Students gain victory in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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Congratulations to third-year Appellate Litigation Clinic students Victoria A. Cuneo and Steven L. Strasberg, who earned a victory for their client in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in the case of Austin v. Plumley. After full briefing and oral argument, the court vacated the judgment of the district court and remanded for the district court to issue a conditional writ of habeas corpus.

 

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Georgia Law welcomes 11 law students from the countries of Brazil and the Dominican Republic. As part of the law school's Transnational Law Program, they will study international law, human rights law, environmental law, U.S. constitutional law and U.S. criminal law in Athens for one week.

Susan J. Wilson recently became Georgia Law’s executive director of career development, overseeing the school’s legal career services and professional development programs. Dean Rebecca H. White said she was pleased that Wilson was able to join her team to lead the school’s important efforts in career services and professional development.  “This is such a critical area for our students and the law school. I am confident Susan will bring fresh insights and make valuable contributions to these programs and the law school more generally.”

Georgia Law group hosting May Day Festival and Music Business Expo

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The University of Georgia Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Music Business Program will host the May Day Festival and Music Business Expo April 27 from noon to 8 p.m. at The Melting Point in downtown Athens. The event is free and is geared to musicians and those interested in the music industry. It is open to people of all ages.

 

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April 22, 2014 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

From Monday, April 7 through Friday, April 11 make a $1 donation to the law school's Food Frenzy campaign and you will receive a raffle ticket to win a chance to pie-a-professor.  Stop by the Food Frenzy table by Jittery Joe's to learn about participating professors.

 

Dean Rusk Center
for International Law and Policy

The Dean Rusk Center was established in 1977 to expand the scope of international law and policy initiatives at the University of  Georgia School of Law. Today, the Rusk Center, which is housed in Rusk Hall on UGA’s North Campus, provides a forum for collaboration and debate on issues of global importance, administers international education programs, and sponsors law school outreach to diverse partners around the world.

 

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Graduation 2014

Graduation regalia distribution will begin on April 14, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. and will end at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18, 2014, in room 124, 1st floor of Dean Rusk Hall. 

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