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Submissions from 2013

Georgia Law secures win at regional round of ABA Appellate Advocacy Competition, (March 25, 2013)

UGA residence hall to be named in honor of former Governor and Georgia Law alumnus George Busbee, (March 15, 2013)

UGA School of Law Sibley Lecture to address social justice, (March 14, 2013)

UGA graduate programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, (March 12, 2013)

Conference to focus on impact and future of the Cuban embargo, (March 11, 2013)

U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Edith Jones to speak at Georgia Law, (March 7, 2013)

Georgia Law conference to explore sustainability in Georgia, (February 25, 2013)

Georgia Law conference to focus on social justice issues, (February 25, 2013)

Georgia Law takes first in regional negotiation competition, (February 25, 2013)

Georgia Law wins national moot court competition, (February 25, 2013)

Georgia Law to host music industry conference and free legal clinic, (February 23, 2013)

Georgia Law finishes fourth in the ABA National Negotiation Competition, (February 18, 2013)

Georgia Law alumnus Jere Morehead named president of the University of Georgia; White to be on transition team, (February 15, 2013)

Judson wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition, (February 11, 2013)

Georgia Law places second at National Moot Court Competition, (February 1, 2013)

Second-year law student wins top honors at legal writing competition, (February 1, 2013)

Georgia Law graduate named finalist for UGA presidency, (January 29, 2013)

Human rights expert William Schabas to speak at UGA School of Law, (January 28, 2013)

Second-year law student Jenna Jackson crowned Miss UGA, (January 22, 2013)

U.N. World Food director to speak at symposium, (January 22, 2013)

Noted Russian historian to lecture on "memory laws" at Georgia Law, (January 15, 2013)

Diane Marie Amann appointed as Special Adviser to the International Criminal Court, (January 14, 2013)

Georgia Law Review symposium explores evidence reform, (January 13, 2013)

Georgia Law to host the Georgia Supreme Court, (January 12, 2013)

Submissions from 2012

Georgia Law's Deb Baker recognized for service, (December 12, 2012)

Georgia Law welcomes members of the Brazilian judiciary, (December 10, 2012)

Georgia Law wins National Legal Ethics and Professionalism Moot Court Competition, (November 30, 2012)

UGA Alumni Association announces 4th annual Bulldog 100 list; includes three Georgia Law alumni, (November 19, 2012)

Gentes and Randels win England Mock Trial Competition, (November 16, 2012)

Bentley and Thorpe win Talmadge competition, (November 12, 2012)

Georgia Law advances to ABA National Negotiation Competition, (November 12, 2012)

Georgia Law finishes strong at regional level, will compete at National Moot Court Competition in Jan., (November 12, 2012)

In Memoriam: Edward C. Surrency (J.D.'48), (November 12, 2012)

Georgia Law names foyer for Aflac Foundation President Kathleen Amos, (November 5, 2012)

Georgia Law secures win at Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition, (November 1, 2012)

22nd Annual Law Dawg BBQ and Reunion Weekend, (October 23, 2012)

Georgia Law finishes strong in National Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition, (October 8, 2012)

Georgia Law to host conference on legal and political issues in Georgia, (October 8, 2012)

Global Internship Program receives funding from Freeman Foundation, (October 3, 2012)

Georgia Law to host international law society midyear meeting, (October 2, 2012)

In Memoriam: John Rees, (September 27, 2012)

Shipley and four others awarded Athletic Association Professorship, (September 12, 2012)

$1.5 million cy pres award goes toward student scholarships, (September 10, 2012)

Talented and diverse students make up Class of 2015, (September 10, 2012)

Georgia Law ranks fifth for best value law school, (September 3, 2012)

Athens and Columbus firms win 3rd Annual Firm and Corporate Alumni Challenge, (August 6, 2012)

Renovations continued this summer, (August 6, 2012)

Georgia Law welcomes two new professors this fall, (July 24, 2012)

Leftover funds to go to Ga. law scholarships, (July 17, 2012)

Georgia Law faculty members earn promotions, (July 2, 2012)