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 2020

Dixon receives 2020 Emma Terrell Distinguished Employee Award, (December 18, 2020)

School of Law grads lead in state bar passage rate for seventh straight year, (December 18, 2020)

Appellate Litigation Clinic wins case in Ninth Circuit, (December 16, 2020)

First Amendment Clinic wins free speech protections against online censorship, (December 9, 2020)

School of Law recognizes employees for service, (December 6, 2020)

Community HeLP and First Amendment clinics successful with motion to help detained women, (December 2, 2020)

Nelson argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, (November 17, 2020)

UGA sweeps regional round of the National Moot Court Competition, (November 9, 2020)

School of Law named best return on investment for historic third year in a row, (November 6, 2020)

Edge featured as UGA Amazing Student, (November 3, 2020)

Fiero argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, (November 2, 2020)

UGA wins Florida/Georgia-Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition, (October 30, 2020)

Amann presents Children and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda, (October 28, 2020)

Florida-Georgia moot court going virtual, (October 28, 2020)

Pernini and Shapiro win best brief award at national moot court competition, (October 26, 2020)

Brown elected to the American Law Institute, (October 21, 2020)

Yale's Monica Bell to deliver 118th Sibley Lecture, (October 21, 2020)

Kecskes and Ortiz capture honors at virtual mock trial tournament, (October 19, 2020)

Mediation Practicum students piloting online program for Athens court, (October 16, 2020)

UGA law school honors alumnus and former SEC commissioner with portrait unveiling, (October 15, 2020)

First Amendment Clinic trains student journalists at Georgia universities, (October 13, 2020)

Appellate Litigation Clinic gains victory for client, (October 12, 2020)

In Memoriam: Karen "Kay" Hardeman (Bramlett) Kirk, (October 9, 2020)

Mediation Practicum students remotely resolve cases in Savannah, (October 9, 2020)

Fund honors law school's first Black graduate, (October 2, 2020)

School memorializes first Black graduate - Chester Davenport - and prominent Georgia jurist - Horace Johnson, (October 2, 2020)

UGA law school grant from Stanton Foundation to help keep families and pets together, (September 25, 2020)

UGA to honor late judge with endowed lecture on race, law and policy, (September 24, 2020)

School of Law voted best law school in Georgia, (September 14, 2020)

Community HeLP Clinic presents community webinar on COVID-related SNAP and P-EBT benefits, (September 11, 2020)

Appellate Litigation Clinic achieves win for client, (September 10, 2020)

West presents on the Majoritarian Press Clause, (September 4, 2020)

Rusk Center to hold conference titled "The Law and Logics of Attribution: Constructing the Identity and Responsibility of States and Firms", (September 2, 2020)

Sigalos represents client virtually before the U.S. Court of Appeals, (September 2, 2020)

Knight Foundation announces funding for UGA project supporting research on internet governance, (September 1, 2020)

School of Law welcomes four new faculty members, (August 31, 2020)

Herzberger coauthors book during remote summer externship, (August 28, 2020)

Brown receives Civil Justice Scholarship, (August 27, 2020)

Library faculty expands and celebrates promotion, (August 26, 2020)

Hicks receives the 2020 National Black Prosecutors Association scholarship, (August 24, 2020)

Appellate Litigation Clinic is successful in gaining detention release, (August 21, 2020)

Creating new pathways: New Approaches grant recipients work to build a more diverse community, (August 21, 2020)

School of Law welcomes new alumni/alumnae board members and 2020-21 officers, (August 21, 2020)

School of Law welcomes most academically talented class, (August 19, 2020)

First Amendment Clinic files amicus brief in Puerto Rico's federal district court, (August 18, 2020)

School of Law receives 2020 Laspau University Award, (August 17, 2020)

Community HeLP Clinic presents on the future of DACA, (August 12, 2020)

Nationwide law school partnership leads to digital series to engage prospective students, (August 12, 2020)

In Memoriam: Chester C. Davenport, (August 10, 2020)

School hosts first virtual legal externship supervisor training, (August 7, 2020)