Three Georgia State Law students, Lacey Wheeler (J.D. ’17), Ryan Brown (J.D. ’17) and Brandon Reed (J.D. ’18) fared well in the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, the country’s largest invitational mock trial competition, held March 2-April 2 in Houston. Brown won the Outstanding Advocate award and Reed’s brief was named Outstanding Brief. The… more »
The Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture Series is supported by the Loridans Foundation and is named for Henry J. Miller, a partner with Alston & Bird for more than 50 years.
The late Henry J. Miller was a magna cum laude graduate of Emory University and a 1929 graduate of the Harvard University Law School. He was… more »
For the Class of 2016, Georgia State Law has detailed ABA employment data.
Employment Report 2016 ABA Employment Summary
‘Investing in Your Future’ Series Touts Importance of Philanthropy, Civic Engagement, Social Justice
A new lunch and learn series, “Investing in Your Future,” instructs students on how to develop their professional identity through the vehicles of philanthropy, volunteering, civic engagement and promoting social justice.
Investing in Your Future: Stepping Up:Promoting Fairness and Social Justice When: Noon, Tuesday, April 18 Where: Room 342
The third installment in the series, “Stepping Up:… more »
It’s a little after 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, the first Tuesday of spring break. The Fulton County Magistrate Court clerk just read the dispossessory calendar call. Her instructions: “when your name is called, answer ‘plaintiff, defendant, landlord or tenant.’”
A woman runs in after the call. She is out of breath and proceeds to… more »
Julio Perez-Bravo (B.A. ’15/J.D. ’18) was born in Santa Clara, Cuba. He majored in political science at Georgia State University, and has an interest in employment law. In his free time, Perez-Bravo likes to exercise and listen to music.
Tanya Washington, professor of law, earned her J.D. from The University of Maryland School of Law and clerked for then Associate Judge Robert M. Bell on the Maryland Court of Appeals. In addition to her tenured position at Georgia State Law, Washington is a former adjunct faculty member at Howard University Law School where she… more »
The criminal justice system is racist, and until that is addressed, we will continue to have a system that doesn’t work, said Marissa McCall Dodson, the public policy director for the Southern Center for Human Rights, during the Law Week 2017 keynote.
“You’re more likely to be stopped, detained, arrested, you’re more likely to… more »
The law matters because in capable hands it is a powerful tool for justice.
While it can be misused, in its purest form, the law is capable of vindicating rights when other political mechanisms have failed. For many people—including lower-income and other marginalized persons—the law can right wrongs in situations where there would… more »
Malissa Patel (J.D. ’18), is the Student Bar Association vice president and a member of the PILA auction donations committee. Patel is clerking for Roy Banerjee (J.D. ’98) at Kumar Prabhu Patel Banerjee Law and will be clerking for Justice Robert Benham of the Supreme Court of Georgia in the fall.
It ensures equality by… more »