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Free speech experts come to Athens as part of "Tinker Tour"

Monday, October 21, 2013

Georgia Law will host free speech advocate Mary Beth Tinker and student speech attorney Mike Hiestand as part of a nationwide tour on Nov. 4 at 12:30 p.m. in Room A (120) of Hirsch Hall. Tinker was a lead plaintiff in the landmark 1969 U.S. Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, where the court upheld students’ First Amendment right to express themselves in a non-disruptive way within their public schools. During her talk, Tinker will discuss the case and the current state of free speech and civics awareness among America’s young people.

 


Burrell and Whittaker win England Mock Trial Competition

Monday, October 21, 2013

Congratulations to second-year law students Garrett S. Burrell and Andrew M. Whittaker for winning the 2013 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.


Dodge chosen for Next Generation Program

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Assistant Professor Jaime Dodge has been selected for the Next Generation Program of the 2013 National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. The group of 40 bankruptcy attorneys is selected based upon their professional accomplishments to date, which have demonstrated the participants' potential to become highly respected members of the bankruptcy bar in coming years. Dodge was the only scholar selected for inclusion within the group, nominated by bankruptcy judges and law firm partners.


Lawsuit claims stripper fired for being pregnant

Friday, October 18, 2013

Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding a lawsuit filed by an exotic dancer claiming wrongful termination for being pregnant. The article was written by Marcus K. Garner and appeared on 10/18/13.


UGA graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

University of Georgia graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2014 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The School of Law moved up a place to tie for 33rd on the list, placing it among the top 13 public law schools in the nation and among the top four public schools in the Southeast.

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