Georgia Law conference to focus on social justice issues

Monday, February 25, 2013

Gun control, homelessness, affirmative action and alternative courts as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights are among the issues to be addressed at Georgia Law’s Eighth Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference. The daylong event will take place March 2 beginning at 9 a.m. in Harold Hirsch Hall. For planning purposes, registration is requested at http://ugawipi.wordpress.com before Feb. 28.


Georgia Law conference to explore sustainability in Georgia

Monday, February 25, 2013

Georgia Law’s 25th Annual Red Clay Conference will be held March 1 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall and will explore the environmental costs and benefits of sustainable business, government and energy in Georgia. For planning purposes, registration is requested at www.law.uga.edu/red-clay-conference before Feb. 27.


Georgia Law to host music industry conference and free legal clinic

Saturday, February 23, 2013

The Third Annual Protect Athens Music Conference will be held Feb. 27 beginning at 3 p.m. at the Melting Point in downtown Athens. It will address issues such as copyright and licensing, touring, how to run a record label, merchandising and a myriad of legal matters surrounding the music industry.


Georgia Law finishes fourth in the ABA National Negotiation Competition

Monday, February 18, 2013

Congratulations to second-year law students Kenneth J. Bentley and Amanda J. Shaw for their top four finish out of more than 220 teams from across the country at the American Bar Association Law Student Division Negotiation Competition.


Georgia Law alumnus Jere Morehead named president of the University of Georgia; White to be on transition team

Friday, February 15, 2013

Jere Morehead (J.D.'80), senior vice president for Academic Affairs and provost at the University of Georgia, was named as the 22nd president of UGA by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Morehead will assume his new post on July 1, 2013. Georgia Law Dean Rebecca Hanner White has been named to his transition advisory committee.

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