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Donating Coats and Giving Hope: Students Help Homeless

Students Organize Clothing and Hygiene Kit Drive

“You’re not just giving me a coat, you’re giving me hope.” These words from a homeless man stuck with Siri Yellamraju (J.D. ’16) long after she and fellow Georgia State Law students Kelly Ghassemieh (J.D. ’16) and Faryn Wallace (J.D. ’16) gave clothing and hygiene kits to about… more »

Moot Court Team Fares Well at Macon LEAP Competition

Georgia State University College of Law’s Moot Court team advanced to quarterfinals at the Legal Ethics and Professionalism (LEAP) Moot Court Competition on Nov. 12-14 at Mercer University School of Law in Macon.

The team of Meghan Gordon (J.D. ’17), Chris Guthrie (J.D. ’17) and Peter Skaliy (J.D. ’17) was coached by Chris Daniels… more »

Tabak Leads Group To Involve Students with Immigration Law Cases

Atlanta’s immigrant and refugee community is one of the most diverse in the United States, as well as one of the most underserved in regard to access to justice, says Shana Tabak, visiting professor of law.

“The statistics are staggering,” she said. “Since last summer, 8,000 unaccompanied kids have arrived in Atlanta,… more »

Fuse Brown Addresses ACA ‘Blind Spot’ in Journal Article

Erin C. Fuse Brown, Georgia State University College of Law assistant professor of law, calls attention to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) “blind spot” in her article, “The Blind Spot in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Cost-Control Policies.”

Published online ahead of print in the… more »

‘Excited … To Be With My Class’ Bilimoria (J.D. ’15) on Swearing-In Ceremony

“I’m excited to see my former professors and to be with my class,” said Sheila Bilimoria (J.D. ’15), of the 2015 Swearing-In Ceremonies on Friday, Nov. 13. “All of us made it through this journey together and this is the final step. It’s a great way to finish up everything.”

Georgia State University… more »

Lawyers as Leaders Conference Set for Monday, Nov. 9

Supreme Court of Georgia Justice David Nahmias and American Bar Association President-Elect Linda Klein are will be two of the featured panelists at the 2015 W. Lee Burge Professionalism Conference, “Lawyers as Leaders,” on Monday, Nov. 9, at Georgia State University College of Law.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., experts… more »

Mindful Mondays: Learning to Breathe in Law School

The scene every Monday at noon in October was not the typical first-year law school classroom with a professor calling on anxious students, asking tough questions about assigned readings, with students frantically reviewing notes or nervously hoping to avoid the hot seat for one more class.

Instead, these first-year students sat still, relaxed, their eyes… more »

Center for Intellectual Property To Promote Collaboration

ATLANTA—Building upon the reputation of its Intellectual Property program, Georgia State University College of Law has created the Center for Intellectual Property, which will coordinate intellectual property programs, initiatives and provide opportunities for students, academics and IP professionals to collaborate.

“The center will allow us to expand our offerings by bringing in professors from the… more »

Bliss Helps Edit New Book on Best Practices in Legal Education

New Book Includes Georgia State Law Faculty Contributors

“Today’s law students will enter a profession vastly different from the one their predecessors experienced, for which different skills, knowledge and values are necessary.”

This insight led Lisa Radtke Bliss, associate clinical… more »