Wheeler leaves Georgia State for San Francisco

ATLANTA—Georgia State University College of Law Library Associate Director Ron Wheeler has been named director of the University of San Francisco School of Law’s Dorraine Zief Law Library.

Wheeler, who will also be an associate professor of law at USF,  has been an integral part of Georgia State’s Law Library since August 2006, supervising… more »

Speakers Address Health Care Reform

ATLANTA—With the topic of healthcare reform legislation dominating the news and permeating conversations across the country, the Center for Law, Health & Society at the Georgia State University College of Law and students in the school’s Student Health Law Association sponsored a public program in which invited speakers examined the need for reform and the proposed… more »

Georgia Abortion Bill Violates Privacy Rights

ATLANTA—A bill filed last week in Georgia that would make it a felony to solicit or coerce a woman to have an abortion based on the race, color or sex of a fetus or parent violates the First Amendment rights of clinics as well as women’s rights to privacy, according to Georgia State University College of Law Professor more »

Ashley McMahan Wins STLA Honor

ATLANTA—Student Trial Lawyer Association member Ashley McMahan earned the Best Advocate Award recently at the Annual William W. Daniel National Invitational Mock Trial Competition in Atlanta. The event is hosted by the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia.

McMahan describes the award as her “proudest moment at Georgia State College of Law.”

“It’s nice to… more »

Hogue Op-Ed on Obama’s First Year

ATLANTA—Georgia State University College of Law Professor L. Lynn Hogue was one of four scholars asked recently by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution to share their views on what President Barack Obama must do to ensure his first term is a success.

Below is the text of the piece, which was published in the January 17 edition… more »

Justice Nahmias Visits Federalist Society

ATLANTA—Georgia Supreme Court Justice David E. Nahmias will speak at Georgia State University College of Law from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, in room 170 of the Urban Life Building. Food will be served, and the event is open to the public. The event is presented by The Federalist Society.

Justice Nahmias was appointed… more »

Jessica Gabel comments on rise in Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings in north Georgia

Posted On January 10, 2010
Categories Faculty, News, Uncategorized

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jessica Gabel told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a recent rise in Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings in north Georgia highlights the continued drag of the recesssion.

According to the July 30 article by Péralte C. Paul, Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings, in which companies liquidate completely or consumers… more »