Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
A new proposal by the U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General suggests the agency could offer financial services, and a University of Georgia faculty member and expert on the subject, Mehrsa Baradaran, says this could be beneficial to underbanked consumers and those on the lower end of the socioeconomic scale. Baradaran, an assistant professor at the law school, is available to comment on the proposal for the USPS to offer loans and other financial services. She can be contacted at email@example.com.
Georgia Law’s 26th Annual Red Clay Conference, titled “Healthy Planet, Healthy People: Conversations from Environmental Law and Public Health Perspectives,” will address the intersection of public health and environmental law. Starting at 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 28, this daylong symposium will take place in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on North Campus.
Georgia Law is hosting the 14th Annual Legal Ethics and Professionalism Symposium titled “Who Are They to Judge? - Ethical and Professionalism Issues Facing the Bench.” The day-long event will be held Friday, Feb. 21, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom in Hirsch Hall located on North Campus.
Georgia Law will host the 9th Annual Working in the Public Interest Conference on March 1. This event, which focuses on practical approaches to lawyering that promote social justice and the protection of human rights, will be held in Hirsch Hall starting at 10:00 a.m.
Congratulations to third-year students Margaret E. “Maggy” Randels and Utrophia D. Robinson who won first place in the invitation-only Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Competition. Additionally, Robinson was named the second best oralist, and the pair prepared the third best brief. This tournament pitted the best moot court programs from across the country against each other, with only 16 law schools selected to participate based on their performance during the 2012-13 academic year.