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Best Brief in National Competition

A Georgia State University College of Law Intellectual Property Moot Court teams won best brief and placed fourth March 9 in the national 2014 Cardozo/BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Competition in New York City at Cardozo Law School.

Team members Becki Lee (J.D. ’14) and Farhaan Merchant (J.D. ’15) competed in the 30th… more »

STLA Team Advances to Nationals

Georgia State Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association team won the Region 5 championship for the National Trial Competition in Durham, N.C., securing a team bid for the national tournament in March.

The national tournament’s regional competition attracts more than 1,000 students from 140 law schools. Just 28 teams from 26, including Georgia State Law advance… more »

Legislature Recognizes 10 Years of Health Law

The Georgia House of Representatives recognized Georgia State University College of Law and its Health Law Partnership (HeLP) at the state capitol on Feb. 24 with a resolution and a bill recognizing medical-legal partnerships.

During the session, House Resolution 1549 was read on the floor honoring Georgia State Law’s HeLP Legal Services Clinic and the… more »

Good Deeds During Icy Gridlock

After struggling 12 hours to get home Jan. 28 to Sandy Springs and finally making it Wednesday about 1:15 a.m., Kara Gordon (J.D. ’14) woke up to news that drivers remained stranded along Interstate 285 near where she had been stuck.

“I couldn’t believe that people were still trapped,” Gordon says. “So my mom and… more »

STLA Earns Most Professional Team Award

Georgia State Law’s Student Trial Lawyers Association team received the “Most Professional Team” award in the Lone Star Classic Mock Trail Challenge on Oct. 17-19.

The team of Alex Galvan (J.D. ’14), Lynette Jimenez (J.D. ’14), A.J. Rosa (J.D. ’15) and Alexis Person (J.D. ’15) went undefeated going into the last preliminary round but fell… more »

Second Place for Moot Court

Georgia State University College of Law’s Moot Court team was named a runner-up in the National Health Law Moot Court Competition on Nov. 1-2.

The team of Kara Gordon (J.D. ’14), Janelle Alleyne (J.D. ’15), Nirvi Shah (J.D. ’15) and coach Gregory Fosheim (J.D. ’14) competed against teams from the universities of Maryland, Oklahoma and… more »

2L Appointed Curtin Fellow

Urban Fellow Emily McClendon (J.D. ’15) has been selected as the 2013-2014 Daniel J. Curtin Jr. Fellowship for the Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association after a competitive application process. Only one, $3,000 fellowship is awarded each academic year to a student interested in the intersection of law and planning.

“When I… more »

 
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