Eren and Witte win regional mock trial tournament; advance to nationals

Monday, February 20, 2012

Congratulations to third-year law students Scott S. Eren and Grace N. Witte for winning the regional rounds of the 2012 National Trial Competition. The duo took home the Region 5 championship trophy and earned the right to travel to Texas to compete in the national rounds during March.


Georgia Law to host former U.S. ambassador; Will address atrocity crimes

Saturday, February 18, 2012

America's first Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues David Scheffer will deliver "The End of Impunity: War Crimes Tribunals in the 21st Century" where he will discuss atrocity crimes past, present and future, and address how indicted leaders will face either international trial or "vengeful retribution." The event will take place March 6 at 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.


UGA School of Law to host annual public interest law conference and auction

Monday, February 13, 2012

Topics ranging from judicial budget cuts to the sustainability of animal farming will be explored at Georgia Law's 7th Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. Open to the public, this event will kick-off with a keynote address March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Melting Point in Downtown Athens, Ga., followed by the 27th Annual Equal Justice Foundation Auction. The full conference will take place the next day, March 3, at the law school.


Conference to explore the future of international intellectual property law

Monday, February 27, 2012

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.


Robinson wins Beaird mock trial tournament

Monday, February 6, 2012

Congratulations to first-year law student Utrophia D. Robinson for winning the 2012 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament. Congratulations also to runner-up Benjamin W. Thorpe and to all of the other competitors for a job well done.

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