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Constitutional Scholar Akhil Reed Amar to Deliver Upcoming Miller Lecture

Author and Professor Akhil Reed Amar will deliver the 55th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture at noon Tuesday, March 10, in the Georgia State University Student Center State Ballroom.

Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, wrote several books including: “America’s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live… more »

Alumni Help Bring IP Moot Court Competition to Atlanta

Georgia State Law’s Intellectual Property Advisory Board member Alexis Simpson (J.D ’09) and a team of local attorneys led a successful multi-year effort in attracting the Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Moot Court Competition to host a Southeastern Regional Competition in Atlanta.

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Interest in Public Policy Leads to Georgia State’s First J.D./M.P.H. Graduate

Christine S. Lee chose law school to pursue her interest in problem solving, but while at Georgia State University College of Law, she discovered a new area of appeal – public policy. In December, Lee became the first Georgia State graduate with a dual J.D. and master of public health.

“While I would… more »

Fleischman (J.D. ’11) Wins Void for Vagueness Appeal

On Feb. 16, the Supreme Court of Georgia reversed the decision in Corvi v. The State of Georgia, acquitting the client of Andrew Fleischman (J.D. ’11), who was convicted of cruelty to children in the second degree and reckless conduct in the drowning death of her granddaughter and another girl.

Fleischman, an appellate… more »

Lombardo Finds Relevancy in the Echoes of History

Matlock, the plain-spoken lawyer played by Andy Griffith on the eponymous TV show, worked out of the Flatiron Building on Peachtree Street. Depending on whom you talk to, he was based on noted north Georgia attorney Bobby Lee Cook. But the legacy Cook has created in downtown Atlanta is far from fictitious.

Created in… more »

Georgia State Law Weather-Related Updates

Georgia State University​ will open at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. Students, faculty and staff should use caution on the roads coming in. Keep up with the weather.

Weather-Related Cancellations The faculty SBLI Luncheon with Professor Nathalie Martin has been moved to to noon Thursday, Feb. 26, in the Faculty Conference Room. At… more »

Urban Fellows Explore How Community Design Impacts Greenhouse Emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change raise two key issues for the southeast – the effects on our community of a general rise in our temperatures and a change in our water supply, said David D’Onofrio, principal planner with the Center for Livable Communities’ Transportation Access and Mobility Division at the more »

Mediation Expert Kenneth Feinberg Keynote Speaker at Law Review Symposium

Litigation and risk is the topic of the Georgia State University Law Review Symposium on “Risky Business: The Art of Reducing Litigation Uncertainty and Settling Cases,” from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at The Carter Center.

The symposium features nationally known attorney and alternative dispute resolution expert Kenneth… more »

Leadership Skills Take Center Stage In Workshop

Georgia State University College of Law will hold a leadership workshop for students this spring, starting Tuesday, Feb. 24. The three-part series features Lt. Col. Josh Brooks, chair of the Department of Military Science and Leadership.

The series kicks off with an Overview of Leadership Frameworks at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24. Brooks will work… more »

Wolf Presents on Integrated, Sequenced Curriculum In Turkey

In November, Professor Leslie E. Wolf participated in the Second International Congress on Legal Education at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Wolf was part of an international panel regarding law school curriculum and spoke about the Georgia State Law’s Health Law Certificate as a way to prepare students as professionals through… more »

 
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