“Exploring the Right to Die in the U.S.” at Law Review Symposium on Nov. 11

Georgia State Law Review’s symposium, “Quinlan at 40 – Exploring the Right to Die in the U.S.,” will be held 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in the Knowles Conference Center at Georgia State Law.

Save the Date When: 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 Where: Knowles Conference Center Breakfast… more »

Making the Case for Beer

The “beer lawyer” talks about community in craft breweries, giving back

Upon graduation from Georgia State University with honors and a degree in political science, Taylor Harper (B.A. ’05, J.D. ’09) knew what he wanted next: a law degree and a career in the military. But life and the law profession had other plans for… more »

Going the (Really, Really Long) Distance

At mile 83, Kat Schuller (J.D. ’13) almost gave up. She had been running more than 20 hours in the ultramarathon Thunder Rock 100 in Tennessee. Between her and the 100-mile finish line was a chest-deep, rapid river and a steep, four-mile incline. The early morning air was chilly, and she was exhausted — so exhausted that… more »

In Their Words: Peter Morris (J.D. ’07) on Entertainment Law

Editor’s note: Peter Morris (J.D. ’07) became the executive vice president of the IMAX Entertainment unit and senior vice president of the overall corporation in June. He is the former vice president of business affairs and strategy at Funny or Die, where he worked for nearly six years. In this interview, he shares his experience… more »

Finding Beauty in the Struggle

Cathryn Marchman (J.D. ’08) Advocates for the Homeless

Cathryn Marchman (J.D. ’08) created her path to success. Although it was a journey full of rocky roads and several barriers, the Georgia State Law graduate followed her heart and found her purpose.

Marchman realized that no matter which route she chose, her passion for advocating for… more »

October 2016 Update from the Associate Dean of Experiential Education

“Georgia State University graduates receive excellent practical training. We love to hire them!”

A partner in a local law firm told me this when we ran into one another at a recent event.  Although this is a statement that I and many other Georgia State Law professors have heard for years, it was nice to… more »

What to Do in October? Check Out These Five Festivals

As the humidity fades and the leaves turn, fall in the South is a beautiful, if not a short-lived, opportunity for all sorts of outdoor occasions. With cooler weather approaching, there’s no shortage of events, fairs and festivals to take advantage of in the Atlanta area this October.

1. Georgia Blues & Roots… more »

HeLP: Improving the Wellbeing of Atlanta’s Vulnerable Kids

The social, economic and physical conditions in which chronically ill or disabled children live can be detrimental to improving their health. The Health Law Partnership (HeLP), an interdisciplinary collaboration between lawyers and medical professionals, has been helping low-income children in Atlanta overcome these challenges and improve their health and wellbeing for the last… more »

Powell (J.D. ’99) Elected Chair of State Bar of Georgia Dispute Resolution Section

Bonnie Powell (J.D. ’99), director of the Landlord-Tenant Mediation Clinic, serves as the chair of the State Bar of Georgia Dispute Resolution Section, which promotes and facilitates negotiation, mediation, arbitration and methods other than traditional litigation for the resolution of legal disputes.

Powell has worked with the section and its chairs for… more »