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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.

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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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Fleischman Wins Appeal in Cruelty to Children Case

On Feb. 16, the Supreme Court of Georgia reversed the decision in Corvi v. The State of Georgia, acquitting the client of Andrew Fleischman (J.D. ’11), who was convicted of cruelty to children in the second degree and reckless conduct in the drowning death of her granddaughter and another girl.

Fleischman, an appellate… more »

Lombardo Finds Relevancy in the Echoes of History

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.

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Leadership Skills Take Center Stage In Workshop

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 »

Wolf Presents on Integrated, Sequenced Curriculum In Turkey

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 »

Rowberry To Help Lead Magna Carta Anniversary Celebration

On March 30, the State Bar of Georgia will hold a CLE symposium on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, which Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, helped organize.

Rowberry was recruited to help because of his expertise in medieval history,… more »

Law Degree Helps Rosenberg (J.D. ’14) Explore Options

Two days after starting Georgia State University College of Law, Evan Rosenberg (J.D. ’14) opened a new bar, Silver Dollar, in Athens. After the first year success of Silver Dollar, he and his business partners acquired City Bar, also in Athens. They opened Big Sky Buckhead in Atlanta last February.

The successful business owner says… more »

Jeff Davis (J.D. ’91) Appointed Executive Director of State Bar

The career journey for Jeff Davis (J.D. ’91), executive director of the State Bar of Georgia, began in a Chattanooga courtroom. Davis was among those watching attorney Bobby Lee Cook cross examine a witness at a murder trial in 1988.

“I decided that I wanted to do criminal defense just like Bobby Lee Cook,” said… more »

 
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