The right to a jury trial serves as the foundation of the American criminal justice system. The Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to an impartial jury in criminal prosecutions. The Constitution does not define “impartiality,” but the U.S. Supreme Court has held that a jury must be drawn from a… more »
Jeffrey R. Kuester (J.D. ’93), a Georgia State University College of Law adjunct professor has been listed as one of the leading patent attorneys in the world for the second time with his inclusion on the 2015 Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1,000.
The list, which highlights the world’s leading patent professionals, was compiled over… more »
Georgia State College of Law faculty and staff have been very busy in the last few weeks, while preparing for our move on June 22.
Last week about 1500 crates were delivered to the Urban Life building so we could begin packing our belongings. Books, files, folders you name it, everything must go! Each office… more »
85 Park Place
Guess who has more plants and trees this week? Georgia State Law does at its new building. We are now down to 20 days before we move into our new building at 85 Park Place.
No, we’re not at all excited…
“Rita Sheffey represents the noble idea of public service,” said Dean Steven J. Kaminshine in kicking off the 2015 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award ceremony on May 7. “She is proof that attorneys don’t have to, nor should, choose between good lawyering and public service.”
Sheffey, the assistant dean for public… more »
Better Government Association, May 3, 2015
Throughout her distinguished career, Rita Sheffey has focused on complex, commercial litigation; however, her devotion to public interest law and representing the less fortunate is what draws attention. Sheffey, assistant dean for public service at Emory University School of Law, will receive the 2015 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award on May 7.
The… more »
Sherri Buda (J.D.’01) was featured in the Daily Report for winning a real estate case that ended with a $7.1 million verdict.
The Daily Report, April 29, 2015
Walter Freitag (J.D. ’15) received the second annual scholarship from the Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia at the Intellectual Property Gala Honoring the Judiciary in March. The $5,000 scholarship was presented in memory of former U.S. patent attorney Harold L. Marquis, and recognizes Freitag’s achievements in, and… more »
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