Georgia Law welcomes two new professors this fall

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Georgia Law is pleased to welcome its newest faculty members who will begin teaching in Athens this fall - Assistant Professor Mehrsa Baradaran from Brigham Young University and Assistant Professor Kent Barnett from the University of Kentucky. Baradaran will be leading courses in contracts and banking law while Barnett will be focusing on contracts and consumer law.


Leftover funds to go to Ga. law scholarships

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The University of Georgia School of Law was featured in the Daily Report for being one of the recipients named in a recent cy pres award. The school was awarded $1.5 million, which will go toward creating several new student scholarships. The article appeared on 7/16/12.


Georgia Law faculty members earn promotions

Monday, July 2, 2012

Congratulations to the following Georgia Law faculty members who were recently promoted: Hillel Y. Levin was named an Associate Professor of Law, Harlan Cohen was granted tenure and Suzanne Graham was promoted to Librarian IV. Additionally, earlier in the spring, Lori A. Ringhand was named a J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law and Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge was named the new holder of the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law.


Renovations continued this summer

Monday, August 6, 2012

Improvements to the law school's facilities continued this summer with the primary focus being on the rotunda area and cupola. Last summer, the school benefited from a renovation that resulted in almost 4,000 sq. ft. of additional building space being captured by enclosing the law school's Sutherland Courtyard with multifunctional corridors. Designed primarily for student use, these changes were made to repurpose underutilized areas and to address the overcrowding of public spaces.


Shipley receives award from National Football Foundation

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Cobb Professor David E. Shipley was recently recognized by the National Football Foundation & Fidelity Investments for his commitment to the ideals of the scholar-athlete and the leadership building qualities of intercollegiate football. Shipley has served as UGA’s Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA and the Southeastern Conference since 2010.

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