Russell C. Gabriel and other UGA faculty receive support for research on poverty

Friday, December 11, 2009

For the fifth consecutive year, University of Georgia faculty have been awarded grants to support creative scholarship on issues related to poverty. Georgia Law Criminal Defense Clinic Director Russell C. Gabriel was among this year's recipients. He will be exploring the impacts of financial burden on poor and indigent defendants.


Georgia Law embarks on training program for Middle Eastern judges

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Georgia Law Dean Rusk Center’s International Judicial Training Program has partnered with the Dubai Judicial Institute to begin training judges, lawyers and court officials from the Middle East. This is the first time the IJTP has traveled outside of the United States to conduct on-site instruction, and according to Rusk Center Director C. Donald Johnson, the timing could not be better.


President of India presents award to UGA School of Law’s Dean Rusk Center

Friday, December 4, 2009

Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center was recently honored in India for its work in the area of international legal education and outreach with an International Jurists Award. The award was presented to Rusk Center Director C. Donald Johnson during the International Conference of Jurists in New Delhi by the President of India Pratibha Devisingh Patil.


Georgia Law moot court team takes first place in regional competition, advances to nationals

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Three University of Georgia School of Law students joined forces to take home the top trophy at a regional round of the National Moot Court Competition held November 20-21 in Atlanta. This trio, composed of third-year students Marie E. Greene, Kevin P. Murphy and Ashley L. Scruggs, will now advance to the national tier of this tournament to be held in New York City during February.


Georgia Law welcomes members of the Brazilian and Liberian judiciary

Monday, November 30, 2009

Georgia Law is currently hosting 33 judges and court personnel from a number of states in Brazil as well as Liberia. This group has come to the law school to participate in the Dean Rusk Center's International Judicial Training Program, which seeks to facilitate reform by offering capacity-building judicial administration programs.

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