Christina Rupp Receives Scholarship to Georgia Innocence Project

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law student Christina Rupp (J.D. ’10) is the 2009 recipient of the Leeza Cherniak Memorial Scholarship to the Georgia Innocence Project (GIP).

Rupp will serve this summer as a senior intern at GIP. She has volunteered and served as an intern for more than a year at the… more »

Eric Segall comments on nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court

Georgia State University College of Law Professor Eric Segall was quoted in a May 27 story in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on President Barack Obama’s nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court.

If the Senate confirms her nomination, Sotomayor, now a federal appeals judge, will be the first Latina and third woman overall to… more »

Record number of students headed for Brazil this summer

Posted On May 18, 2009
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For 19 Georgia State University College of Law students, summer school will mean trekking into the Atlantic rain forest to study the threat urbanization poses to one of the world’s most delicate ecosystems, or a trip inside one of the world’s most impoverished neighborhoods to examine how community projects are trying to curb violence in… more »

Fairweather and McNeill advance to national finals of moot court competition in Washington, D.C.

Posted On May 12, 2009
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Georgia State University College of Law students Alexis Fairweather and Matthew McNeill were national finalists in the 2009 Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition, April 22-24, in Washington, D.C. Fairweather and McNeill, who won the Irving Marcus Award for National Finalists, are the first team from any Georgia university to advance to the national… more »

Noelle Whitmire selected as American College of Bankruptcy Distinguished Law Student for 11th Circuit

Posted On May 4, 2009
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Georgia State Law student Noelle Whitmire recently returned from an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., where she was honored by the American College of Bankruptcy, which selected her as its Distinguished Law Student for the 11th Circuit.

“It was awesome, the opportunity of a lifetime,” said Whitmire, who was nominated for the award by Professor… more »