U.S. District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to give Georgia Law's House Lecture

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

U.S. District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will present “Reflections on My Journey as a Mother and a Judge” at the University of Georgia School of Law’s 35th Edith House Lecture on March 2 at 3:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public. Jackson has served on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia since 2013.


UGA law school to host public interest law conference

Friday, February 10, 2017

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the 12th Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference February 25 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall starting at 9:30 a.m. This year’s conference will explore issues surrounding vulnerable persons in custody, expanding access to justice through community lawyering, and healthcare access and disability rights. Francys Johnson, who currently serves as the president of the Georgia chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will deliver the keynote address. 


Buice wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition

Monday, February 6, 2017

Congratulations to first-year student Amy Buice for winning the 2017 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Competition. The finalist was Curtis D. Lockaby.


UGA unveils 2017 Bulldog 100 rankings; Five Georgia Law alumni/alumnae businesses included

Monday, February 6, 2017

The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni during the eighth annual Bulldog 100 Celebration on Feb. 4 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. The 2017 fastest-growing business was Chicken Salad Chick, helmed by president and CEO Scott Deviney, who received his degree in economics from UGA’s Terry College of Business in 1995. Georgia Law alumni/alumnae businesses included are: #24 Crate Services, Inc., Darren Gaynor (J.D.'02); #42 The Spotted Trotter, Megan K. Ouzts (J.D.'05); #58 William Teusink, R. Lawton Jordan (J.D.'00); #96 Agora Vintage, Russell Edwards (J.D.'10) and #99 Stanton Law LLC, Todd Stanton (J.D.'00).


Bishop argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Monday, January 30, 2017

Third-year student Rachel M. Bishop recently presented oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit as part of the law school’s Appellate Litigation Clinic. The clinic's client alleges that he was terminated by his trucking-company employer after filing a complaint with the EEOC, while the employer alleges the client was terminated because he failed to re-train after having a minor accident in a loading dock. Third-year students Allan T. "Trevor" Buhr and Christopher D. "Chris" Stokes assisted in writing briefs and in helping Bishop prepare by acting as opposing counsel during practice arguments.

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