ATLANTA – The State Bar of Georgia presented the inaugural Marshall-Tuttle Award to Drew N. Early of Lynch & Shewmaker LLC in Atlanta, in recognition of his outstanding support of the Bar’s Military Legal Assistance Program, which over the past 14 months has provided legal assistance to more than 300 military service members and veterans… more »
ATLANTA – In collaboration with the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office’s Staff Development and Learning Unit and the World Health Organization-HQ, the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution designed and conducted a series of four, one-day seminars for the general staff and supervisors of EMRO-WHO and a four-day workshop on “Mediating Workplace Conflict” for 22 staff… more »
ATLANTA — In conjunction with the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Experience Externship Program (PEEP), Georgia State University College of Law is offering a pilot Summer Patent Law Program. This program will require students to work at the USPTO in Alexandria, Virginia 40 hours per week for nine weeks beginning June 6, 2011.
Students will be… more »
ATLANTA – In May 2010, the World Health Organization’s Office of the Ombudsman and Human Resources Management organized a workshop for key staff across WHO (headquarters and regions) in mediation and facilitation skills. Teaching these skills was seen as a necessary first step in addressing some of the conflict occurring at WHO.
Aba Ankrah-Ntambwe, HQ’s Coordinator… more »
ATLANTA – Three eminent speakers from Georgia State University’s College of Law will address health directives, wills and financial planning for women on March 19 at GSU. The program is sponsored by Women Alone Together®.
Speakers include Jerri Nims Rooker, associate director of the Center for Law, Health and Society, who will address advance directives for… more »
ATLANTA – Pamela S. Karlan, the Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law at Stanford Law School, will deliver the 48th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture at noon Thursday, March 31, at Georgia State University’s Student University Center State Ballroom.
The title of Karlan’s lecture is “Old Reasons, New Reasons, No Reasons.”
A… more »
ATLANTA – Dr. Romulo Silveira da Rocha Sampaio, an environmental law research professor and coordinator of the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Rio de Janeiro Law School, recently visited Georgia State University College of Law from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a guest lecturer on comparative urban growth and management law, providing a unique South American… more »
ATLANTA – Dr. Bill Prigge, who has been with Georgia State University College of Law since 2003, recently announced he will be leaving the school at the end of February to become the new vice president for business and finance at Southern Polytechnic State University.
Prigge joined the College of Law as Chief Administrative Officer… more »
ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jessica D. Gabel and a group of law students recently traveled to China to further their study of forensic science.
They attended the First Annual World Congress of Forensics — “From Evidence to Verdict” — which took place in Dalian, China on October 21-23, 2010. The conference showcased… more »
ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law Professor Paul A. Lombardo has been named as a consultant to the Living Archives on Eugenics in Western Canada, a project based at the University of Alberta (Edmonton). The five-year project (2010-2015) is funded by a $1 million grant from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.… more »