Georgia State University College of Law team of Kyle Jackson (J.D. ’15), Kevin Coleman (J.D. /M.B.A. ’15), M. Binford Griffin (J.D. ’16), Christian Dennis (J.D. ’16) and Ashley Warmack (J.D.’16), won the 15th annual William Daniel Mock Trial Competition on Nov. 23 in Atlanta.
Georgia State University College of Law’s Health Law Partnership Legal Services Clinic has been named among the most innovative law school clinics in the nation by National Jurist’s PreLaw Magazine. The clinic was one of 10 runners-up.
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it, is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” —William Arthur Ward
As the campus pauses for the Thanksgiving holiday, Georgia State University’s College of Law faculty, students and staff found time away from preparing for final examination to express appreciation for their family, friends and the college.
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“You regard yourselves as lawyers, but I want you to think of yourselves as a special kind of lawyer — a Georgia State Lawyer ” said Roy Sobelson, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law, to the Class of 2014 as it was sworn in on Nov. 21.
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For the Class of 2014, Georgia State Law has bar passage rates from July.
Bar Passage Rate July 2014: 93% First-time average: 84.5%
Georgia State University College of Law was named among the Best Law Schools for Diversity, according to National Jurist and preLaw magazines.
The November issue cites the college for bolstering its diversity grade from a B- to A-. This is the second diversity ranking for the college this year. more »
“In the United States and in the world, we blame domestic violence on the woman. Women get this pervasive message at a young age. Guilt, shame and stigma are ingrained into the center of our being,” said Jessica Gabel, associate professor of law at Georgia State University, during the more »
Jessica Gabel, associate professor of law, will kick off Georgia State University’s Women Inspire Series at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, with a presentation on “Despicable She: How Society and the Criminal Justice System Vilify the Domestic Violence Victim.”
If a major metropolitan area such as downtown Atlanta suddenly got hit with a natural disaster like the tornado that whipped through the city in 2008, would cities be able to recreate or remember cultural heritage, such as historical buildings, artifacts and other relics of the past?
“Cultural heritage around the world faces numerous disasters… more »
“When I was young, I thought everybody processed information the way I did. I didn’t know I was different,” said best-selling author Temple Grandin, professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University and an autism advocate. “I was not allowed to become a recluse.”
Diagnosed with autism at the age of 4 when… more »