UGA teams finish as co-champions in ABA Regional Negotiation Competition

Monday, November 11, 2019

Congratulations to second-year students Garrett Michael and Jenna Wojcicki for finishing as co-champions in the ABA Regional Negotiation Competition held at Texas A&M University. The team will compete in the ABA National Negotiation Competition in February 2020. Additionally, a team comprised of second-year students Josh Fowler and Sadie Gibson finished as finalists at the contest.

4th Annual Rural Healthcare Symposium to focus on resilience

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the 4th Annual Rural Healthcare Symposium, which will focus on resilience in rural healthcare – how Georgia’s rural health organizations prepare for risk, disruption, continuity, sustained service and success. To be held Nov. 14 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on UGA’s North Campus, the purpose of the symposium is to bring together various stakeholders – academic researchers, legislators, medical providers and community advocates – and have discussions focused on generating potential solutions to the current rural healthcare crisis.

UGA brings home trophy in Florida/Georgia-Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition

Friday, November 1, 2019

Congratulations to third-year students Thomas H. Paris IV and Georgia L. Turner, who defeated a team from the University of Florida to win the annual Florida/Georgia-Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition in Jacksonville. The long-running tournament is traditionally held before the Georgia-Florida football game. Two law students from each school compete as lawyers in a mock appellate case, and the victors earn the right to keep the championship trophy at their law school for the year. The School of Law's win brings its record in the competition to 24-11-2.

UGA law school hosts book discussion on Burch’s Mass Tort Deals

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The University of Georgia School of Law will host a discussion of the recently published book Mass Tort Deals: Backroom Bargaining in Multidistrict Litigationwhich was written by Elizabeth Chamblee Burch, the holder of the law school’s Fuller E. Callaway Chair. The discussion will be held Nov. 8 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Classroom B of Hirsch Hall on UGA’s North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

UGA law school grads record highest state bar passage rate for sixth consecutive year

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The University of Georgia School of Law announces that for the sixth consecutive year, its graduates achieved the highest bar examination passage rate for first-time takers in the state of Georgia for the July sitting. “The faculty, staff and I are incredibly proud of our students for their hard work,” School of Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge said. "Our primary focus at the School of Law has been – and remains – to provide our students with first-rate legal training so they can become future leaders of state and society.”