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Court Interpreter Exposes Law Students to Hispanic Culture

The Hispanic Student Bar Association focuses on spreading awareness of the Hispanic culture within Georgia State College of Law and the legal community—teaching law students to speak Spanish plays a big part in this initiative.

“If you’re working in immigration law or workers compensation, or even personal injury law, it’s advantageous to speak Spanish because… more »

Roseberry (J.D. ’97) Seeks Support for Project Clemency 2014

Cynthia Roseberry (J.D. ’97) is looking for fellow alumni volunteers to help with Clemency Project 2014, which works to reduce long prison sentences once required by draconian laws that have become less severe in recent years.

“This pro bono effort is commensurate with Georgia State Law’s mission of enriching the communities we serve,” said Roseberry,… more »

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Segall Takes to Radio Airwaves; Four Shows in 24 Hours

Eric J. Segall, Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law, is no stranger to radio interviews. He appears regularly on the national XM Radio show StandUp with Pete Dominick talking about the Supreme Court and constitutional law.

However, in the wake of the recent religious freedom and gay… more »

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Roseberry Appointed to Colson Task Force

Cynthia Roseberry (J.D. ’97) is one of nine appointed members on the Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections. The U.S. Congress created the bipartisan task force to examine challenges in the federal corrections system and develop practical, data-driven policy responses.

Roseberry was a founding board member of the Georgia Innocence Project and is… more »

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Girth Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On April 2, Emory University School of Law’s Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal honored Marjorie Girth, professor and dean emerita, with is annual Distinguished Service Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award recognizes Girth’s numerous accomplishments during her career as a practicing attorney and scholar in bankruptcy law… more »

STLA Team Wins AAJ Regional Competition

Georgia State University College of Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association team won the Regional American Association for Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition on March 22. The team advances to the national tournament to face the other regional champions on April 16 in Pittsburgh.

Kevan Dorsey (J.D. ’16), Terrell Thomas (J.D. ’15),… more »

New Building Update: Construction Trailers Decommissioned

Something is missing from the Georgia State University College of Law new building site. McCarthy Building Companies Inc. decommissioned the construction trailers in March and moved into the ground floor of the new building, which now has electricity.

Landscaping and sidewalks take up the areas once occupied by the trailers. With a few… more »

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Holloway Receives NASIG Robischon Scholarship

Trina Holloway, acquisitions/serials librarian, has been awarded the Rose Robischon Scholarship from NASIG (North American Serials Interest Group Inc.), an independent, international organization committed to promoting communication and sharing of ideas about serial publications. The scholarship will cover the costs for Holloway to attend the NASIG annual conference in Washington, D.C., in May.

“This… more »

Amar: Read U.S. Constitution To Understand World

“If each generation doesn’t reconnect to the [U.S.] Constitution, we all fail,” said Yale University’s Akhil Reed Amar during the Georgia State University College of Law’s 55th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture on March 10.

Amar, Yale’s Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, urged the 320 attendees to read the U.S. Constitution to better… more »

Alumni Help Bring IP Moot Court Competition to Atlanta

Georgia State Law’s Intellectual Property Advisory Board member Alexis Simpson (J.D ’09) and a team of local attorneys led a successful multi-year effort in attracting the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition to host a Southeastern Regional Competition in Atlanta.

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