ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law is accepting nominations for the 2014 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award to honor a Georgia attorney who has selflessly committed to public service in the tradition of the college’s founding dean.
“Ben F. Johnson Jr. displayed an unwavering commitment to public service,” says Steven J.… more »
When Ron Freeman (J.D. ’85) staked his future on the College of Law in the early 1980s, it was an upstart with no accreditation. Looking back on his law career, he smiles when he thinks about where it all started.
Nearly 30 years later, Freeman is managing member of Johnson & Freeman with a long… more »
Urban Fellow Emily McClendon (J.D. ’15) has been selected as the 2013-2014 Daniel J. Curtin Jr. Fellowship for the Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association after a competitive application process. Only one, $3,000 fellowship is awarded each academic year to a student interested in the intersection of law and planning.
Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment (March 31-April 5)
This Study Space Program took place in Istanbul, Study Space is a weeklong intensive workshop, in which scholars from a variety of disciplines come together with government and private sector professionals to develop solutions to legal, social and policy challenges being faced in… more »
A career and networking session for students will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Georgia State University College of Law during the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges 87th annual event in Atlanta.
The student session, “Developing a Successful Bankruptcy Career: Judges and Lawyers Share Their Secrets,” and networking reception immediately following from 4:45… more »
Georgia State University College of Law professor Lynn Hogue and Emory University School of Law professor Charles Shanor have published the fourth edition of Military Law in a Nutshell (West Publishing, 2013).
The book, published in September, is a reference targeted to law students, judges, lawyers practicing military law, service members, civilians and anyone else who needs… more »
Change Common Rule to Address Underrepresentation of Minorities
An article to be published in the American Journal of Public Health recommends changing the federal regulations that govern oversight of human subjects research (“the Common Rule”) to address continued underrepresentation of minorities in research studies.
Co-written by Bill Rencher (M.P.H. ’12), health access program director of… more »