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STLA Advances in Buffalo

Georgia State Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association (STLA) team advanced to the top 16 and Francis Dixon (J.D. ’13) earned the Best Closing Argument award in the recent national mock trial competition in Buffalo, N.Y.

The other competing members on Georgia State Law’s team were Randal Hughes (J.D. ’14), John Eric Schleicher (J.D. ’14) and… more »

Shutdown Shapes Congressional Fellowship

When alumna Lindsey Herbel left for Washington, D.C., in August to prepare for her Congressional Fellowship program, a partial federal government shutdown was not on her agenda.

Herbel (B.S. ’06, M.S. ’08, J.D. ’13, Ph.D. ’14) was more concerned with settling in her D.C. apartment, learning the city and getting acclimated to the Hill as… more »

STLA Team Places Second in National Competition

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association mock trial team of Jesika Wehunt (J.D.’13), Marc Hood (J.D.’12), Paul Shuman (J.D. ’14), John Eric Schleicher (J.D. ’14), Joe Huffman (J.D. ’14), and Blake Poole (J.D. ’14) placed second in the William Daniel Mock Trial Competition on Nov. 16-18 in Atlanta.

Loyola… more »

Hands on Election Day

Georgia State University College of Law students put their studies into action last election day by volunteering for voter protection organizations.

Assistant professor Anne Tucker organized an information session at the college where students learned about volunteering and registered for poll monitoring training.

“It’s a great opportunity for students, regardless of your political persuasion, to… more »

STLA Team Take First Place

ATLANTA — A Georgia State University College of Law Student Trial Lawyers Association team won the 13th annual National Trial Advocacy Competition on Oct. 25-28 at Michigan State University College of Law in East Lansing.

The team of Matthew Hurst (J.D. ’13), Vandana Murty (J.D. ’13), Carolyn Schillo (J.D. ’14) and Benjamin Huntington (J.D.… more »

STLA Team Places Second in Texas

SAN ANTONIO — Georgia State University College of Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association mock trial team of Alex Galvan (J.D. ’14), Joshua May (J.D. ’13), Lauren Smith (J.D. ’13) and Lynette Jimenez (J.D. ’13), placed second in the Lone Star Classic Competition on Oct. 11-13 at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.

The… more »

Student Story: Exonerating the Innocent

My PILA Fellowship Experience

by Lindsay Anglin

After hearing the executive director of the Georgia Innocence Project speak about her work at a Public Interest Law Association career panel last fall, I knew I wanted to assist the project in its mission to use DNA evidence to free those unjustly incarcerated in Georgia… more »

 
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