Accepting Nominations for 2013 Johnson Award

Georgia State University College of Law is accepting nominations of Georgia lawyers whose overall accomplishments reflect the high tradition of selfless public service that its founding dean, Ben F. Johnson Jr., exemplified during his career and life.

Ben F. Johnson Jr. worked tirelessly to ensure equal access to the legal profession through helping… more »

Vic Reynolds elected Cobb D.A.

Attorney Vic Reynolds (J.D. ’86) of Marietta was elected Cobb County district attorney on July 31. He will replace retiring D.A. Pat Head.

Reynolds ran against fellow Republican Cindi Yeager of Marietta in the GOP primary. Because there is no Democratic candidate in the general election, Reynolds will take office in January.

Reynolds, a well-known… more »

Georgia State Law among Best Law Schools

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law has been included in The Princeton Review’s 2013 edition of The Best 168 Law Schools.

“We chose the schools based on our high regard for their academic programs and our reviews of institutional data we collect from the schools,said Robert Franck, Princeton Review senior vice president publisher.… more »

Cupid (J.D./M.P.A. ’12) Wins Public Office

Lisa Cupid, a joint-degree student with the College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, beat political veteran Woody Thompson in the Democratic primary runoff for the southwest Cobb County Commission seat on Aug. 21.

Cupid, a Georgia Institute of Technology graduate, is working to complete her J.D. and master’s of… more »

Faculty Roundup: Segall, Rowberry, Heled

In this Roundup

Segall on HuffPost Live Rowberry to deliver Constitution Day keynote address in Louisiana Heled Selected for IP Workshop in December Eric Segall on HuffPost Live

On Sept. 10, Professor Eric Segall appeared on HuffPost Live with Kentucky Sen. Dr. Rand Paul, who was publicizing his new… more »

Gabel Working to Improve Forensic Science

“We’re all familiar with the phrase ‘no two fingerprints are alike.’ But there’s actually no science to back up this assumption,” says Jessica Gabel, Assistant Professor of Law, who has taken her research interests in forensic evidence abroad.

From Poland to Taiwan to Australia, she has been giving lectures, meeting with government officials and collecting… more »