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Burch receives an award for her "Judging Multidistrict Litigation" article

Friday, January 22, 2016

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was selected as one of the co-winners of the sixth annual Fred C. Zacharias Memorial Prize for Scholarship in Professional Responsibility for her article "Judging Multidistrict Litigation" (90 New York University Law Review 71 (2015)). The other co-winner is Morris A. Ratner.


UGA announces Signature Lectures for spring 2016; Sibley Lecture and alumna Tess Davis included

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Trailblazing scientists, heralded historians and influential leaders in higher education, business and law are set to visit the University of Georgia this spring as part of the Signature Lecture series. UGA’s Signature Lecture series is in its second year. The designation is given by the Office of Academic Programs to events featuring speakers with broad, multidisciplinary appeal and compelling bodies of work. Georgia Law's Jan. 28 Sibley Lecture with David B. Wilkins is included, as well as alumna Terressa M. "Tess" Davis (J.D.’09), who will speak April 20.


Georgia Law creates elite fellowship with Goddard Foundation gift; Full-tuition-plus law school scholarships to include professional development opportunities

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Georgia Law has established an elite fellowship program as a result of a $2 million founding gift from The John N. Goddard Foundation. Initially, the program will offer three law school students annually the opportunity to receive an educational experience including domestic and international externships and guided research experiences, opportunities to meet some of the country’s top legal leaders and a full tuition scholarship.


Kirby Smart coaching at UGA program 'where everybody knows the deal up front' on drug policy

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Georgia Athletic Association Professor  David E. Shipley was mentioned in the Athens Banner-Herald regarding his thoughts on an SEC committee's discussion of drug policies. The article was written by Marc Weiszer and published 1/20/16.


Continuing a legacy of diversity with the Larry D. Thompson Legacy of Leadership Fellowship Program

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Sibley Professor in Corporate and Business Law Larry D. Thompson was honored by PepsiCo with the Larry D. Thompson Legacy of Leadership Fellowship Program to support Thompson's dedication to promote diversity in the legal profession. The program will allow for up to four first-year law students to be part of the in the 1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Scholars Program and participate in a 10-week program with PepsiCo.

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