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 2016

Fall 2016 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA, two are Georgia Law grads, (September 7, 2016)

Georgia Law names inaugural Philip H. Alston, Jr. Distinguished Law Fellows, (August 30, 2016)

Three Georgia Law professors gain promotions, (August 19, 2016)

Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss returns to teach as Georgia Law’s Sanders Scholar, (August 12, 2016)

Georgia Law welcomes its new students, (August 12, 2016)

Chambliss returns as Sanders Scholar, (July 22, 2016)

University of Georgia announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2016; alums Mabra and Zweig included, (July 15, 2016)

University of Georgia Foundation board welcomes four elected trustees and two advisory trustees; two with Georgia Law ties, (July 1, 2016)

UGA experts offer knowledge, advice for the Fourth, (June 29, 2016)

Brexit vote leads to uncertainty, probably more EU exits; UGA experts available to comment, (June 27, 2016)

Georgia Law grads leading Georgia’s lawyers, (June 21, 2016)

Scherr named Georgia Law's associate dean for clinical programs and experiential learning, (June 20, 2016)

New fellowships expand public interest opportunities at Georgia Law, Students take summer placements in Georgia and around the world, (June 8, 2016)

Working in the Public Interest Conference wins State Bar of Georgia Law School Excellence in Access to Justice Award, (May 24, 2016)

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Yates delivers Georgia Law graduation speech, (May 23, 2016)

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Yates to deliver graduation keynote, (May 20, 2016)

Georgia Law students and Appellate Litigation Clinic secure rare presidential clemency grant for indigent client, (May 5, 2016)

Environmental Practicum students collaborating with Watershed UGA, (May 2, 2016)

Georgia Law Review cited in U.S. Supreme Court opinion, (April 28, 2016)

University mourns passing of civil rights pioneer Horace Ward, (April 26, 2016)

Georgia Law teams finish as regional semifinalists national mock trial competitions, (April 21, 2016)

Crim wins Russell Competition, (April 18, 2016)

UGA Alumni Association to present annual awards during luncheon April 15; Thompson and Chambliss among winners, (April 12, 2016)

2016 Awards Day reception, (April 11, 2016)

Georgia Law posts strong finish in National Appellate Advocacy Competition, (April 11, 2016)

Law school sweeps Intrastate Moot Court Competition, (April 11, 2016)

Georgia Law team finishes as quarterfinalists at Prince competition, (April 5, 2016)

Georgia Law finishes Vis moot court competition tied for 5th; last American team in contest, (March 31, 2016)

Georgia state Rep. Stacey Godfrey Evans to give Georgia Law’s House Lecture, (March 28, 2016)

U.S. Court of Appeals judge to speak as Georgia Law’s 114th Sibley Lecturer, (March 23, 2016)

The Georgia Law Challenge, (March 21, 2016)

Fowler receives state bar environmental award, (March 18, 2016)

Gabriel serves on state bar public defender system panel, (March 18, 2016)

Georgia Law organizes symposium to address rural healthcare issues, (March 17, 2016)

Poole takes best oralist award at Jessup competition, (March 16, 2016)

Georgia Law launches Corsair Law Society, (March 11, 2016)

Georgia Law teams win Best Draft Awards at Transactional LawMeet competitions, (February 29, 2016)

Georgia Law wins National Appellate Advocacy Regional, (February 22, 2016)

Appellate Litigation Clinic wins case in U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, (February 16, 2016)

Georgia Law wins Craven national moot court competition, (February 8, 2016)

Lutton wins Beaird Closing Argument Competition, (February 8, 2016)

Georgia Law to host public interest conference focusing on social justice, (February 5, 2016)

Sustainable lifestyles to be focus of annual Red Clay law conference, (February 5, 2016)

Alumnus loans black history artifacts to law school, (February 2, 2016)

Taylor-Parker receives 2016 Autistic Scholars Fellowship, (February 1, 2016)

Georgia Law School Gets $2M for 'Tuition-Plus' Scholarship, (January 25, 2016)

Georgia Law creates elite fellowship with Goddard Foundation gift; Full-tuition-plus law school scholarships to include professional development opportunities, (January 21, 2016)

UGA announces Signature Lectures for spring 2016; Sibley Lecture and alumna Tess Davis included, (January 21, 2016)

Alumna chosen to lead nation’s first legal clinic solely dedicated to victims of child sexual abuse, (January 20, 2016)

Georgia Law launches Atlanta Semester in Practice program, (January 12, 2016)