Georgia Law finishes strong in National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition

Monday, October 8, 2012

Congratulations to third-year law student Emily A. Cook for being named the Best Oralist at this year's Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Additionally, third-year students Kelly A. Blair and Emir Sehic placed as finalists in the competition and had the 5th best brief while Cook and her teammate, J. Walker Rick, finished in the top eight out of a field of 30 teams.


Global Internship Program receives funding from Freeman Foundation

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

This fall the University of Georgia received a $100,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to implement the Asia-Georgia Internship Connection (AGIC) – a campus-wide initiative to expand and transform existing student internship opportunities in East and Southeast Asia. As part of AGIC, Georgia Law received nine $2,500 stipends to help support law students who complete a pro-bono internship in China, South Korea, Vietnam or Japan through the school's Global Internship Program.


Georgia Law to host international law society midyear meeting

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The American Society of International Law will hold its annual Midyear Meeting and Research Forum Oct. 19-21 in Atlanta and Athens, hosted by the University of Georgia School of Law. Scholars, practitioners and students from the Southeast and around the world will convene to discuss compelling issues in international law. The event will feature keynotes by the U.N. under-secretary-general for legal affairs and the U.S. State Department legal adviser.


In Memoriam: Col. John "Jack" Murray

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Col. John "Jack" Murray, who taught at the law school from 1965 to 1976. During this time, he also served as associate dean and director of admissions. His areas of specialty were workers' compensation, contracts and criminal law. Murray passed away on Aug. 18 at the age of 94.


In Memoriam: John Rees

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Law School Association Professor of Law Emeritus John B. Rees Jr., who served as a faculty member at the law school from 1959 to 2002. In addition to his role as a professor, Rees also served as assistant dean from 1964 to 1969, led the facilities committee that oversaw the design and construction of the law school's 1967 expansion and generously endowed the John B. Rees Jr. Law Library Book Fund. This highly respected scholar and friend passed away Sept.

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