Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Third-year law student W. Matthew Wilson has published "The Best Evidence Rule Made Better: A Glimpse into Georgia's New Evidence Code" in the Georgia Bar Journal's August issue. The article was co-authored with Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson.
Congratulations to the following faculty members who recently received promotions: Elizabeth Weeks Leonard (J.D.’99) was awarded the rank of full professor, Matthew I. Hall was named an associate professor, Lisa Milot and Christian Turner were promoted to associate professor with tenure and Hillel Y. Levin was granted tenure.
Lee A. Feinstein has joined the Georgia Law faculty as the Carl E. Sanders Political Leadership Scholar for the fall 2013 semester. The former U.S. Ambassador to the Repulic of Poland will teach the course Intervention and Sovereignty: Contemporary Issues in International and National Security Law. Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge has assumed the position of associate dean for faculty development, a post that will allow him to work closely with the law school's faculty, especially its untenured professors, to expand and promote scholarly activities.
Congratulations to Charles J. "Charlie" Bethel (J.D.'01), Jason J. Carter (J.D.'04), Kira Y. Fonteneau (J.D.'05), Jennifer Auer Jordan (J.D.'01), Jessica L. McClellan (J.D.'03) and Allen W. Yee (J.D.'03) on being selected for UGA's 40 under 40 Class of 2013. These individuals were recognized for their impact in business, leadership, community, artistic, research, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors in addition to their commitment to a lifelong relationship with the university.
Congratulations to second-year law student Sarah A. Hill, who received a scholarship to attend the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair in San Francisco, Calif. She is one of three recipients of the 7th Annual Kay Young Scholarship, which is presented by the Stonewall Bar Association to assist highly accomplished law students from the state of Georgia in attending this annual event.