School of Law renews Butler Commitment, guaranteeing aid to new matriculants in 2020

Thursday, September 5, 2019

For the second straight year, the University of Georgia School of Law commits to providing financial aid to every veteran who accepts its offer of admission for the fall of 2020 – a guarantee known as the “Butler Commitment.”  Furthermore, the law school is pleased to share that 100% of veterans currently enrolled in its Juris Doctor program are receiving some form of scholarship aid from the school.

100% of first-gen students in J.D. entering class receiving aid

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The School of Law is proud to share that all first-generation college graduates in our Juris Doctor 2019 entering class are receiving some form of scholarship aid. Other support for first-gen students at the law school includes the First-Generation Student Association and a newly appointed First Start Coordinator who advises and guides these students.

Robinson Scholars Program aims to increase diversity in legal education

Friday, August 30, 2019

The University of Georgia School of Law has created the Robinson Scholars Program, which will benefit underrepresented student populations with ties to Georgia. The program is named in memory of 1974 alumnus Robert E. “Robbie” Robinson, a civil and human rights attorney who was tragically killed in 1989 by politically motivated mail bombs that were sent to his Savannah office.

School of Law welcomes its newest students

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The School of Law proudly welcomes approximately 225 students who are starting work on their Juris Doctor, Master of Laws and Master in the Study of Law degrees. The School of Law prides itself on providing a first-rate legal education and being counted among the best returns on investment in legal education today. 

2019 UGA diversity, inclusion grants fund 26 projects; School of Law's Robinson Scholars Program included

Monday, August 19, 2019

Twenty-six proposals have been funded through the second round of the New Approaches to Promote Diversity and Inclusion grants program, which was announced in January 2019 by UGA President Jere W. Morehead. Among those to be funded is the School of Law's Robinson Scholars Program. All of the initiatives selected are dedicated to serving underrepresented, underserved and first-generation students at UGA.