‘Make Us Proud’ Justice Hines Tells Students

15 Second-Year Students, One Third-Year Student Sworn in to Practice Under the Revised Georgia Student Practice Rule

“What a wonderful opportunity this is for you all. As the first group of students to practice law your second year, you have a great responsibility,” Presiding Justice Harris P. Hines of the Supreme Court of… more »

85 Park Place: It’s Like Hogwarts, But Not Quite as Magical

There are certain features of 85 Park Place that one can easily draw comparisons to those of the wizarding school in the Harry Potter universe.

Library Restricted Section – I can’t walk past the Rare Book Room on the Fifth Floor without immediately thinking of the Restricted Section of the Hogwarts library. I’m… more »

2016 Class Gift Campaign

Posted On September 24, 2015

The 2016 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 the official Hooding Ceremony… more »

Capital Defender Clinic Students Carry Full Load of Cases

Capital Defender Clinic students experienced a wide range of successes and rewarding learning opportunities over the last year, carrying a full load of pre-trial death penalty cases and direct appeals.

The clinic places students within a team of professionals providing cutting-edge representation to some of the most damaged and vulnerable clients… more »

Study Abroad in Brazil Over Spring Break

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth is excited to announce an opportunity for students to study abroad over spring break in two cities in Brazil – Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba.  This program is offered in connection with the spring… more »

Investor Advocacy Clinic Helps Small Investors

Students at Georgia State Law’s Investor Advocacy Clinic work with small investors who were improperly advised to engage in risky options trading strategies, retirees advised to purchase unnecessary variable annuities with high fees and no benefits, and investors who were not properly appraised of investment risks.

The Investor Advocacy Clinic assists clients in… more »

Grimes (J.D. ’16) Summits the Matterhorn

On Aug. 4, third-year student Greg Grimes (J.D. ’16) reached the summit of the Matterhorn on the Swiss/Italian border, perhaps the most recognizable mountain in the world. At 14,692 feet the Matterhorn, one of the highest mountains in the Alps, tops out on a small, sharp summit.

“It’s about the size of a couple of picnic tables end to… 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 »

Sneak Peek at 85 Park Place

Posted On August 11, 2015 by Siri Yellamraju (J.D. '16) and Yadu Rajendra (J.D. '16)

Monday, Aug. 17, is fast approaching and pretty soon students, old and new, will be walking through the doors of 85 Park Place for the first time. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peek of the building, and are so excited for everyone else to get here.

For starters, the place smells like… more »