29th Annual School of Law Homecoming BBQ - inside Hirsch Hall from 3:15-5:45 p.m.

Friday, October 18, 2019

After much thoughtful consideration, due to the predicted forecast of rain and cold temperatures, the 29th Annual School of Law Homecoming BBQ will be held inside the Law School (Hirsch Hall). This is the first time in our Homecoming BBQ history that we have had to make this call, and while it certainly shifts the layout, the fun surely remains. Please visit http://law.uga.edu/events/51605 for more details. 

UGA School of Law creates endowed scholarship in support of LGBTQ diversity

Friday, October 18, 2019

Thanks to gifts from a diverse array of supporters, the University of Georgia School of Law is creating an endowed scholarship in support of LGBTQ diversity. The Stonewall Equality Scholarship Fund will benefit students who will contribute significantly to the diversity of the law school student body because they have demonstrated leadership in matters of concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender individuals, or they have worked to build or are able to describe how they plan to advance LGBTQ persons’ full equality or dignity during their careers as lawyers.

Public Interest Practicum to receive state bar Access to Justice Award

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The School of Law's Public Interest Practicum has been selected as the 2019 Group Recipient of the State Bar of Georgia Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award. The practicum was recognized for increasing access to justice, providing high quality, innovative legal solutions and exposing the “lawyers of tomorrow the ideals of pro bono publico and professionalism.”

UGA School of Law to host conference on the future of space governance

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The University of Georgia School of Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center and the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law will host a day-long conference titled “The Future of Space Governance” on Monday, October 28. The conference will be held at the School of Law on UGA’s North Campus. The event is open to the public, but attendees are requested to register.

Kecskes and Bensinger win England Mock Trial Competition

Monday, October 14, 2019

Congratulations to second-year law students Ian L. Kecskes and Shelby J. Bensinger for winning the 2019 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition. Many thanks to finalists Victoria T. Hicks and Blake A. Reed and the other competitors for contributing to a wonderful tournament.