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Students Win Outstanding Advocate, Outstanding Brief at South Texas Mock Trial Challenge

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

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 »

‘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 »

Dodson: Reforming Criminal Justice System Starts with Addressing Racism Within It

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 »