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 2019

Shaw named UGA School of Law’s first-start coordinator, (June 27, 2019)

Submissions from 2016

Georgia Law names Mize employee of the year, (December 23, 2016)

Georgia Law’s West promoted to named professorship in First Amendment law, (December 22, 2016)

Georgia Law’s Cohen named inaugural holder of international law professorship, (December 21, 2016)

Community HeLP Clinic wins top prize in Combatting Senior Hunger in Georgia – Creative Solution Awards, (December 15, 2016)

Environmental Practicum students draft Watershed Management Plan to gain funding to restore UGA’s Trail Creek, (December 12, 2016)

Georgia Law dedicates courtroom in honor of Butler family, (November 28, 2016)

Glover and Parrish win Talmadge Competition, (November 14, 2016)

Georgia Law finishes as regional finalists in ABA Regional Negotiation Competition, (November 8, 2016)

Georgia Law students emerge victorious in Southeast Model African Union, (November 8, 2016)

Georgia Law leads state in bar exam passage rate, (November 3, 2016)

Edwards argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, (October 31, 2016)

Georgia Law launches women’s leadership initiative, (October 28, 2016)

Chapman wins AALS Berman Prize for scholarly work, (October 24, 2016)

UGA Graduate School honors 2016 Alumni of Distinction, alumnus Chitwood honored, (October 24, 2016)

UGA names second class of Women’s Leadership Fellows, Ringhand selected for honor, (October 18, 2016)

Lutton and Philyaw win England Mock Trial Competition, (October 17, 2016)

Key recognition: Six UGA alumni to be honored for their service; alumnus Chris Carr to be recognized, (October 10, 2016)

Multiple events scheduled around Homecoming, (October 6, 2016)

U.S. District Court Chief Judge to deliver Signature Lecture at Georgia Law, (October 6, 2016)

Firm and Corporation challenge winners announced, (September 27, 2016)

Five jurists, including a U.S. Supreme Court justice, teach law courses, (September 27, 2016)

Novosel and Goldberg take top honors in negotiation competition, (September 27, 2016)

Rosenthal argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, (September 27, 2016)

West receives Haiman Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Freedom of Expression, (September 22, 2016)

Georgia Law to host international humanitarian law conference, (September 20, 2016)

Fall 2016 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA, two are Georgia Law grads, (September 7, 2016)

Georgia Law names inaugural Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Law Fellows, (August 30, 2016)

Three Georgia Law professors gain promotions, (August 19, 2016)

Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss returns to teach as Georgia Law’s Sanders Scholar, (August 12, 2016)

Georgia Law welcomes its new students, (August 12, 2016)

Chambliss returns as Sanders Scholar, (July 22, 2016)

University of Georgia announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2016; alums Mabra and Zweig included, (July 15, 2016)

University of Georgia Foundation board welcomes four elected trustees and two advisory trustees; two with Georgia Law ties, (July 1, 2016)

UGA experts offer knowledge, advice for the Fourth, (June 29, 2016)

Brexit vote leads to uncertainty, probably more EU exits; UGA experts available to comment, (June 27, 2016)

Georgia Law grads leading Georgia’s lawyers, (June 21, 2016)

Scherr named Georgia Law's associate dean for clinical programs and experiential learning, (June 20, 2016)

New fellowships expand public interest opportunities at Georgia Law, Students take summer placements in Georgia and around the world, (June 8, 2016)

Working in the Public Interest Conference wins State Bar of Georgia Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award, (May 24, 2016)

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Yates delivers Georgia Law graduation speech, (May 23, 2016)

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Yates to deliver graduation keynote, (May 20, 2016)

Georgia Law students and Appellate Litigation Clinic secure rare presidential clemency grant for indigent client, (May 5, 2016)

Environmental Practicum students collaborating with Watershed UGA, (May 2, 2016)

Georgia Law Review cited in U.S. Supreme Court opinion, (April 28, 2016)

University mourns passing of civil rights pioneer Horace Ward, (April 26, 2016)

Georgia Law teams finish as regional semifinalists national mock trial competitions, (April 21, 2016)

Crim wins Russell Competition, (April 18, 2016)

UGA Alumni Association to present annual awards during luncheon April 15; Thompson and Chambliss among winners, (April 12, 2016)

2016 Awards Day reception, (April 11, 2016)