Fitting tribute for Georgia Law Prof. Louis B. Sohn (1914-2006): conference and plaque in Lviv, city of his birth

Since arriving at the University of Georgia School of Law in 2011, I have had the very great honor of holding the Emily & Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law – a chair established decades ago to welcome the renowned international lawyer and academic, Louis B. Sohn (prior posts). Professor Sohn’s record of achievement as… Continue reading Fitting tribute for Georgia Law Prof. Louis B. Sohn (1914-2006): conference and plaque in Lviv, city of his birth

Thoughts on ASIL annual meeting, by Sohn Fellow Johann Ebongom

Johann Ebongom, one of several Georgia Law students who traveled to Washington last month as Louis B. Sohn Professional Development Fellows, reflects below on that experience. This Saturday Ebongom, a lawyer from Cameroon, will receive his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree at our commencement ceremony. From April 12-15, I, along with University of Georgia School… Continue reading Thoughts on ASIL annual meeting, by Sohn Fellow Johann Ebongom

Washington week: Our Louis B. Sohn Fellows’ tour of D.C. monuments

During the 2017 American Society of International Law Annual Meeting earlier this month in Washington, D.C., members of our University of Georgia School of Law community took a break from volunteering to spend an evening touring the monuments on the National Mall. On the tour were Georgia Law students who traveled from our Athens campus… Continue reading Washington week: Our Louis B. Sohn Fellows’ tour of D.C. monuments

D.C. week: Sohn Fellow Pentagon tour

This week in D.C.: In their first days volunteering at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, our Louis B. Sohn Professional Development Fellows have witnessed both a panoramic (and pan-American) Grotius Lecture by Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and a witty talk by Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on his new book,… Continue reading D.C. week: Sohn Fellow Pentagon tour

Georgia Law student Hanna Karimipour elected to International Law Students Association board

Congratulations to Hanna Karimipour, member of the Georgia Law Class of 2020, who has just been elected to serve during her 3L year as a worldwide Student Director of the International Law Students Association. Devotion to international law has been a hallmark of Hanna’s career here at the University of Georgia School of Law. In… Continue reading Georgia Law student Hanna Karimipour elected to International Law Students Association board

Celebrating graduation and another great international law year

Just before University of Georgia School of Law students entered the Spring 2019 exam period, we at the law school’s Dean Rusk International Law Center took a moment to thank and congratulate the many students with whom we work. As listed below, more than 50 of them will earn JD or LLM  degrees later this… Continue reading Celebrating graduation and another great international law year

Georgia Law scholars head to D.C. for this week’s American Society of International Law Annual Meeting

The University of Georgia School of Law and its Dean Rusk International Law Center will be well-represented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, to be held March 27-30 at the Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C. In addition to the book award for C. Donald Johnson, our Center’s Director Emeritus, on which… Continue reading Georgia Law scholars head to D.C. for this week’s American Society of International Law Annual Meeting

Georgia Law students, Center take part in ASIL annual meeting in Washington

Many of us the University of Georgia School of Law Dean Rusk International Law Center took part last week in a whirlwind of activities at the American Society of International Law Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Supported by Louis B. Sohn Profession Development Fellowships awarded by our Center, Georgia Law students again volunteered at the… Continue reading Georgia Law students, Center take part in ASIL annual meeting in Washington

Application season opens for University of Georgia School of Law LLM Class of 2019

Today’s the 1st day that foreign-trained lawyers may apply for 2018-19 study toward the Master of Laws, or LL.M., degree at the University of Georgia School of Law. Over the last 4 decades, the law school has produced more than 450 LL.M. graduates, with ties to 75 countries and every continent in the world. They… Continue reading Application season opens for University of Georgia School of Law LLM Class of 2019

Celebrating grads & another great year

Just before University of Georgia School of Law students entered the Spring 2017 exam period, we at the law school’s Dean Rusk International Law Center took a moment to thank and congratulate the many students with whom we work. As listed below, nearly 50 of them will earn JD or LLM  degrees later this month.… Continue reading Celebrating grads & another great year