Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk Center will present “The Cuban Embargo: Policy Outlook After Fifty Years” on March 22. During this daylong conference, Cuban and American diplomats, scholars, legal practitioners and trade specialists will examine the effectiveness and consequences of economic sanctions as well as the potential impact of revising or lifting the U.S. embargo on trade with Cuba.
Judge Edith Hollan Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit will present “Why the Constitution Matters and Why Women Should Care” as Georgia Law’s Edith House Lecturer on March 20 at 3:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. A brief reception will follow.
Georgia Law’s 25th Annual Red Clay Conference will be held March 1 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will explore the environmental costs and benefits of sustainable business, government and energy in Georgia. For planning purposes, registration is requested at www.law.uga.edu/red-clay-conference before Feb. 27.
Congratulations to third-year law students Alessandra C. Backus and Christopher A. Knapik for receiving the top awards for the buyer side at the Southeastern Regional Transactional LawMeet, including Regional Finalist and Best Draft. The duo's victory advances them to the national level of the competition, which will take place during March.
Gun control, homelessness, affirmative action and alternative courts as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights are among the issues to be addressed at Georgia Law’s Eighth Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. The daylong event will take place March 2 beginning at 9 a.m. in Harold Hirsch Hall. For planning purposes, registration is requested at http://ugawipi.wordpress.com before Feb. 28.