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 to host Georgia Court of Appeals oral arguments, (October 2, 2015)

Chaffins celebrate Verner’s 97th birthday with the establishment of $1 million professorial chair; send wishes via social media, (September 25, 2015)

UGA professors publish recommendations for state Alzheimer’s registry, (September 25, 2015)

Top scholar in tax, business and private equity to join faculty, (September 23, 2015)

Georgia Law launches full-time semester of work/study in Atlanta, (September 21, 2015)

Hashimoto and three other UGA professors named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows, (September 21, 2015)

Cox and Manzer win the Martin/Carnes Competition for Excellence in Writing, (September 18, 2015)

Hill, Potente receive awards at Intramural Negotiation Competition, (September 18, 2015)

Why Banks Fail So Many Americans—and a Possible Solution, (September 16, 2015)

University of Georgia Alumni Association celebrates 40 Under 40 Class of 2015; Alums Boyd and Gooch included, (September 14, 2015)

Graduates gain victory in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, (September 8, 2015)

Former U.S. Sen. Chambliss kicks off semester of political, legal insights as Sanders Scholar at Georgia Law, (August 27, 2015)

Georgia Law welcomes its 2015-16 LL.M. class, (August 27, 2015)

Four Georgia Law professors gain promotions; Scartz joins faculty, (August 18, 2015)

Georgia Law welcomes a record setting class, (August 14, 2015)

UGA to launch Chambliss Leadership Forum honoring former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss; senator to teach at law school, (August 13, 2015)

Georgia state representative makes $500,000 gift to Georgia Law, (July 31, 2015)

Ringhand named new law school associate dean for academic affairs, (July 23, 2015)

Bartlett named 74th president of UGA Alumni Association; two Georgia Law alumnae added to board, (July 22, 2015)

Georgia Law alumna to be first Asian American to hear case at the Georgia Supreme Court, (July 15, 2015)

Georgia Law introduces new legal writing competition, (July 15, 2015)

Georgia Law students complete Anti-Defamation League's Wittenstein Summer Research Program, (July 15, 2015)

Gainesville firms win Firm and Corporation Alumni/Alumnae Challenge, (July 2, 2015)

UGA Alumni Association announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2015; two Georgia Law graduates included, (July 2, 2015)

Georgia Law students selected as summer Sea Grant Legal Program fellows, (June 29, 2015)

UGA Foundation board appoints new chair, vice chair, treasurer, secretary and welcomes four elected trustees; two Georgia Law alumni named, (June 25, 2015)

Community HeLP Clinic caps successful year with win, (May 27, 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)