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Grubbs Named CNCR’s Director of International Initiatives

ATLANTA – Shelby Grubbs has joined the Georgia State University College of Law as the director of international initiatives in the Consortium for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (CNCR) and will be executive director of the Atlanta International Arbitration and Mediation Center when the law school’s new… more »

HeLP Receives Outstanding MLP Award

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership Advisory Council 2014 Awards committee recently awarded the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) with an Outstanding MLP Award at the 2014 MLP Summit.

HeLP is a partnership among Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc., Georgia State University College of Law, Emory University School of Medicine… more »

Lucas Included in Thomson Reuters’ Women and the Law Publication

Lauren Sudeall Lucas’ article, “A Dilemma of Doctrinal Design: Rights, Identity and the Work-Family Conflict,” will be included in the Thomson Reuters 2014 edition of Women and the Law. The article was previously published as part of a spring 2013 symposium in the Florida International University Law Review.

“I am honored… more »

Johnston (J.D. ’08) Selected for ARC Leadership Institute

Karen Johnston (J.D. ’08), assistant director of Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, has been selected for the 2014 Atlanta Regional Commission’s prestigious leadership program.

During the intensive Regional Leadership Institute in September, national and regional… more »

Georgia State Law Wins Legal Food Frenzy School Division

Georgia State University College of Law won the 2014 Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Law School Division Attorney General’s Cup. Chris Collier (J.D. ’15) and Wayne Satterfield (J.D. ’15) led the school’s efforts to raise the equivalent of 14,680.64 pounds of food (27.95 pounds per person), equating to $3,670.16 for the Atlanta… more »

Kuhner’s Book Explores Death of Campaign Finance Reform

In his new book, Capitalism v. Democracy, Tim Kuhner, associate professor of law, writes how the U.S. Supreme Court has used economic ideology to strike down limits on money in politics.

Kuhner’s book explains how cases such as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and McCutcheon v.… more »

College and Construction Crews Celebrate Topping Out Milestone

As the National Anthem played, construction workers hoisted a flag atop the new Georgia State University College of Law building Wednesday during a lunch “topping out” ceremony.

The ceremony, sponsored by McCarthy Building Cos., celebrates the construction milestone of placing the last structural beam on the new $82.5 million facility, the first building… more »

Rowberry Co-Writes Nutshell on Protecting Historical Resources

Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law with Georgia State University College of Law, co-wrote Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell (West Publishing, 2014) with Sara Bronin, professor of law and faculty director of Center for Energy and Environmental Law at the University of Connecticut.

It’s the first in-depth summary of… more »

Hayasaka, Johnston (J.D. ’08) Receive Staff Development Awards

Cassie Hayasaka, administrative specialist, and Karen Marie Johnston (J.D. ’08), assistant director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, are among the first recipients of a Georgia State University Staff Training and Development Fund award.  The Staff… more »

Vath Elected Treasurer of Atlanta Bar

Margaret Vath, Lawyering Foundations instructor at Georgia State University College of Law, recently was elected treasurer of the Atlanta Bar Association.

“It’s a vote of confidence,”  Vath says. “I feel grateful and humbled by the support of the endorsements of 11 past presidents of the Atlanta Bar Association, as well as… more »

 
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