Fall 2016 Magazine News 1

From the Dean — Access Issues More Pressing Than Ever

One of the great tenets of the legal profession is fairness and equal treatment under the law. The barriers to access to legal representation in the criminal and civil systems for those with limited financial means lead to grave inequalities in the scales of justice. With a growing divide between the wealthy and the poor,… more »

In Their Words: Peter Morris (J.D. ’07) on Entertainment Law

Editor’s note: Peter Morris (J.D. ’07) became the executive vice president of the IMAX Entertainment unit and senior vice president of the overall corporation in June. He is the former vice president of business affairs and strategy at Funny or Die, where he worked for nearly six years. In this interview, he shares his experience… more »

In Their Words: Chiquita Banks (J.D. ’09) on Entertainment Law

Chiquita Banks (J.D. ’09) is tax counsel at Viacom Inc. (parent company of brands MTV, BET, VH1, CMT, Spike, LOGO, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Paramount and more). She was named one of Daily Report’s 40 Rising Stars in 2015. She earned an M.B.A. from Florida A&M University.

What’s your day-to-day like?

It’s a little bit of… more »

Finding Beauty in the Struggle

Cathryn Marchman (J.D. ’08) Advocates for the Homeless

Cathryn Marchman (J.D. ’08) created her path to success. Although it was a journey full of rocky roads and several barriers, the Georgia State Law graduate followed her heart and found her purpose.

Marchman realized that no matter which route she chose, her passion for advocating for… more »