Professor Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer has released a student version of his newly updated third edition of Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law. The text was co-written by Thomas E. Roberts, a professor at Wake Forest University School of Law and released as part of the Hornbook Series by West Publishing Co.
The updated… more »
On Feb. 19, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that American courts could get involved in a custody dispute even if the child in question resides in another country in Chafin v. Chafin.
Michael Manely (J.D. ’89) with the Manely Firm PC argued before the Court on behalf of U.S. Army Sgt. Jeff Chafin on Dec.… more »
Edesio Fernandes, a Brazilian lawyer and city planner based in London, is a guest lecturer in foreign enrichment course, International Perspectives on Urban Law and Policy, which draws graduate students from across the university to learn about environmental, land use and growth management issues in other countries.
Fernandes is providing students with a general conceptual… more »
Georgia State University College of Law’s Trademark Moot Court team won second place Feb. 8 in the International Trademark Association’s Saul Lefkowitz Competition, which addresses issues in U.S. trademark and unfair competition law.
Team members Jennifer Grant (J.D. ’14), Matt Littlefield (J.D. ’14), Richard Piercy (J.D. ’14), and Clay Roberts (J.D. ’14) participated in the… more »
Michael Manely (J.D. ’89) Chicago Tribune, Feb. 19
“I had the opportunity to watch appellate arguments while in law school, and recall feeling that no amount of preparation could ever fully ready an attorney for every curveball thrown,” said Meri K. Benoit (J.D. ’99) after oral arguments in Wellstar v. Jordan. “I still feel that to be the case!”
With more than 10… more »
This semester the Georgia State University College of Law welcomes associate professor Timothy Kuhner to campus.
Kuhner joins the faculty from the University of Navarra School of Law in Pamplona, Spain, where he served as associate professor of Anglo-American law for three years. At Georgia State, he will teach comparative law, public international law and… more »
Vic Reynolds ’86 Fulton County Daily Report
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ATLANTA — Four Georgia State University College of Law students were elected this past November to public office in Georgia.
Motivated by a desire to bring about change, these students, some of whom have since graduated, balanced coursework with the campaign trail and are… more »