UGA Alumni Association to present awards, White to receive faculty award and Blanchard to receive alumni award

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The University of Georgia Alumni Association will present six awards to alumni, friends and faculty during its 78th annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on April 17. The awards will recognize individuals who have demonstrated a deep commitment to bettering the university. Rebecca Hanner White is receiving the Faculty Service Award. The Alumni Merit Award will be presented to James H. Blanchard (LL.B.'65) and C.L. Morehead Jr.

In Memoriam: Eric M. "Rick" Holmes

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Professor Eric M. "Rick" Holmes, who joined the Georgia Law faculty in 1977. He taught in the areas of insurance, contracts and Uniform Commercial Code for more than one decade in Athens. Holmes passed away on March 28, and he is survived by his wife, Dale.  

Carol Watson receives Outstanding Article Award

Friday, April 3, 2015

Congratulations to Law Library Director Carol A. Watson, who was recognized by the American Association of Law Libraries’ Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section with the Outstanding Article Award for her article “The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews” in 3A Edison: Law and Technology 1 (2015) (with J. Donovan and C. Osborne).

Protecting cultural heritage to be topic of UGA presentation

Friday, April 3, 2015

The UGA Master of Historic Preservation Program will host a presentation titled “From Savannah to Syria:  Protecting Cultural Heritage Through Law” to be delivered by Will Cook, the associate general counsel for the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The event will be held April 16 at 4:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and is free and open to the public. This event is cosponsored by the School of Law and the College of Environment and Design.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former Georgia Law professor Edward Larson to present UGA Charter Lecture

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and legal scholar Edward Larson will return to the University of Georgia to deliver a Charter Lecture titled “George Washington and America's Second Revolution.” The lecture, open free to the public, will be held April 23 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel.