1st Amendment Professorship to Sonja West, globally noted media law expert

Very pleased to note the appointment of Georgia Law Professor Sonja R. West, an internationally recognized expert in media law,  the inaugural holder of the Otis Brumby Distinguished Professorship in First Amendment Law. News of the position, which is shared by the law school and the University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass… Continue reading 1st Amendment Professorship to Sonja West, globally noted media law expert

Honored again to be honored for excellence in international law

Delighted to share the news that the just-released 2020 US News rankings place our international law curriculum here at the University of Georgia School of Law at No. 19 in the United States. By our count, this marks the 5th time in recent years we’ve been among the top 20 or so US law schools… Continue reading Honored again to be honored for excellence in international law

Register now for inaugural Women’s Leadership in Academia Conference, to be held July 19-20 at Georgia Law

Women law professors, librarians, and clinicians in, or interested in, leadership positions are invited to take part in the inaugural Women’s Leadership in Academia Conference, to be held July 19-20, 2018, here the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, about 65 miles northeast of Atlanta. Keynote speakers will be Kellye Testy, former Dean… Continue reading Register now for inaugural Women’s Leadership in Academia Conference, to be held July 19-20 at Georgia Law

Pride of place: Georgia Law’s international law curriculum and initiatives rank No. 15 in US News

Delighted to share the news that the just-released 2019 US News rankings place our international law curriculum here at the University of Georgia School of Law at No. 15 in the United States. We’re situated just below UCLA and Stanford, just above Northwestern and the University of Texas, and 3 slots higher than last year.… Continue reading Pride of place: Georgia Law’s international law curriculum and initiatives rank No. 15 in US News

Georgia Law welcomes LLM-linked partnership with Fulbright in Hungary

A new partnership between the University of Georgia School of Law and the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission will provide exceptional scholarship opportunities for qualified Hungarian law graduates who wish to pursue a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree. Georgia Law Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge and Dr. Károly Jókay, Executive Director of the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission, signed… Continue reading Georgia Law welcomes LLM-linked partnership with Fulbright in Hungary

Center’s e-newsletter recaps last year, looks forward to great 2016-17 events

Very pleased to share the e-newsletter we at the Dean Rusk International Law Center mailed to our University of Georgia School of Law community and beyond. E-mail us ruskintlaw@uga.edu to request direct mailing of future editions. News from Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center Since last October, when we rededicated our Louis B. Sohn… Continue reading Center’s e-newsletter recaps last year, looks forward to great 2016-17 events

Professor West heads east: Upcoming media law lecture in Budapest

Among the many University of Georgia School of Law professors whose work crosses national borders is Sonja R. West (right). In fact, Professor West will be traveling very soon to Hungary, to speak on Thursday, October 13, at the European Judicial Conference on Courts and Communication in Budapest, organized by Bíróság, Hungary’s National Office for… Continue reading Professor West heads east: Upcoming media law lecture in Budapest

Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships, Summer 2016

Beginning this year, the University of Georgia School of Law will award two of its current students Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships of $5,000 each in order to support their summer placements in public interest law. The initiative marks a new partnership between Georgia Law and the John Paul Stevens Fellowship Foundation, which… Continue reading Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowships, Summer 2016