Ten selected for new cohort of UGA Women’s Staff Leadership Institute; law school's Hinson included

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Ten UGA staff members have been selected to participate in the second cohort of the Women’s Staff Leadership Institute. The law school's Associate Director of Admissions and Director of Dual Degree Programs Shannon Shipley Hinson (J.D.'06) is among the 2018 participants. 


UGA wins national mock trial competition for second straight year

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Congratulations to third-year student Lauren E. Lutton and second-year students Shanice Echols, Robert Harrison II and C. Daniel Lockaby for capturing the national title in the 2018 South Texas Mock Trial Challenge. Lutton was named the best advocate for the final round. Notably, this is the second year in a row that UGA has won this national competition and the third time in five years that Georgia has captured this top trophy.


UGA law library selected for pilot to increase reach of legal scholarship

Monday, March 19, 2018

UGA's Alexander Campbell King Law Library and the Arthur W. Diamond Law Library at Columbia University were the two law school libraries selected to be part of a pilot project between bepress and SSRN that will explore the integration between the two platforms and potential solutions to the obstacles that professional schools face in promoting their faculty's open access scholarship. The pilot will run from March to June this year. 


UGA School of Law to host rural healthcare symposium

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the Third Annual Rural Healthcare Symposium starting at 9 a.m. on April 5 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Healthcare policymakers, executives, entrepreneurs and scholars will explore a range of issues addressing local and national rural healthcare disparities. There will be four panels focusing on: rural healthcare administration and management by those "in the trenches," transformative ideas in rural health, mental and behavioral health shortages, and the intersection of rural health and rural economic development. The keynote speaker will be the National Rural Health Association’s Maggie Elehwany, who serves as the group’s vice president of government affairs and policy.


Human rights researcher/advocate to discuss Thailand’s shifting role in Southeast Asia

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The University of Georgia School of Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center will host Benjamin Zawacki, a human rights researcher and advocate, to discuss his book Thailand: Shifting Ground between the US and a Rising China on March 20 at 11:45 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall located on North Campus. Zawacki’s book, published by the University of Chicago Press last year, explores Thailand's evolving foreign relations and the geo-political implications in Southeast Asia. 

Pages