In 2014, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed SB 352, authorizing government funding of medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) that meet specific standards and making Georgia the second state after New York to endorse MLPs. Health Legislation and Advocacy students at Georgia State Law helped draft the bill under the direction of Sylvia B. Caley (M.B.A. ’86,… more »
Georgia State University College of Law Student Trial Lawyers Association team of Ryan Brown (J.D. ’17), Lacey Wheeler (J.D. ’17), Robert Noens (J.D. ’18) and Hunter Rogers (J.D. ’18) won the Nov. 18-20 William Daniel Mock Trial Competition at the Fulton County Courthouse.
The team went undefeated the entire weekend, beating the University of Georgia,… more »
It has been a rough year for the Supreme Court of the United States. Justice Antonin Scalia passed away unexpectedly in February. That very night, the Senate Majority Leader announced that the seat would remain vacant until the next President took office, which meant an incomplete Court for the remainder of the 2015-16 term and… more »
The Georgia State Law Intellectual Property (IP) moot court team earned best draft in the Sixth Annual Intellectual Property LawMeet National Rounds, held virtually on Nov. 4. Before advancing to the national competition, the team won best draft and best team at the Eastern Regional IP LawMeet competition.
For the competition,… more »
The Atlanta Bar Association’s Bard Show returns on Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 10-12, with a timely production, “Mock the Vote,” at SCADShow theatre. The original musical theatre production is written, produced and performed by more than seventy local lawyers and judges.
Mock the Vote When: 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 10-12 Matinee: 2 p.m.… more »
Georgia State Law Professor Jonathan Todres and students Chae Mims (J.D. ’17), and Min Ji Kim (J.D. ’18) delivered more than 200 donated books on Oct. 21 to the Fugees Family, a Clarkston-based nonprofit organization that works with refugee children.
The books were the culmination of a drive sponsored by Georgia… more »
The Atlanta Bar Association honored State Court conflict defender Elaine T. McGruder (J.D. ’90) with the 2016 Public Service Award for her significant contributions in advancing the fair administration of justice in the community. She was presented with the award at the ninth annual Celebrating Service Luncheon on Oct. 21.
“Many of us aspire to… more »
Three Georgia State Law professors, Clark Cunningham, Caren Morrison and Nirej Sekhon, will present works-in-progress at the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Fall Institute in November in Washington, D.C.
This will be the first time Cunningham, the W. Lee Burge Chair of Law and Ethics, attends this conference.… more »
Donna Brazille, interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, and Republican strategist Margaret Hoover discussed “The Rise of the Millennial Voter” on Oct. 11 during a Georgia State University panel focusing on Millenniual voters, their political impact and issues they face in this election.
The panel, part of the university’s Distinguished Speaker Series, was… more »
Close your eyes. Sit in a comfortable position with a dignified posture. Be aware of the feeling of your feet against the floor. Now focus on your breathing….