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 »
Faculty in the News
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 »
Better Government Association, May 3, 2015
Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth welcomes 20 new Urban Fellows to its program for 2015-16.
When Common-Sense Protection Becomes a License to Discriminate
By Lynn Hogue, Professor of Law Emeritus
Government neutrality is at the core of the First Amendment’s Religion Clauses (the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause). Taken together, these two clauses put government on the sidelines of religious controversy. On the one hand, there can… more »
The David J. Maleski Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes a faculty member who has proven to be a committed, excellent and innovative teacher within the past two years.
The award honors Georgia State Law’s founding faculty member David Maleski, who had a passion for teaching Torts and died in 1994 of kidney cancer. The award… more »
By Erin C. Fuse Brown
After the oral argument on March 4, it remains unclear what the U.S. Supreme Court will decide in King v. Burwell, the latest case challenging the Affordable Care Act. What is clear is that a decision striking down subsidies for all those who obtain insurance on federal exchanges would have… more »
Matlock, the plain-spoken lawyer played by Andy Griffith on the eponymous TV show, worked out of the Flatiron Building on Peachtree Street. Depending on whom you talk to, he was based on noted north Georgia attorney Bobby Lee Cook. But the legacy Cook has created in downtown Atlanta is far from fictitious.
Created in… more »
Georgia State University College of Law will hold a leadership workshop for students this spring, starting Tuesday, Feb. 24. The three-part series features Lt. Col. Josh Brooks, chair of the Department of Military Science and Leadership.
The series kicks off with an Overview of Leadership Frameworks at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24. Brooks will work… more »
In November, Professor Leslie E. Wolf participated in the Second International Congress on Legal Education at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Wolf was part of an international panel regarding law school curriculum and spoke about the Georgia State Law’s Health Law Certificate as a way to prepare students as professionals through… more »