Professor to give first-hand account of release of journalists from N. Korea

Friday, September 4, 2009

Professor Han S. Park, the director of the University of Georgia Center for the Study of Global Issues, will give a lecture titled "Conflict Mediation - Personal Reflections on the Release of American Journalists from North Korea," discussing the role he played in last month's highly publicized release of journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling. The lecture will take place Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 3:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room on the fourth floor of Dean Rusk Hall.


UGA School of Law enrolls its highest credentialed class ever

Monday, August 17, 2009

The most academically talented class in the history of Georgia Law began the three-year pursuit of a law degree August 17. The Class of 2012 is comprised of 241 students from 27 states and 90 undergraduate schools. More than half of the students starting this fall scored 164 or higher on the Law School Admission Test, placing these students in the top 10 percent of test takers nationwide. The median undergraduate grade point average of the class is 3.7.


Bondurant and Klein receive highest award from UGA law alumni association

Monday, June 29, 2009

The University of Georgia School of Law's alumni association recently presented its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Scroll Award, to Emmet J. Bondurant of Atlanta, Ga., and Kenneth "Ken" Klein of Washington, D.C. This award is given annually to individuals whose dedication and service to the legal profession and the law school deserve special recognition. These awards were presented during the school's alumni breakfast held in conjunction with the State Bar of Georgia Annual Meeting on June 20.


UGA law professor available to comment on Ricci case and/or Judge Sotomayor nomination

Monday, June 29, 2009

University of Georgia School of Law Assistant Professor Hillel Y. Levin is a constitutional law scholar, an expert on the Civil Rights Act and a Supreme Court observer. Today's Supreme Court ruling in Ricci v. DeStefano relates to all of these areas of interest.


Georgia Law Library Director and Professor to receive Gallagher award

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

University of Georgia School of Law Alexander Campbell King Law Library Director and Professor E. Ann Puckett has been named a recipient of the most prestigious award presented by the American Association of Law Libraries, the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award. This accolade is given annually by the association in recognition of outstanding, extended and sustained service to law librarianship and to the AALL. Puckett will be formally presented with the award in July at the AALL's annual meeting.

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