Douglas Hurt Yarn, professor of law and executive director of the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution was awarded the 2016 Chief Justice Harold C. Clarke Award by the Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Dispute Resolution and the Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Georgia… more »
Leslie Wolf, Georgia State Law professor and director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, was appointed to the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) in December.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin selected Judge Barbara Swinton (J.D. ’91) to serve on the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals. Prior to her appointment, Swinton served as district court judge for the 7th Judicial District, after her election in 2002.
Swinton chose to pursue a legal career as a high school freshman, but her… more »
Two former Georgia State Law classmates, Andrew Egan (J.D. ’05, M.A. ’06) of Kutak Rock and Jon Pannell (J.D. ’05) of Gray Pannell & Woodward LLP, recently assisted with the largest bond offering ever undertaken by the State of Georgia. Egan served as disclosure counsel and Pannell as bond counsel for the over $1.37 billion… more »
Eric Segall, the Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law, presented his “wild and crazy idea” for the U.S. Supreme Court during the Holiday Luncheon for the Georgia State Law Board of Visitors and Law Alumni Council on Dec. 6. Segall posits that the Court should only have eight justices, evenly divided between… more »
“Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not something to be waited for, but something to be achieved,” said Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua (J.D. ’87) with the Superior Court of Fulton County, to the class of 2016 before swearing them into practice on Nov. 17.
“Today is… more »
Three Georgia State Law students, Yasmin Assar (J.D. ’18), Nathan Chong (J.D. ’18) and Matt Sessions (J.D. ’17) advanced to the octofinal round in the National Health Law Moot Court Competition Nov. 4-5 in Carbondale, Illinois. Assar beat out members of 29 other teams to win awards for Best Preliminary Oralist and Best… more »
The Georgia State Law Intellectual Property (IP) moot court team earned best draft in the Sixth Annual Intellectual Property LawMeet National Rounds, held virtually on Nov. 4. Before advancing to the national competition, the team won best draft and best team at the Eastern Regional IP LawMeet competition.
For the competition,… more »
The Buttonwood Foundation Inc. awarded Robert Noens (J.D. ’18) with its annual J. Marshall & Jane H. Booker Graduate Scholarship Award. The $10,000 scholarship is available to graduate, medical or law students with a parent who has worked for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) for more than 10 years. Noens’ father works for the… more »
More than 50 students, faculty, staff and alumni prepared and distributed meals and extremity packages to the homeless near the College of Law on Saturday, Oct. 29, as part of the Ronald J. Freeman Chapter of the Black Law Students Association’s annual Feed the Hungry Event.
“Many of the most vulnerable residents in the City… more »