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Georgia State Law Hosting Georgia Tax Tribunal Oral Arguments

Georgia State University College of Law is hosting the Georgia Tax Tribunal and several precedent setting cases during a renovation of the tax court’s new space.

So far, three cases are scheduled and students and the public are invited to hear oral arguments in the sixth floor courtroom of Georgia State Law on  Wednesday, Aug.… more »

Washington: Welfare System a Pipeline to Prison

Tanya Washington, associate professor at Georgia State University College of Law, addressed how racial bias and profiling operate in the child welfare system to the detriment of black children, black families and the black community during a July 29 National Bar Association panel to discuss racial profiling.

During the keynote event at the… more »

Study Space to Explore Warsaw in June 2015

Study Space VIII, a weeklong intensive workshop sponsored by Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study for Metropolitan Growth, will take place at the University of Warsaw’s Foundation Centre of Disputes and Conflicts Resolution at the Faculty of Law… more »

HeLP Receives Outstanding MLP Award

The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership Advisory Council 2014 Awards committee recently awarded the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) with an Outstanding MLP Award at the 2014 MLP Summit.

HeLP is a partnership among Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc., Georgia State University College of Law, Emory University School of Medicine… more »

Lucas Included in Thomson Reuters’ Women and the Law Publication

Lauren Sudeall Lucas’ article, “A Dilemma of Doctrinal Design: Rights, Identity and the Work-Family Conflict,” will be included in the Thomson Reuters 2014 edition of Women and the Law. The article was previously published as part of a spring 2013 symposium in the Florida International University Law Review.

“I am honored… more »

Johnston (J.D. ’08) Selected for ARC Leadership Institute

Karen Johnston (J.D. ’08), assistant director of Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, has been selected for the 2014 Atlanta Regional Commission’s prestigious leadership program.

During the intensive Regional Leadership Institute in September, national and regional… more »

Georgia State Law Wins Legal Food Frenzy School Division

Georgia State University College of Law won the 2014 Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Law School Division Attorney General’s Cup. Chris Collier (J.D. ’15) and Wayne Satterfield (J.D. ’15) led the school’s efforts to raise the equivalent of 14,680.64 pounds of food (27.95 pounds per person), equating to $3,670.16 for the Atlanta… more »

Kuhner’s Book Explores Death of Campaign Finance Reform

In his new book, Capitalism v. Democracy, Tim Kuhner, associate professor of law, writes how the U.S. Supreme Court has used economic ideology to strike down limits on money in politics.

Kuhner’s book explains how cases such as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and McCutcheon v.… more »

Juergensmeyer in Cuba for a Preservation Lesson

In January, Georgia State University College of Law Ben F. Johnson Chair and Professor of Law Julian Juergensmeyer spent a week learning about the technical and theoretical aspects of property law and policy in Cuba with Tulane University Law School’s intersession program.

With his expertise of land use planning law, property law, comparative land use… more »

 
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