Magazine – Winter 2017 news 4

Leslie Wolf

Wolf Lectures on HIV Exposure Statutes at Johns Hopkins University

Leslie Wolf, professor and director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, recently presented, “Reconciling Criminal HIV Exposure Statutes and Public Health, as part of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Seminar Series. The presentation was based on Wolf’s research and teaching on this topic, including her… more »

Yarn Receives State Award for Contributions in Dispute Resolution

Douglas Hurt Yarn, professor of law and executive director of the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution was awarded the 2016 Chief Justice Harold C. Clarke Award by the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution and the Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Georgia… more »

Bliss Teaches Importance of Clinical Legal Education and Access to Justice in India

Lisa Radtke Bliss, clinical professor, associate dean of experiential education and co-director of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic, traveled to India in November to teach the course, “Clinical Legal Education and Access to Justice,” at National Law University, Delhi (NLU).

“I taught NLU students about access… more »

Three Professors Presented at ABA’s Fall Institute

Three Georgia State Law professors, Clark Cunningham, Caren Morrison and Nirej Sekhon, presented works-in-progress at the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Fall Institute in November in Washington, D.C.

This was the first time Cunningham, the W. Lee Burge Chair of Law and Ethics, attended this conference. His presentation is… more »

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College Ranked No. 4 on 2016 Best Value List

Georgia State University College of Law is No. 4 on PreLaw and National Jurist’s “Top 20 Best Value Law Schools” for 2016.

“We are proud to continue to be ranked in the top 10 on the PreLaw and National Jurist list,” said Steven J. Kaminshine, dean and professor of law. “Our increased number of… more »

Investor Advocacy Clinic Students Successfully Mediate Case Telephonically

Georgia State Law students participating in the Investor Advocacy Clinic represent investors in all aspects of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration proceedings, from initial client interviews through arbitration hearings, including telephonic mediation.

The terms of the standard agreement between brokers and their customers requires investors to arbitrate most claims before FINRA.… more »

Legal Training Offered to Support Social Justice Movements

A team of Georgia State Law students, alumni, 23 local organizations and several law firms joined forces to create a legal training session to support today’s social justice movements on Aug. 2 at the college.

“We organized this training because young people in Atlanta have taken to the streets to demand change through protest and… more »