Moot Court Team Fares Well at Macon LEAP Competition

Georgia State University College of Law’s Moot Court team advanced to quarterfinals at the Legal Ethics and Professionalism (LEAP) Moot Court Competition on Nov. 12-14 at Mercer University School of Law in Macon.

The team of Meghan Gordon (J.D. ’17), Chris Guthrie (J.D. ’17) and Peter Skaliy (J.D. ’17) was coached by Chris Daniels… more »

Tabak Leads Group To Involve Students with Immigration Law Cases

Atlanta’s immigrant and refugee community is one of the most diverse in the United States, as well as one of the most underserved in regard to access to justice, says Shana Tabak, visiting professor of law.

“The statistics are staggering,” she said. “Since last summer, 8,000 unaccompanied kids have arrived in Atlanta,… more »

Segall Debates Blackman on ‘Picking the Next Justices’

Eric J. Segall, Georgia State University Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law, faced off against Josh Blackman, associate professor of law at the South Texas College of Law, during a riveting debate, “Picking the Next Justices,” on Oct. 29 for the Georgia State chapter of The Federalist Society.

Appointing… more »

Class of 2015 Finishes with 84 Percent Bar Passage Rate for July

Georgia State University College of Law graduates fared well on the July 2015 bar examination, with an 84 percent passage rate for first-time takers, more than 10 points ahead of the overall state rate of 73.5 percent. The college was second behind University of Georgia, which had an 87 percent passage rate… more »

IP Legends Aaron, Landau and Needle Honored 

Center for Intellectual Property Recognizes Three at Oct. 20 Luncheon

Georgia State University College of Law Center for Intellectual Property and its IP Advisory Board honored baseball legend Hank Aaron, patent attorney William H. Needle and Professor of Law Michael Landau with the 2015 Intellectual Property Legends Awards at a luncheon at… more »

Shana Tabak

Tabak Encourages Students to Become Human Rights Advocates

Throughout her career, visiting assistant professor Shana Tabak has worked with numerous immigrant and human rights organizations, spanning four different continents. She will share her experiences and expertise with Georgia State University College of Law students while teaching Asylum and Refugee Law, International Law and an Asylum practicum.

Tabak says Atlanta’s immigrant… more »

Winners of IP Student Writing Competition Announced

ATLANTA–Brian J. Focarino of William & Mary Law School has been awarded the first prize in Georgia State University College of Law’s fourth annual Intellectual Property Student Writing Competition.

Focarino was one of 30 entries in the competition, which asks law students to submit papers that address legal issues and challenges in the… more »

‘A Glorious and Historic Day’

Georgia State University and College Celebrate Ribbon Cutting for 85 Park Place

Georgia State University and its College of Law celebrated the completion of 85 Park Place with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon with state government and judicial leaders, alumni and friends.

“Wow. Two years ago almost to the day, we broke ground and celebrated… more »

85 Park Place Wins Award of Merit

85 Park Place Wins Award of Merit The Engineering News-Record recognized the new building for Construction and Design Excellence.

Georgia State University College of Law opened the doors of its new building on June 22. Built by McCarthy Building Companies, 85 Park Place has received notable attention from students, faculty and the Atlanta community… more »