ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law was ranked among the nation’s best value schools by The National Jurist in its September issue. The school has been in the top 5 for the last five years.
This year, the college is ranked second behind the University of Alabama School of Law. Louisiana State… more »
The impact of a recent federal ruling regarding copyright at Georgia State University quickly rippled through its alumni working in the field of intellectual property (IP) and the faculty who trained them at the College of Law.
The IP donors have raised more than $500,000 in scholarships and other funding related to understanding legal issues… more »
Several GSU Law alums ran for office in the July elections, and are faced with runoff elections on Nov. 6. Alums include Tracey Mason Blasi (J.D. ’95), Emily Brantley (J.D. ’91), Pam Britt (J.D. ’95) and Joe Hendricks Jr. (J.D. ’97).
Rather than landing a summer position at a local law firm between her first and second years, this summer GSU Law student Brittanie Browning advanced her legal studies in a less conventional way. The 24-year-old spent eight weeks in Jeonju, South Korea, studying Korean through the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program.
Browning,… more »
Georgia State University College of Law Professor Eric Segall, author of Supreme Myths: Why the Supreme Court Is Not a Court and Its Justices Are Not Judges, appeared before the Atlanta chapter of the American Constitutional Society with Atlanta attorney Emmet Bondurant to discuss whether the Senate filibuster is constitutional Aug. 15.
Bondurant… more »
A proponent of access to education, Sam Donaldson has taught at the university level for 17 years, though he says his education career started much earlier.
“In kindergarten I would come home and line up my stuffed animals and teach them what I had learned in school,” says Donaldson, a new professor of law at… more »
Thirty years is a short history for a law school, but long enough for impassioned professors to make a lasting impact – even in careers cut short by illness.
At Georgia State University’s College of Law, which was founded in 1982, two early faculty members continue to inspire and influence their peers through annual awards… more »
Although Lauren Sudeall Lucas is making her first foray into full-time academia as she joins the College of Law faculty, she’s no stranger to Georgia State University or its campus.
She comes to GSU from the Southern Center for Human Rights, located adjacent to GSU’s School of Music in downtown Atlanta. While working as a… more »
Two Georgia State College of Law librarians Nancy Johnson and Meg Butler were honored at the American Association of Law Libraries annual conference in July.
Johnson, veteran librarian and retiring associate dean for library and information services received the Miriam Gallagher Lifetime Achievement Award, while Butler, associate director of public services, received an Emerging Leader… more »