Announcements January 2007



First-Year Family and Friends Day Registration Deadline 2/27

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Start Date: 2007-01-30

End Date: 2007-02-27 Family members and friends of first-year students are invited to participate in the 2007 First-Year Family and Friends Day on March 2, 2007. Please browse the schedule of events and reserve your spot at the luncheon featuring J. D. Smith (J.D.'71), Presiding Judge of the Georgia Court of Appeals, as guest speaker.

Pickett and Obadian win Best Brief Award

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Start Date: 2007-01-26

End Date: 2007-02-09 Congratulations to second-year students Aimee L. Pickett and Olufemi O. "Femi" Obadina for winning the Best Respondent Brief Award in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. Over 30 briefs were submitted in this tournament.

Sanders Scholar Cathy Cox comments on gifting a former Georgia governor's desk to the Old Governor's Mansion in The Macon Telegraph

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Start Date: 2007-01-25

End Date: 2007-01-29 Cox gifted the former Gov. Joseph E. Brown's Civil War-era desk to the historic site after using it for eight years as secretary of state before coming to teach at Georgia Law in January.

Law Library Student User Survey

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Start Date: 2007-01-22

End Date: 2007-02-09 Law Students - The law library staff need your input. We would like to make the law library better and more responsive to your needs. Please help us by completing our user survey by February 9 using the link provided on the law school's home page.

Change your MyID password before February 1

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Start Date: 2007-01-22

End Date: 2007-01-31 All MyID passwords must be changed to a stronger, more secure password between January 2 and January 31. Anyone who has not changed his or her password by February 1 will not be able to access any services that require the MyID. For more information, please visit the MyID Web Site.

The Georgia Court of Appeals visit to Georgia Law is featured in the Red and Black.

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Start Date: 2007-01-18

End Date: 2007-01-22 Celebrating their centennial anniversary, the Court of Appeals heard oral arguments for three cases in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom.

Question and Answer Session with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

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Start Date: 2007-01-10

End Date: 2007-01-16 Please register for the Question and Answer Session with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer using the link accessed via Georgia Law's homepage no later than Tuesday (1/16). Please note this event is restricted to Georgia Law students, faculty and staff.

Alumna Anne Barnes (J.D.'83) sworn in as chief judge of Georgia's Court of Appeals

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Start Date: 2007-01-09

End Date: 2007-01-12 Alumna Anne Elizabeth Barnes (J.D.'83) was sworn in this month as chief judge of the Court of Appeals of Georgia, marking the first time women are heading both of the state's appellate courts, according to an article in the Fulton County Daily Report.

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