Academics

Bridging Gaps Between Science and Law

Born and raised in China, Shuang “Carrie” Chang (J.D. ’14) came to the United States with plans to become a scientist. A chance encounter changed Chang’s career path from biosciences to the law while she was completing her Ph.D., in molecular biology.

Chang describes the encounter with a desperate father of two boys with Fragile… more »

En Garde: Olympian Incorporates Fencing Skills in Study of Law

A sabre fencer turned lawyer is rare, but to Emily Jacobson (J.D./M.B.A. ’14) it makes perfect sense. She found a way to use the skills she learned while fencing and apply it to the Georgia State University College of Law program.

“Overall, through my years as a competitive athlete, I learned the true meaning… more »

HeLP Clinic Students Win Big for Their First Client

With just two weeks to prepare, Janelle Alleyne (J.D.’15), Peter Watson (J.D.’16) and Ryan Young (J.D.’16) represented a disabled child in an administrative hearing at the Social Security Administration and secured back payments of more than $10,000, plus monthly benefits, including Medicaid, which will help the child get access to medical treatment and needed services.

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Georgia State Law Hosting Georgia Tax Tribunal Oral Arguments

Georgia State University College of Law is hosting the Georgia Tax Tribunal and several precedent setting cases during a renovation of the tax court’s new space.

So far, three cases are scheduled and students and the public are invited to hear oral arguments in the sixth floor courtroom of Georgia State Law on  Wednesday, Aug.… more »

Summer Academy in International Commercial Arbitration

Posted On May 11, 2014

Spend Summer 2014 in Europe with Georgia State Law The 2014 program marks the 20th anniversary of the Summer Academy. Key Dates Saturday, March 1: $1,300 deposit due Monday, March 24: Remaining balance is due OR verified applications are due to Georgia State University Office of Financial Aid. Friday, April 18: Student health forms are due.

The Summer… more »

International Programs

Posted On May 11, 2014

The world gets smaller every day. Broad experiences prepare you for the global market and for advancing local practice. Therefore, it’s more important than ever to collaborate with international scholars and explore the world.

Georgia State Law has a number of opportunities to study abroad, including programs in South America and central Europe.

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Programs

Posted On April 1, 2014

Don’t just learn the law, practice it.

Your goal is to become an expert in the law. Our goal is to make you one.

We help make this a reality through the flexible, practice-oriented programs and curriculum we offer. They provide the foundation you’ll need to make an impact after graduation.

First-year students follow a… more »

Spring Break in Istanbul, Turkey

Posted On March 10, 2014

International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy March 16-22, 2015

Istanbul is a strategically important and historically rich megacity with a strong, stable economy.  However, disasters – natural and man-made – threaten Turkey’s financial and economic security.  Turkey faces significant risk from landslides, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, environmental disasters, rising sea levels and tensions along the… more »

Health Care Meets the Environment: A Symposium on Pharmaceutical Waste Management

Rescheduled: Friday, Sept. 19

Population growth including an aging population, preventative medicine, and improved treatment options have all contributed to an increase in the use of prescription and over-the-counter medication. While the benefits of these drugs cannot be overstated, their use does have environmental consequences. In anticipation of the December 2014 release of EPA’s proposed… more »

Dual Degree Programs

Posted On March 4, 2014

We build connections between disciplines to find creative solutions to the challenges of today’s world. You can, too.

When you choose Georgia State Law, you’re choosing one of the nation’s leading and growing urban research universities. Through Georgia State and through a partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology, we are… more »

 
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