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."


UGA conference to explore Savannah harbor expansion and other coastal issues

Friday, February 18, 2011

Legal and environmental issues currently affecting the Georgia coast will be the focus of the University of Georgia School of Law's 23rd Annual Red Clay Conference. Titled "Coastal Change: A 'Shore' Thing," the conference will take place March 4 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will begin at 8:30 a.m.


UGA law professor Randy Beck named the inaugural holder of the Marshall Chair

Friday, February 18, 2011

Georgia Law professor Randy Beck has been appointed the first holder of the Justice Thomas O. Marshall Chair of Constitutional Law. This chair was established by Angie Fitts Marshall in honor of her late husband, Thomas O. Marshall Jr. (LL.B.'48). It is designed to strengthen the programs of the law school by supporting the work of a full professor of outstanding national reputation.

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