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.
Michael Manely ’89
Georgia State University College of Law graduate Michael Manely (’89) with the Manely Firm PC will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court in Chafin v. Chafin on Dec. 5. Manely represents U.S. Army Sgt. Jeff Chafin in his bid regain custody of his daughter, Eris, 5.
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Vic Reynolds ’86 Attorney Vic Reynolds ’86 of Marietta was elected Cobb County district attorney on July 31. He will replace retiring DA Pat Head.
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 »
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 »
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 »
In this Roundup
“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 »
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 »
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.