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Ringhand receives prestigious Fulbright award

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Hosch Professor Lori A. Ringhand received a Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award to spend the spring 2019 semester as a visiting professor at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. Ringhand’s Fulbright research will explore the different approaches to campaign finance regulation taken by the United States and the United Kingdom. Additionally, Ringhand has been selected from among UK Fulbright award recipients to present a 2019 Fulbright Gresham College Lecture. Gresham College is one of London’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning.  


Candlelight memorial service will be held April 26; Appel to be remembered

Monday, April 23, 2018

Twenty-four UGA students, faculty and staff members who died since last April will be honored at the university’s annual candlelight memorial service April 26 at 7 p.m. on the steps of the Chapel. UGA President Jere W. Morehead will lead the service, “Georgia Remembers…a Candlelight Memorial.” Names of each of the nine students and 15 faculty and staff members will be read aloud, followed by a toll of the Chapel bell and the lighting of a candle. The law school's Peter A. Appel, the holder of the Smith Professorship, will be remembered.


Kenerly wins Russell Moot Court Competition

Friday, April 13, 2018

Congratulations to first-year law student John Lex Kenerly IV for winning the 2018 Richard B. Russell Moot Court Competition and to finalist William Daniel Ortiz and all of the first-year law students who made this year’s tournament such a success. Kenerly also received the Jere W. Morehead Moot Court Award.


Awards Day 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Congratulations to all who were named law school award recipients for the academic year. A reception was held April 11 to honor these accomplishments and the many achievements of the law school's students and faculty.


Carruthers Ferrero receives fellowship from the Georgia Latino Law Foundation

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Congratulations to first-year student Maria Mercedes Carruthers Ferrero for receiving a Georgia Latino Law Foundation Fellowship. This program partners Latino law students with summer internship opportunities to gain substantive legal experience under the supervision and mentorship of legal professionals. Notably, Carruthers Ferrero is the School of Law's first Georgia Latino Law Fellow. 

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