Randels receives honorable mention in ABA essay contest

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Congratulations to Margaret E. “Maggy” Randels (J.D.’14), who as a third-year student received an honorable mention in the American Bar Association’s James B. Boskey Law Student Essay Contest on Dispute Resolution for her essay titled “But We can Consent to that, Right?: The Constitutionality of Arbitration Under Article III Doctrine.”


Georgia Law accepting applications for new M.S.L. degree

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Georgia Law is currently accepting applications for its newest degree – the Master in the Study of Law (M.S.L.) - for the 2015-16 academic year. This educational opportunity is for professionals and recent college graduates seeking to increase their knowledge of law relevant to their career or academic discipline. It is a non-thesis, 30-credit-hour degree for non-lawyers that can be completed in one year on a full-time basis or over three years on a part-time basis.


Six faculty earn promotions

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Several Georgia Law faculty members have received promotions. Erica J. Hashimoto has been named the Allen Post Professor of Law and Usha Rodrigues has been awarded the M.E. Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance & Securities Law. In addition, Associate Professor Matthew I. Hall was granted tenure, and Mehrsa Baradaran, Timothy Meyer and Logan E. Sawyer III were promoted to associate professor.


Georgia Law welcomes the talented Class of 2017

Friday, August 15, 2014

Georgia Law proudly welcomes the academically talented Class of 2017, which is composed of 185 students. These students boast an impressive median LSAT score and undergraduate GPA of 163 and 3.7, respectively. They come from 23 different states and 70 undergraduate institutions, and 18 percent indicated they are members of a minority group. All statistics as of the first day of orientation - Aug. 14, 2014.


In Memoriam: Dean Emeritus J. Ralph Beaird

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Dean Emeritus J. Ralph Beaird, who served as dean of the law school for a total of 13 years and officially served on the faculty for more than 20 years, although he taught at the law school for approximately four decades. Beaird passed away on August 14.  This revered leader, scholar, teacher and mentor will be missed. The memorial service will be August 18 at 12:30 p.m. at Athens First United Methodist Church. The arrangements are being handled by Bernstein Funeral Home.

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