Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
Rebecca Hanner White, who has served as dean of the School of Law since 2003, recently announced that she plans to return to the faculty after 11 years of service as dean. UGA Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of dean of the School of Law. It will be chaired by Svein Øie, dean of the College of Pharmacy. Whitten said she is pleased that White will continue to serve as dean while the national search for her successor is underway.
Assistant Professor Mehrsa Baradaran was featured in a Law 360 article regarding her thoughts on regulations on midsize banks. The article was written by Evan Weinberger and appeared on 5/12/14.
Associate Professor Hillel Y. Levin was featured in the GA Voice regarding his thoughts on Georgia’s marriage equality lawsuit. The article was written by Patrick Saunders and appeared on 5/14/14.
Congratulations to second-year students Alicia N. Luncheon and Veronica M. O’Grady, who were selected to join the Gideon’s Promise Summer Law Clerk Program Class of 2014. They are two of 16 selected law students who will assist public defender offices in the Southeast that partner with Gideon’s Promise, a nonprofit organization that works to mobilize and train public defenders.
Two Georgia Law librarians' scholarship has been selected for an award. Director of the Law Library Carol A. Watson and Faculty Services Librarian Thomas “T.J.” Striepe published chapters in Law Librarianship in the Digital Age, which was awarded the American Association of Law Libraries Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award.