Convenience at its Best for Dual-Degree Student

Everyday, I wear more than one hat; I am a law student, an MBA student, and a mediator. And, I switch roles without even having to drive anywhere and move my car from T Deck once, thereby saving on time, gas and parking. Winning! I am only able to do so, because of the opportunities… more »

85 Park Place: It’s Like Hogwarts, But Not Quite as Magical

There are certain features of 85 Park Place that one can easily draw comparisons to those of the wizarding school in the Harry Potter universe.

Library Restricted Section – I can’t walk past the Rare Book Room on the Fifth Floor without immediately thinking of the Restricted Section of the Hogwarts library. I’m… more »

85 Park Place Wins Award of Merit

85 Park Place Wins Award of Merit The Engineering News-Record recognized the new building for Construction and Design Excellence.

Georgia State University College of Law opened the doors of its new building on June 22. Built by McCarthy Building Companies, 85 Park Place has received notable attention from students, faculty and the Atlanta community… more »

Burnett (J.D. ’09) Honored for Work in Reproductive Justice

In law school, Madison Burnett (J.D. ’09) led a campaign to help refugee women have safe births. That passion for helping others led the National Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter to honor her with its 2015 Outstanding Alumni award.

She started the Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter at Georgia State University College… more »

New IRS Rules for Tax-Exempt Hospitals Inadequate, Fuse Brown Says

ATLANTA – Recently issued new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules for tax-exempt, typically nonprofit, hospitals designed to help protect patients from health care financial burdens are inadequate and need further legal reform, Georgia State University College of Law Assistant Professor Erin C. Fuse Brown says.

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Sneak Peek at 85 Park Place

Posted On August 11, 2015 by Siri Yellamraju (J.D. '16) and Yadu Rajendra (J.D. '16)

Monday, Aug. 17, is fast approaching and pretty soon students, old and new, will be walking through the doors of 85 Park Place for the first time. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peek of the building, and are so excited for everyone else to get here.

For starters, the place smells like… more »

Playing the Race Card: The Illusion of a Jury of Your Peers

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 »