Georgia Law finishes as quarterfinalists in mock trial tournament

Monday, October 12, 2015

Congratulations to third-year law students Sarah E. Akinosho, Morgan L. Allyn, Andrew J. Fulbright and Sarah A. Wagnon for finishing as quarterfinalists at the 2015 National Trial Advocacy Tournament.

Carter wins Best Oralist Award in national moot court competition

Monday, October 12, 2015

Congratulations to third-year law student Mical D. Carter for being awarded Best Oralist at the 2015 Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Competition. She and teammate, third-year law student Leah M. Davis, finished as semifinalists.

Edwards and Sells win England Mock Trial Competition

Monday, October 5, 2015

Congratulations to second-year law students Jacob S. Edwards and Hannah S. Sells for winning the 2015 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.

Georgia Law to host Georgia Court of Appeals oral arguments

Friday, October 2, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the Georgia Court of Appeals on Oct. 14 in its Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom as the court hears oral arguments on three cases involving medical negligence, sovereign immunity and aggravated assault. The proceedings will begin at 10:30 a.m. A question-and-answer session with Court of Appeals judges will follow the arguments. The event is free and open to the public.

Chaffins celebrate Verner’s 97th birthday with the establishment of $1 million professorial chair; send wishes via social media

Friday, September 25, 2015

On Sept. 26, Callaway Chair Emeritus Verner F. Chaffin will celebrate his 97th birthday. This Georgia Law 1942 alumnus and longtime law professor and his wife, Ethel, have recently made an additional gift to the law school so that the distinguished professorship bearing his name could be elevated into a professorial chair – the Verner F. Chaffin Chair in Fiduciary Law – in honor of this momentous occasion. You can wish Professor Chaffin happy birthday on social media using the hashtags #Happy97Chaffin or #GeorgiaLaw, or you can deliver your wishes in person at the Georgia Law Homecoming BBQ on Oct. 17.