Faculty

Glass Installed on New Building

Georgia State University College of Law and McCarthy Building Cos. began enclosing the new building in September with 70,000 square feet of glass windows, marking another major construction milestone for the $82.5 million facility.

After breaking ground a year ago, Georgia State Law and McCarthy topped out the seventh and final… more »

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 »

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 »

Visiting Professor: Intellectual Property Law Is A Strong Career Path

“Intellectual property law is a dynamic area of the law that continues to see growth in terms of hiring. This is an exciting time to be an IP practitioner, a student learning about the subject area, and a teacher,” says Deepa Varadarajan, a visiting associate professor of law who will teach the Intellectual Property Law… more »

Book Signing for Kuhner’s ‘Capitalism v. Democracy’ Set for Sept. 4

Georgia State University College of Law will hold a book reading and discussion at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, for Associate Professor Tim Kuhner’s new book, “Capitalism v. Democracy,” in the Law Library.

“Capitalism v. Democracy” explores how cases such as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission corrupt not… more »

Professors Present at Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute

Juergensmeyer, Marshall Explain Rationale for Need-Based Permitting

Professors Julian Juergensmeyer and John T. Marshall presented Can Government Prevent the Next Bust? The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting, focusing on the ways that local government officials and staff can effectively check potentially unsound development projects at the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute in Denver in March.

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