The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth has a new brochure, providing an updated look at all of the Center’s programming. Learn more about our professional development opportunities and student programming by viewing our new brochure.
Jan. 11 is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day as part of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking’s toll is immense, says Jonathan Todres, professor of law and a leading expert on human trafficking. Based on his extensive research, he offers several key insights:
Despite growing awareness of the problem, many… more »
Lisa Radtke Bliss, clinical professor, associate dean of experiential education and co-director of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic, traveled to India in November to teach the course, “Clinical Legal Education and Access to Justice,” at National Law University, Delhi (NLU).
“I taught NLU students about access… more »
Eric Segall, the Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law, presented his “wild and crazy idea” for the U.S. Supreme Court during the Holiday Luncheon for the Georgia State Law Board of Visitors and Law Alumni Council on Dec. 6. Segall posits that the Court should only have eight justices, evenly divided between… more »
Forensic science has become a mainstay of many a TV drama, and it’s just as important in real-life criminal trials. Drawing on biology, chemistry, genetics, medicine and psychology, forensic evidence helps answer questions in the legal system. Often, forensics provides the “smoking gun” that links a perpetrator to the crime and ultimately puts the bad… more »
The Georgia State Law Intellectual Property (IP) moot court team won best draft and best team at the Eastern Regional IP LawMeet competition on Oct. 21. They also were selected to compete in the National Rounds, held virtually Nov. 4.
As part of the competition, Steven Williams (J.D. ’17), Seth Meyerson (J.D. ’17)… more »
The Center for Access to Justice is organizing two alternative spring break trips: one in Atlanta, with a focus on housing law, and a second in Jackson, Mississippi, with a focus on court-watching in state criminal court.
Information Session When: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 Where: Room 246 Dinner: Pizza provided
Interested? Attend an… more »
Doing good should permeate your entire legal career, said DeKalb County State Court Judge Dax López during the Student Bar Association keynote Wednesday during Law Week 2016.
López shared advice drawn from his extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. “When you start your career, you have to do such a good job… more »
Teaming up to help ease the transition of graduates from law school to practice are Lawyering Foundations faculty members Jennifer Chiovaro (J.D. ’85) and Margaret Vath with a new simulation course, Lawyering: Practice-Ready Writing.
Chiovaro and Vath say one year of legal writing instruction is not sufficient… more »
An advocate for children with health care needs in low-income families, Sylvia B. Caley (M.B.A ’86; J.D. ’89), associate clinical professor of law, has left an indelible mark on the community in her quest to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity.
She will be honored on April 25 for her… more »