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Dennis named associate dean for faculty development

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Martin Chair of Law Andrea L. Dennis has been named the School of Law’s new associate dean for faculty development. As associate dean, she will work closely with the law school’s faculty to promote world-class scholarship, to support the pursuit of extramural funding, to oversee promotion and tenure matters and to work with the other associate and assistant deans on strategic initiatives. Dennis will assume the role on July 1, when Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Weeks – the current holder of the position – takes on the role of UGA’s associate provost for faculty affairs.

Law school commits more than $560,000 to support more than 230 students/recent graduates; Summer fellowships, research assistantships and bar prep/Bridge to Practice grants in demand

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

This summer, roughly 230 University of Georgia School of Law students are benefiting from more than $560,000 of support for summer fellowships, research assistantships, bar exam preparation expenses and Bridge to Practice grants. “Service to state and society is part of the law school’s core mission,” Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge said. “To further that mission, we have prioritized our efforts to increase these valuable experiential learning opportunities allowing our students to further their knowledge of the law and gain real-world experience."

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Wells publishes article in the South Carolina Law Review

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Carter Chair in Tort and Insurance Law Michael L. Wells published "The Role of Fault in § 1983 Municipal Liability" in 71 South Carolina Law Review 293 (2019). 

Peters featured in the Advocate

Monday, June 15, 2020

Assistant Professor Jonathan Peters was featured in the Advocate regarding hate speech. The article titled "After racist video, experts and activists ask if hate speech on campuses like LSU should be restricted" was written by Brooks Kubena and published 6/14/20.

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Mayson publishes article in the Boston College Law Review

Friday, June 12, 2020

Assistant Professor Sandra G. Mayson published "Misdemeanors by the Numbers" in 61 Boston College Law Review 971 (2020).