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Georgia Law launches student mentorship program

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The School or Law is ensuring that all first-year students have a network of support when they arrive on campus to begin their legal studies. The Georgia Law mentor program will consist of a faculty member, an upper-level law student and a Georgia Law graduate or legal professional. This will be in addition to the Career Development Office counselor who will be appointed to the student.

Georgia Law emphasizing clerkship benefits to students

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Georgia Law faculty and career development staff have refocused their efforts on communicating to students the advantages of postgraduate federal judicial clerkships, and these efforts are showing considerable success. Since 2015, 30 students have secured federal clerkships both in the state of Georgia and beyond in states such as New Mexico, Texas and Florida. (One student will also clerk for the Delaware Court of Chancery, which is considered the most important court in the country for business law.) Furthermore, a recent ranking published by Excess of Democracy places Georgia Law among the top 20 law schools in the nation (and 9th among public law schools) for graduates from the Classes of 2013, 2014 and 2015 securing full-time, long-term federal clerkships.

Three Georgia Law professors gain promotions

Friday, August 19, 2016

Congratulations to the following faculty members: Harlan G. Cohen and Sonja R. West were promoted to the rank of full professor. Additionally, Kent Barnett was promoted to the rank of associate professor.

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Weeks publishes casebook on American health care

Friday, August 19, 2016

Hosch Professor Elizabeth Weeks has published The Law of American Health Care (with N. Huberfield and K. Outterson) (Wolters Kluwer, 2016).


Library circulation assistant featured in the Athens Banner-Herald

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Law Library Circulation Assistant Emily Crews was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding her and some of her co-workers' efforts to elevate awareness of the Poppy Lady and to raise money for a disabled veteran's wheelchair. The article titled "Saturday party honors Poppy Lady, raises money for disabled vet's wheelchair" was written by Lee Shearer and published 8/18/16.