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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 »

The Child Welfare to Prison Pipeline: Profiling Black Families, Black Parents and Black Children

Posted On July 29, 2014

National Bar Association Presidential Showcase Panel

July 29, 2014

Associate Professor Tanya Washington Georgia State University College of Law

State laws authorize termination of parental rights and removal of children based upon evidence of abuse and neglect and determinations of parental fitness. Cases of abuse and neglect are subject to adjudication by juvenile… 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 »

College and Construction Crews Celebrate Topping Out Milestone

As the National Anthem played, construction workers hoisted a flag atop the new Georgia State University College of Law building Wednesday during a lunch “topping out” ceremony.

The ceremony, sponsored by McCarthy Building Cos., celebrates the construction milestone of placing the last structural beam on the new $82.5 million facility, the first building… 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 »

Rowberry Co-Writes Nutshell on Protecting Historical Resources

Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law with Georgia State University College of Law, co-wrote Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell (West Publishing, 2014) with Sara Bronin, professor of law and faculty director of Center for Energy and Environmental Law at the University of Connecticut.

It’s the first in-depth summary of… more »

Vath Elected Treasurer of Atlanta Bar

Margaret Vath, Lawyering Foundations instructor at Georgia State University College of Law, recently was elected treasurer of the Atlanta Bar Association.

“It’s a vote of confidence,”  Vath says. “I feel grateful and humbled by the support of the endorsements of 11 past presidents of the Atlanta Bar Association, as well as… more »

 
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