Second-year law student wins environmental law writing competition

Monday, May 16, 2011

Congratulations to second-year law student William R. Gignilliat for being named the winner of the 2011 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest, a national competition that encourages law students to investigate and offer solutions to environmental injustices. Gignilliat's winning paper, titled "The Gulf Oil Spill: OPA, State Law, and Maritime Preemption," will be published in the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.


Third-year law student earns top honors in national writing competition

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Congratulations to third-year law student Brendan H. White for placing third in the Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law. His paper was titled "Discrimination v. Retaliation: What Level of Harm is Necessary to Establish a Cause of Action Under Title VII?"


Law library featured in GLA spotlight

Thursday, May 5, 2011

The Alexander Campbell King Law Library was featured in the Georgia Library Association's Georgia Library Spotlight as a leader in the provision of information in electronic formats and for containing a large collection of historical state documents.


Distinguished international law scholar to join UGA School of Law faculty

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Joining Georgia Law this fall as the holder of the Emily and Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law is acclaimed international law scholar Diane Marie Amann. She comes to the law school from the University of California at Davis and will be teaching International Law and the Laws of War.


Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to deliver law graduation address

Monday, May 2, 2011

Kasim Reed, the mayor of Atlanta, will deliver the keynote address at Georgia Law's commencement on May 21. The processional will begin at 10 a.m. on the quadrangle in front of the law school on UGA's North Campus. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be moved to Stegeman Coliseum.

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