School of Law wins three national titles in 2017-18, bringing five-year total to 10

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The School of Law's advocacy teams continue to build on the program's tradition of excellence. During the 2017-18 academic year, UGA law students captured three national championships in addition to one regional trophy and one state crown. This brings the law school's five-year tally for moot court and mock trial victories to 10 national championships, six regional trophies and two state titles.  


Waller receives NALP Service Excellence Award

Friday, May 25, 2018

Associate Director of Career Development Tony Waller, who serves as the public interest and government employment specialist for the School of Law, has been awarded the National Association for Law Placement Service Excellence Award, which recognizes individuals who go "above and beyond and make notable contributions to NALP and its members." 


School of Law students travel the globe with summer legal opportunities

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

In the weeks ahead, 12 rising second- and third-year students at the School of Law will depart for Global Externship Overseas (GEO) and Global Externship At Home (GEA) placements all around the world. Administered by the Dean Rusk International Law Center, the GEO and GEA initiatives place School of Law students in externships lasting between four and 12 weeks, and offer students the opportunity to gain practical work experience in a variety of legal settings worldwide.


School of Law clinics receive Equal Justice Works Grant for crime victims fellowship

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The School of Law has received a grant from Equal Justice Works to support a Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellow for two years. Associate Professor Jason Cade and Assistant Clinical Professor Christine Scartz – who oversee the law school’s Community Health Law Partnership and Family Justice clinics, respectively – collaborated with Grants Coordinator Amanda Shaw to secure the funding for this instrumental position. The CVJC Fellow will represent immigrant victims of crime in civil legal matters, conduct outreach within immigrant communities and strengthen networks with local law enforcement and other community partners to increase access to justice for the clinics' clients.


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Three faculty members complete UGA PSO Fellowship, Weeks included

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Elizabeth Weeks, Abigail Borron and Jon Calabria served as 2017-18 University of Georgia Public Service Faculty Fellows. The Faculty Fellowships offer tenure-track and tenured professors an opportunity to pursue their research through a unit of UGA Public Service and Outreach. Weeks worked with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government to identify rural health challenges relating to regulations and provider shortages in rural Georgia.

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