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Atlanta Offers Research Opportunities for Weber

The vast number of Fortune 500 companies in Atlanta makes the metro region fertile ground for Associate Professor of Law Robert Weber and his research interests in financial regulation.

“Atlanta is an important financial, business and legal hub in the United States,” says Weber, who joined the faculty of Georgia State University… more »

Hands-On Course Addresses Health Disparities in Local Neighborhoods

Working as community partners, Georgia State University College of Law students and the Neighborhood Planning Units worked to assess the impact of the mitigation of health disparities in underserved communities in the Atlanta area and provide recommendations this spring’s innovative Law and Health Equity Course.

Courtney Anderson, assistant professor of law, applied… more »

Bratton (J.D. ’03) Appointed to Bench By Governor

Shawn Bratton (J.D. ’03) refers to Georgia State University College of Law’s three-year program, as a “lawyer’s boot camp.” He says, the program has equipped him with important skills like critical thinking, researching and writing.

This month, he will take these basic fundamentals and use them to hear legal matters as a Gwinnett County State… more »

New Legal Clinic To Help Veterans at Georgia State University

Georgia State University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) department, representatives of the State Bar of Georgia’s Military and Veterans Law Section and the College of Law will start a new legal clinic this month for more than 800 veterans enrolled at the university. Roy Sobelson, associate dean for academic affairs… more »

Professor Lombardo Featured in South Korean Documentary

Paul A. Lombardo, Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law, is featured prominently in the first segment of a three-part documentary, “Law and Justice,” shown on South Korean public television.

The first documentary hour, “Whose Side is the Law On,” begins with an interview of Lombardo. It highlights his decades-long research and… more »

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 »

 
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