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

Annual Red Clay Conference to focus on emerging environmental issues affecting Georgia, (January 31, 2020)

Innovative mentor program boasts more than 700 mentees, (January 28, 2020)

Spring 2020 Signature Lectures to bring scholars, thought leaders to campus; including two School of Law grads, (January 24, 2020)

UGA law school hosts book discussion on Dennis' Rap on Trial, (January 16, 2020)

UGA law scholarship established in memory of legal trailblazer Phyllis Kravitch, former judicial clerks band together to create lasting tribute for the late jurist, (January 15, 2020)

Submissions from 2019

Veterans Legal Clinic helps veteran prove VA administrative error, (December 20, 2019)

Five students conduct research through Georgia Sea Grant Legal Fellowships, (December 18, 2019)

'Sweet 16' Moot Court Teams Will Compete for National Championship, (December 17, 2019)

Saunders receives 2019 Emma Terrell Distinguished Employee Award, (December 9, 2019)

Trailblazing state Supreme Court justice and law school alum to give Holmes-Hunter Lecture, (December 6, 2019)

School of Law sweeps regional round of National Moot Court Competition, (November 25, 2019)

Lambert and Paris inducted into Blue Key Honor Society, (November 20, 2019)

Four UGA alumni will be honored for civic service, leadership, scholarship; two School of Law alums included, (November 19, 2019)

Fiero and Sigalos win the 2019 Talmadge Moot Court Competition, (November 18, 2019)

UGA law school alumnus continues support of veterans seeking legal degrees, (November 18, 2019)

4th Annual Rural Healthcare Symposium to focus on resilience, (November 17, 2019)

Law school's Veterans Legal Clinic improves lives, (November 11, 2019)

UGA teams finish as co-champions in ABA Regional Negotiation Competition, (November 11, 2019)

UGA brings home trophy in Florida/Georgia-Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition, (November 1, 2019)

UGA law school hosts book discussion on Burch's Mass Tort Deals, (October 30, 2019)

UGA law school grads record highest state bar passage rate for sixth consecutive year, (October 29, 2019)

29th Annual School of Law Homecoming BBQ - inside Hirsch Hall from 3:15-5:45 p.m., (October 18, 2019)

UGA School of Law creates endowed scholarship in support of LGBTQ diversity, (October 18, 2019)

Public Interest Practicum to receive state bar Access to Justice Award, (October 17, 2019)

UGA School of Law to host conference on the future of space governance, (October 17, 2019)

Kecskes and Bensinger win England Mock Trial Competition, (October 14, 2019)

School of Law finishes as finalists in the Mockingbird mock trial competition, (October 14, 2019)

UGA law school named best return on investment for the second year in a row, (October 9, 2019)

Provost launches Task Force on Academic Excellence, law school's Ringhand included, (October 7, 2019)

Nine faculty members named 2019-20 Service-Learning Fellows, law school's Grant and Heywood selected, (October 1, 2019)

Harvey wins cultural heritage law writing competition, (September 30, 2019)

UGA law school creates clinic to focus on First Amendment issues, (September 23, 2019)

UGA law school to celebrate NATO's 70th anniversary with lecture, Dean Rusk International Law Center hosts NATO legal advisor, (September 19, 2019)

UGA receives national award for its commitment to diversity, law school's Benham and Robinson programs mentioned, (September 19, 2019)

Federal legislative staffers get up close look at UGA, including the law school's Veterans Legal Clinic, (September 16, 2019)

UGA law school hosts book discussion on Brown's Defending the Public's Enemy, (September 12, 2019)

Fall 2019 Signature Lectures to bring notable figures to UGA, includes two alumnae and law school events, (September 6, 2019)

School of Law renews Butler Commitment, guaranteeing aid to new matriculants in 2020, (September 5, 2019)

100% of first-gen students in J.D. entering class receiving aid, (September 4, 2019)

Robinson Scholars Program aims to increase diversity in legal education, (August 30, 2019)

School of Law welcomes its newest students, (August 20, 2019)

2019 UGA diversity, inclusion grants fund 26 projects; School of Law's Robinson Scholars Program included, (August 19, 2019)

$1M gift to UGA law school to support Family Justice Clinic and elite scholarship, Clinic to be named in memory of victim of domestic violence, (August 8, 2019)

$1 million gift to UGA law school will fund student scholarships, (July 22, 2019)

UGA Foundation elects new leadership and trustees, including three from the School of Law, (July 17, 2019)

Family Justice Clinic provides 2,100 hours of service and aids 100 callers during spring semester, (July 16, 2019)

UGA Alumni Association unveils 2019 Class of 40 Under 40; five law school grads among honorees, (July 3, 2019)

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

In Memoriam: Rupert M. Barkoff, (June 13, 2019)

In Memoriam: Donald E. Wilkes, Jr., (June 10, 2019)