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UGA School of Law to host annual benefit auction for student fellowships

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The University of Georgia School of Law’s Equal Justice Foundation will host its 33rd annual benefit auction March 24 at 6:30 p.m. at The Foundry at Graduate Athens. The evening will include both a silent and live auction, which will begin at 8 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go toward EJF summer fellowships, which help support School of Law students working in summer public interest positions for little or no compensation. The event is free, and the public is invited to attend.

Alumnus donates art collection to UGA School of Law

Monday, March 5, 2018

William Elliott Stiles Jr. – an accomplished artist, Atlanta attorney and University of Georgia School of Law 2006 alumnus – is donating 10 pieces of his work to his alma mater. The hand-painted originals will portray various legal themes and contain references to the School of Law. The new pieces he plans to donate to the school are part of his “Concept Collection,” which is “firmly rooted in the practice of law and has excerpts of U.S. Supreme Court opinions in the background,” according to Stiles. 

Cade featured in U.S. News & World Report

Monday, March 5, 2018

Associate Professor Jason A. Cade was featured in an Associated Press article that appeared in U.S. News & World Report and other publications regarding the role of judges when hearing cases involving immigrants.  The article "Bill: Local Authorities Must Help Enforce Immigration Law" was written by Kate Brumback and published 3/3/18.

Pate published article on

Monday, March 5, 2018

Adjunct Professor Page Pate has published "Banning assault rifles would be constitutional" on regarding his thoughts on the Second Amendment. The article was published 3/3/18.

School of Law team wins regional mock trial tournament and advances to nationals

Monday, March 5, 2018

Congratulations to third-year students J. Alex Prescott and Karen E. Hays and second-year students Stephen Mulherin and Philip Poole for winning the regional championship of the American Association for Justice National Student Trial Advocacy Competition. They will now compete in the national tier of the tournament during April. A second team comprised of third-year students Hallie E. Willis and Oliver R. Ladd and second-year students Matthew "Matt" Poletti and Davis Kimball also participated. Third-year student B. Elizabeth "Liz" Tarver helped coach the team.