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Holloway Receives NASIG Robischon Scholarship

Trina Holloway, acquisitions/serials librarian, has been awarded the Rose Robischon Scholarship from NASIG (North American Serials Interest Group Inc.), an independent, international organization committed to promoting communication and sharing of ideas about serial publications. The scholarship will cover the costs for Holloway to attend the NASIG annual conference in Washington, D.C., in May.

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Amar: Read U.S. Constitution To Understand World

“If each generation doesn’t reconnect to the [U.S.] Constitution, we all fail,” said Yale University’s Akhil Reed Amar during the Georgia State University College of Law’s 55th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture on March 10.

Amar, Yale’s Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, urged the 320 attendees to read the U.S. Constitution to better… more »

Georgia State Law Up Eight to No. 56 in U.S. News

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law rose eight spots to No. 56, out of 198 ranked schools in the annual U.S. News & World Report graduate rankings, released March 10. The College of Law was at No. 64 last year.

“The rankings continue to reflect the quality of our program,” said… more »

Constitutional Scholar Akhil Reed Amar to Deliver Upcoming Miller Lecture

Author and Professor Akhil Reed Amar will deliver the 55th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture at noon Tuesday, March 10, in the Georgia State University Student Center State Ballroom.

Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, wrote several books including: “America’s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live… more »

Lombardo Finds Relevancy in the Echoes of History

Matlock, the plain-spoken lawyer played by Andy Griffith on the eponymous TV show, worked out of the Flatiron Building on Peachtree Street. Depending on whom you talk to, he was based on noted north Georgia attorney Bobby Lee Cook. But the legacy Cook has created in downtown Atlanta is far from fictitious.

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Urban Fellows Explore How Community Design Impacts Greenhouse Emissions

Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change raise two key issues for the southeast – the effects on our community of a general rise in our temperatures and a change in our water supply, said David D’Onofrio, principal planner with the Center for Livable Communities’ Transportation Access and Mobility Division at the more »

Rowberry To Help Lead Magna Carta Anniversary Celebration

On March 30, the State Bar of Georgia will hold a CLE symposium on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, which Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, helped organize.

Rowberry was recruited to help because of his expertise in medieval history,… more »

CNCR Launches Database of U.S. Restorative Justice Legislation

Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (CNCR) at Georgia State University College of Law has introduced a downloadable database detailing state-by-state use of restorative justice in the criminal justice system.

“The new database will help those looking to draft new legislation or start new programs,” said Carolyn Lambert, CNCR’s project director. “The project… more »

Panel Discussion to Commemorate Rare MLK Papers

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law’s Tanya Washington is partnering with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the law firm of Hunton & Williams for a panel discussion commemorating a rare exhibition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. papers on display… more »

Arbitration Center Names Managing Director

ATLANTA — Local attorney and Peru native Magaly Cobian has joined the staff of the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation (ACIAM) at Georgia State University College of Law as its managing director.

ACIAM, in partnership with the Atlanta International Arbitration Society and other stakeholders, will open a facility for international arbitration hearings and… more »

 
RT @JudgeCarla: Congratulations to @GeorgiaStateLaw for winning the 2015 Intrastate Moot Court Competition! I was honored to preside in the final round. via @GeorgiaStateLaw 6 hours ago