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‘How Cities Will Save the World’ Book Reading and Discussion Set for Sept. 8

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth at Georgia State University College of Law will hold a book reading, discussion and reception at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, to celebrate the launch of How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the Face of Population Flows, Climate Change and Economic Inequality, co-edited… more »

Supreme Irony: GOP Talking Points and Scalia’s True Legacy

Donald Trump is running one of the most bizarre political campaigns in American history. His positions on Mexican immigration, Muslims, and NATO are outside even the usual GOP mainstream. But there is one area of public policy where Trump has closely hewed to the traditional Republican line (at least until Tuesday when he suggested… more »

Todres Book Event Set for Wednesday, Sept. 7

Professor Jonathan Todres, an internationally recognized expert in children’s rights, will present on his new book, Human Rights in Children’s Literature, at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the Knowles Conference Center of Georgia State Law.

In his book, Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of… more »

‘How Cities Will Save the World’ Book Reception Set for Sept. 8

Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth will host a book reading, discussion and reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Knowles Conference Center to celebrate the launch of assistant professor John Travis Marshall’s book, “How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the… more »

Charity Scott Honored for Work in Health Law Partnership

Charity Scott, Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, was recognized for her “Vision, Inspiration, and Resourcefulness” in the creation of the collaborative community program known as the Health Law Partnership [HeLP] at the annual Shake It Up for HeLP event in April.

“The advisory council for the Health Law Partnership and staff and… more »

Student and Alumnus Help Inventor Through Georgia PATENTS Program

There are a lot of barriers—especially for people with limited resources—to developing a product or starting a company, said Brad Czerwonky (J.D. ’18). The Georgia Lawyers for the Arts Georgia PATENTS program is working to reduce those barriers by connecting solo inventors, nonprofits and small businesses with limited financial resources with patent agents and attorneys… more »

Is the Constitution at Stake in this Year’s Election?

Patrick Wiseman, Georgia State University

If Senate Republicans are true to their word, the next president of the United States will nominate Justice Antonin Scalia’s replacement.

Given the age of several other members of the Supreme Court and rumors of others’ retirement, it is likely the next president will make as many as… more »

Peach Sheet Cited by 11th Circuit in June 23 Opinion

A Peach Sheet, written by Alex Galvan (J.D. ’14) and Ashley Worrell (J.D. ’14) and published in the 2013 Georgia State University Law Review, was cited in a June 23 opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. (See Grange Mutual Casualty Company v. Woodward et al., No. 15-13295, manuscript op. 23-24. 11th… more »

Deadlocked: What a Nine Word Decision Means for Five-Million Undocumented Immigrants

Shana Tabak, Georgia State University

On Thursday, the Supreme Court deadlocked on U.S. v. Texas, the most important immigration case of the year.

Nearly five million people stood to benefit from President Obama’s ambitious policy. It would have delayed deportation of unauthorized immigrants whose children are citizens or legal residents, and whose clean… more »