Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge named dean of Georgia Law

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, a leading scholar in the fields of international dispute resolution, arbitration and the U.S. Supreme Court, has been named dean of the University of Georgia School of Law following a national search. Rutledge, the Herman E. Talmadge Chair of Law, has served as the associate dean for faculty development at Georgia Law since 2013. His appointment as dean is effective Jan. 1.


Georgia Law lecture to address Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement

Monday, November 10, 2014

The University of Georgia School of Law’s Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy will host Alvin Y.H. Cheung as he presents “Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement: Perspectives from International and Constitutional Law” on Nov. 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall.


Holocaust Art Restitution Project’s Marc Masurovsky to speak at UGA

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Art historian Marc Masurovsky will give a talk Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 250 of the University of Georgia’s Miller Learning Center on stolen cultural assets related to the Holocaust, the legal challenges of claimants and the ERR Project, which has produced a searchable illustrated database of more than 20,000 art objects taken from Jews in German-occupied France and Belgium.


Georgia Law wins annual Georgia/Florida moot court competition

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Georgia Law second-year students Aaron D. Parks and E. Keith Hall secured a win against the University of Florida at the annual Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition. The event is held each year at the end of October on the eve of the Georgia-Florida football game.


Georgia Law professor receives honorary professorship from University of Edinburgh

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Alan Watson, retired Distinguished Research Professor and holder of the Ernest P. Rogers Chair of Law at the University of Georgia, has received an honorary professorship from the University of Edinburgh. A title conferred only on individuals of high academic distinction, the professorship will run for 10 years and will require Watson to give lectures and seminars at the university.

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