Georgia Law possesses an impressive collection of more than 70 portraits of famous Georgians, former deans and faculty members, as well as accomplished alumni.
John Goldberg, Goldston Professor of Law at Harvard University, will present “Inexcusable Wrongs” as the University of Georgia School of Law’s 111th Sibley Lecturer April 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. An expert in tort law, tort theory and political philosophy, Goldberg will discuss how tort law has little patience for excuses while criminal law is more forgiving. The event is free and open to the public.
Congratulations to Georgia Law students and faculty members who were recognized for their pursuit of excellence during the 2013-14 academic year.
Congratulations to second-year students Xon R. Hostetter, George S. Ray and Nick Stanojevich for winning the 29th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Moot Court Competition. More than 35 teams from law schools across the country participated in this national tournament. Stanojevich was named best oralist, and third-year student Kenneth J. "Kenny" Bentley coached the team.
Congratulations to third-year students David B. Dove, Adam J. Fitzsimmons, Margaret E."Maggy" Randels and Emily K. Westberry for taking home the championship trophy in the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge. Approximately 30 teams from law schools across the country participated in this national tournament. The trio also prepared the second best brief in the contest.
Congratulations to third-year students Jerrod M. Lukacs and Maggie Schaufler who finished as quarterfinalists in the Fordham National Basketball Negotiation Competition during March. The competition had students negotiating a scenario that a NBA player, coach, general manager, owner or franchise might encounter.