Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
Congratulations to first-year law student Eleanor K. “Keith” Hall for winning the 2014 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition and to all the first-year law students who made this year’s tournament such a success.
Second-year law student Stephany Sheriff was elected chief communications officer of the International Law Students Association, which is a worldwide organization dedicated to educating students and lawyers across the globe on the importance of international law. In this role, she will manage all communication between ISLA chapters, work closely with regional representatives and monitor regional activities.
Congratulations to third-year student Kaitlin M. Ball who, in her role as president of the International Law Students Association, recently served as moderator for a panel titled “Emerging Trends and Challenges in International Legal Education and Scholarship” at the joint American Society of International Law/International Law Association conference held in Washington, D.C., during April.
Law Library Circulation Manager Marie Mize was elected vice chair of the UGA Staff Council, which contributes to the overall mission of the university by advising the president, providing a sounding board for staff to communicate to the administration and electing representatives to the University Council. Her term begins July 1.
Georgia Law welcomes 11 law students from the countries of Brazil and the Dominican Republic. As part of the law school's Transnational Law Program, they will study international law, human rights law, environmental law, U.S. constitutional law and U.S. criminal law in Athens for one week.