Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to deliver law graduation address

Monday, May 2, 2011

Kasim Reed, the mayor of Atlanta, will deliver the keynote address at Georgia Law's commencement on May 21. The processional will begin at 10 a.m. on the quadrangle in front of the law school on UGA's North Campus. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be moved to Stegeman Coliseum.


Candlelight memorial service will be held for faculty, staff, students; Wilner to be remembered

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Nineteen University of Georgia faculty, staff and students will be honored at the university's annual candlelight memorial service May 3 at 7 p.m. on the steps of the Chapel. Among those to be recognized will be former Associate Dean and Kirbo Chair Gabriel M. Wilner who passed away last May after more than 35 years of service at Georgia Law.


Abhiraman honored for involvement in public interest

Friday, April 22, 2011

Congratulations to first-year law student Vasu Abhiraman for being named the recipient of Georgia Law's Public Interest Law Council's award for outstanding public interest as part of the organization's spring spotlight.

 


Walter Hellerstein named UGA Distinguished Research Professor

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Walter Hellerstein has been named a UGA Distinguished Research Professor. Typically this title is bestowed on no more than five professors campus-wide each year. Distinguished Research Professors are internationally recognized for their original contributions to knowledge and their work promises to foster continued creativity in their discipline.


BLSA presented with outstanding campus event award

Friday, April 15, 2011

Georgia Law's Black Law Students Association was recently presented with UGA's H. Gordon and Francis S. Davis S.O.A.R. Award for Outstanding Campus Event for their re-enactment of the legal trial that desegregated UGA and legal panel. 

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