Georgia Law students receive grants for Global Internship Program

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Congratulations to first-year students Ann S. Carroll, Preston N. Cox, Tiffany L. Donohue, Morgan M. Johnson, Brenny B. Nguyen and Amber R. O'Connell for receiving Freeman Foundation grants for their summer internships with the law school's Global Internship Program. In total, the students received $26,000.

Georgia Sea Grant launches new legal program; students Jones and Johnson serve as fellows

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Georgia Sea Grant has partnered with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at UGA to create the new Georgia Sea Grant Legal Program where students at the School of Law will work with legal and policy experts to address environmental questions facing policymakers in coastal Georgia communities. Third-year law student Hunter L. Jones and second-year law student J. Amble Johnson will work as paid student legal fellows. They will collaborate with local policymakers, scientists and business communities and perform expert analyses to inform decision-making.

Davis wins Georgia Law Review’s Best Note Competition

Monday, March 23, 2015

Congratulations to second-year student Leah M. Davis,  who is the winner of the Georgia Law Review’s 2015 Best Note Competition for her note "Without a Pilot: Navigating the Space Between the First Amendment and State and Federal Directives Affecting Drone Journalism."

Former Home Depot Foundation exec to give Georgia Law’s House Lecture

Monday, March 23, 2015

Kelly Caffarelli, former president of The Home Depot Foundation, will present “Long Pants or Short Skirts: Fitting In, Fighting Back or Finding Your Own Way” as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 33rd Edith House Lecturer on April 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public.

Hunnicutt, Loudermilk and White receive DSS Awards

Monday, March 23, 2015

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the law school alumni society's Distinguished Service Scroll Awards - Charles A. “Charlie” Hunnicutt (J.D.’75), Joey M. Loudermilk (J.D.’78) and former Dean Rebecca Hanner White. This is the highest honor presented by the Law School Association and acknowledges those who meet one or more of the following standards: (1) distinguished reputation in his or her field, (2) exemplary record of service to the legal profession, (3) outstanding record of public service or (4) record of outstanding service to the Law School Association.