Georgia Law Professor Louis B. Sohn (1914-2006), noted international law expert, featured as “Groundbreaker”

A renowned member of the University of Georgia School of Law faculty, Louis B. Sohn (1914-2006), is the latest subject in the university’s “Georgia Groundbreaker” news series. Author Robin Lally starts her article, “Louis B. Sohn: An international legal scholar,” with these apt words: “Louis B. Sohn spent his life promoting international law and peace.”… Continue reading Georgia Law Professor Louis B. Sohn (1914-2006), noted international law expert, featured as “Groundbreaker”

LL.M. students take professional development trip to learn about accountability courts

LL.M. students at Georgia Law took a professional development trip to the Athens-Clarke County courthouse for an introduction to the local justice system. Organized by Paige Otwell (J.D.’88), Assistant District Attorney, the students were treated to a panel on Accountability Courts. In Georgia, voluntary participants in these innovative judicial programs plead guilty to the offense… Continue reading LL.M. students take professional development trip to learn about accountability courts

Law in Practice International Interns from Sheffield Hallam University visit the Dean Rusk International Law Center for training

Last week, the Dean Rusk International Law Center was pleased to co-present a training with Sheffield Hallam University on criminal law and human rights for eight law students from the United Kingdom. Organized by Dr. Laura Kagel, Associate Director for International Professional Education at the Dean Rusk International Law Center, and Michael Edwards (J.D. ’93),… Continue reading Law in Practice International Interns from Sheffield Hallam University visit the Dean Rusk International Law Center for training

LLMs’ behind-scenes courthouse tour

A group of our Georgia Law LL.M. students walked downtown to the Athens Clarke-County courthouse yesterday to visit with several of our law school alums. Assistant District Attorney Paige Otwell (JD’88) welcomed the group, which included her mentee in the LL.M. Class of 2017, Nelly Sandra Ndounteng. Associate Magistrate Judge Ben Makin (JD’04) explained his… Continue reading LLMs’ behind-scenes courthouse tour

Former Nigeria prosecutor’s LLM year features US practice experience

Among the many talented foreign-trained lawyers set to earn Georgia Law’s Master of Laws (LLM) degree this month is Gladys Ashiru, who arrived with considerable experience as a prosecutor in Nigeria. She’s enriched this experience this year: in addition to her academic studies and a professional development trip, Gladys has worked as a volunteer prosecutor… Continue reading Former Nigeria prosecutor’s LLM year features US practice experience