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 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)

World Court Judge to speak at UGA School of Law, (March 26, 2012)

Conference to explore balance between sustainability and Georgia's economic growth, (March 19, 2012)

Georgia counsel for Coca-Cola North America to serve as Edith House Lecturer, (March 18, 2012)

Georgia Law wins two regional tournaments; advances to nationals in three, (March 18, 2012)

Communications professionals win awards for their PR efforts, (March 14, 2012)

UGA graduate programs ranked well by U.S. News and World Reports, (March 13, 2012)

Georgia Law has strong showing at Jessup competition, (February 28, 2012)

Conference to explore the future of international intellectual property law, (February 27, 2012)

Hudgins and Plantz advance to national level of transactional competition, (February 22, 2012)

Eren and Witte win regional mock trial tournament; advance to nationals, (February 20, 2012)

Georgia Law to host former U.S. Ambassador; Will address atrocity crimes, (February 18, 2012)

UGA School of Law to host annual public interest law conference and auction, (February 13, 2012)

Protect Athens music events aim to guide local musicians, (February 6, 2012)

Robinson wins Beaird mock trial tournament, (February 6, 2012)

UGA School of Law welcomes senior director of development, (February 3, 2012)

Three Georgia Law students named Presidential Management finalists, (February 2, 2012)

UGA experts to comment on wise health care consumers, (January 27, 2012)

UGA School of Law and College of Education to host Robert Garda at lectures, (January 23, 2012)

UGA School of Law to host energy security conference, (January 18, 2012)

UGA School of Law to host energy security conference, (January 18, 2012)

Submissions from 2011

UGA School of Law’s Debra Love recognized for service, (December 19, 2011)

Alan Cook and other UGA experts offer commentary for reporting sexual abuse of minors, (November 17, 2011)

UGA School of Law wins two national advocacy competitions, (November 17, 2011)

UGA Homecoming Week features events for students, alumni and fans, (October 20, 2011)

Paul Kurtz receives Social Justice Award, (October 6, 2011)

UGA School of Law conference to address current political issues in Georgia, (October 5, 2011)

UGA School of Law debuts semester in Washington program; hires instructor, (August 29, 2011)

UGA School of Law class sets record for LSAT score, diversity, (August 17, 2011)

School of Law to host conference on civil and human rights, (August 10, 2011)

UGA School of Law appoints Rollins associate dean; welcomes new LCS director, (August 9, 2011)

Coenen named UGA law school associate dean for faculty development, (July 13, 2011)

UGA experts available to offer commentary on the Casey Anthony trial and verdict, (July 7, 2011)

UGA law school professor named inaugural holder of Smith Professorship, (June 23, 2011)

UGA School of Law alumni association presents highest award to Bowen and Butler, (June 21, 2011)