Faculty join AALS leadership

Posted On January 17, 2013
Categories Faculty, News, News Briefs

Faculty Elected Section Officers at AALS Annual Conference

Three Georgia State University College of Law faculty members, Lisa Radke Bliss, Emily Suski and Jonathan Todres, were elected officers for four American Association of Law Schools sections during the organization’s annual meeting Jan. 4-6 in New Orleans.

Bliss, associate clinical professor and co-director of the HeLP… more »

STLA Presents for International Students

Posted On January 16, 2013
Categories News, News Briefs, STLA Tags

During the holiday break on Dec. 19, Student Trial Lawyers Association members hosted the 21st annual tour of the Fulton County Courthouse for international students through the Atlanta Ministry for International Students.

Phillip Curtis (J.D. ’13) and Leslie Smith (J.D. ’13) conducted a courtroom demonstration, arguing a case about a fictional cooking competition show. STLA alumna… more »

College Gets $557,571 Grant for CLHS

Posted On January 15, 2013
Categories Headlines, News

JANUARY 15, 2013

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law has received a $557,571 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to establish a fellowship program and supporting online resources to strengthen the practice of public health law by expanding the scope of public health law instruction.

Ten professors of public health law… more »

Gideon at 50 Event

Posted On January 10, 2013
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The State Of Indigent Defense In Georgia

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, in which the U.S. Supreme Court held states must provide counsel for criminal defendants who cannot afford an attorney. To commemorate this landmark case, three panelists who have played an important role in ensuring Gideon‘s legacy will reflect on the… more »

Restorative Justice Project Cited

Posted On January 9, 2013
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Thursday, Jan. 10 editor Ken Kimsey urged readers this week to explore and submit entries to, a Web-based project led by Carolyn Benne of the Georgia State University Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the College of Law. Benne has been seeking resources, advocates and opportunities for her Restorative Justice Clearinghouse database since… more »

College mourns loss of Sarita Thompson

Posted On January 8, 2013
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Tuesday, Jan. 8

Georgia State University College of the Law is saddened to report the death of Externship Program specialist Sarita Thompson, who died from an aggressive form of pneumonia on Dec. 29. She was laid to rest on Jan. 5 in Riverdale, Ga.

Sarita Thompson (pictured with former GSU Law librarian Nancy Adams) at a… more »