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Appel featured in E&E News

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Smith Professor Peter A. Appel was featured in E&E News regarding his thoughts on the Southeast water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia. The article titled "Supreme Court: Pivotal battle looms in long-running Southeast water war" was written by Amanda Reilly and was published 10/31/16. 


Cade featured on Bloomberg's "Cases and Controversies"

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade was featured on Bloomberg's "Cases and Controversies" podcast regarding his thoughts on the U.S. Supreme Court's recent and upcoming immigration cases. The podcast aired 11/2/16.


Former Dean Spurgeon receives award

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Former Georgia Law Dean Edward D. "Ned" Spurgeon is the 2016 recipient of the John H. Pickering Award of Achievement, which honors the life and accomplishments of John H. Pickering, an outstanding lawyer who was involved in various pro bono activities and law-related societal issues affecting the elderly. The award is given by the ABA's Senior Lawyers Division. 


Georgia Law leads state in bar exam passage rate

Thursday, November 3, 2016

The University of Georgia School of Law saw a high percentage of its graduates pass the July 2016 Georgia bar exam. The passage rate for first-time test takers from Georgia Law was 87.5 percent, 12.2 percentage points higher than the state average of 75.3 percent for ABA-approved law schools. For all Georgia Law graduates who took the July 2016 exam, 86.1 percent passed versus the state average of 71.1 percent.


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Lanier appointed to ABA Commission on Law and Aging

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Managing Attorney of the Mediation Practicum Eleanor C. Lanier has been appointed to the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging, which is a collaborative and interdisciplinary leader of the Association's work to strengthen and secure the legal rights, dignity, autonomy, quality of life and quality of care of aging persons.

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