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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. 


Faculty and staff assume new posts at the School of Law

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Four faculty and staff - Lonnie T. Brown Jr., Paul J. Heald, Paul B. Rollins and Carol A. Watson - were recently named to new positions at the University of Georgia School of Law.


Paul Heald named associate dean for faculty development

Monday, June 28, 2010

Post Professor Paul J. Heald was recently named associate dean for faculty development. Heald joined Georgia Law in 1989. Now, in addition to his teaching duties, he will work closely with the law school's faculty, especially the junior faculty, to expand and promote scholarly activities.

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