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 2017

Cotton and Ford win Talmadge Competition, (November 13, 2017)

UGA teams finish as finalists in ABA negotiation competition, (November 13, 2017)

Five UGA alumni to be recognized for civic service; alumnus Randy Nuckolls among honorees, (November 7, 2017)

Retired federal judge to discuss ethics in dispute resolution at Nov. 9 lecture, (November 7, 2017)

Sparks wins best oralist at regional National Moot Court Competition, team advances to national tier, (November 6, 2017)

UGA School of Law leads July state bar exam passage rates for fourth year, (October 30, 2017)

School of Law wins national moot court competition and best oralist honors, (October 23, 2017)

Students finish as finalists at national civil rights and liberties moot court tournament, (October 23, 2017)

Students learning, patients improving through UGA’s partnership with Mercy Health Center, (October 17, 2017)

Cotton and Wittenstein win England Mock Trial Competition, (October 16, 2017)

UGA law school explores women’s roles in public service and honors women judges, (September 25, 2017)

Why Law?, (September 20, 2017)

McElhanon wins Top Negotiator Award, (September 19, 2017)

UGA to Reopen Wednesday, Delayed Start, (September 12, 2017)

UPDATE: UGA closed Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 11-12, (September 11, 2017)

UGA receives national diversity award for fourth consecutive year; law school enrolls diverse class, (September 5, 2017)

Expert trade law conference to be held at the UGA School of Law, (August 31, 2017)

Flanagan wins State Bar of Georgia Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award, (August 21, 2017)

School of Law welcomes its newest students, (August 14, 2017)

Doty named director of Dean Rusk International Law Center, Amann and Cohen to serve in supporting roles, (August 10, 2017)

Waller named to Equal Justice Works' National Advisory Committee, (August 9, 2017)

Four professors receive promotions, (August 8, 2017)

Amann appointed to University of Georgia Press editorial board, (August 4, 2017)

School of Law creates Veterans Legal Services Clinic; Renowned alumnus, son of Navy pilot contributes lead gift, (August 2, 2017)

The School of Law welcomes two professors, (August 1, 2017)

School of Law fundraising reaches $6.75 million, (July 18, 2017)

Fundraising skyrockets at UGA, (July 17, 2017)

Chauvet elected student president of the International Law Students Association, (July 12, 2017)

University of Georgia unveils 40 Under 40 Class of 2017; alums Holloman and Ludlam included, (July 6, 2017)

Sawyer publishes book review in Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, (June 27, 2017)

"International Law and Global Governance in a Turbulent World" to be explored at Georgia Law-Leuven Centre conference in Belgium, (June 15, 2017)

School of Law students sweeping the planet as summer 2017 global externs, (June 7, 2017)

Sklut presents on law school's successful mentoring program at national conference, (June 7, 2017)

Georgia Law increases public interest fellowship support; 36 students awarded fellowship grants totaling $68,000, (May 31, 2017)

Jackson selected for LEAD Athens, (May 16, 2017)

UGA features Barker as amazing student, (May 16, 2017)

Applications now welcome for 2017 Global Governance Summer School, (May 15, 2017)

Georgia Supreme Court justice to deliver UGA law school Commencement address, (May 4, 2017)

Cohen and Cade named recipients of UGA Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, (May 3, 2017)

Law school receives $50,000 Institute of Museum and Library Services grant, (April 27, 2017)

McBride publishes article in Educational Policies and Current Practices, (April 26, 2017)

Magnuson selected for post with Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, (April 25, 2017)

Cotton wins Russell Competition, (April 17, 2017)

Georgia Law students capture three national titles, (April 12, 2017)

Five Georgia Law faculty recognized by student body, (April 7, 2017)

UGA Alumni Association presents annual awards; Alumna Kathelen Amos and the Alston Family honored, (April 7, 2017)

Georgia Law named national champions of Transactional LawMeet, (April 3, 2017)

School of Law wins South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, (April 3, 2017)

Georgia Law to host Second Annual Rural Healthcare Symposium, (March 30, 2017)

Georgia Law dominates Energy Law Negotiation Competition, (March 27, 2017)