UGA law school explores women’s roles in public service and honors women judges

Monday, September 25, 2017

The School of Law will host discussions exploring women's roles in public service and a reception that will honor the women judges of Georgia's Western Judicial Circuit Oct. 12 at 1:00 p.m. in its Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. Part of the law school’s Georgia Women in Law Lead initiative, “The Front Lines of Public Service” will focus on how public service lawyers and judges in non-jury courts shape society.  The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

Why Law?

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

As law schools across the nation continue to manage rapid change, 12 deans have come together, with the help of their students, to highlight how the next generation of lawyers will make a difference in their communities and in the profession. Students representing each school - including the University of Georgia School of Law - were asked to answer a simple question: “Why Law?”  Their answers serve as an important reminder for practicing attorneys and current law students as well as an informative message for those considering law school about the value of a law degree.

McElhanon wins Top Negotiator Award

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Congratulations to second-year student Madeline McElhanon who earned the Top Negotiator Award in the law school's recent intramural negotiation competition and to second-year student Meryl See who earned the First Runner-Up Award. These students competed in three rounds of negotiations with an original field of 52 students. Both will receive automatic invitations to be on the law school's Negotiation Competition Team.

UGA to Reopen Wednesday, Delayed Start

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The University of Georgia will delay its opening until 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The first classes will begin at 10:10 a.m. Business operations on the Athens campus will resume their normal schedules beginning at 10 a.m.

UPDATE: UGA closed Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 11-12

Monday, September 11, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal has issued an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency for all 159 counties in Georgia due to the pending impact of Hurricane Irma. State offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 11, and Tuesday, Sept. 12. Therefore, the University of Georgia will be closed on both Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 11-12.  All classes, campus events and activities will be canceled during this time.