Students

Assar Named Best Overall Oralist at National Health Law Moot Court Competition

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 »

IP LawMeet Team Receives Best Draft at National Competition

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 »

Robert Noens (J.D. ’18) Awarded $10,000 Scholarship

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 »

Students Deliver More Than 100 Food, Care Packages to Homeless

Posted On October 28, 2016 by Blayne May (J.D. '17)

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 »

What to Do in October? Check Out These Five Festivals

As the humidity fades and the leaves turn, fall in the South is a beautiful, if not a short-lived, opportunity for all sorts of outdoor occasions. With cooler weather approaching, there’s no shortage of events, fairs and festivals to take advantage of in the Atlanta area this October.

1. Georgia Blues & Roots… more »

Behind the Scenes of the Landlord-Tenant Mediation Clinic

Participating in the Landlord-Tenant Mediation Clinic has been one of the most valuable learning experiences at Georgia State Law.

The program lasts two semesters. Students receive mediation training in the beginning of the fall semester. Then they practice mediation for a couple of weeks with more experienced co-mediators before they mediate on their own… more »

Bankruptcy Program, Tax Clinic Help Homeless Client Get Back on Feet

Armin Naghashzadeh (J.D./M.B.A. ’16) enrolled in the Bankruptcy Assistance and Practice Program (B.A.P.P.) to gain practical work experience and skills, but realizing the impact his work made is what made him return for a second semester.

“I felt like I was making a difference in people’s lives,” Naghashzadeh said. “I want to make sure… more »

Posted On September 16, 2016

Save the Date When: 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 Where: Knowles Conference Center Breakfast and lunch are provided.

In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the landmark case, In Re Quinlan, Georgia State University Law Review’s 2016-17 Symposium will explore the state of end-of-life decision-making in the United States from… more »

Eskridge: Gay Marriage ‘A Long Struggle’ in Lead-Up to Obergefell

Julie Goodrige. Jack Baker. Edie Winsdor. Mike McDonnell. April Deboeur. Jayne Rowse. Few recognize these names. They are just a few of the people whose actions led to last year’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision Obergefell v. Hodges, which struck down bans on same-sex marriage nationwide.

William Eskridge Jr., the John A. Garver… more »