In his first year at Georgia State University College of Law, Randy Rich (J.D. ’92) made the mock trial team as a witness. He continued as an attorney during his second year and was elected president of the Student Trial Lawyers Association in his third. Twenty-one years later, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy published… more »
Georgia State University College of Law’s Class of 2013 fared well on the state bar exam in July, yielding a passage rate of 94.7 percent for first-time takers, well ahead of the 88.8 percent statewide average.
Overall, the college fared well with a 94.1 percent rate among all applicants, compared with the 86.2 percent statewide.
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Just before the trial began of a Utah doctor accused of drugging and drowning his wife, Georgia State Law students and a professor were dissecting his case in a mock jury on CNN’s HLN network program “HLN After Dark.”
Combing through details and snippets of evidence presented each episode, hosts Vinnie Politan and… more »
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.
“When I… more »
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 »
ATLANTA – The Georgia State University College of Law is among the nation’s top 10 “Best Value Law Schools,” according to the October issue of The National Jurist.
The college, which has made the top 10 list for the past seven years, continues to be the No. 1 Best Value law school in Georgia. It ranked… 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 »
In two recent online rankings, Georgia State University College of Law fares well, coming in at No. 24 for Tipping the Scales and No. 42 with Above the Law.
“The new rankings are further evidence that Georgia State Law delivers on its promise to provide an accessible, practical, quality legal education,” says Steven J. Kaminshine,… more »