In Memoriam: Erwin C. Surrency (J.D.'48)

Monday, November 12, 2012

Georgia Law regrets to announce the passing of Professor and Law Library Director Emeritus Erwin C. Surrency (J.D.'48), who served as a faculty member at the law school from 1979 to1994. During his time at Georgia Law, Surrency made many contributions including the introduction of computerization into the library's services and the establishment of relationships with local legal communities. Surrency passed away on Nov. 8 and is survived by his wife, Ida Winn Surrency, and his two children, Robert and Ellen.


Georgia Law names foyer for Aflac Foundation President Kathelen Amos

Monday, November 5, 2012

Georgia Law recently dedicated one of its newly renovated spaces in honor of Kathelen V. Amos, a 1982 graduate of the law school. The ceremony included a portrait unveiling of Amos, whose likeness now hangs in the space that bears her name - the Kathelen Van Blarcum Amos Foyer. Amos and her husband, Dan, made a leadership gift to the law school to assist in its renovations and have been longtime supporters of the school.


Georgia Law secures win at Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Congratulations to third-year students John A. Eunice and Jocelyn N. Maner for winning the Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition, formerly the Hulsey-Kimbrell Moot Court Competition. This contest, held on the eve of the Georgia-Florida football game, pits two Georgia Law students against two law students from the University of Florida in a courtroom.  Georgia's overall record in this tournament is now 20-8-2.    


22nd Annual Law Dawg BBQ and Reunion Weekend

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

All members of the Georgia Law community are invited to take part in the 22nd Annual Law School BBQ Nov. 3 on Herty Field, which will begin at 12:30 pm. The event will feature live music, food and refreshments. Additionally, graduates from the following classes are invited to participate in a reunion dinner the night before at the law school: 1962, 1967, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007. Pre-registration is required to attend these events.


Georgia Law finishes strong in National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition

Monday, October 8, 2012

Congratulations to third-year law student Emily A. Cook for being named the Best Oralist at this year's Emory National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition. Additionally, third-year students Kelly A. Blair and Emir Sehic placed as finalists in the competition and had the 5th best brief while Cook and her teammate, J. Walker Rick, finished in the top eight out of a field of 30 teams.

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