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

Georgia Law continues to be recognized for its quality, (March 16, 2017)

Georgia Law to host annual benefit auction for student fellowships, (March 14, 2017)

University of Georgia Board of Visitors welcomes new members; Georgia Law alum Jeff Cavender included, (March 6, 2017)

Appellate Litigation Clinic gains victory in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, (February 28, 2017)

Georgia Law’s Red Clay conference to focus on emerging issues in environmental law, (February 28, 2017)

Two Georgia Law teams to advance to national round in Transactional LawMeet competition, (February 27, 2017)

Georgia Law honors distinguished grads during annual Alumni/Alumnae Weekend, (February 24, 2017)

Georgia Law finishes as semi-finalists at National Trial Competition regional, (February 23, 2017)

Georgia Law to host IntLawGrrls 10th birthday conference, (February 23, 2017)

U.S. District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to give Georgia Law's House Lecture, (February 15, 2017)

UGA law school to host public interest law conference, (February 10, 2017)

Buice wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition, (February 6, 2017)

UGA unveils 2017 Bulldog 100 rankings; Five Georgia Law alumni/alumnae businesses included, (February 6, 2017)

Bishop argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, (January 30, 2017)

Georgia Law finishes Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championship as semifinalists, (January 30, 2017)

Law firm honors partner and legal leader with endowed scholarship, (January 26, 2017)

Haley named Presidential Management Fellows Finalist, (January 23, 2017)

UGA law school brings international law scholars to campus to share latest work, (January 19, 2017)

Adams and Hicks win national Scribes Brief-Writing Award, (January 13, 2017)

UGA to celebrate 232nd anniversary with weeklong series of Founders Day events; law school's Kurtz to be honored, (January 13, 2017)

Alumnus Harold Melton (J.D.’91) becomes presiding justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, (January 11, 2017)

Georgia Law’s unique program matches first-year students with a four-person support network, (January 11, 2017)

UGA to present President’s Medal to Paul Kurtz, (January 10, 2017)

Law school conference to address child endangerment and sexual exploitation issues, (January 6, 2017)

Georgia Law to present symposium on 21st century policing, (January 5, 2017)

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)