Georgia Law finishes as quarterfinalists in mock trial tournament

Monday, October 12, 2015

Congratulations to third-year law students Sarah E. Akinosho, Morgan L. Allyn, Andrew J. Fulbright and Sarah A. Wagnon for finishing as quarterfinalists at the 2015 National Trial Advocacy Tournament.


Carter wins Best Oralist Award in national moot court competition

Monday, October 12, 2015

Congratulations to third-year law student Mical D. Carter for being awarded Best Oralist at the 2015 Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Competition. She and teammate, third-year law student Leah M. Davis, finished as semifinalists.


Edwards and Sells win England Mock Trial Competition

Monday, October 5, 2015

Congratulations to second-year law students Jacob S. Edwards and Hannah S. Sells for winning the 2015 J. Melvin England Mock Trial Competition.


Georgia Law to host Georgia Court of Appeals oral arguments

Friday, October 2, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the Georgia Court of Appeals on Oct. 14 in its Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom as the court hears oral arguments on three cases involving medical negligence, sovereign immunity and aggravated assault. The proceedings will begin at 10:30 a.m. A question-and-answer session with Court of Appeals judges will follow the arguments. The event is free and open to the public.


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UGA professors publish recommendations for state Alzheimer’s registry

Friday, September 25, 2015

University of Georgia faculty recently published recommendations on the ethical and legal application of a population-based, statewide Alzheimer’s registry. They argue that with a more developed data-collection tool, Georgia’s public policy creators will be better informed to serve the impacted population and battle the disease. Georgia Law Professor Elizabeth Weeks Leonard, with support from Dr. Toni Miles, anepidemiology professor in the College of Public Health, authored a report that is available online and will be published in print by the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology next year.

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