Georgia Law increases public interest fellowship support; 36 students awarded fellowship grants totaling $68,000

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

In addition to providing first-rate legal training for its students, the University of Georgia School of Law is instilling in them the need to serve. The service comes in a variety of forms, and the benefits and communities served are just as diverse. A record-breaking 36 law students will begin a summer of service in Georgia, Washington, D.C., New York City and locations around the world. Work placements include nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations; local, state and federal government agencies; state and federal prosecutor’s offices; and criminal defense practices, both trial and appellate. Five positions have an international focus.


Jackson selected for LEAD Athens

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Assistant Director of Recruitment and Student Experience Jenna L. Jackson has been selected for the 2017-18 LEAD Athens class. A program of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, LEAD Athens is designed to develop effective leaders committed to building a vibrant Athens community. This intense, year-long program explores a myriad of topics including economic development, local industry, health care, government, secondary and higher education, the arts and more.


UGA features Barker as amazing student

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Congratulations to second-year student Victoria A. Barker who was featured on UGA's homepage as an "Amazing Student."


Applications now welcome for 2017 Global Governance Summer School

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Dean Rusk International Law Center is partnering with the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies at the University of Leuven to present the 2017 Global Governance Summer School. Applications are still being accepted for the summer session to take place in late June in Belgium. This program will include not only Georgia Law students but also other participants from around the world. This includes advanced students in international law, international relations, international political economy, international and European studies in addition to practitioners and policy experts from the international policy community who want to update their knowledge on current developments in global governance and international law.


Georgia Supreme Court justice to deliver UGA law school Commencement address

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Carol W. Hunstein, a justice serving on the Supreme Court of Georgia, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law’s Commencement to be held May 20 at 10 a.m. Approximately 200 students will receive degrees at the ceremony, including 181 who have earned the Juris Doctor (J.D.), 13 who have earned the Master of Laws (LL.M.) and three who have earned the Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L.). This year’s commencement will be held at theUGA Ramsey Student CenterThe ceremony will be livestreamed at https://livestream.com/AthensVideo/UGALawSchoolCommencement2017.

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