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Will Arnold (J.D.’14): Preserving Historical Communities

Will Arnold (J.D. ’14) could just as easily have dusted off his childhood and forgotten the decaying west Atlanta neighborhood where he grew up when he left in search of his American dream.

Instead, Arnold volunteers with groups seeking to preserve two communities: Vine City/English Avenue, near where he grew up, and the Gullah/Geechee community… more »

2015 Class Gift Campaign

Posted On October 7, 2014

In its 13th year, the Class Gift Campaign is an opportunity for the graduating class to celebrate their graduation by giving back to Georgia State Law. The Class Gift Campaign goal is 100 percent participation from each class. Each contribution is much appreciated, regardless of size.

Class Gift Campaign donors receive: Recognition in… more »

State Bar Honors Recent Graduate for Pro Bono Work

The State Bar of Georgia will honor Leslie Salley (J.D. ’14) with its Individual Law School Access to Justice Award for her pro bono work in law and health equity at the State Bar of Georgia’s annual Pro Bono Awards Reception on Thursday, Oct. 23.

“I’m humbled and honored to be recognized with the award,”… more »

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 »

 
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