Georgia Law places as semifinalist and captures third best brief at Kurth competition

Monday, January 26, 2015

Congratulations to third-year students Candace D. Farmer, M. Laughlin Kane and Alicia N. Luncheon for finishing as semifinalists in the Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship. The trio also prepared the third best brief of the competition.


UGA to celebrate 230th anniversary with series of Founders Day events; former Associate Dean Kurtz to deliver lecture

Monday, January 12, 2015

UGA will observe its 230th anniversary in 2015, and the UGA Alumni Association will celebrate the occasion by hosting a weeklong series of events, including the 13th annual Founders Day Lecture on Jan. 26 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel. Paul M. Kurtz, associate dean and professor emeritus for the UGA School of Law, will present the lecture, titled “A New York Yankee in Abraham Baldwin’s Court: (Almost) Fifty Years Behind 'Enemy' Lines.”


Rodrigues named associate dean for faculty development at Georgia Law

Friday, January 9, 2015

Georgia Law’s Usha Rodrigues has been named the school’s new associate dean for faculty development. In this role, she will work closely with the law school’s faculty, especially its untenured professors, to expand and promote scholarly activities. “I am pleased Usha, an accomplished scholar, will be serving in this position,” said Georgia Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge. “I believe our faculty will benefit greatly from her knowledge, work ethic and experience and that she will be able to assist our professors with their scholarly pursuits.”


Georgia Law to host Ebola panel covering domestic and international issues

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy will host a panel discussion on domestic and international issues relating to the Ebola virus on Jan. 21 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.


Georgia Law receives $3.4 million from the estate of the late Gov. Sanders

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Georgia Law has received a $3.4 million gift from the estate of former Georgia Gov. Carl E. Sanders. Approximately $2.4 million will be used to create the Carl E. Sanders Law Scholarship Fund, which will provide scholarships to law students. The remainder of the gift will be added to the Carl E. Sanders Chair in Political Leadership Fund, which was established in 2002 to support a faculty position for someone to “educate students about the roles of law and lawyers in shaping public policy and about the role of lawyers in positions of leadership.”

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