Georgia Law sweeps the Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Congratulations to Georgia Law's Intrastate Moot Court Competition teams, which won this state tournament for the eighth consecutive year. Arguing in the final round were second-year students Yasmine S. Antoine, Allison L. Hill and Adam J. Fitzsimmons against David B. Dove, Clayton O. "Clay" Knowles and Emily K. Westberry, with the first trio finishing on top.  Georgia Law also had the top two briefs, respectively, and Knowles was named the competition's best oralist. 


Georgia Law finishes in the top eight at South Texas Mock Trial Challenge

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law students Jasmine A. Dixon, Michael C. Gretchen, Scott F. McAfee and C. Elizabeth Stell for their quaterfinal finish out of more than 40 teams from across the country at the Second Annual South Texas Mock Trial Challenge. Additionally, Gretchen was named the tournaments Best Advocate.


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.  

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