Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jack Williams told the Associated Press that despite the much larger size of General Motors Corp.’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, he expects it to go much more quickly than the process Chrysler went through just weeks earlier.
“In the south there’s an old saying: The pioneers get all… more »
ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law Professor Paul Lombardo has been named a 2009 Georgia Author of the Year for his book, Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme Court, and Buck v. Bell.
The legal historian was among 90 first-time and veteran authors honored this week by the Georgia Writers Association. He… more »
ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law Professor Colin Crawford has been awarded a three-year, $650,000 grant to do environmental law capacity-building in Guatemala, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.
The three countries are part of the Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), a comprehensive trade agreement among Costa Rica, The Dominican Republic, El… more »
ATLANTA—In the Maldives Islands, isolation is part of life. A trip to the bank, for instance, might involve getting on a boat. Through necessity, as well as recent advances in technology, however, the Maldives are now on the frontier of mobile banking.
“They’re living on a very large number of small islands,… 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 »