Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Congratulations to third-year student Kaitlin M. Ball who, in her role as president of the International Law Students Association, recently served as moderator for a panel titled “Emerging Trends and Challenges in International Legal Education and Scholarship” at the joint American Society of International Law/International Law Association conference held in Washington, D.C., during April.
Law Library Circulation Manager Marie Mize was elected vice chair of the UGA Staff Council, which contributes to the overall mission of the university by advising the president, providing a sounding board for staff to communicate to the administration and electing representatives to the University Council. Her term begins July 1.
Georgia Law welcomes 11 law students from the countries of Brazil and the Dominican Republic. As part of the law school's Transnational Law Program, they will study international law, human rights law, environmental law, U.S. constitutional law and U.S. criminal law in Athens for one week.
Student Professional Development Director Beth Shackleford was selected to be an advisory group member for the National Association of Law Placement's Professional Development Quarterly publication. She joins this seven-member panel of representatives from national law firms, Harvard Law School and Armstrong Talent Development to provide editorial guidance and support to the staff of the journal, which covers attorney professional development as well as legal career development and talent management.
Congratulations to third-year Appellate Litigation Clinic students Victoria A. Cuneo and Steven L. Strasberg, who earned a victory for their client in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in the case of Austin v. Plumley. After full briefing and oral argument, the court vacated the judgment of the district court and remanded for the district court to issue a conditional writ of habeas corpus.