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Justice Stevens delivered keynote address at freedom of the press conference; Georgia Law continues to be recognized as a best value; Investiture ceremony for UGA president; Moot court program earns national attention; “Tinker Tour” visited Athens; Hellerstein publishes book on taxation of global digital commerce; Wharton publishes book on legal writing and legal method; Cook selected as SEC Administrative Fellow; Dodge chosen for Next Generation Program; Watson named All-Star; Cohen honored with membership in the American Law Institute; SCOTUSblog conference available for viewing online; O’Reilly joins Office of Law School Advancement; Best wishes for the upcoming holiday season; Include Georgia Law in your year-end charitable giving; A Message from LCS; Class Notes & In Memoriam; In the Spotlight: Charles H. Brown (LL.B.'63), Associate Professor Hillel Levin and Third-year law student David Dove.
Georgia Law welcomes the Class of 2016; Morehead installed as UGA's 22nd president; Former U.S. ambassador serves as Sanders Scholar; Renovation work completed; Rutledge named associate dean for faculty development and five other faculty promoted; Three new professors join the Georgia Law faculty; Ringhand publishes book on U.S. Supreme court confirmation process; Cohen participates in U.N. Consultative Process; Darden and Jones receive DSS Award; Alumna recognized as one of the world's most powerful women; Six Georgia Law grads selected for UGA's 40 under 40; Roseboro to lead admissions efforts and Bridges to be associate director; Make plans to attend the law school's annual BBQ and Reunion Weekend; Class of 1973 reunion to be help in September; Law Library introduces Chat Reference; Savannah and Gainesville firms win Firm & Corporation Alumni Challenge; Baines joins Georgia Law's development team; Loan repayment/debt relief assistance available to alumni; A Message from LCS; Class Notes & In Memoriam; In the Spotlight: GreenLaw Executive Director Stephanie Stuckey Benfield (J.D. '92), Hosch Professor Thomas A. Eaton and Second-year law student Xon Hostetter.
Sixth graduate in nine years selected to clerk for U.S. Supreme Court; Advocacy teams finish the season with national win and other top honors; U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Martin to deliver commencement address; Portrait unveiling ceremony for U.S. District Court Chief Judge Carnes; Cuban embargo conference; Sibley Lecturer addresses social injustices; U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Jones delivers House Lecture; Judges discuss diversity on the bench; Kurtz to step down in June and Brown named successor; Amann honored with international law award; Thompson named ASIL counsellor; Burch selected to join ALI; Faculty members recognized for excellence; Law school launches Transnational Law Program; Second-year law student elected president of ILSA; 2013 Awards Day Ceremony; Russell and Beaird competition winners; Alumni invited to participate in European summer study program for CLE credits; Georgia Law welcomes Douglas and says farewell to Olidge; LL.M. Alumni Association welcomes its newest members; Justice Blackwell inducted into Georgia Law Phi Alpha Delta chapter; Follow the law school on Twitter; A Message from LCS; Class Notes & In Memoriam; In the Spotlight: Duane Morris partner Woody Jameson (J.D.'88), Associate Professor Usha Rodrigues, Third-year law student Mahdi Abdur-Rahman.
Alumnus Jere Morehead named next UGA president; UN World Food Programme Director speaks at Georgia Law events; Amann appointed special adviser to the International Criminal Court; Advocacy and Negotiation Competition teams bring home national championship and other top honors; Upcoming conferences focus on music law, environmental law, public interest law and trade law; Faculty Highlights: Lori A. Ringhand, Timothy Meyer, Logan E. Sawyer III and Harlan G. Cohen; Georgia Law student wins top honors at legal writing competition; Alumnus featured in Sundance Film Festival documentary; Second-year law student crowned Miss UGA; Bridge named in memory of former Associate Dean Ellen Jordan; Three alumni recognized in Bulldog 100 listing; Baker named 2012 law school employee of the year; Class Notes & In Memoriam; In the Spotlight: U.S. General Services Administration Regional Administrator Shyam Reddy (J.D.'00), Associate Professor of Law Harlan Cohen and Second-year law student Courtney Coons.
November 2012 issue - New service learning program to launch this spring; two more on the horizon; Foyer named for Aflac Foundation President Kathelen Amos (J.D.'82); Georgia Law continues to be recognized as a best value; Global Internship Program receives funding from the Freeman Foundation; ASIL Midyear Meeting held in Athens/Atlanta; Georgia Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at Georgia Law; Faculty Highlights: Lonnie T. Brown Jr., Julian A. Cook III, Walter Hellerstein, Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge; Georgia Law wins Hulsey/Gambrell competition; takes second at national civil rights and liberties moot; Prosecutorial Clinic director and students reach milestones; Georgia Law says goodbye to Sarajane Love (J.D.'73) and Elaine Mitchell; welcomes new alumni and business & finance directors; In Memoriam: John Rees, Erwin Surrency (J.D.'48) and Jack Murray; Digital Commons hits 500,000 downloads; Include Georgia Law in your year-end charitable giving; Best wishes for the upcoming holiday season; In the Spotlight: University of Missouri College of Business Dean Joan Gabel (J.D.'93), Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard (J.D.'99), Third-year law student Matt Noller; Class Notes & In Memoriam
August 2012 Issue - Georgia Law welcomes the Class of 2015; $1.5 million cy pres award goes toward student scholarships; Baradaran and Barnett join the Georgia Law faculty; Rotunda renovation completed; Shipley, Levin, Cohen and Graham earn promotions; Thompson rejoins PepsiCo as executive vice president; Cohen wins JILP Peer Review Award; Amann participates in a closed-door workshop; Barnett selected to present at the 2012 Yale-Stanford-Harvard Junior Faculty Forum; LSA presents highest honor to Kurtz and Wooten; Athens and Columbus firms win Firm and Corporate Alumni Challenge; Chaffin and Surrency recognized for dedication to the legal profession; Eleven Georgia Law alumni named to UGA’s 40 Under 40; Georgia Law says farewell to longtime alumni director Jill Coveny Birch; Reconnect at Reunion Weekend; 22nd Annual Law School BBQ; In the Spotlight: VP and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer for the Hewlett-Packard Company Ashley Watson (J.D.'93), Associate Professor Sonja R. West, Second-year law student Krunal Shah; Class Notes & In Memoriam
May 2012 Issue - U.S. District Court Judge Richard Story to deliver graduation address; Renovations to continue this summer; Negotiation team captures national championship; School continues to dominate in Intrastate Moot Court Competition and finishes well in others; Adams to step down from UGA presidency in 2013; Ringhand and Rutledge promoted to endowed positions; Russell Gabriel honored with the GACDL President's Award; Walter Hellerstein testifies before U.S. Senate; Georgia Law bids farewell to two longtime professors; See law students in action; Students advance legal education in Bhutan; International journal dedicates issue in memory of Gabriel Wilner; Students and faculty honored at Awards Day; School "adopts" hawk; Seiler family named Family of the Year by UGA Alumni Association; In the Spotlight: Uganda Christian University's Brian Dennison (J.D.'98), Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry Thompson and second-year law student Caroline McGlamry; Class Notes & In Memoriam.
February 2012 Issue - General counsel of Coca-Cola North America to serve as House lecturer; Georgia Law Alumnae Evening to feature U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates (J.D.'86); Former U.S. ambassador to deliver talk on atrocity crimes; Greg Sowell joins Georgia Law development team; Diverse range of conferences come to Georgia Law this spring; U.S. Senator and U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner speak in Athens; Faculty Highlights: Larry D. Thompson, Lori A. Ringhand, Lonnie T. Brown Jr., Logan E. Sawyer III; D.C. Semester in Practice Program launches with strong placements; Three Georgia Law students named Presidential Management finalists; Alumni recognized in Bulldog 100 listing; Doyle named UGA vice president for government relations; Love recognized as the 2011 employee of the year; Reunion Weekend and Homecoming BBQ; In the Spotlight: Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton Of Counsel James Rayis (J.D.'82), Washington, D.C., Semester in Practice Instructor Jessica L. Heywood (J.D.'97) and third-year law student Ridwan Khan; Class Notes & In Memoriam.