UGA School of Law Sibley Lecture to address social justice

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., will present “Social Justice Lawyering: Confronting Power, Racial and Economic Injustice and Hopelessness Within the Law” at the University of Georgia School of Law’s 109th Sibley Lecture March 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall.


UGA graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

University of Georgia graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2014 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The School of Law moved up a place to tie for 33rd on the list, placing it among the top 13 public law schools in the nation and among the top four public schools in the Southeast.


Conference to focus on impact and future of the Cuban embargo

Monday, March 11, 2013

Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center will present “The Cuban Embargo: Policy Outlook After Fifty Years” on March 22. During this daylong conference, Cuban and American diplomats, scholars, legal practitioners and trade specialists will examine the effectiveness and consequences of economic sanctions as well as the potential impact of revising or lifting the U.S. embargo on trade with Cuba.


U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Edith Jones to speak at Georgia Law

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Judge Edith Hollan Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will present “Why the Constitution Matters and Why Women Should Care” as Georgia Law’s Edith House Lecturer on March 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. A brief reception will follow.


Georgia Law conference to focus on social justice issues

Monday, February 25, 2013

Gun control, homelessness, affirmative action and alternative courts as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights are among the issues to be addressed at Georgia Law’s Eighth Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. The daylong event will take place March 2 beginning at 9 a.m. in Harold Hirsch Hall. For planning purposes, registration is requested at http://ugawipi.wordpress.com before Feb. 28.

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