The Georgia State University College of Law new building, 85 Park Place, received an Award of Excellence from the Atlanta Urban Design Commission at a ceremony May 23.
The annual competition recognizes projects, programs, individuals and organizations that have significantly contributed toward the enhancement of the city of Atlanta’s built environment, the preservation of… more »
For faculty and students alike, the new building is transforming teaching and learning at the College of Law. A quick review of the deficits in the Urban Life Building elucidates the underpinnings of this transformation. Cramped classrooms interspersed with structural columns, little or no natural light and uncomfortable fixed seating were obviously not conducive to… more »
In May, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Doug Yarn conducted mediation training for law students at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul. The timing of his training coincides with Turkey’s recent adoption of new laws for mediation and restorative justice in both minor criminal matters and civil disputes.
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Georgia State Law Awarded FINRA Foundation Grant to Fund Investor Advocacy Clinic
Georgia State University College of Law has received a $250,000 grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation for the creation of an Investor Advocacy Clinic, scheduled to open in late spring or summer 2013. The FINRA Investor Education Foundation is the largest foundation… more »
Having a campus near the state capitol in downtown Atlanta provides ample opportunity for Georgia State University students to learn through firsthand observation and experience. In the GSU College of Law, students and faculty not only can become involved in the legislative process, but are able to influence policy directly.
Professor Doug Yarn is the… more »
ATLANTA — In its first appearance in the American Bar Association’s Mock Arbitration Competition, Georgia State University College of Law garnered the National Championship in Chicago January 21-22. The team consisted of law students Lisa Bobb, Andrew Hagenbush, Madeleine Peake, and Wes Starrett. Professor Doug Yarn coached.
In the fictional case for arbitration, a former employee… more »
Georgia State University will soon provide a comprehensive resource to help those in the field of restorative justice learn from one another and to improve practices, through a national clearinghouse.
The Southern Council for Restorative Justice, based in Georgia State’s School of Social Work, and the Consortium for Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in the College… more »