Class of 2008 Commencement

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U.S. Congressman John Barrow delivered the keynote address at the University of Georgia School of Law's commencement on Saturday, May 17. A Georgia native, Barrow was serving his second term in the U.S. House of Representatives representing the 12th District of Georgia. Before being elected to Congress, he served for 14 years on the Athens-Clarke County Commission, of which he is a charter member, and he operated a successful law practice. Barrow earned his bachelor's degree from UGA and his law degree from Harvard University, where he was one of the youngest members of his law school class.

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barrow_advocate.pdf (166 kB)
Barrow Delivers Commencement Speech, Advocate, Vol. 42, No. 2 (Spring/Summer 2008), p. 33

grad_photos.pdf (311 kB)
Class of 2008 Commencement, Advocate, Vol. 42, No. 2 (Spring/Summer 2008), p. 32-33

grad_pressrelease_4_30_08.pdf (10 kB)
U.S. Rep. John Barrow to Speak at UGA School of Law Graduation, Press Release, 4/30/08