Law school to host conference on social justice and legal representation

Friday, February 13, 2015

Georgia Law will host the 10th Annual Working in the Public Interest Conference Saturday, Feb. 28, at 9 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Registration is required. Jonathan Rapping, the president and founder of Gideon’s Promise and director of the honors program in criminal justice at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, will present the keynote address at 3:40 p.m.


Georgia Law to host annual benefit auction for student fellowships

Friday, February 13, 2015

Georgia Law’s Equal Justice Foundation will host its 30th annual benefit auction Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at The Foundry (formerly the Melting Point) in downtown Athens. The evening will include both live and silent auctions. Proceeds from the event will go toward EJF summer fellowships, which help support Georgia Law students working in summer public interest positions for little or no compensation. The event is free, and the public is invited to attend.


Davis named runner-up in Grammy Foundation writing competition

Friday, February 6, 2015

Congratulations to third-year student Michelle Gilzenrat Davis, who was named a runner-up in the Grammy Foundation’s 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition for her paper, “Introducing The Rightscoin: Using Block Chains To Track Copyright Ownership.”


Edwards wins 2015 Beaird competition

Friday, February 6, 2015

The 2014-15 Executive Mock Trial Board is pleased to announce that the winner of the final round of the 2015 J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition is Jacob S. Edwards. Please join us in offering congratulations to all who competed this year on a job well done.


Amann named associate dean for international programs and strategic initiatives at Georgia Law

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Georgia Law has named Diane Marie Amann as its first associate dean for international programs and strategic initiatives. In this role, she will oversee collaborations between the Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy and the law school’s faculty and students. Amann will also assist the law school with strategic initiatives such as growing its LL.M. program, strengthening partnerships with foreign universities and beginning work on the school’s next strategic plan.

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