UGA School of Law dominates regional moot court competition

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law students Steven L. Strasberg, Benjamin W. Thorpe and Emily K. Westberry for capturing first place and the best petitioner's brief award at the regional round of the 2013-14 National Moot Court Competition. Additionally, Strasberg was named the best oralist in the final round of the tournament. The trio will advance to compete against the top 30 teams in the country for the national championship title in February.


Robinson places fourth in closing argument competiton

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law student Utrophia D. Robinson for placing fourth in the Keenan Kid's Foundation 12th Annual Law Student Closing Argument Competition. Out of more than 50 applicants from all six of Georgia's law schools, Robinson was one of only 22 students selected to participate.


‘There’s No Place Like Homecoming’ headlines UGA Homecoming Week

Monday, October 28, 2013

“There’s No Place Like Homecoming” is this year’s theme for the Homecoming Week festivities, which begin Nov. 3. Georgia Law will host reunion activities for the Classes of 1968, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003 and 2008 on Nov. 8 and its annual BBQ for the law school community will take place on Nov. 9 on Herty Field. Preregistration is required to attend.


International human rights expert to speak on Muslim fundamentalism

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Karima Bennoune, international human rights expert and University of California, Davis, School of Law professor, will discuss Muslim fundamentalism on Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. at the University of Georgia Chapel. Bennoune’s talk will be based on her recently published book “Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here: Untold Stories From the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism,” which addresses resistance to fundamentalism through accounts of interviews of more than 280 people of Muslim heritage. The event is part of UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts Festival and is free and open to the public.


Clarke places third in legal writing contest

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law student Ellen R. Clarke for placing third in the International Association of Defense Counsel's 2013 writing contest. Her paper titled "A Duty to Over Preserve? How Disregarding Foreign Data Privacy Laws May Keep Litigants Out of a Jam" was published in the Oct. 2013 issue of the Defense Counsel Journal.

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