ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law student Christina Rupp 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 nonprofit legal… more »
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 »
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 »
As their friends and family members looked on, a graduating class of more than 180 received their Juris Doctor degrees from Georgia State University College of Law on Friday, May 8, at the University Sports Arena.
Leslie M. Turner, general counsel for Coca-Cola North America, delivered the keynote address, and Georgia State President Mark P.… more »
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 »
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 »
In a story published by numerous major media outlets, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jonathan Todres told the Associated Press there’s no evidence that the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child will impinge on parental rights.
The global children’s rights treaty has been ratified by every UN member except the United… more »
Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and Professor of Law Nancy Johnson has been named the 2009 recipient of the Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship.
This award recognizes the individual or group who has made outstanding contributions to academic law librarianship through continued efforts to improve law librarianship.… more »