UGA’s Washington Semester Program welcomes largest, most academically diverse group; Kurtz to teach

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The University of Georgia’s Washington Semester Program marks its seventh year with the largest, most academically diverse group in program history as students moved into the newly renovated UGA in Washington facility. Twenty-nine students—the largest group in program history—represent 17 majors in five colleges. In addition to individual internships, students are enrolled in UGA coursework taught by Paul Kurtz, J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law and Associate Dean Emeritus, and Frank LoMonte, executive director of the Student Press Law Center.


Georgia Law finishes as finalists at National Trial Competition regional

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students Joshua H. Dorminy, Whitney T. Judson and Andrew M. Whittaker who recently competed in the National Trial Competition.  The trio finished the mock trial tournament as regional finalists.


Georgia Law places as semifinalist and captures third best brief at Kurth competition

Monday, January 26, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students Candace D. Farmer, M. Laughlin Kane and Alicia N. Luncheon for finishing as semifinalists in the Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship. The trio also prepared the third best brief of the competition.


UGA to celebrate 230th anniversary with series of Founders Day events; former Associate Dean Kurtz to deliver lecture

Monday, January 12, 2015

UGA will observe its 230th anniversary in 2015, and the UGA Alumni Association will celebrate the occasion by hosting a weeklong series of events, including the 13th annual Founders Day Lecture on Jan. 26 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Paul M. Kurtz, associate dean and professor emeritus for the UGA School of Law, will present the lecture, titled “A New York Yankee in Abraham Baldwin’s Court: (Almost) Fifty Years Behind 'Enemy' Lines.”


Rodrigues named associate dean for faculty development at Georgia Law

Friday, January 9, 2015

Georgia Law’s Usha Rodrigues has been named the school’s new associate dean for faculty development. In this role, she will work closely with the law school’s faculty, especially its untenured professors, to expand and promote scholarly activities. “I am pleased Usha, an accomplished scholar, will be serving in this position,” said Georgia Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge. “I believe our faculty will benefit greatly from her knowledge, work ethic and experience and that she will be able to assist our professors with their scholarly pursuits.”

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