Brewer Helps Craft Law Allowing Nonprofits to Reincorporate in Georgia

The nonprofit corporation bill HB 87, which Cass Brewer, associate professor of law, helped draft, went into effect July 1. The bill provides a statutory means for an out-of-state nonprofit corporation to change its state of incorporation to Georgia. It also allows a corporation’s annual registration with the Georgia Secretary of… more »

Smart:ME Program Benefits Atlanta-Based Entrepreneurs and Tax Students

The Start Micro-Entrepreneur Accelerator Program (Start:ME) is an intensive 14-week accelerator program for micro-entrepreneurs (businesses with up to four employees) in the Clarkston and East Lake Atlanta communities. The program also enables Cass Brewer’s tax students to gain experience working with clients on a pro bono basis.

The program helps businesses—ranging from those providing… more »

Brewer Explores Social Enterprise Using Metaphor in The Social Enterprise Zoo

Social enterprise is difficult to define and classify. Organizations as distinct as Habitat for Humanity (nonprofit), Warby Parker (for profit) and Amtrak (government owned) combine a social mission with profit-making and can be viewed as social enterprises. Associate professor Cass Brewer and his colleagues determined that a unique metaphor might provide a more… more »

Brewer, Scott, Lucas and Rowberry Honored in 2015

The College of Law is accepting faculty nominations for the the Patricia T. Morgan Award for Outstanding Scholarship and the David J. Maleski Award for Teaching Excellence through March 11. The Maleski Award includes a $2,500 stipend while the Morgan Award consists of a… more »

Georgia State Law Gives Thanks

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it, is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” —William Arthur Ward

As the campus pauses for the Thanksgiving holiday, Georgia State University’s College of Law faculty, students and staff found time away from preparing for final examination to express appreciation for their family, friends and the college.

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Georgia State Law Hosting Georgia Tax Tribunal Oral Arguments

Georgia State University College of Law is hosting the Georgia Tax Tribunal and several precedent setting cases during a renovation of the tax court’s new space.

So far, three cases are scheduled and students and the public are invited to hear oral arguments in the sixth floor courtroom of Georgia State Law on  Wednesday, Aug.… more »