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Former U.S. Ambassador Lee A. Feinstein will present “Humanitarian Intervention and International Law” at Georgia Law on Oct. 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. During his talk, he will discuss the changing notions of international law in light of the experiences of recent humanitarian interventions, and he will explore the implications of these changes in light of the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
UGA President Jere W. Morehead has appointed a committee to conduct a national search to fill the position of executive director of the university’s Office of Legal Affairs. Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, the associate dean for faculty development and Herman E. Talmadge Chair in the UGA School of Law, will chair the search committee, which includes administrators and directors from various units of the university.
Georgia Law, the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Peabody Awards will host some of the nation’s leading Supreme Court journalists and scholars on Sept. 9 at the university's Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries. Three panels will be held throughout the daylong event focusing on topics from the rise of SCOTUSblog to discussing insights into the Roberts Court’s upcoming term. All sessions will be open to the public.
Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of former Public Services Librarian Jose "Fico" Rodríguez, who worked in the Alexander Campbell King Law Library from 1967 to 1990. He passed away on Aug. 19.
Third-year law student Megan A. Cox placed third in the nationwide competition for Phi Alpha Delta’s Frank E. Gray Outstanding Clerk Award. This honor recognizes Cox’s work with the law school’s chapter of the professional law fraternity. Only 15 finalists were recognized as part of the organization's annual awards program.