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Why Law?

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

As law schools across the nation continue to manage rapid change, 12 deans have come together, with the help of their students, to highlight how the next generation of lawyers will make a difference in their communities and in the profession. Students representing each school - including the University of Georgia School of Law - were asked to answer a simple question: “Why Law?”  Their answers serve as an important reminder for practicing attorneys and current law students as well as an informative message for those considering law school about the value of a law degree.


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Carlson's book cited by Georgia Supreme Court

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson's book Carlson on Evidence, 5th ed. (with M. Carlson) was cited by the Georgia Supreme Court to determine that the Georgia co-conspirator rule follows federal law in the case of Dublin v. State.


McElhanon wins Top Negotiator Award

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Congratulations to second-year student Madeline McElhanon who earned the Top Negotiator Award in the law school's recent intramural negotiation competition and to second-year student Meryl See who earned the First Runner-Up Award. These students competed in three rounds of negotiations with an original field of 52 students. Both will receive automatic invitations to be on the law school's Negotiation Competition Team.


Law school's Distinguished Law Fellows program featured in Georgia Magazine

Monday, September 18, 2017

The School of Law's Distinguished Law Fellows initiative, which represents a new phase in legal education by providing full-tuition-plus scholarships, was featured in Georgia Magazine. The article titled "Empowered Advocacy" was written by Aaron Hale and published in the fall issue.  


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Trimble publishes article in the Mercer Law Review

Monday, September 18, 2017

Legal Writing Instructor Travis M. Trimble published “Environmental Law” in 68 Mercer Law Review 1003 (2017).

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