I first encountered To Kill a Mockingbird in the sixth grade. I’m fairly certain I ended up buying the CliffsNotes because I had trouble distilling and plucking out the themes to “journal” about in my English class (this was before you could pull up a plot summary on Wikipedia).
Beginning in August, Georgia State Law will offer the Transactional Assistance + Practice Program (TAPP), providing students with experience representing nonprofit organizations and small businesses in a broad range of transactional and corporate legal problems.
“So much of what students do in law school is litigation focused. Many attorneys, however, never step foot in a court… more »
Bruce Springsteen canceled a planned April 10 show in Greensboro to show solidarity with those protesting the passage of HB2, which bars local governments from protecting LGBT individuals against discrimination.
There has been a lot written about Justice Antonin Scalia since his passing a few months ago. He was a larger-than-life figure (even by the standards of Supreme Court justices), and no one can deny that he was a tireless public servant who devoted much of his career to government service. He was… more »
Assistant professor Courtney Anderson has a unique approach to preparing her students to learn about the intersection among transactional law, advocacy and community organization in her Law and Health Equity course — a bus tour of Atlanta before the semester begins.
“Through the tour, students experience parts of the city that they… more »
After placing second in the regional Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition, the Georgia State Law team has advanced to national competition in Washington, D.C., April 13 –15.
Sam Wesley (J.D. ’17) and Elizabeth Wedegis (J.D. ’17) competed in three rounds at the second annual American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) southeastern regional competition, which… more »
Safety issues in dorms are often not discussed. Penn State, CC BY-NC
Throughout the summer before my daughter left for college, I repeatedly warned her: never put a glass down at a party; use the buddy system when going to parties; and never go upstairs at a fraternity party.
Teaming up to help ease the transition of graduates from law school to practice are Lawyering Foundations faculty members Jennifer Chiovaro (J.D. ’85) and Margaret Vath with a new simulation course, Lawyering: Practice-Ready Writing.
Chiovaro and Vath say one year of legal writing instruction is not sufficient… more »