University of Georgia Alumni Association celebrates 40 Under 40 Class of 2015; Alums Boyd and Gooch included

Monday, September 14, 2015

The University of Georgia Alumni Association hosted the fifth annual 40 Under 40 Awards Luncheon at the InterContinentalBuckhead Atlanta on Sept. 10. This program recognizes UGA alumni 40 and younger who have made great strides in their personal and professional endeavors, and maintained a lifelong commitment to the university. This year's list included Georgia Law graduates Meaghan G. Boyd (J.D.’05) and Kevin A. Gooch (J.D.’04).

Graduates gain victory in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Congratulations to former Appellate Litigation Clinic students Corey J. Goerdt (J.D.’15) and Nicola M. Rossi (J.D.’15), who earned a victory for their client in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in the case of Brooks v. Warden, et al. After full briefing and oral argument, the court reversed the district court, concluding that the plaintiff may proceed with his claim alleging a violation of his § 1983 Eighth Amendment right to basic sanitation.

Georgia Law welcomes its 2015-16 LL.M. class

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Georgia Law proudly welcomes 14 foreign-trained lawyers from nine countries to Athens for one year of legal study in the school’s Master of Laws program. The students are from five continents, and their work backgrounds include service in a global technology company based in China and in the Bangladesh Supreme Court, State Ministries of Justice in Nigeria, the Federal Court of Taxation Law and Administrative Justice in Mexico and the Supreme People’s Court of China.

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Former U.S. Sen. Chambliss kicks off semester of political, legal insights as Sanders Scholar at Georgia Law

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Students taking the course Political Leadership and the Law at the University of Georgia School of Law this semester are receiving firsthand insights into public service from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss. He is co-teaching the class for the fall 2015 semester with his former chief of staff, Camila Knowles, who is now serving as commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The first class was held Aug. 24, 2015.

Four Georgia Law professors gain promotions; Scartz joins faculty

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Congratulations to Elizabeth Chamblee Burch for being promoted to the rank of full professor. Associate Professors Mehrsa Baradaran, Timothy Meyer and Logan E. Sawyer III were granted tenure. Additionally, Christine M. Scartz has joined the faculty as the managing attorney of the Family Violence Clinic.