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Protect Athens Music events aim to guide local musicians

Monday, February 6, 2012

Georgia Law's Sports and Entertainment Law Society has joined forces with UGA's Music Business Program and Nuçi's Space to host a conference on current music industry business and legal issues in addition to holding a free legal clinic for local musicians. The symposium will be held Feb. 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Melting Point in Downtown Athens, while the clinic will be held Feb. 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Nuçi's Space, near Downtown.


UGA School of Law welcomes senior director of development

Friday, February 3, 2012

Georgia Law has hired attorney Gregory C. "Greg" Sowell from Tifton as its new senior director of development. A 1983 graduate of Georgia Law, Sowell has served 10 consecutive years on the school's alumni council, in which he assisted with raising funds to support the law school.


Sonja West presents talk on video taping Supreme Court proceedings

Friday, February 3, 2012

Associate Professor Sonja R. West presented "The Monster in the Courtroom: What Do U.S. Supreme Court Justices Really Fear About Video Cameras?" at Brigham Young University's symposium titled "The Press, the Public and the Supreme Court" during January.


Three Georgia Law students named Presidential Management finalists

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Congratulations to third-year law students Karen S. Bemis, Halley E. Espy and Karim Jetha on being named finalists for the 2012 Presidential Management Fellows Program, a federal leadership development program created by Executive Order to develop a cadre of potential government leaders.


Torin Togut publishes article in the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Adjunct Professor Torin D. Togut has published "The Gestalt of the School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Duality of Overrepresentation of Minorities in Special Education and Racial Disparity in School Discipline on Minorities" in 20 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law 163 (2011).

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