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 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)

Shipley receives award from National Football Foundation, (June 13, 2012)

UGA School of Law alumni association presents highest honor to Kurtz, Wooten, (June 12, 2012)

UGA School of Law's Ringhand and Rutledge promoted to named professorships, (May 28, 2012)

More than 30 students to participate in GIP this summer, (May 22, 2012)

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Story to deliver law school graduation address, (May 1, 2012)

Georgia advocacy teams finish in top 4 nationally and top 10 internationally, (April 26, 2012)

Babcock honored for involvement in public interest, (April 25, 2012)

Candlelight service will be held for UGA faulty, staff and students; School of Law Professor Dupre among those to be remembered, (April 24, 2012)

Azih finishes in top five in UGA's 2012 Next Top Entrepreneur Contest, (April 23, 2012)

Thorpe wins Russell Moot Court Competition, (April 9, 2012)

UGA celebrates Honors Week; three law professors recognized, (April 3, 2012)

UGA School of Law wins national negotiation competition, (April 2, 2012)

Georgia Law secures top eight finish in national negotiation competition, (March 30, 2012)

Congratulations to all Awards Day recipients, (March 27, 2012)

Georgia Law dominates intrastate moot competition; finishes strong nationally, (March 26, 2012)

UGA Alumni Association hosts annual Alumni Awards Luncheon, (March 26, 2012)