Former U.S. ambassador to speak on humanitarian intervention, Syria & international law

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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.


Committee seeks executive director of legal affairs for UGA; Rutledge to chair committee

Friday, August 30, 2013

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.


Event discussing Supreme Court coverage to be held Sept. 9 at UGA

Friday, August 23, 2013

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.


Wilson publishes article in the Georgia Bar Journal

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Third-year law student W. Matthew Wilson has published "The Best Evidence Rule Made Better: A Glimpse into Georgia's New Evidence Code" in the Georgia Bar Journal's August issue. The article was co-authored with Callaway Chair Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson.


Law student honored with award

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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.

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