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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 »

Intellectual Property Community Service Award Recipients Named

Georgia State University College of Law, the State Bar of Georgia and Atlanta Bar Association will honor four attorneys with the 2014 Georgia State University Intellectual Property Community Service Award.

Recipients Patrick Flinn of Alston & Bird, John Harbin of King & Spalding, Elizabeth Lester (J.D. ’05) of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan and Mark VanderBroek… more »

Bratton (J.D. ’03) Appointed to Bench By Governor

Shawn Bratton (J.D. ’03) refers to Georgia State University College of Law’s three-year program, as a “lawyer’s boot camp.” He says, the program has equipped him with important skills like critical thinking, researching and writing.

This month, he will take these basic fundamentals and use them to hear legal matters as a Gwinnett County State… 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 »

Seeking Justice: Unlikely Partnership Yields New Law to Save Lives

Robin Elliott often tells the story of how her son, Zack, died, but it never gets easier. Each time, she relives how her 21-year-old son was found dead in the backseat of a car, because his friends were too afraid to call 911 when he overdosed.

Because they were high, his friends didn’t stop at… 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 »

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 »