Learn more about Georgia Law and the prominent Georgians who once graced the school's hallways by viewing oral histories that have been recorded.
Former Distinguished Research Professor and Rogers Chair Alan Watson received the American Society of Comparative Law's Lifetime Achievement Award. The award "honor[s] living senior comparatists whose writings have changed the shape or direction of American comparative or private international law" and was presented to him at ASCL's annual meeting.
Georgia Law’s Georgia Association of Law and Politics will host its second annual symposium on political and legal issues in Georgia Oct. 19 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries on the UGA campus. Open to the public, the event will begin with lunch and opening remarks at 11:30 a.m., followed by the first panel session at 12:30 p.m.
Associate Professor Sonja R. West has published "Smile for the Camera: The long lost photos of the Supreme Court at work—and what they reveal" in Slate regarding the debate of allowing cameras into the Supreme Court courtroom. The article appeared on 10/1/12.
Associate Professor Usha Rodrigues has published "SPACs and the JOBS Act" in 3 Harvard Business Law Review Online 17 (2012).
This fall the University of Georgia received a $100,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to implement the Asia-Georgia Internship Connection (AGIC) – a campus-wide initiative to expand and transform existing student internship opportunities in East and Southeast Asia. As part of AGIC, Georgia Law received nine $2,500 stipends to help support law students who complete a pro-bono internship in China, South Korea, Vietnam or Japan through the school's Global Internship Program.