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UGA Law Launches Benham Scholars Program

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The School of Law's new Benham Scholars Program, which seeks to increase diversity in legal education and the legal profession and is funded as part of the university's New Approaches in Diversity and Inclusion initiative, was featured in the Daily Report. The article was written by Meredith Hobbs and published 1/10/18. 


UGA law school creates Benham Scholars Program to enhance diversity in legal education, profession

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The University of Georgia School of Law has created a Benham Scholars Program, which will focus on helping to maintain and increase diversity in the legal profession. The program is named in honor of Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham, who was a first-year law student 50 years ago and became the law school’s second African-American graduate in 1970.



Carol Watson publishes article in AALL Spectrum

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Director of the Law Library Carol A. Watson has published "Securing Professional Development: Getting to Yes" in 22 AALL Spectrum 14 (2018). 


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Cade participates in panel at AALS Annual Meeting

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Associate Professor Jason A. Cade participated in a panel titled "Immigration Adjudication in an Era of Mass Deportation" at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools held in San Diego during January. Cade presented his article "Sanctuaries and Legitimacy in an Era of Mass Deportation," which was selected from a national call for papers by the Immigration Law Section of AALS.


Recipients of 2018 diversity and inclusion grant funding announced; law school program funded

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Twenty-one proposals have been funded through the New Approaches to Promote Diversity and Inclusion grants program, which was announced in August 2017 by UGA President Jere W. Morehead. A total of $300,000 was awarded. The $10,000 to $25,000 grants will be used for the development or adoption of new projects that support the recruitment, retention and success of underrepresented, underserved and first-generation students at UGA. The law school's Office of Admissions Benham Scholars Program was selected for funding.

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