Georgia Law to host IntLawGrrls 10th birthday conference

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Approximately 100 international lawyers from around the globe will come to the University of Georgia School of Law on March 2 and 3 for a conference celebrating the 10th birthday of IntLawGrrls, a blog founded by Diane Marie Amann, a member of the law faculty. Organized by the Dean Rusk International Law Center, the conference is part of the law school’s Georgia Women in Law Lead (Georgia WILL) initiative. Highlights will include panels on topics such as international criminal law, human rights, women’s leadership in legal institutions, feminist legal theories, corporate accountability, international economic law and dispute settlement, post-Cold War legacies, laws of war, counterterrorism, international environmental law, and sexual violence crimes. 


U.S. District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to give Georgia Law's House Lecture

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

U.S. District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will present “Reflections on My Journey as a Mother and a Judge” at the University of Georgia School of Law’s 35th Edith House Lecture on March 2 at 3:30 p.m. in the school’s Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. The event is free and open to the public. Jackson has served on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia since 2013.


UGA law school to host public interest law conference

Friday, February 10, 2017

The University of Georgia School of Law will host the 12th Annual Working in the Public Interest Law Conference February 25 in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall starting at 9:30 a.m. This year’s conference will explore issues surrounding vulnerable persons in custody, expanding access to justice through community lawyering, and healthcare access and disability rights. Francys Johnson, who currently serves as the president of the Georgia chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will deliver the keynote address. 


Buice wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition

Monday, February 6, 2017

Congratulations to first-year student Amy Buice for winning the 2017 J. Ralph Beaird 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Competition. The finalist was Curtis D. Lockaby.


UGA unveils 2017 Bulldog 100 rankings; Five Georgia Law alumni/alumnae businesses included

Monday, February 6, 2017

The University of Georgia Alumni Association recognized the 100 fastest-growing companies owned or operated by UGA alumni during the eighth annual Bulldog 100 Celebration on Feb. 4 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. The 2017 fastest-growing business was Chicken Salad Chick, helmed by president and CEO Scott Deviney, who received his degree in economics from UGA’s Terry College of Business in 1995. Georgia Law alumni/alumnae businesses included are: #24 Crate Services, Inc., Darren Gaynor (J.D.'02); #42 The Spotted Trotter, Megan K. Ouzts (J.D.'05); #58 William Teusink, R. Lawton Jordan (J.D.'00); #96 Agora Vintage, Russell Edwards (J.D.'10) and #99 Stanton Law LLC, Todd Stanton (J.D.'00).

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