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Justice Stevens To Give 2014 Miller Lecture

Retired Associate Justice John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States will deliver the 53rd Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture on the Georgia State University campus at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Student Center House & State Senate salons.

“We are honored to have Justice Stevens giving the annual Miller… more »

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New Law Building Boosts Georgia State Momentum

“We really should not miss this moment,” said Reed. “It is very special in the life of the city. The reason it’s so special is because Georgia State University and the Georgia State University College of Law are absolutely and undeniably ascending.”

First-Year Lawyers Look to Mentors for Guidance

Kimberly DeCarrera (J.D. ’06) knew not long after starting law school she wanted to run her own practice.

The Georgia State University College of Law graduate couldn’t predict at the time, however, that she would be setting up her business and family law practice just a few months after passing the bar exam.

DeCarrera, among… more »

Benham Law Camp Aims to Increase Number of African American Lawyers and Judges

 

On the same day Barack Obama made history by locking up the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party, a group of 26 African-American high school students in Atlanta took an important step in securing their own futures through a program that will show them the path to a career in the practice of law.

Beginning… more »

Georgia State Law Rises in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Georgia State University’s College of Law advanced five spots in the latest rankings of law schools by U.S. News & World Report.

The College of Law tied for 77th alongside Pennsylvania State, Rutgers-Camden, Rutgers-Newark and Santa Clara University in U.S. News’ “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2009” edition out March 31.

The latest ranking moves… more »

Law Librarians Publish Article in Law Library Journal

Georgia State Law Librarians Ron WheelerNancy P. Johnson, and Terrance Manion published “Choosing the Top Candidate: Best Practices in Academic Law Library Hiring,” which appears in volume 100 of Law Library Journal.

The article has attracted the attention of peer librarians.

The Informed Librarian Online, a librarian’s service for keeping up… more »

 
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