Marty Emanuel, husband of Professor of Law Emerita Anne S. Emanuel, was on a trekking expedition in Nepal when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit. Unable to make contact, his family harnessed the power of social media to find him.
The Hooding Ceremony on May 15 marks the end of yet another successful year at Georgia State Law. What is different about this year is that it is our last in Georgia State University’s Urban Life Building. While we are all excited about moving into our beautiful new building and all of the tremendous opportunities… more »
Time has flown by rather quickly when it comes to Georgia State Law’s new building at 85 Park Place. It seems like it was just yesterday, when I first laid eyes on a blueprint of the structure. My office was marked by a little rectangle outlined in pencil.
The drawing was hanging in… more »
Forensic science should prevent wrongful convictions, not cause them. We want forensic evidence to give convictions certainty, but we learned a few weeks ago that the scope of bad science used in criminal cases could be wide.
The U.S. Department of Justice and FBI formally admitted that almost every examiner in the FBI’s microscopic hair… more »
“You are celebrating your first step at becoming a lawyer,” Former Gov. Roy Barnes told the Class of 2015. “Graduation is the beginning of your legal education, you’ll continue to learn from your clients, cases and courtrooms. It’s a fascinating journey and will help mold you into the lawyer you’ll become.”
Barnes equated the law… more »
“Rita Sheffey represents the noble idea of public service,” said Dean Steven J. Kaminshine in kicking off the 2015 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award ceremony on May 7. “She is proof that attorneys don’t have to, nor should, choose between good lawyering and public service.”
Sheffey, the assistant dean for public… more »
Georgia State University College of Law won the 2015 Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Law School Division Attorney General’s Cup, beating the state’s other four schools for the second consecutive year. Luke Donohue (J.D. ’16) and Wayne Satterfield (J.D. ’15) led Georgia State Law’s efforts to raise the equivalent of 22,369 pounds of food… more »
Georgia State University College of Law students affected by the Friday plane crash on Interstate 285 should contact the law school registrars, Patricia Rackliffe and Lauren St. Clair, as soon as possible. Students with exams scheduled at 2 p.m. Friday should email the registrars as soon as possible to reschedule their exams. Those who can make it, need… more »
Georgia State University College of Law students affected by the Friday plane crash on Interstate 285 should contact the law school registrars, Patricia Rackliffe and Lauren St. Clair, as soon as possible to make arrangements to take missed finals.
Rackliffe’s phone number is 404-413-9012. St. Clair’s phone number is 404-=413-9010.
Georgia State University College of Law is one of 16 teams – and one of two U.S. universities – selected to compete in the international student competition for Consensual Dispute Resolution, the CDRC Vienna.
This is the first year for the competition, founded by the International Bar Association, the Vienna International Arbitral Centre… more »