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Hands-On Course Addresses Health Disparities in Local Neighborhoods

Working as community partners, Georgia State University College of Law students and the Neighborhood Planning Units worked to assess the impact of the mitigation of health disparities in underserved communities in the Atlanta area and provide recommendations this spring’s innovative Law and Health Equity Course.

Courtney Anderson, assistant professor of law, applied… more »

New Legal Clinic To Help Veterans at Georgia State University

Georgia State University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) department, representatives of the State Bar of Georgia’s Military and Veterans Law Section and the College of Law will start a new legal clinic this month for more than 800 veterans enrolled at the university. Roy Sobelson, associate dean for academic affairs… more »

Seeking Justice: Unlikely Partnership Yields New Law to Save Lives

Robin Elliott often tells the story of how her son, Zack, died, but it never gets easier. Each time, she relives how her 21-year-old son was found dead in the backseat of a car, because his friends were too afraid to call 911 when he overdosed.

Because they were high, his friends didn’t stop at… more »

Georgia State Law Wins Legal Food Frenzy School Division

Georgia State University College of Law won the 2014 Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Law School Division Attorney General’s Cup. Chris Collier (J.D. ’15) and Wayne Satterfield (J.D. ’15) led the school’s efforts to raise the equivalent of 14,680.64 pounds of food (27.95 pounds per person), equating to $3,670.16 for the Atlanta… more »

Building Update: Progress Behind Artistic Fence

Since breaking ground in September, a lot has happened at the Georgia State University College of Law’s new building site. The concrete for all seven floors of the building has been poured and an artistic banner by two students decorates the construction fence.

While the concrete for the higher floors cures, more »

Bioethics Course Links Law, Policy, Engineering and Science Students

Under the leadership of Roberta Berry, Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor of public policy, Georgia Tech graduate students and Georgia State University College of Law students engaged in intensive study of the ethical, legal and policy problems generated by rapid advances in neuroscience and neurotechnology and of problem-solving methods and… more »

Best Brief in National Competition

A Georgia State University College of Law Intellectual Property Moot Court teams won best brief and placed fourth March 9 in the national 2014 Cardozo/BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Competition in New York City at Cardozo Law School.

Team members Becki Lee (J.D. ’14) and Farhaan Merchant (J.D. ’15) competed in the 30th… more »

First Place for Moot Court

After three days of competition, 64 teams and eight rounds, Georgia State University College of Law’s Bankruptcy Moot Court team took first place at the national Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition in New York on March 3.

Team members Fareed Kaisani (J.D. /M.B.A. ’14), Clay Roberts (J.D. ’14) and Paul Shuman (J.D. ’14) competed against… more »

STLA Team Advances to Nationals

Georgia State Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association team won the Region 5 championship for the National Trial Competition in Durham, N.C., securing a team bid for the national tournament in March.

The national tournament’s regional competition attracts more than 1,000 students from 140 law schools. Just 28 teams from 26, including Georgia State Law advance… more »

 
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