Rollins becomes assistant dean

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Georgia Law Director of Admissions Paul B. Rollins was recently named assistant dean for student affairs. In addition to leading the school's Admissions Office, Rollins will now also oversee its Legal Career Services Office and its Student Affairs & Registrar Office.


Fazal Khan to be primary legal consultant for new epigenetics research center

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Assistant Professor Fazal Khan is part of a team that was recently awarded a three year National Institutes of Health grant to create an Interdisciplinary Center on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Epigenetics Research. Khan will be serving as the primary legal consultant for the project alongside principal investigators from the Oregon Health Sciences University.


In Memoriam: Professor Gabriel Wilner

Monday, May 24, 2010

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Associate Dean and Kirbo Chair Gabriel M. Wilner on May 21.  A Georgia Law faculty member for more than 35 years, Dean Wilner will be missed.


Georgia Law ranks 10th in the nation for federal judicial clerkships

Monday, May 10, 2010

The U.S.News & World Report recently looked at which law schools are sending the largest proportions of their graduates on to judicial clerkships for federal judges. In their ranking, which was based on 2008 graduates, Georgia Law placed 10th in the nation. 


Georgia Law moot team finishes among the top in the world

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Competing against more than 250 teams from 50 different countries, the University of Georgia School of Law recently finished 17th in the world in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot last month in Vienna, Austria. The team was composed of third-year law students Jessica N. Cox, Anna W. Howard and Kate L. Jensen along with second-year law student Francis M. "Donald" Wakeford. The team was coached by Associate Professor Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge.

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