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Now Accepting 2015-2016 Urban Fellows Applications

The Urban Fellows Program is an initiative of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth in the College of Law. Top graduate students are selected from across Georgia State University and Georgia Tech’s School of City and Regional Planning to study and discuss issues related to urban growth with top decision makers. Applications… more »

Much at Stake for Georgians in Health Care Fight

By Erin C. Fuse Brown

After the oral argument on March 4, it remains unclear what the U.S. Supreme Court will decide in King v. Burwell, the latest case challenging the Affordable Care Act. What is clear is that a decision striking down subsidies for all those who obtain insurance on federal exchanges would have… more »

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Holloway Receives NASIG Robischon Scholarship

Trina Holloway, acquisitions/serials librarian, has been awarded the Rose Robischon Scholarship from NASIG (North American Serials Interest Group Inc.), an independent, international organization committed to promoting communication and sharing of ideas about serial publications. The scholarship will cover the costs for Holloway to attend the NASIG annual conference in Washington, D.C., in May.

“This… more »

Amar: Read U.S. Constitution To Understand World

“If each generation doesn’t reconnect to the [U.S.] Constitution, we all fail,” said Yale University’s Akhil Reed Amar during the Georgia State University College of Law’s 55th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture on March 10.

Amar, Yale’s Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, urged the 320 attendees to read the U.S. Constitution to better… more »

Mnookin To Discuss Vaccinations on March 25

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for Law, Health & Society will host bestselling author and award-winning journalist Seth Mnookin, who will discuss vaccinations and the media’s role in creating public health scares, at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the Speakers Auditorium in the Student Center.

Following… more »

Georgia State Law Up Eight to No. 56 in U.S. News

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law rose eight spots to No. 56, out of 198 ranked schools in the annual U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings, released March 10. The College of Law was at No. 64 last year.

“The rankings continue to reflect the quality of our program,” said… more »

Fleischman Wins Appeal in Cruelty to Children Case

On Feb. 16, the Supreme Court of Georgia reversed the decision in Corvi v. The State of Georgia, acquitting the client of Andrew Fleischman (J.D. ’11), who was convicted of cruelty to children in the second degree and reckless conduct in the drowning death of her granddaughter and another girl.

Fleischman, an appellate… more »

Lombardo Finds Relevancy in the Echoes of History

Matlock, the plain-spoken lawyer played by Andy Griffith on the eponymous TV show, worked out of the Flatiron Building on Peachtree Street. Depending on whom you talk to, he was based on noted north Georgia attorney Bobby Lee Cook. But the legacy Cook has created in downtown Atlanta is far from fictitious.

Created in… more »

Leadership Skills Take Center Stage In Workshop

Georgia State University College of Law will hold a leadership workshop for students this spring, starting Tuesday, Feb. 24. The three-part series features Lt. Col. Josh Brooks, chair of the Department of Military Science and Leadership.

The series kicks off with an Overview of Leadership Frameworks at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24. Brooks will work… more »

Wolf Presents on Integrated, Sequenced Curriculum In Turkey

In November, Professor Leslie E. Wolf participated in the Second International Congress on Legal Education at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Wolf was part of an international panel regarding law school curriculum and spoke about the Georgia State Law’s Health Law Certificate as a way to prepare students as professionals through… more »

 
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