Drew Early Recognized for Military Work

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 »

CNCR Presents in Cairo

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 »

College Pilots Summer Patent Law Program

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 »

CNCR Teaches at WHO in Geneva

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 »

Law Faculty Adresses Women’s Legal Issues

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 »

Pamela S. Karlan to Deliver Miller Lecture

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 »

Sampaio Provides Brazilian Perspective

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 »

Gabel’s Students Study Forensics in China

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 »

Lombardo Will Consult for Canadian Eugenics Project

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 »