Law Week 2013

Posted On March 27, 2013
Categories News, News Briefs, Students Tags

Attorney Michael Manely (J.D. ’89) kicks off the 2013 Law Week at Georgia State University College of Law on Monday, April 1. Manely will discuss his experiences arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court in Chafin v. Chafin. The Court ruled unanimously in his client’s favor.

The Student Bar Association and student organizations hold events through… more »

Summer Institute 2013

Posted On March 14, 2013

Conflict Management in Higher Education

June 10-14, 2013

CNCR’s Summer Institute offers classes focusing on learning and improving conflict management skills in the context of a university setting.  Our faculty apply their extensive knowledge and their own unique experience as administrators and faculty to the interactive, participatory workshops.

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 10–14… more »

Moot Court Ranks at Jessup Competition

Georgia State University College of Law’s Moot Court team placed third in the U.S. South Regional qualifying round of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The all female team of Lynette Jimenez (J.D. ’14), Leanna Jordan (J.D. ’13), Katie Ginnane (J.D. ’13) and Autumn Turner (J.D. ’13), competed against Tennessee, Florida, North… more »

Dorf Weighs Mandates, Prohibitions

Posted On March 9, 2013
Categories News, News Briefs Tags

“The challengers were making a libertarian argument against mandates, but to appeal to the more conservative justices, they could not invoke the right to bodily integrity under Roe v. Wade,” said Michael C. Dorf, the Robert S. Stevens Professor of Law at Cornell University Law School, during the 52nd Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture Series on… more »

Michael Dorf to Deliver Miller Lecture

Michael C. Dorf, distinguished professor of law at Cornell University Law School and U.S. constitutional scholar, will deliver the 52nd Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture at noon Thursday, March 7, in the Georgia State University Student Center State Ballroom.

Dorf’s presentation, “Commerce, Death Panels and Broccoli: Or Why the Activity/Inactivity Distinction in the Health Care… more »

Professors Challenge DOMA in Brief

Posted On March 3, 2013
Categories Faculty, News, News Briefs

Georgia State University College of Law associate professor Tanya Washington and two professors from the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law filed an amicus brief in United States v. Windsor on March 1. The case challenges the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act’s exclusion of same-sex married couples.

Washington; Catherine Smith, associate professor… more »