Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
Callaway Chair Emeritus Verner F. Chaffin received The American Law Institute's 50-year membership medallion at the organization's annual meeting held in Washington, D.C., earlier this year. Chaffin was honored, along with eight other legal scholars nationwide, for his continuous service to the prestigious legal education society and was presented the award by ALI President Roberta Cooper Ramo.
Improvements to the law school's facilities continued this summer with the primary focus being on the rotunda area and cupola. Last summer, the school benefited from a renovation that resulted in almost 4,000 sq. ft. of additional building space being captured by enclosing the law school's Sutherland Courtyard with multifunctional corridors. Designed primarily for student use, these changes were made to repurpose underutilized areas and to address the overcrowding of public spaces.
Assistant Professor Kent Barnett has published "Avoiding Independent Agency Armageddon" in 87 Notre Dame Law Review 1349 (2012).
Cleveland Distinguished Chair of Legal Ethics and Professionalism Lonnie T. Brown Jr. was recently selected by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia to serve as the principal substantive consultant for the court's Civil Local Rules Revision Project.
Georgia Law is pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd Annual Firm and Corporate Alumni Challenge, which seeks to achieve 100 percent giving participation from Georgia Law graduates within an organization. Fortson, Bentley and Griffin of Athens, Ga., won category A of the competition (organizations with more than 10 Georgia Law graduates), while Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison & Norwood of Columbus, Ga., won category B (organizations with five to 10 Georgia Law graduates).