Former U.S. ambassador to Romania to share how the country has emerged as the new Italy

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Join former U.S. Ambassador to Romania James C. Rosapepe and his wife, award-winning journalist Sheilah Kast, as they discuss a country that has survived communism and is now a thriving democracy. The couple will present "Think Italy, Not Russia: Romania 20 Years After the Revolution" on Oct. 14 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Rusk Hall.

Bo Rutledge named to The American Law Institute

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Associate Professor Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge has been elected to join The American Law Institute. The Institute (made up of a select number of lawyers, judges and law professors) drafts, discusses, revises and publishes Restatements of the Law, model statutes and principles of law that are influential in the courts and legislatures as well as in legal scholarship and education.

Intra-school negotiation competition

Friday, October 1, 2010

Congratulations to the following second-year law students who won the intra-school negotiation competition to earn a slot on Georgia Law's negotiation competition team: Cary Burke, Kate Ensor, Sonya Hanafi, Nate Hill, Rachel Hudgins, Jennifer McNeely, Laura Pinon and Meghan Plantz.

UGA Homecoming Week packed with activities for students, alumni and fans

Friday, October 1, 2010

"Heroes of the Hedges," is the theme of this year's Homecoming Week festivities, which begin Oct. 10 at the University of Georgia. Activities for students are scheduled throughout the week, and the weekend is filled with events for alumni. The School of Law's graduating classes celebrating an anniversary reunion are invited to return to the law school on Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m. for a buffet dinner. The next day, all alumni are invited to participate in the school's 20th annual homecoming barbecue, which will begin two and a half hours before kickoff.

Third-year student Creighton receives PILC award

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Congratulations to third-year law student Leigh E. Creighton, who recently received Georgia Law's Public Interest Law Council's award for outstanding public interest or pro bono work as part of the organization's fall 2010 spotlight. Creighton was honored for her work this summer with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society and for her commitment to helping special education youth.