UGA residence hall to be named in honor of former Governor and Georgia Law alumnus George Busbee

Friday, March 15, 2013

The East Campus Village on the University of Georgia’s campus will soon have a new addition to its named residence halls. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted today to approve the naming of Building 1512 after the late Gov. George D. Busbee. This 1952 Georgia Law graduate and 77th governor of Georgia, championed education during his time in office—particularly kindergarten through 12th grade—establishing the statewide public kindergarten system.


UGA School of Law Sibley Lecture to address social justice

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Bryan Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Ala., will present “Social Justice Lawyering: Confronting Power, Racial and Economic Injustice and Hopelessness Within the Law” at the University of Georgia School of Law’s 109th Sibley Lecture March 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall.


Sixth Georgia Law graduate selected to clerk for U.S. Supreme Court in nine years

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Georgia Law 2011 graduate Andrew A. Pinson has been chosen to serve as a judicial clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for the October 2013 term.  His selection makes him the sixth Georgia Law graduate in nine years to be selected to clerk for our nation's highest court.  


Conference to focus on impact and future of the Cuban embargo

Monday, March 11, 2013

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.


U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Edith Jones to speak at Georgia Law

Thursday, March 7, 2013

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.

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