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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
“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 »