Jarvarus Gresham (J.D. ’18) serves at the Pro Bono & Community Service coordinator at Alston & Bird. He is also the vice president of BLSA. This fall, Gersham will work as a fellow for the Center for Access to Justice.
True equality is rooted in reason, but achieved with passion.
Law matters because true equality is rooted in reason, but achieved with passion. In an era of fake news and inflamed ideals caused by social media, I think the law has come to matter now more than ever as the great equalizer. William Shakespeare… more »
Although I didn’t know it, I had waited my entire academic career for this moment. Coming into law school, I didn’t intend to litigate, and I especially didn’t intend to pursue criminal law. And yet, here I was two and a half years later, about to start my first criminal trial.
Get ready to don your evening’s best and strut the red carpet right into the 25th Annual Public Interest Law Association Auction on Saturday, Feb. 25. This year’s auction theme, “A Night at the Lawscars,” celebrates the real stars: all of you!
Students, faculty, and alumni are invited to mix, mingle, and partake… more »
They say that a journey of a thousand miles begins with one single step. In my case, that single step was a 16-hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean. The journey from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Atlanta transcended beyond a mere physical shift in global… more »
As the humidity fades and the leaves turn, fall in the South is a beautiful, if not a short-lived, opportunity for all sorts of outdoor occasions. With cooler weather approaching, there’s no shortage of events, fairs and festivals to take advantage of in the Atlanta area this October.
The program lasts two semesters. Students receive mediation training in the beginning of the fall semester. Then they practice mediation for a couple of weeks with more experienced co-mediators before they mediate on their own… more »
Many of you probably remember Echo, the standard poodle, who attended my first year of law school with me. I taught Echo lots of groundwork behaviors; she learned how to settle in class, how to walk politely through the halls while ignoring a busy environment, how to properly position herself in… more »
Law school is a rewarding endeavor that aspiring lawyers do not take lightly, nor should they. It’s the kind of environment that will test your ability to commit and perform on a daily basis. Dedicating three years of your life to burning the midnight oil, pouring over casebook after casebook, trying to dissect and retain… more »