Alumni

Georgia Innocence Project Offering Real-World Lessons

Externs Explore Effects of Overburdened Criminal Justice System

Kylie Jones (J.D. ’17) and Karyn Pagnotta (J.D. ’17) sift through stacks of letters from Georgia inmates—some new, some over a decade old. Many claim innocence of the crimes they were convicted of —murder, sexual assault, burglary. Some complain about conditions in prison.

Boxes of evidence and… more »

‘Scholarships Critical to Success of Students’

After being accepted to law school, Julio C. Perez-Bravo (J.D. ’18) had sleepless nights. Being an attorney was his dream, but the stress of paying for law school weighed heavily on him.

When something is pivotal to your life, and you think you’ll have to postpone it because you can’t afford it, it’s troubling, he… more »

SCOTUS in Real Time

Last fall, I took my favorite class in law school: Legislation taught by Professor Neil Kinkopf. On the course’s final day, we analyzed the “Obamacare” case, King v. Burwell. The class attempted to predict how the Court would decide the case, which interpretive canons would be used, what judicial ideologies would… more »

Supreme Court Transparency Focus of Feb. 11 Law Review Symposium

ATLANTA—Georgia State University Law Review will explore the Invisible Justices: Supreme Court Transparency in the Age of Social Media during its annual symposium on Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Student Center East, 44 Courtland St., Atlanta.

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Posted On January 14, 2016

2016 Symposium Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 Place: Student Center East, Speakers Auditorium

Join the Georgia State University Law Review for a symposium from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, featuring nationally known reporters, prominent judges and legal academics who focus on the U.S.… more »

Childs (J.D. ’02) Runs for Cobb County Superior Court Open Seat

Kim Child’s determination to make a difference is in part why the Georgia State Law graduate is running for a Cobb County Superior Court seat, which will open with the retirement of Judge Adele Grubbs next year. The four-year term will begin Jan. 1, 2017.

As the daughter of former Methodist missionaries, a strong sense… more »

‘Excited … To Be With My Class’ Bilimoria (J.D. ’15) on Swearing-In Ceremony

“I’m excited to see my former professors and to be with my class,” said Sheila Bilimoria (J.D. ’15), of the 2015 Swearing-In Ceremonies on Friday, Nov. 13. “All of us made it through this journey together and this is the final step. It’s a great way to finish up everything.”

Georgia State University… more »