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Washington: Welfare System a Pipeline to Prison

Tanya Washington, associate professor at Georgia State University College of Law, addressed how racial bias and profiling operate in the child welfare system to the detriment of black children, black families and the black community during a July 29 National Bar Association panel to discuss racial profiling.

During the keynote event at the… more »

Lucas Included in Thomson Reuters’ Women and the Law Publication

Lauren Sudeall Lucas’ article, “A Dilemma of Doctrinal Design: Rights, Identity and the Work-Family Conflict,” will be included in the Thomson Reuters 2014 edition of Women and the Law. The article was previously published as part of a spring 2013 symposium in the Florida International University Law Review.

“I am honored… more »

Johnston (J.D. ’08) Selected for ARC Leadership Institute

Karen Johnston (J.D. ’08), assistant director of Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, has been selected for the 2014 Atlanta Regional Commission’s prestigious leadership program.

During the intensive Regional Leadership Institute in September, national and regional… more »

Kuhner’s Book Explores Death of Campaign Finance Reform

In his new book, Capitalism v. Democracy, Tim Kuhner, associate professor of law, writes how the U.S. Supreme Court has used economic ideology to strike down limits on money in politics.

Kuhner’s book explains how cases such as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and McCutcheon v.… more »

Rowberry Co-Writes Nutshell on Protecting Historical Resources

Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law with Georgia State University College of Law, co-wrote Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell (West Publishing, 2014) with Sara Bronin, professor of law and faculty director of Center for Energy and Environmental Law at the University of Connecticut.

It’s the first in-depth summary of… more »

Hayasaka, Johnston (J.D. ’08) Receive Staff Development Awards

Cassie Hayasaka, administrative specialist, and Karen Marie Johnston (J.D. ’08), assistant director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, are among the first recipients of a Georgia State University Staff Training and Development Fund award.  The Staff… more »

Vath Elected Treasurer of Atlanta Bar

Margaret Vath, Lawyering Foundations instructor at Georgia State University College of Law, recently was elected treasurer of the Atlanta Bar Association.

“It’s a vote of confidence,”  Vath says. “I feel grateful and humbled by the support of the endorsements of 11 past presidents of the Atlanta Bar Association, as well as… 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 »

Bioethics Course Links Law, Policy, Engineering and Science Students

Under the leadership of Roberta Berry, Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor of public policy, Georgia Tech graduate students and Georgia State University College of Law students engaged in intensive study of the ethical, legal and policy problems generated by rapid advances in neuroscience and neurotechnology and of problem-solving methods and… more »

 
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