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

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

Center’s Laura Kagel to meet with prospective LLMs in Austria, Croatia

Law students in Austria, Croatia, and nearby regions will soon have the opportunity for talk with a Dean Rusk International Law Center staffer about pursuing a degree at here at the University of Georgia School of Law. Early next month yours truly, Laura Tate Kagel, the Center’s Director of International Professional Education, will take part in… Continue reading Center’s Laura Kagel to meet with prospective LLMs in Austria, Croatia

Become part of a 45-year tradition: Georgia Law Master of Laws (LLM)

In 1973, a Belgian attorney became the first foreign-trained lawyer to earn a Master of Laws, or LLM, degree at the University of Georgia School of Law. The tradition launched then continues today: Even as the our current LLM class of 2017 pursues studies, we work to build next year’s LLM student body. We welcome… Continue reading Become part of a 45-year tradition: Georgia Law Master of Laws (LLM)

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

Eastward bound, to meet potential LLMs in Prague, Warsaw, Budapest

Law students, lawyers, and legal academics in the Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic will soon have the opportunity for talk with a Dean Rusk International Law Center staffer about pursuing a degree at here at the University of Georgia School of Law. Next week, Laura Tate Kagel, our Center’s Director of International Professional Education,… Continue reading Eastward bound, to meet potential LLMs in Prague, Warsaw, Budapest

Georgia Law LLMs benefit from Atlanta professional development trip

Professional development took an Atlanta turn this week when our LLM Class of 2016 traveled to our state capital to learn more about the judiciary and private-sector law. The day began with a visit to the Supreme Court of Georgia, founded more than a 170 years ago. There, Presiding Justice P. Harris Hines talked with… Continue reading Georgia Law LLMs benefit from Atlanta professional development trip

Become part of a 43-year tradition: Georgia Law Master of Laws (LLM)

In 1973, Edward de Jaegher of Brussels, Belgium, became the first foreign-trained lawyer to earn a Master of Laws, or LLM, degree at the University of Georgia School of Law. The tradition launched 43 years ago today. Even as our current students complete their final semester of study, we continue to build next year’s LLM… Continue reading Become part of a 43-year tradition: Georgia Law Master of Laws (LLM)

Introducing our LL.M. Class of 2020

We are proud to introduce the University of Georgia School of Law Master of Laws (LL.M.) Class of 2020. The group of 18 includes lawyers from 14 different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including: Bangladesh, China, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ghana, Iran, Jamaica, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sudan, Turkey, and Uganda. They… Continue reading Introducing our LL.M. Class of 2020

2019 Georgia Law-Leuven Centre Global Governance Summer School kicks off

LEUVEN – We are very pleased to launch the third iteration of the Global Governance Summer School today, a partnership between the Dean Rusk International Law Center at the University of Georgia and the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies at KU Leuven. The Summer School continues the four-decades-old Georgia Law tradition of summer international… Continue reading 2019 Georgia Law-Leuven Centre Global Governance Summer School kicks off