UGA School of Law hosts "Robes in the Schools" program

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Georgia Law is pleased to announce its participation in the "Robes in the Schools" program, which brings together a panel of judges to share their experiences, give advice and answer questions from students interested in the legal profession. The program will be held in Hirsch Hall, classroom B, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Sept. 30.


UGA School of Law hosts U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Come watch on Tuesday, Sept. 21, as three judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims hear a case in the law school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. This court has exclusive jurisdiction to provide veterans an impartial judicial review of final decisions by the Board of Veterans' Appeals. It rules on matters involving administrative decisions on service-connected disabilities, survivor benefits, education payments, waivers of indebtedness and other benefits.


Georgia Law Prosecutorial Clinic students file appeal

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Six Georgia Law students in the school's Prosecutorial Clinic recently had the opportunity to handle the state of Georgia's response to an out-of-time appeal filed by William Walsh, who was convicted of child molestation in 1997 in Walton County. Clinic Director Alan A. Cook, who successfully tried the original case, oversaw the writing of the brief while his students provided supporting research used to refute the appellant's enumerations of error. A decision in the case is not expected for several months.


Academic credentials for UGA School of Law entering class continue to climb

Monday, August 16, 2010

Recently, 248 students began their three-year pursuit of a law degree at Georgia Law. This class is one of the most academically gifted in the school's history. The Class of 2013's median LSAT score of 164 and the median undergraduate GPA of 3.7 tie existing school records set last year. The LSAT scores for the 75th and 25th percentiles of 166 and 162, respectively, are new highs. Moreover, one-third of the class scored in the top six percent of LSAT test takers nationwide, and two-thirds of the class scored in the top 10 percent.


Georgia Law welcomes three new professors

Friday, August 6, 2010

Georgia Law is pleased to welcome its newest faculty members who will begin teaching in Athens this fall - Associate Professor Andrea L. Dennis and Assistant Professors Timothy L. Meyer and Logan E. Sawyer III. 

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