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On Dec. 5, Professor John T. Marshall moderated a panel at the World Bank’s 2016 Conference on Law, Justice, and Development, exploring how individual cities can combat climate change and the policies underlying such a strategy.
One day of the four-day conference was devoted just to the law, of which Marshall’s… more »
Jan. 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day as part of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking’s toll is immense, says Jonathan Todres, professor of law and a leading expert on human trafficking. Based on his extensive research, he offers several key insights:
Despite growing awareness of the problem, many… more »
Austin Charles (J.D. ’18), with the help of his faculty advisor Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, is the chair of the Mindfulness in Law Society student division and has taken the lead for developing mindfulness resources and networking among law students who desire to establish mindfulness programs at their… more »
Written by Mpho G. Bratton (LL.M. ’17)
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 »
Four Georgia State Law students, Sean Robinson (J.D. ’18), Cameron Mobley (J.D. ’18), Andrew Navratil (J.D. ’18), and Annie Yasin (J.D. ’18) advanced to the octofinal round in the Buffalo Niagara Mock Trial Competition on Nov. 12-13 in Buffalo, New York.
The 130-page competition problem focused on a criminal case dealing with a professional wrestling… more »
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 »
Leslie Wolf, Georgia State Law professor and director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, was appointed to the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) in December.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin selected Judge Barbara Swinton (J.D. ’91) to serve on the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals. Prior to her appointment, Swinton served as district court judge for the 7th Judicial District, after her election in 2002.
Swinton chose to pursue a legal career as a high school freshman, but her… more »
The eighth annual Georgia State Law December graduate luncheon was filled with laughter and many hugs on Dec. 15 at the Commerce Club. Paired with their favorite professors, graduates talked of the future and their law school careers.
“These faculty members have had a significant impact on your lives and law school career,” said Steven… more »