January – June 2015

January 29 : Thursday

The 2015 Goodwill Ambasador Reception

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Alumni College Events

Location:   The Biltmore – Imperial Ballroom
817 W. Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA   30308
Invitees:   “Invitation Only” Event
RSVP:   Required to Vickie Dye at vdye@gsu.edu or 404-413-9024  by January 25.
Dress:   Business…

February 3 : Tuesday

9th Annual Bioethics at the Movies: “And the Band Played On”

The Student Health Law Association and the Center for Law, Health & Society present the  9th Annual Bioethics at the Movies series, featuring clips  from movies and television and discussion on a wide range of topics in bioethics.   Tuesday,…

February 5 : Thursday

Navy JAG Information Session

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Career Services

Learn about opportunities with Navy JAG.

The Tobacco Control Act and the FDA’s Tobacco Regulation: How Science Informs Policy

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm CLHS Faculty Students

Description:
Professor Micah Berman will review the history of tobacco regulation and provide an overview of the FDA’s authority to regulate tobacco products. He will then explore how researchers can align their research agenda with the FDA’s legal and regulatory…

Manipulation, Autonomy,and the First Amendment

5:00 pm - 5:45 pm CLHS College Events Faculty Students

Description:
The U.S. Supreme Court’s commercial speech doctrine is fundamentally based on the premise that advertising communicates information to consumers, allowing them to make more informed, autonomous choices. Many advertisers use marketing methods that solicit emotional and subconscious responses, taking…

February 10 : Tuesday

9th Annual Bioethics at the Movies: “Doc Hollywood”

The Student Health Law Association and the Center for Law, Health & Society present the  9th Annual Bioethics at the Movies series, featuring clips  from movies and television and discussion on a wide range of topics in bioethics.   Tuesday,…

February 12 : Thursday

Tax Clinic Information Session

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Students Tax Clinic

Join us for lunch and a discussion with graduates Jason Wiggam of The Private Client Law Group and Mark Mesler a tax partner in Ernst & Young LLP on opportunities for law graduates in taxation and the importance of enrolling…

GSU Law Alumni Happy Hour

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Alumni

GSU LAW ALUMNI are encouraged to catch up with fellow alumni at our Winter Happy Hour at Gordon Biersch, Midtown.
Reservations are appreciated, but not required to Vickie Dye at vdye@gsu.edu.
Admission for GSU LAW Alumni – Complimentary
Admission for…

February 17 : Tuesday

Health Law Partnership Clinic Info Session

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm HeLP Clinic Students

Come and learn about the HeLP Clinic and the work that students do while enjoying a free lunch.   Clinic faculty, current and former students will talk about the learning benefits and preparation for practice that the clinic experience offers.…

The Atlanta Beltline

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Student Organization Students

Environmental Law Society presents  The Atlanta Beltline
Speaker:
Paul Morris, CEO Atlanta Beltline

February 19 : Thursday

Tax Clinic Open House

11:45 am - 1:15 pm Students Tax Clinic

Meet students currently working in the Tax Clinic and get any questions about the Tax Clinic answered. The Tax Clinic is located on the 1st floor, opposite Career Services (entrance by Room 155).
Food will be provided.

February 24 : Tuesday

Urban Fellows Lecture: The Future of MARTA

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Metro Growth

Robbie Ashe, member of the Board of Directors for MARTA, will discuss the future of MARTA.
This is a required event for Urban Fellows and students registered for Growth Management Law.   If you are not part of these groups…

February 27 : Friday

Georgia State University Law Review Symposium

Risky Business: The Art of Reducing Litigation Uncertainty and Settling Cases
Location: The Carter Center  -  map  
The Georgia State University College of Law will hold a one-day symposium to examine the different ways in which lawyers assess the…

February 28 : Saturday

Class Reunion

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Alumni Faculty

Celebrating the Classes of 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009
Reception • 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28
PILA Auction • 8:30 to 10 p.m.
Georgia Freight Depot • Blue Room
65 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE…

March 10 : Tuesday

Spring 2015 Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture & Lunch

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm College Events

Event:   The 55th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture Series
Topic:   America’s Constitution, Written and Unwritten
Reservations Required:   Deadline to RSVP is FEBRUARY 13, 2015 to Vickie Dye at vdye@gsu.edu or 404-413-9024.  
Special Notes:   If you…

April 8 : Wednesday

Honors Day Luncheon

11:45 am - 1:15 pm Faculty Staff Students

Invitees:   Law Students, Faculty and Staff
Complimentary lunch provided for guests.
For more information, please contact Vickie Dye at 404-413-9024  or vdye@gsu.edu

May 7 : Thursday

2015 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award Celebration

SAVE THE DATE
2015 BEN F. JOHNSON JR. PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD CELEBRATION
Georgia State University, Student Center Ballroom, 44 Courtland St., SE, Atlanta, GA   30303
Invitation Only Event – Reservations are required.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT VICKIE DYE, SPECIAL…

June 4 : Thursday

GSU LAW Alumni Happy Hour

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Alumni Faculty

GSU LAW ALUMNI are encouraged to catch up with fellow alumni at our Summer Happy Hour at Gordon Biersch, Buckhead.
Address:   3242 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA   30305.
Reservations are appreciated, but not required to Vickie Dye at…

 
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