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 »

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 »

Central Atlanta Progress Speaks to Urban Fellows

Jennifer Ball, vice president of planning and economic development for Central Atlanta Progress, discussed the overall plan and vision for downtown Atlanta at the first Urban Fellows breakfast on Aug. 28.

Ball began by briefly describing Central Atlanta Progress’s overall plan for Atlanta. At the heart of this plan is the Imagine Downtown initiative, a… more »

Bliss Takes Clinical Education to Thailand

Most summer trips to Thailand wind up at the beach rather than an inland university teaching about clinical legal education to undergraduate law students and their professors.

Not so for Lisa Radtke Bliss, associate clinical professor and co- director of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic, who ventured to the country… more »