UGA law school to celebrate NATO’s 70th anniversary with lecture, Dean Rusk International Law Center hosts NATO legal advisor

Thursday, September 19, 2019

The University of Georgia School of Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center will host the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s legal advisor to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the international alliance, which is comprised of approximately 30 North American and European countries. “NATO @ 70: The Rule of Law Alliance” will be delivered by Steven Hill – NATO’s Office of Legal Affairs director based in Brussels, Belgium – Sept. 26 at 12 noon in Hirsch Hall’s Classroom A, North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.


UGA receives national award for its commitment to diversity, law school's Benham and Robinson programs mentioned

Thursday, September 19, 2019

For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Georgia’s far-reaching commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion has been recognized with a national award. The INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion. Rather than recognizing a single program or unit, the award highlights a range of student, faculty and staff initiatives at the university. Counted among UGA's programs are the law school's Benham Scholars and Robinson Scholars programs. 


Federal legislative staffers get up close look at UGA, including the law school's Veterans Legal Clinic

Monday, September 16, 2019

About 50 federal staffers representing Georgia’s 16 congressional offices visited the University of Georgia to get a firsthand look at how UGA makes a positive impact on the state and nation through its teaching, research and service missions. One session highlighted UGA’s work to support Georgia’s veterans and the defense community, including the law school's Veterans Legal Clinic. 


UGA law school hosts book discussion on Brown's Defending the Public's Enemy

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The University of Georgia School of Law will host a discussion of the recently published book Defending the Public's Enemy: The Life and Legacy of Ramsey Clark, which was written by Lonnie T. Brown, Jr., a Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor and the holder of the law school’s Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism. The discussion will be held Oct. 3 at 4 p.m. in Classroom A of Hirsch Hall on UGA’s North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.


Fall 2019 Signature Lectures to bring notable figures to UGA, includes two alumnae and law school events

Friday, September 6, 2019

Nationally and internationally recognized leaders in fields ranging from the arts and humanities to politics and business will visit the University of Georgia this fall as part of the Signature Lecture Series. UGA Signature Lectures feature speakers noted for their broad, multidisciplinary appeal and compelling bodies of work. Law school sponsored events include: Steven Hill, legal adviser and director of the Office of Legal Affairs, NATO - 9/26; Irina Bokova, former director general, UNESCO - 10/1; Ashley Watson (J.D.'93), chief compliance officer, Johnson & Johnson, Ethics Week Lecture - 11/4; Ertharin Cousin (J.D.'82)Payne Distinguished Lecturer, Stanford University - 11/12.

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