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

Veterans Legal Clinic increases benefits for Navy veteran, (May 31, 2019)

Karimipour elected as ILSA director, (May 29, 2019)

School of Law one of best in nation for employment, (May 23, 2019)

Law firm establishes scholarship to honor UGA law school’s advocacy director, Advocacy suite to be named in honor of Epps, Holloway, DeLoach & Hoipkemier, LLC, (May 20, 2019)

Commencement to be livestreamed at, (May 17, 2019)

Appellate Litigation Clinic gets victory in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit case, (May 10, 2019)

Record number of law students receive grants for summer public interest work for third straight year, (May 10, 2019)

Twelve employees selected for third cohort of Women’s Staff Leadership Institute, law school's Jackson included, (May 10, 2019)

Advocacy teams capture two national titles and key bragging rights, (May 8, 2019)

Former governor to deliver UGA law school Commencement address, (May 6, 2019)

Textbook grant program to save students $770K per year; law librarians receive funding, (April 30, 2019)

Garcia selected as Georgia Latino Law Foundation Fellow, (April 22, 2019)

OUTLaw/Stonewall Law Student Association program wins university award, (April 18, 2019)

Schaaf recognized by the Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute, (April 17, 2019)

Community HeLP Clinic assists clients in obtaining citizenship, (April 16, 2019)

Fiero wins Russell Moot Court Competition, (April 12, 2019)

Peters featured in The Washington Post, (April 12, 2019)

Stuhrenberg named best oralist at Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, (April 4, 2019)

UGA finishes as national quarterfinalists at South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, (April 4, 2019)

Law school honors four graduates with top awards, (April 2, 2019)

Scherr receives UGA's Engaged Scholar Award, (April 1, 2019)

School of Law takes second in transactional law competition, (March 26, 2019)

School of Law wins Intrastate Moot Court Competition for second straight year, (March 26, 2019)

Five UGA faculty members honored as Meigs Professors; School of Law's Brown among those named, (March 25, 2019)

Swanson elected to the National Black Law Students Association board of directors, (March 19, 2019)

School of Law on the rise and building momentum, (March 12, 2019)

School of Law wins Magnolia Cup negotiation competition, (March 5, 2019)

O'Brien named best oralist, team wins other honors at Jessup tournament, (March 4, 2019)

Rodrigues named University Professor, (March 4, 2019)

Daily places second in national tax writing competition, (February 19, 2019)

School of Law team wins Spong Moot Court Tournament, (February 19, 2019)

$3 million gift to UGA law school will transform first-generation student experiences, (February 12, 2019)

Welch wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition, (February 11, 2019)

New initiative helps veterans attending UGA law school; Butler Commitment guarantees financial aid to every veteran who matriculates this fall, (February 5, 2019)

UGA law school to host conference on multi-district litigation, (January 30, 2019)


School of Law finishes as first runner-up in Tulane Professional Football Negotiation Competition, (January 28, 2019)

School of Law wins Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship, (January 28, 2019)

School of Law establishes Be Kind Fund in honor of the late Chief Justice Harris Hines, (January 25, 2019)

School of Law receives grant from the Judicial Council of Georgia for Access to Justice Initiative, (January 22, 2019)

Renowned experts featured in Spring 2019 Signature Lectures, law school Sibley Lecturer included, (January 16, 2019)

Georgia Sea Grant Legal Fellows tackle challenging environmental questions, (January 14, 2019)

Canup receives employee of the year award, (January 7, 2019)

Three professors earn new titles, (January 2, 2019)

Submissions from 2018

Lockaby argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, (December 19, 2018)

Daily places second in 2018 Tannenwald Writing Competition, (December 11, 2018)

UGA to open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, (December 10, 2018)

Nine UGA faculty members named 2018-19 Women’s Leadership Fellows; School of Law's Weeks included, (November 27, 2018)

UGA Alumni Association reveals 10th annual Bulldog 100 list; six law school alumni recognized, (November 16, 2018)

In Memoriam: Alan Watson, (November 13, 2018)