Georgia Law to host annual benefit auction for student fellowships

Friday, February 13, 2015

Georgia Law’s Equal Justice Foundation will host its 30th annual benefit auction Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at The Foundry (formerly the Melting Point) in downtown Athens. The evening will include both live and silent auctions. Proceeds from the event will go toward EJF summer fellowships, which help support Georgia Law students working in summer public interest positions for little or no compensation. The event is free, and the public is invited to attend.


Law school to host conference on social justice and legal representation

Friday, February 13, 2015

Georgia Law will host the 10th Annual Working in the Public Interest Conference Saturday, Feb. 28, at 9 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Registration is required. Jonathan Rapping, the president and founder of Gideon’s Promise and director of the honors program in criminal justice at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, will present the keynote address at 3:40 p.m.


The 27th Annual Red Clay Conference to focus on public interests and private rights

Friday, February 13, 2015

Georgia Law’s 27th Annual Red Clay Conference, titled “Balancing Public Interests and Private Rights in Environmental Law,” will take place Friday, Feb. 27, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Pre-registration is requested. Eric T. Freyfogle, Swanlund Chair of Law at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will deliver the keynote address at 1 p.m.


Edwards wins 2015 Beaird competition

Friday, February 6, 2015

The 2014-15 Executive Mock Trial Board is pleased to announce that the winner of the final round of the 2015 J. Ralph Beaird Closing Argument Competition is Jacob S. Edwards. Please join us in offering congratulations to all who competed this year on a job well done.


Davis named runner-up in Grammy Foundation writing competition

Friday, February 6, 2015

Congratulations to third-year student Michelle Gilzenrat Davis, who was named a runner-up in the Grammy Foundation’s 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition for her paper, “Introducing The Rightscoin: Using Block Chains To Track Copyright Ownership.”

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