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Class of 2014 Finishes Strong on Bar Exam

Swearing-In Ceremony 8 .m. Friday, Nov. 21: Georgia State University Student Center Ballroom R.S.V.P.: By 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7., to Vickie Dye

Georgia State University College of Law’s Class of 2014 posted strong bar results with a passage rate of 92 percent for first-time takers of the July exam, well ahead… more »

Career Services Makes Networking Easier with New Program

Kick-Off Launch Noon Tuesday, Nov. 4: Learn more about the Lawcountability, J.D. Program Food provided

Networking is the most important thing in job searching,” says Ray English, associate director of the Georgia State University College of Law Career Services Office. “In fact, networking is paramount for students and recent graduates to land gainful employment.”

To… more »

Rowe Appointed to State’s Ebola Response Team

Brenda Rowe (J.D. ’90)

41NBC, Oct. 21, 2014

Rowe Appointed to the Georgia Ebola Response Team

Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Brenda Rowe (J.D. ’90) to serve on the state’s Ebola Response Team.

Rowe, a Mercer University associate professor of nursing, is part of a 14-person… more »

Davis (J.D. ’02) Helps Organize Community Event

Mawuli Davis (J.D. ’02)

Daily Report, Oct. 24, 2014

Activist Lawyer Organizes Event to Develop Community Responses to Police Brutality

Mawuli Davis (J.D. ’02) helped a broad coalition of African-American bar associations and community groups organize a conference to address police brutality… more »

Bailey (J.D. ’96) Featured in Daily Report

M. Scott Bailey (J.D. ’96)

Daily Report, Oct. 23, 2014

Justices Will Hear Case of Judge Who Didn’t Tell Lawyers About a Jury Note

M. Scott Bailey (J.D. ’96) of Atlanta’s Huff, Powell & Bailey represents an obstetrician and… more »

Teaching By Example

<div style=”float: right; width: 250px; margin: 10px 0px 10px 10px;”> <blockquote> <span style=”font-size: 13px;”>“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”</span> <strong><span style=”font-size: 13px;”>—Henry Adams,</span></strong>: <span style=”font-size: 13px;”>U.S. historian and journalist</span> </blockquote> </div>Georgia State Law’s influence is not confined to Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Several faculty members are helping… more »

Embracing Mediation

Once a strictly private form of alternative dispute resolution, mediation is now embraced and institutionalized by Georgia’s legal system, in part because of overcrowded court dockets and lengthy case disposition times.

Bonnie Powell (J.D. ’99), director of the Fulton County State/Magistrate Court Landlord Tenant Mediation program since 2004, says parties often do not realize how… more »

 
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