Below is an archive of the University of Georgia School of Law’s press releases dating back to 1996. If you have any questions or would like more information, you can contact the Office of Communications and Public Relations at (706) 542-5172 or To view the law school’s current releases and other news items, please visit our News & Events page.

Submissions from 2015

Georgia Law graduate Sally Yates confirmed as U.S. deputy attorney general, (May 14, 2015)

Ely, Carroll named Spurgeon Fellows, (May 11, 2015)

In Memoriam: B. Avant Edenfield, (May 11, 2015)

Hashimoto named associate dean for clinical programs at Georgia Law, (May 8, 2015)

GIP Participants to work in 10 countries, (May 6, 2015)

Brown, Ringhand and Turner recognized by students, (April 30, 2015)

Will Supreme Court nationalize same-sex marriage? UGA experts will look for clues in oral arguments, (April 28, 2015)

Sheriff featured as part of UGA's "15 from 2015" campaign, (April 27, 2015)

U.S. District Court Judge Steve Jones to deliver Georgia Law commencement speech, (April 24, 2015)

2015 Awards Day Ceremony, (April 20, 2015)

Candlelight memorial service will be held for UGA faculty, staff, students; Dan White to be remembered, (April 20, 2015)

Amick wins Russell Competition, (April 13, 2015)

In Memoriam: Eric M. "Rick" Holmes, (April 7, 2015)

UGA Alumni Association to present awards, White to receive faculty award and Blanchard to receive alumni award, (April 7, 2015)

UGA to celebrate Honors Week April 13-17, law school to hold its ceremony April 17, (April 7, 2015)

Carol Watson receives Outstanding Article Award, (April 3, 2015)

Protecting cultural heritage to be topic of UGA presentation, (April 3, 2015)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former Georgia Law professor Edward Larson to present UGA Charter Lecture, (April 2, 2015)

Georgia Law wins best oralist and finishes as semifinalists in the Intrastate Moot Court Competition, (March 31, 2015)

Sen. Johnny Isakson to speak on international trade and economic growth, (March 30, 2015)

Visiting Professor Smolla named dean of Delaware Law School, (March 30, 2015)

Georgia Law students receive grants for Global Internship Program, (March 26, 2015)

Georgia Sea Grant launches new legal program; students Jones and Johnson serve as fellows, (March 25, 2015)

Davis wins Georgia Law Review’s Best Note Competition, (March 23, 2015)

Davis wins Georgia Law Review’s Best Note Competition, (March 23, 2015)

Hunnicutt, Loudermilk and White receive DSS Awards, (March 23, 2015)

Georgia Law to host first Music and Technology Conference, (March 13, 2015)

Georgia Law’s Elizabeth Burch receives Young Scholars Medal, (March 9, 2015)

Georgia Law to present symposium on financial regulation, (March 6, 2015)

Georgia Law teams perform well at regional Transactional LawMeets, (March 2, 2015)

Hashimoto among four UGA faculty members to receive Meigs Professorships, (March 2, 2015)

Scholarship established in honor of former Georgia Law Dean Rebecca White, (February 18, 2015)

Georgia Law to host annual music industry conference, (February 16, 2015)

Georgia Law to host annual benefit auction for student fellowships, (February 13, 2015)

Law school to host conference on social justice and legal representation, (February 13, 2015)

The 27th Annual Red Clay Conference to focus on public interests and private rights, (February 13, 2015)

Davis named runner-up in Grammy Foundation writing competition, (February 6, 2015)

Edwards wins 2015 Beaird competition, (February 6, 2015)

Amann named associate dean for international programs and strategic initiatives at Georgia Law, (February 4, 2015)

Georgia Law finishes as finalists at National Trial Competition regional, (February 3, 2015)

UGA’s Washington Semester Program welcomes largest, most academically diverse group; Kurtz to teach, (February 3, 2015)

Georgia Law places as semifinalist and captures third best brief at Kurth competition, (January 26, 2015)

UGA to celebrate 230th anniversary with series of Founders Day events; former Associate Dean Kurtz to deliver lecture, (January 12, 2015)

Rodrigues named associate dean for faculty development at Georgia Law, (January 9, 2015)

Georgia Law to host Ebola panel covering domestic and international issues, (January 7, 2015)

Submissions from 2014

Georgia Law receives $3.4 million from the estate of the late Gov. Sanders, (December 24, 2014)

UGA law graduate Sally Yates nominated for U.S. deputy attorney general, (December 23, 2014)

Baroody wins cultural heritage writing competition, (December 12, 2014)

Georgia Law ranks high for preparing students for work and moot court, (December 11, 2014)

Brad Grove wins law school employee service award, (December 10, 2014)