Georgia Law wins national mock trial competition

Monday, March 31, 2014

Congratulations to third-year students David B. Dove, Adam J. Fitzsimmons, Margaret E."Maggy" Randels and Emily K. Westberry for taking home the championship trophy in the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge.  Approximately 30 teams from law schools across the country participated in this national tournament.  The trio also prepared the second best brief in the contest. 


Georgia Law finishes as finalists in Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Congratulations to second-year students Alicia N. Luncheon, M. Laughlin Kane and Spencer E. Schold for finishing as finalists in the 2014 Intrastate Moot Court Competition. A second UGA team, comprised of second-year students Dov Preminger, Alexander F. "Alex" Schwall and Ashley R. Wright, were semifinalists in the tournament. Both teams were coached by third-year students Allison L. Hill and Clayton O. "Clay" Knowles.  


Georgia Law launches Master in the Study of Law

Friday, March 21, 2014

This fall, the University of Georgia School of Law will begin offering a new graduate level degree for professionals and recent graduates seeking to increase their knowledge of law relevant to their career or academic discipline. The Master in the Study of Law is a non-thesis, 30-credit-hour degree for non-lawyers that can be completed in one year on a full-time basis or over three years on a part-time basis. It will provide students with a solid understanding of the U.S. legal system and the opportunity to delve more specifically into law as it relates to a particular field such as employment law, health care law and environmental law, among others.


Deneen wins Georgia Law Review's Best Note Competition

Friday, March 21, 2014

Congratulations to second-year student Lee A. Deneen who is the winner of the Georgia Law Review's 2014 Best Note Competition. 


Georgia Law students participate in alternative spring break in New Orleans

Friday, March 21, 2014

Earlier this month, 25 law students embarked on a volunteer trip to New Orleans, La., where they participated in a full week of unpaid legal work as part of an alternative spring break. Organized by the law student organization Public Interest Law Council, approximately 1,000 pro bono hours of assistance were provided in legal settings aiding underprivileged communities in the New Orleans area. Worksites included the Orleans Public Defenders, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, the Louisiana Center for Children's Rights, the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana and the Innocence Project New Orleans.

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