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Ewing: Crises, Free Trade Contributing to Social Europe Demise

The European Union is moving toward a model of governance similar to the United States, said Keith Ewing, professor of public law at the School of Law, King’s College London.

Ewing, an internationally recognized expert on labor law, discussed how current economic and political crises, as well as the United State’s… more »

Georgia State Law Accepted into Order of the Coif

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law is one of only two law schools accepted this year into the national honors society for legal education, the Order of the Coif.

The Order of the Coif is an honorary scholastic society that encourages excellence in legal education by fostering a spirit of careful study,… more »

Wiseman on McConnell’s ‘It’s Not the Person, It’s the Principle’

Within minutes of President Barack Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court on March 16, Sen. Mitch McConnell, Republican majority leader in the U.S. Senate, took to the floor of the Senate to reiterate his insistence that the “people,” by voting in November, have a say in… more »

If We Don’t Own Our Genes, What Protects Subjects in Genetic Research?

By Leslie E. Wolf and Erin Fuse Brown, Georgia State University, and Laura Beskow, Duke University

On February 25, the White House hosted a forum on the National Institute of Health’s Precision Medicine Initiative. This is an ambitious research study that aims to develop targeted drugs and treatments that would vary… more »

A Vision Realized | The Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation

“The new building features a conference center to bring the legal community in for closer collaboration and to engage in a community conversation. The greatest example of this kind of collaboration is the space devoted to the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation, which is… more »

A Vision Realized | From the Dean

AFTER YEARS OF DREAMING AND WORKING to build 85 Park Place, we can finally say well done and welcome home. With the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 8, we officially opened this new, state-of-the-art facility.

As we settle into our new home, we would be remiss not to take a moment and say thanks. Thank… more »

Enhancing Public Health Law and Education

Robert Wood Johnson Program fellows develop interdisciplinary approaches to advancing health through law 

Georgia State Law and its Center for Law, Health & Society led a national program, The Future of Public Health Law Education: Faculty Fellowship Program, to enhance public health law teaching in… more »

Tips for the Practitioners — More Efficient Research … for Free!

Researching more effectively doesn’t necessarily have to mean paying for access to high-priced legal databases. Some of the best research resources are freely available online. Here are three of my favorites:

Georgia’s free legal databases

Digital Library of Georgia works to put as much Georgia-specific information online for free as possible. Of the… more »

Second-Year Students Represent Domestic Violence Victims in Court

During the fall semester, 16 Georgia State Law students represented domestic violence victims in Cobb Superior Court as part of an innovative experiential learning class, Transition to Practice, taught by Clark Cunningham, W. Lee Burge Chair… more »

Inaugural LL.M. Class Hails from 14 Countries

Folahan Ayeni (M.B.A. ’05, M.P.A. ’13, LL.M. ’16) sat teeming with excitement in Professor Lynn Hogue’s office. She had been waiting 21 years for this moment.

“This is a dream come true,” she said of Georgia State Law’s new LL.M. Program for Foreign-Trained Lawyers. “I thought the… more »