Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
The UGA School of Law Staff Council recently presented Administrative Associate Tina M. Whitehair with the 2013 Emma P. Terrell Distinguished Employee of the Year Award. This award is given annually to recognize staff members who demonstrate an outstanding work ethic, commitment to service and exceptional job performance in addition to the cooperation necessary to increase the quality of education and service provided by the law school.
Associate Professor Sonja R. West published "Censorship 101: What schools are really teaching students when we let them censor their speech" in Slate magazine regarding how the U.S. Supreme Court has "slowly chipped away" at students' right to express their views at school. The article appeared on 12/6/13.
Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade has published "Policing the Immigration Police: ICE Prosecutorial Discretion and the Fourth Amendment" in 113 Columbia Law Review Sidebar 180 (2013).
Martin Chair James C. "Jim" Smith has edited "Property and Sovereignty: Legal and Cultural Perspectives" (Ashgate Publishing, 2013).
From Dec. 2 through Dec. 13, Georgia Law will host more than 35 members of the Brazilian judiciary as part of the school's International Judicial Training Program. This program is designed to introduce foreign judges and court personnel to the U.S. judicial system allowing participants to gain ideas and insights on possible ways to strengthen their own judicial systems. This is the 17th year Georgia Law has worked with the Brazilian judiciary through this program, which is co-sponsored by the Georgia Institute of Continuing Judicial Education.