Impunity: War Crimes Tribunals in the 21st Century" where he will discuss atrocity crimes past, present and future, and address how indicted leaders will face either international trial or "vengeful retribution." The event will take place March 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.


UGA School of Law to host annual public interest law conference and auction

Monday, February 13, 2012

Topics ranging from judicial budget cuts to the sustainability of animal farming will be explored at Georgia Law's 7th Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. Open to the public, this event will kick-off with a keynote address March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Melting Point in Downtown Athens, Ga., followed by the 27th Annual Equal Justice Foundation Auction. The full conference will take place the next day, March 3, at the law school.


Protect Athens Music events aim to guide local musicians

Monday, February 6, 2012

Georgia Law's Sports and Entertainment Law Society has joined forces with UGA's Music Business Program and Nuçi's Space to host a conference on current music industry business and legal issues in addition to holding a free legal clinic for local musicians. The symposium will be held Feb. 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Melting Point in Downtown Athens, while the clinic will be held Feb. 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Nuçi's Space, near Downtown.

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