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 2021

UGA competes in Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, (April 14, 2021)

Ringhand awarded Meigs Professorship for teaching excellence, (April 12, 2021)

UGA diversity initiative includes dialogue training, Ehlers and Tickerhoof included, (April 12, 2021)

In Memoriam: Emily Calhoun, (April 9, 2021)

Three faculty members receive 2021 Russell Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, including the law school's Jonathan Peters, (April 5, 2021)

Virtual Charter Lecture to feature Regents' Professors, including the law school's Diane Marie Amann, (April 5, 2021)

UGA President Morehead receives Chief Executive Leadership Award, (March 31, 2021)

School of Law finishes as national finalists in Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, (March 30, 2021)

The School of Law's best return-on-investment vision bolstered, (March 30, 2021)

UGA wins Intrastate Moot Court Competition for third straight time, (March 30, 2021)

Four women receive top UGA law school awards during virtual Alumni/Alumnae Week, (March 29, 2021)

Poland and Willinger win Best Draft Award, (March 29, 2021)

UGA wins national mock trial competition, (March 29, 2021)

Conkel argues before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, (March 26, 2021)

UGA School of Law to offer undergraduate minor in law, (March 22, 2021)

Free virtual legal clinic for veterans March 27, (March 15, 2021)

Third round of Affordable Course Materials Grant program brings student savings to $1.45 million, (March 15, 2021)

First Amendment Clinic authors amicus brief challenging overly broad N.C. Property Protection Act, (March 10, 2021)

School of Law finishes as regional semifinalists at AAJ mock trial competition, (March 9, 2021)

Amann elected to prestigious Council on Foreign Relations, (March 5, 2021)

Fiero argues before U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, (March 5, 2021)

UGA named top institution in the nation for service to student veterans, (February 24, 2021)

Callaway Foundation gift to transform delivery of UGA law school clinic services; with technology investment, services can be offered to rural, legally underserved parts of state, (February 22, 2021)

New UGA research grant program fosters diversity, inclusion, (February 22, 2021)

Appellate Litigation Clinic wins case before the Ninth Circuit, (February 19, 2021)

School of Law finishes as semifinalists in National Trial Competition, (February 17, 2021)

UGA law school unveils graduate's painting depicting the university's desegregation, (February 17, 2021)

Free virtual legal clinic for veterans Feb. 27, (February 16, 2021)

Delayed Opening for Athens Campus Tuesday, Feb. 16, (February 15, 2021)

Lear named best oralist at Spong Invitational Moot Court Tournament, (February 15, 2021)

Peters featured in The Hollywood Reporter, (February 9, 2021)

Nix wins 1L Closing Argument Mock Trial Tournament, (February 8, 2021)

UGA announces 2021 Alumni Awards recipients, including the late Chester Davenport (LL.B.'66) and the Paris Family, (February 8, 2021)

Veterans Legal Clinic more than doubles compensation for Vietnam and Korean wars veteran, (February 8, 2021)

UGA finishes as semifinalists in National Moot Court Competition, (February 5, 2021)

Law school alumnus to unveil artwork commemorating the desegregation of UGA, (February 4, 2021)

Wilbanks CEASE Clinic argues before Georgia Supreme Court, (February 4, 2021)

UGA finishes as finalist at "best of the best" moot court tournament, (February 1, 2021)

In Memoriam: R. Perry Sentell Jr., (January 29, 2021)

School of Law's American Constitution Society named chapter of the week, (January 28, 2021)

Law students provide more than 80,000 service hours, (January 25, 2021)

Record-setting participation in Atlanta Semester In Practice program, (January 20, 2021)

Free virtual legal clinic for veterans Jan. 23, (January 19, 2021)

Wilbanks CEASE Clinic combats human trafficking, (January 15, 2021)

Conference to reimagine structures responding to global public health emergencies, (January 12, 2021)

In Memoriam: Diane Walton Rounds, (January 12, 2021)

Two UGA faculty members named Regents' Professors; Amann, Beach recognized for their renowned scholarly impact, (January 11, 2021)

In Memoriam: Dean Edward D. "Ned" Spurgeon, (January 7, 2021)

Submissions from 2020

Community HeLP clinic obtains release of client from immigration detention on health grounds, (December 24, 2020)

First Amendment Clinic authors amicus brief arguing against judicial narrowing of a Georgia sunshine law, (December 21, 2020)