Four Georgia Law professors gain promotions; Scartz joins faculty

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Congratulations to Elizabeth Chamblee Burch for being promoted to the rank of full professor. Associate Professors Mehrsa Baradaran, Timothy Meyer and Logan E. Sawyer III were granted tenure. Additionally, Christine M. Scartz has joined the faculty as the managing attorney of the Family Violence Clinic.

Georgia Law welcomes a record setting class

Friday, August 14, 2015

Georgia Law proudly welcomes a record setting class - the Class of 2018. Composed of 190 students, these individuals boast the highest undergraduate median grade point average in the law school's recorded history - 3.71. The median LSAT score for this class is 162. They come from 25 different states and 75 undergraduate institutions, and 17 percent indicated they are members of a minority group. All statistics as of the first day of orientation - Aug. 13, 2015.

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UGA to launch Chambliss Leadership Forum honoring former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss; senator to teach at law school

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Today, the University of Georgia announces the creation of the Senator Saxby Chambliss Leadership Forum. This initiative will increase students’ exposure to domestic and international politics and will provide Chambliss a forum through which to share his insights and expertise on topics ranging from national security to foreign policy. The Chambliss Leadership Forum includes the senator serving as the law school’s Sanders Political Leadership Scholar.

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Georgia state representative makes $500,000 gift to Georgia Law

Friday, July 31, 2015

The University of Georgia School of Law has received a $500,000 gift to create the Stacey Godfrey Evans Scholarship for first-generation college graduates attending Georgia Law. The gift is the first of its kind, and it was made by Georgia Law alumna and state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans. The first Evans Scholar is expected to be named this fall.

Ringhand named new law school associate dean for academic affairs

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Georgia Law’s Lori A. Ringhand has been named the school’s new associate dean for academic affairs. In this role, she will supervise the law school’s academic program and curriculum. Ringhand is a nationally known Supreme Court scholar, and two-time winner of the C. Ronald Ellington Award for Excellence in Teaching, the law school’s highest teaching honor. She will assume the post at the start of the school’s fall semester on August 18.