‘Atlanta Way’ Focus of First 2015-16 Urban Fellows Lecture

Throughout the 21st century, Atlanta weathered racial unrest and pushed forward major public initiatives largely through a quiet, biracial coalition of business leaders. This biracial cooperation between business elites has come to be known as “The Atlanta Way.”

On Aug. 28, Sam Williams, a professor at Georgia State’s more »

Posted On July 9, 2015

Friday, Oct. 2 Knowles Conference Center • 85 Park Place NE  •  Atlanta, GA 30303

This summer marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a catastrophic storm that reshaped the way cities across the United States and internationally talk about urban vulnerability and plan for resilience. Katrina’s Legacy conference will examine critical issues in the… more »

Mnookin To Discuss Vaccinations on March 25

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for Law, Health & Society will host bestselling author and award-winning journalist Seth Mnookin, who will discuss vaccinations and the media’s role in creating public health scares, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the Speakers Auditorium in the Student Center.

Following… more »

Panel Discussion to Commemorate Rare MLK Papers

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law’s Tanya Washington is partnering with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the law firm of Hunton & Williams for a panel discussion commemorating a rare exhibition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. papers on display… more »

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 »

Center Prepares for Next Study Space Program in Warsaw

In June, Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study for Metropolitan Growth will take a cohort of scholars, planners, attorneys and urbanists to Warsaw, Poland for its eighth Study Space Program.  The program will take place at the University of Warsaw’s Foundation… more »

Georgia State Law Honors Miles Alexander with 2014 Johnson Award

Throughout his prestigious career of more than 55 years, attorney Miles J. Alexander has earned an international reputation as one of the world’s leading trademark lawyers. On May 6, Georgia State University College of Law honored him with the 2014 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award.

“It is humbling to receive awards from organizations… more »

Justice Stevens To Give 2014 Miller Lecture

Retired Associate Justice John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States will deliver the 53rd Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture on the Georgia State University campus at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Student Center House & State Senate salons.

“We are honored to have Justice Stevens giving the annual Miller… more »

Community Service

Posted On March 14, 2014

Charitable IP Golf Tournament (CIP CUP®)

The CIP CUP® Annual Charitable IP Golf Tournament helps provide funds for IP scholarships at Georgia State Law, as well as for other community services in need, such as Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts and the Public Law Initiative. This fall event provides an opportunity for the intellectual property community… more »

Attorneys Share Wellness Tips

ATLANTA – Practicing attorneys and personal development coaches, Plamen Russev (J.D. ’03) and Jonathan Ware, return Thursday, Feb. 6, to help students master strategies to reduce stress and promote success in law school. They will meet with students to discuss practical changes students have made since the attorneys’ initial visit during fall semester and to… more »