Bemis named Spurgeon Fellow

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Congratulations to Georgia Law first-year student Karen S. Bemis who has been awarded the school's 2010 Spurgeon Public Service Fellowship. Supported by the Edward D. and Carol J. Spurgeon Public Service Fund, the fellowship is awarded annually to a Georgia Law student who has completed their first or second year of law school, is working in a low-paying public service summer position and has demonstrated a commitment to public service.


Georgia Law captures top four finish at national moot court competition; wins Jessup regional

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Georgia Law placed as a semifinalist in the 25th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition, which was held in New York at Brooklyn Law School recently. Second-year law students Lacey L. Houghton, Andrew J. King and Michael T. Rafi defeated teams from West Virginia, Michigan State, New York and Yeshiva universities to finish in the top four out of 36 teams. Additionally, at the Southeast regional rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, Georgia Law captured the championship trophy and finished the tournament undefeated.


Georgia Law ranks among the nation's leading public law schools

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Recently, Georgia Law was counted among the nation's top 10 public law schools, and 28th overall, in U.S.News & World Report's 2011 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools.


Three professors earn promotions

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Congratulations to Georgia Law Professors Robert P. Bartlett III, Usha Rodrigues and Jason M. Solomon. Bartlett and Rodrigues were granted tenure, while Solomon was promoted to associate professor and granted tenure.


UGA law professor available to comment on the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Stevens and what qualifications may be looked for in his replacement

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

According to Georgia Law Assistant Professor Sonja R. West, who specializes in the U.S. Supreme Court and has served as a judicial clerk for Justice John Paul Stevens, the court's loss of Stevens opens up a big hole on the bench. 

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