Georgia Law to host Ebola panel covering domestic and international issues

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy will host a panel discussion on domestic and international issues relating to the Ebola virus on Jan. 21 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.


Georgia Law receives $3.4 million from the estate of the late Gov. Sanders

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Georgia Law has received a $3.4 million gift from the estate of former Georgia Gov. Carl E. Sanders. Approximately $2.4 million will be used to create the Carl E. Sanders Law Scholarship Fund, which will provide scholarships to law students. The remainder of the gift will be added to the Carl E. Sanders Chair in Political Leadership Fund, which was established in 2002 to support a faculty position for someone to “educate students about the roles of law and lawyers in shaping public policy and about the role of lawyers in positions of leadership.”


UGA law graduate Sally Yates nominated for U.S. deputy attorney general

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86), U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, to become U.S. deputy attorney general. Yates was nominated to replace Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole. The U.S. Senate must confirm the nomination. Dean Rebecca Hanner White, who has known Yates for many years, was delighted to learn of the nomination. “I have always been impressed with Sally’s determination, work ethic and integrity. Her nomination for one of the highest posts in the U.S. Department of Justice speaks to her impeccable record of service to the people of Georgia and our country.”


Baroody wins cultural heritage writing competition

Friday, December 12, 2014

Congratulations to Anne Horn Baroody (J.D.'14) for winning the 2014 Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation Law Student Writing Competition.  Her paper was titled "Real Problems with Fake Antiquities and How Geographical Indications May Help."


Georgia Law ranks high for preparing students for work and moot court

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Georgia Law fared well in two recent rankings - for preparing students for firm work and for moot court performance. The law school ranked 11th in the nation based on responses from alumni when they were asked how well their law school had prepared them for firm work. Georgia Law was 6th according to the University of Houston Blakely Institute ranking that combines scores from ABA-approved moot court competitions. Both listings appeared in the November issue of The National Jurist magazine. 

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