Law school sweeps Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Monday, April 11, 2016

Congratulations to two Georgia Law teams for their strong performances at the 2016 Georgia Intrastate Moot Court Competition. Second-year students Michael D. Parrish, Troy A. Stram and Benjamin P. Stell were named champions of the competition, with the team earning the Best Brief award. Stram also was named Best Oralist. A team comprised of second-year students Callen A. Carroll, Thomas D. Church and Mary Grace Griffin finished as semifinalists. The teams were coached by third-year students Marshall S. Sims and Jacob M. “Jake” Ware. Georgia Law has won 12 out of the last 15 intrastate competitions.


Georgia Law team finishes as quarterfinalists at Prince competition

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Congratulations to third-year students Eleanor K. “Keith” Emanuel and Michelle L. Tang for finishing as quarterfinalists in the 2016 Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition.


Georgia Law finishes Vis moot court competition tied for 5th; last American team in contest

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Congratulations to third-year student Stephen D. Morrison and second-year students Ronald F. Chicken, Emily V. Cox and Bethany L. Edmondson for advancing to the quarterfinals and finishing the 23rd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot among the top five teams in the world. This is the best result ever by Georgia Law in this tournament, and this quartet was also the last American law school team in this global competition of more than 300 teams. The Georgia Law students were coached by Sara Burns (of King & Spalding's Atlanta office), with Morrison also serving as the student coach. They defeated teams from Allameh Tabataba’i University (Iran), the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Belgrade (Serbia).


Georgia state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans to give Georgia Law’s House Lecture

Monday, March 28, 2016

Georgia state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans will present “The Voice of a Woman Lawyer: Why it Matters and How to Use it” at the University of Georgia School of Law’s 34th Edith House Lecture on April 18 at 3:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public.


U.S. Court of Appeals judge to speak as Georgia Law’s 114th Sibley Lecturer

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Richard C. Tallman, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, will discuss issues relating to national security and the judiciary as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 114th Sibley Lecturer April 6 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Tallman hears civil, criminal and administrative cases as a judge on the 9th Circuit, which is the largest federal court of appeals in the nation and oversees one-third of all federal appeals in the country. As a member of the Court of Review, he also hears appeals from decisions designated to review government applications seeking judicial approval of orders in aid of espionage and counter-terrorism investigations under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.

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