Faculty

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Lytton Named New Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development

Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law Timothy D. Lytton will become associate dean of research and faculty development for Georgia State Law beginning July 1.

Lytton joined Georgia State Law in 2015. He teaches Administrative Law, Torts, Products Liability, and Legislation & Statutory Interpretation, and his research examines health and safety regulations, with a… more »

Fuse Brown Receives Morgan Award for Outstanding Scholarship

Erin C. Fuse Brown, associate professor of law, received the 2017 Patricia T. Morgan Award for Outstanding Scholarship, which recognizes faculty members who have compiled a substantial and continuing record of outstanding research and scholarly activity within the previous two calendar years.

“Erin has become one of the leading voices on a number… more »

Margaret Hughes Vath

Atlanta Bar Association Elects Vath, Iannarone & Cleland (J.D. ’92) to Leadership Positions

Members of the Atlanta Bar Association elected Margaret Vath, instructor of law, as president, Nicole G. Iannarone, assistant clinical professor, as vice president/president-elect, and A. Craig Cleland (J.D. ’92) as treasurer for the 2017-18 term.

Both Vath and Iannarone served on the board last year, with Vath… more »

Metro Growth Center Launches Online Journal for Urban Law and Policy

Georgia State University’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth has launched an online journal, the Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy, which will serve as a tool for lawyers, planners, policy-makers and scholars in metropolitan regions around the world.

The journal is a resource for those grappling with growth-related… more »

Segall: College Reflects Kaminshine’s Values of Putting Students First

College, Alumni and Friends Celebrate Accomplishments of Dean and His Tenure

“It takes a village to build an institution, and this is a great institution and a remarkable village,” said Eric J. Segall, Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law at a Thursday, May 18, for a reception honoring Dean Steven J. Kaminshine… more »

‘You Can Bend the Arc Toward Justice,’ Childers (J.D. ’17) Tells Classmates

ABA President Linda Klein Tells Graduates ‘To Do Good’

“The moral arc of the universe does bend toward justice, but only because it is shaped by just people, often in the most trying of times,” said Darlene Childers (J.D. ’17), the 2016-17 Student Bar Association president at the 2017 Commencement and Hooding Ceremony on May… more »

A ‘Blessing’ to Georgia State Law: Taylor Celebrated at Retirement Party

“Having taught at several other schools, what stands out to me about this school is its people,” said Ellen Taylor, associate professor of law, at her retirement party held at the College of Law May 2. Taylor retired in June 2016, but continued to teach through the fall and spring semester.

“The whole law… more »

American Bar Association President Klein to Deliver 2017 Commencement Address

Linda Klein, president of the American Bar Association, will deliver the commencement address to 192 J.D. graduates and 26 LL.M. graduates at the 2017 Georgia State University College of Law Commencement and Hooding Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 12, in the Georgia State University Sports Arena, 125 Decatur St., Atlanta, GA 30303.

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Research Drives Alexander, Fuse Brown, Lucas and Weber Who All Received Tenure

Georgia State Law faculty members Charlotte Alexander, Erin Fuse Brown and Lauren Sudeall Lucas have been promoted to associate professor with tenure and associate professor Robert Weber was recently awarded tenure. This designation is a testament to the hard work and dedication each has to their students,… more »

Associate Professor Anne Tucker received the 2016 Patricia T. Morgan Award for Outstanding Scholarship.

Georgia State Law Hosts Berle IX Symposium in June

The Adolf A. Berle Jr. Center on Corporations, Law & Society at Seattle University School of Law will sponsor its ninth annual Adolf A. Berle Jr. Symposium (Berle IX) on June 5 and 6 at Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta.

Berle IX, continues the interdisciplinary tradition… more »