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Supreme Court of Georgia Arguments Inspire, Inform

The Supreme Court of Georgia heard oral arguments in two cases at the College of Law’s Ceremonial Courtroom on Wednesday, Jan. 20. “I hope your experience today is interesting, instructive, and inspiring as you prepare to enter this most noble of professions – the law,” Chief Justice Hugh Thompson told the students before the arguments.

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Supreme Court Transparency Focus of Feb. 11 Law Review Symposium

ATLANTA—Georgia State University Law Review will explore the Invisible Justices: Supreme Court Transparency in the Age of Social Media during its annual symposium on Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Student Center East, 44 Courtland St., Atlanta.

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Posted On January 14, 2016

2016 Symposium Time and date: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 Place: Student Center East, Speakers Auditorium

Join the Georgia State University Law Review for a symposium from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, featuring nationally known reporters, prominent judges and legal academics who focus on the U.S.… more »

Yolanda Travis Receives 2015 Girth Staff Achievement Award

“I always smile when I see Yolanda [Travis] because she has a joyful, friendly spirit,” said Lisa Radtke Bliss, associate clinical professor and director of experiential education at Georgia State Law. Yolanda Travis, PC Systems specialist/Help Desk manager, received the 2015 Marjorie L. Girth Staff Achievement Award at the annual holiday luncheon.

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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 »

Burnett (J.D. ’09) Honored for Work in Reproductive Justice

In law school, Madison Burnett (J.D. ’09) led a campaign to help refugee women have safe births. That passion for helping others led the National Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter to honor her with its 2015 Outstanding Alumni award.

She started the Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter at Georgia State University College… more »

Playing the Race Card: The Illusion of a Jury of Your Peers

The right to a jury trial serves as the foundation of the American criminal justice system. The Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to an impartial jury in criminal prosecutions. The Constitution does not define “impartiality,” but the U.S. Supreme Court has held that a jury must be drawn from a… more »