Second-year law student wins environmental law writing competition

Monday, May 16, 2011

Congratulations to second-year law student William R. Gignilliat for being named the winner of the 2011 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest, a national competition that encourages law students to investigate and offer solutions to environmental injustices. Gignilliat's winning paper, titled "The Gulf Oil Spill: OPA, State Law, and Maritime Preemption," will be published in the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.


Third-year law student earns top honors in national writing competition

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Congratulations to third-year law student Brendan H. White for placing third in the Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law. His paper was titled "Discrimination v. Retaliation: What Level of Harm is Necessary to Establish a Cause of Action Under Title VII?"


Law library featured in GLA spotlight

Thursday, May 5, 2011

The Alexander Campbell King Law Library was featured in the Georgia Library Association's Georgia Library Spotlight as a leader in the provision of information in electronic formats and for containing a large collection of historical state documents.


Distinguished international law scholar to join UGA School of Law faculty

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Joining Georgia Law this fall as the holder of the Emily and Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law is acclaimed international law scholar Diane Marie Amann. She comes to the law school from the University of California at Davis and will be teaching International Law and the Laws of War.


Georgia Law moot court team finishes among the top in world

Monday, May 2, 2011

Georgia Law recently finished 17th in the world at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria, where approximately 250 teams from more than 60 countries competed for top honors in the courtroom. Representing the school were third-year students Yvonne S. Godfrey, Mary Catherine Moore, Amanda M. Waide and Francis M. "Donald" Wakeford.

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