Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
Hosch Professor Thomas A. Eaton was quoted in Columns regarding the Athens Justice Program, where he serves as the vice president of the board of directors. The program aims to provide assistance for people accused of a crime and to help them stay out of jail. The article was written by Aaron Hale and appeared on 10/8/12.
Congratulations to third-year law student Emily A. Cook for being named the Best Oralist at this year's Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Additionally, third-year students Kelly A. Blair and Emir Sehic placed as finalists in the competition and had the 5th best brief while Cook and her teammate, J. Walker Rick, finished in the top eight out of a field of 30 teams.
Former Distinguished Research Professor and Rogers Chair Alan Watson received the American Society of Comparative Law's Lifetime Achievement Award. The award "honor[s] living senior comparatists whose writings have changed the shape or direction of American comparative or private international law" and was presented to him at ASCL's annual meeting.
Georgia Law’s Georgia Association of Law and Politics will host its second annual symposium on political and legal issues in Georgia Oct. 19 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries on the UGA campus. Open to the public, the event will begin with lunch and opening remarks at 11:30 a.m., followed by the first panel session at 12:30 p.m.
Associate Professor Sonja R. West has published "Smile for the Camera: The long lost photos of the Supreme Court at work—and what they reveal" in Slate regarding the debate of allowing cameras into the Supreme Court courtroom. The article appeared on 10/1/12.