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Fighting for justice

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

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.


Georgia Law to host conference on political and legal issues in Georgia

Monday, October 8, 2012

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.


Alan Watson receives lifetime achievement award

Monday, October 8, 2012

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 finishes strong in National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition

Monday, October 8, 2012

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.


Global Internship Program receives funding from Freeman Foundation

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

This fall the University of Georgia received a $100,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to implement the Asia-Georgia Internship Connection (AGIC) – a campus-wide initiative to expand and transform existing student internship opportunities in East and Southeast Asia. As part of AGIC, Georgia Law received nine $2,500 stipends to help support law students who complete a pro-bono internship in China, South Korea, Vietnam or Japan through the school's Global Internship Program.

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