Bishop argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Monday, January 30, 2017

Third-year student Rachel M. Bishop recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit as part of the law school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic. The clinic's client alleges that he was terminated by his trucking-company employer after filing a complaint with the EEOC, while the employer alleges the client was terminated because he failed to re-train after having a minor accident in a loading dock. Third-year students Allan T. "Trevor" Buhr and Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes assisted in writing briefs and in helping Bishop prepare by acting as opposing counsel during practice arguments.


Georgia Law finishes Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship as semifinalists

Monday, January 30, 2017

Congratulations to third-year students Callen A. Carroll, Andrew Z.R. Smith and Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes for finishing the Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship as semifinalists. This invitation-only tournament is for the top moot court programs from law schools across the country based on performances from the previous academic year.


Law firm honors partner and legal leader with endowed scholarship

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The University of Georgia School of Law is pleased to announce the creation of the Gary B. Blasingame Scholarship Fund, which was made possible by a $100,000 donation by the law firm Blasingame, Burch, Garrard, & Ashley, P.C., in tribute to a founding partner widely known as a strong advocate for his clients and an attorney of the highest caliber. “We are honored by the commitment Blasingame, Burch, Garrard, & Ashley has chosen to make to our law school as well as by this special opportunity to celebrate a distinguished alumnus whose engagement with our school throughout his career made a meaningful impact,” Georgia Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge said. 


Haley named Presidential Management Fellows Finalist

Monday, January 23, 2017

Congratulations to third-year student Spencer S. Haley for being named a Presidential Management Fellows Finalist for 2017. Haley was one of 417 finalists selected from more than 6,350 applicants. This program was established to attract to federal service outstanding men and women from a variety of backgrounds who have a clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs. 


UGA law school brings international law scholars to campus to share latest work

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The University of Georgia School of Law will bring several international law scholars to Athens this spring to share their latest research as part of the revival of the school’s International Law Colloquium Series. These global legal experts will present substantial works-in-progress on topics such as cybersecurity, global economics, human rights, international courts and refugees. Both upper-level law students and faculty engage with these prominent scholars during their time on campus.

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