Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Georgia Law recently took home the top trophy during the regional rounds of the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, held in Atlanta, and at the Texas Bar Association National Trial Competition, held in Memphis, Tenn., earning the right to advance to the national level for both competitions. The school also earned the right to compete in the national rounds of the Transactional LawMeet after placing second at regionals.
Georgia Law was one of eight units on campus that received an Award of Excellence in the media relations projects category for "50 Years of Courage: Celebrating Desegregation at UGA" at the 2012 Council for the Advancement and Support of Education District III awards competition last month in Atlanta.
University of Georgia graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2013 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools. The School of Law was one of the programs recognized in the report with an overall ranking of 34th, placing it among the top 13 public law schools in the nation and among the top three public schools in the Southeast.
Congratulations to second-year law students Kelly A. Blair, Alexandra M. Joseph, Matthew V.H. Noller and Michele T. Torsiglieri for placing as semifinalists at the regional rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, held in Houston, Texas. Additionally, Noller was named Best Oralist.
Georgia Law's Journal of Intellectual Property Law will host "Back to the Future: Global Perspectives on the Future of IP Law in the Next Decade" on March 2 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall on North Campus. Starting at 8:30 a.m., this daylong conference will explore copyright law, trademark law and patent law, focusing on the perspectives of the European Union and the United States.