Imagine walking into a classroom to learn from an attorney who just won a U.S. Supreme Court case. Georgia State Law students do so, learning from one of the South’s sharpest legal minds when they enter Stephen B. Bright’s class.
Health disparities in the United States exist because of a history of systemic racism that is perpetuated by present-day structures, said Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., M.PH., Ph.D., keynote speaker for the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics’ 40th Annual Health Law Professors Conference held June 8-10.
To develop effective policies to achieve… more »
Former FBI Director James B. Comey’s open testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee last Thursday, broadcast live on national television, reflected well on our democracy. An estimated 19.5 million people watched our government at work.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on June 13. AP Photo/Alex Brandon
Did Attorney General Jeff Sessions conspire with President Donald Trump to fabricate a false story about why former FBI Director James Comey was fired?
If the answer is yes, it could be grounds for criminal prosecution… more »
ATLANTA—Georgia State University is re-mounting portions of the exhibit “Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America,” making materials originally displayed at the David J. Sencer CDC Museum available to the public for the first time since 2014.
Georgia State Law alumni and faculty were recognized at the Atlanta Bar Association annual meeting and awards luncheon on May 24.
In the mid-1990s, Vickie Brown had a meeting with former dean and faculty emerita Marjorie Girth and other administrators. It was late on a Friday with mandatory budget cuts swirling, and Brown, who was the program administrator for the Externship and Litigation Programs, expected the worst.
“Naturally, I assumed the meeting… more »
Timur Selimovic (J.D. ’19) wrote “Court-Based Self Help Programs,” which outlines four programs developed to improve access to justice and make courts more user-friendly for self-represented litigants, for the Georgia Courts Journal, published by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC).
The AOC selected Selimovic to draft the article based on his… more »
The Southern Center for Human Rights celebrated the legacy of attorney Stephen B. Bright, at its annual May Atlanta reception, Justice Taking Root. After 35 years of leading center as executive director then president and senior counsel, Bright is transitioning from center to devote more time to teaching and writing at… more »
Georgia State Law is ranked No. 33 on Above the Law’s annual “Top 50 Law Schools” list, up 14 slots from 2016.
The rankings prioritize employment outcomes above all else, using the latest ABA employment data for the Class of 2016. Only full-time, long-term jobs requiring bar passage (excluding solos and school-funded positions) were… more »