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Georgia Law finishes strong at two national competitions

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Georgia Law recently finished as semifinalists and quarterfinalists in the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition and the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, respectively. Out of the 40 teams competing in the Texas tournament, Georgia Law was awarded one of three Outstanding Brief Awards and third-year student Eric L. Roden was named Best Advocate of the tournament.


UGA School of Law wins national negotiation competition

Monday, April 2, 2012

Congratulations to second-year law students Christopher A. Knapik and Christopher S. Smith for placing first at the 2012 Robert R. Merhige, Jr. National Environmental Negotiation Competition. This annual two-day competition features teams from around the country and involves several rounds of negotiation centered on current issues in environmental law.


Elizabeth Weeks Leonard publishes article on the Affordable Care Act

Monday, April 2, 2012

Associate Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard has published "The Rhetoric Hits the Road: State Challenges to the Affordable Care Act Implementation" in 46 University of Richmond Law Review 781 (2012).


"Stand your ground law" in effect in Georgia more than 100 years

Monday, April 2, 2012

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding the laws surrounding self-defense. The article was written by Rhonda Cook and appeared on 3/31/12.


Food carts show potential beyond hot dogs

Monday, April 2, 2012

Public Interest Fellow David Deganian was featured in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his involvement in the recent food cart festival as well as his work with the College Avenue Mobile Food Vending Study. The article was written by Andre Gallant and appeared on 3/31/12.

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