The Georgia Law Challenge

Monday, March 21, 2016

The Georgia Law Challenge will match, dollar for dollar, all new and increased gifts to the Law School Fund received between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016.  With the challenge, the school’s goal is to double the Law School Fund this fiscal year - reaching the $2 million mark - and to award more in scholarship aid than ever before. We hope you will join the challenge to help educate the next generation of legal leaders who will enrich our communities - on a state, national and global level.


Fowler receives state bar environmental award

Friday, March 18, 2016

Congratulations to Adjunct Professor Laurie A. Fowler for receiving the State Bar of Georgia Environmental Law Section Award for 2016. This honor is presented annually to an individual "who is experienced and highly skilled in the area of environmental law, who is committed to ethics and professionalism, and who serves as a role model for younger and aspiring environmental attorneys." 


Gabriel serves on state bar public defender system panel

Friday, March 18, 2016

Criminal Defense Clinic Director Russell C. Gabriel served on a panel during a State Bar of Georgia event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the state's public defender system during March. 


Georgia Law organizes symposium to address rural healthcare issues

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The University of Georgia School of Law will present, in conjunction with the health law and consulting firm Boling & Company, the inaugural Rural Healthcare Symposium titled “Obstacles and Opportunities Going Forward” on March 25 at 9 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The symposium’s keynote presentation will be given by Alan Morgan, chief executive officer of the National Rural Health Association.


Poole takes best oralist award at Jessup competition

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Congratulations to a team of second-year Georgia Law students for finishing as semifinalists at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Regionals, with Robert H. Poole II earning the Best Oralist award. Caitlin Amick earned the 3rd Best Oralist award and Rachel M. Bishop earned the 9th Best Oralist award. The team, which also included Michael D. Alfano Jr., received the 4th Best Brief award. The student coach was third-year student Leah M. Davis.

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