Washington: Welfare System a Pipeline to Prison

Tanya Washington, associate professor at Georgia State University College of Law, addressed how racial bias and profiling operate in the child welfare system to the detriment of black children, black families and the black community during a July 29 National Bar Association panel to discuss racial profiling.

During the keynote event at the… more »

Washington on National Panel with Civil Rights Notables

Posted On July 29, 2014
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Tanya Washington, associate professor at Georgia State University College of Law, will join civil rights notables, the Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse L. Jackson Sr., during the keynote event at the National Bar Association’s annual conference in Atlanta.

The Presidential Showcase Panel, from 2 to 4 p.m. today, also features Sherrilyn Ifill, director of the… more »

Yarn Trains Mediators in Turkey

In May, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Doug Yarn conducted mediation training for law students at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul. The timing of his training coincides with Turkey’s recent adoption of new laws for mediation and restorative justice in both minor criminal matters and civil disputes.

“Our… more »

Center Prepares for Next Study Space Program in Warsaw

In June, Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study for Metropolitan Growth will take a cohort of scholars, planners, attorneys and urbanists to Warsaw, Poland for its eighth Study Space Program.  The program will take place at the University of Warsaw’s Foundation… more »