Georgia Law alumnus Jere Morehead named president of the University of Georgia; White to be on transition team

Friday, February 15, 2013

Jere Morehead (J.D.'80), senior vice president for Academic Affairs and provost at the University of Georgia, was named as the 22nd president of UGA by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Morehead will assume his new post on July 1, 2013. Georgia Law Dean Rebecca Hanner White has been named to his transition advisory committee.


Georgia Law places second at National Moot Court Competition

Friday, February 1, 2013

Congratulations to third-year law students Lucas D. Bradley, Michael C. Gretchen and Matthew V.H. Noller for their top two finish out of more than 150 teams at this year's National Moot Court Competition. Additionally, Gretchen was named Best Oralist of the competition.


Second-year law student wins top honors at legal writing competition

Friday, February 1, 2013

Congratulations to second-year law student Katherine P. O'Shea for her second-place finish in the GRAMMY Foundation's Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition. As one of the competition winners, O'Shea will get the opportunity to present her paper titled "Rebranding Digital Music Theft and the Graduated Response Model In the United States" in front of approximately 500 entertainment law attorneys at the 15th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon & Scholarship Presentation during February. 


Georgia Law graduate named finalist for UGA presidency

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Jere Morehead, a 1980 graduate of Georgia Law, was named the finalist for the University of Georgia presidency in an announcement made by Board of Regents Chair “Dink” Nesmith and University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby. Morehead currently serves as the senior vice president for Academic Affairs and as provost at UGA. The Board of Regents will take final action on the selection of the next president of UGA at a future meeting.


Human rights expert William Schabas to speak at UGA School of Law

Monday, January 28, 2013

William A. Schabas, an internationally respected expert on human rights law, genocide and the death penalty, will present a lecture on “Human Rights and Culture” at Georgia Law on Feb. 7 at 4:30 p.m. in Classroom J. Schabas’ presentation will address the long-neglected association between human rights, culture and the arts, and is co-sponsored by the school's Dean Rusk Center and by the Willson Center for Humanities and the Arts.

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