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

Expert on globalization and the legal profession to speak at Georgia Law's 113th Sibley Lecture, (January 8, 2016)

Georgia Law names Hanson employee of the year, (January 5, 2016)

Submissions from 2015

Hanson wins Terrell Distinguished Employee Award, (December 16, 2015)

Georgia Law announces inaugural holders of its Carl E. Sanders Scholarships, (December 10, 2015)

Three professors to have new titles in January, (December 10, 2015)

UGA to offer three-year J.D./M.B.A. program, (December 8, 2015)

Community HeLP Clinic offers assistance to Athens Housing Authority residents, (December 1, 2015)

UGA Alumni Association announces seventh annual Bulldog 100 list; eight Georgia Law grads named, (November 24, 2015)

Georgia Law team finishes as semifinalists in National Moot Court Competition, (November 23, 2015)

Georgia Law team finishes as semifinalists in William Daniel Mock Trial competition, (November 23, 2015)

UGA law school creates Jurist in Residence program honoring late Judge B. Avant Edenfield, (November 19, 2015)

UGA names inaugural class of Women’s Leadership Fellows; Dean Rodrigues included, (November 18, 2015)

Georgia Law finishes as finalists in ABA Regional Negotiation Competition, (November 16, 2015)

Georgia Law finishes strong at National Legal Ethics and Professionalism Moot Court Competition, (November 16, 2015)

Edwards and Smith win Talmadge Competition, (November 10, 2015)

Georgia Law alumnus funds nation’s first child sexual abuse victim clinic; Groundbreaking opportunity will aid victims, train next generation of attorneys, (November 2, 2015)

Georgia Law wins annual Florida/Georgia moot court competition, (October 30, 2015)

Georgia Law grad confirmed as vice chancellor on the Delaware Court of Chancery, Montgomery-Reeves makes history as the first African American and second female, (October 29, 2015)

Georgia Law leads in bar exam passage rate, grads of state’s flagship law school prove preparedness for legal career, (October 28, 2015)

Georgia Law students interact with Georgia's top elected leaders, (October 26, 2015)

UGA’s Blue Key Honor Society to recognize five with service, young alumni awards; three are Georgia Law grads, (October 16, 2015)

Georgia Law to rededicate Sohn Library in renovated Dean Rusk International Law Center, (October 13, 2015)

Carter wins Best Oralist Award in national moot court competition, (October 12, 2015)

Georgia Law finishes as quarterfinalists in mock trial tournament, (October 12, 2015)

Edwards and Sells win England Mock Trial Competition, (October 5, 2015)

Georgia Law to host Georgia Court of Appeals oral arguments, (October 2, 2015)

Chaffins celebrate Verner’s 97th birthday with the establishment of $1 million professorial chair; send wishes via social media, (September 25, 2015)

UGA professors publish recommendations for state Alzheimer’s registry, (September 25, 2015)

Top scholar in tax, business and private equity to join faculty, (September 23, 2015)

Georgia Law launches full-time semester of work/study in Atlanta, (September 21, 2015)

Hashimoto and three other UGA professors named SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows, (September 21, 2015)

Cox and Manzer win the Martin/Carnes Competition for Excellence in Writing, (September 18, 2015)

Hill, Potente receive awards at Intramural Negotiation Competition, (September 18, 2015)

Why Banks Fail So Many Americans—and a Possible Solution, (September 16, 2015)

University of Georgia Alumni Association celebrates 40 Under 40 Class of 2015; Alums Boyd and Gooch included, (September 14, 2015)

Graduates gain victory in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, (September 8, 2015)

Former U.S. Sen. Chambliss kicks off semester of political, legal insights as Sanders Scholar at Georgia Law, (August 27, 2015)

Georgia Law welcomes its 2015-16 LL.M. class, (August 27, 2015)

Four Georgia Law professors gain promotions; Scartz joins faculty, (August 18, 2015)

Georgia Law welcomes a record setting class, (August 14, 2015)

UGA to launch Chambliss Leadership Forum honoring former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss; senator to teach at law school, (August 13, 2015)

Georgia state representative makes $500,000 gift to Georgia Law, (July 31, 2015)

Ringhand named new law school associate dean for academic affairs, (July 23, 2015)

Bartlett named 74th president of UGA Alumni Association; two Georgia Law alumnae added to board, (July 22, 2015)

Georgia Law alumna to be first Asian American to hear case at the Georgia Supreme Court, (July 15, 2015)

Georgia Law introduces new legal writing competition, (July 15, 2015)

Georgia Law students complete Anti-Defamation League's Wittenstein Summer Research Program, (July 15, 2015)

Gainesville firms win Firm and Corporation Alumni/Alumnae Challenge, (July 2, 2015)

UGA Alumni Association announces 40 Under 40 Class of 2015; two Georgia Law graduates included, (July 2, 2015)

Georgia Law students selected as summer Sea Grant Legal Program fellows, (June 29, 2015)