Georgia Law Dean Rusk Center’s International Judicial Training Program has partnered with the Dubai Judicial Institute to begin training judges, lawyers and court officials from the Middle East. This is the first time the IJTP has traveled outside of the United States to conduct on-site instruction, and according to Rusk Center Director C. Donald Johnson, the timing could not be better.
Martin Chair James C. Smith will deliver a talk titled "The Nature and the Future of the Law of Neighbors" at the Symposium on Comparative Neighbor Law to be held at the University of Edinburgh School of Law in December.
Professor Donald E. Wilkes Jr. has published State Postconviction Remedies and Relief Handbook, 5th ed. (Thomson Reuters, 2009).
Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center was recently honored in India for its work in the area of international legal education and outreach with an International Jurists Award. The award was presented to Rusk Center Director C. Donald Johnson during the International Conference of Jurists in New Delhi by the President of India Pratibha Devisingh Patil.
Three University of Georgia School of Law students joined forces to take home the top trophy at a regional round of the National Moot Court Competition held November 20-21 in Atlanta. This trio, composed of third-year students Marie E. Greene, Kevin P. Murphy and Ashley L. Scruggs, will now advance to the national tier of this tournament to be held in New York City during February.