UGA School of Law to host sixth annual public interest law conference

Monday, March 21, 2011

The School of Law's sixth annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference will be held April 1 - 2. The conference will get underway with a celebration on April 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Melting Point in downtown Athens, featuring a keynote address by Atlanta Legal Aid Society's Steve Gottlieb. Panels and roundtable discussions will be held April 2 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the School of Law. Up to seven hours of Continuing Legal Education credits are available for attorneys.


UGA graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation; Georgia Law ranks among the nation's leading public law schools

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Recently, Georgia Law was counted among the top 14 public law schools in the nation and among the top four public law schools in the Southeast, tieing for 35th overall, in U.S.News & World Report's 2012 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools.


UGA School of Law Sibley lecturer to assess financial reform bill

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Georgia Law's 107th Sibley Lecture will explore the aftermath of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 as well as the current vulnerability of the U.S. financial system. Featuring Columbia University's John C. Coffee Jr., the lecture will take place March 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the law school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom.


Georgia Law negotiation team selected to compete internationally

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Georgia Law's negotiation competition team was one of only 12 teams in the world selected to compete at The Negotiation Challenge, an international negotiation competition for law and graduate business students. The law school will be the only U.S. team at the competition, which will take place in Leipzig, Germany, in March. Second-year law students Nathan A. Hill, Laura K. Pinon and Meghan R. Plantz will represent UGA at the event.


Supreme Court of Georgia Chief Justice Hunstein to speak at UGA School of Law

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Supreme Court of Georgia Chief Justice Carol W. Hunstein will deliver the 29th Edith House Lecture at the University of Georgia School of Law on March 9 at 3:30 p.m. Hunstein will share her insights on being a woman in the judiciary and, more generally, on being a woman in the field of law during her presentation titled "Women and the Law: We've Come a Long Way ... Maybe."

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