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Daniels (J.D./M.P.A. ’15) on Helping to Exonerate the Innocent

Niaa Daniels (J.D./M.P.A. ’15) is driven to fulfill her dreams. That’s why, at age 16, she took an unpaid internship in a courtroom and then graduated a year early from college. It’s what led her to move from New York to law school in Atlanta, by herself with “a prayer and some clothes in a… more »

Gabel on PBS Nova

Associate Professor Jessica Gabel appeared on PBS science series NOVA on Oct. 17.

The episode featuring Gabel, titled “Forensics on Trial,” investigates recent criticisms of forensic science and methods long thought to be foolproof, such as drawing decisive evidence from fingerprints, ballistics and tire marks. Many common practices, Gabel says, are grounded more in assumptions… more »

Gabel Working to Improve Forensic Science

“We’re all familiar with the phrase ‘no two fingerprints are alike.’ But there’s actually no science to back up this assumption,” says Jessica Gabel, Assistant Professor of Law, who has taken her research interests in forensic evidence abroad.

From Poland to Taiwan to Australia, she has been giving lectures, meeting with government officials and collecting… more »

Milich Writes Op-Ed on Evidence Code

ATLANTA — Georgia’s recent adoption of new evidence rules is good news for everyone, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Paul S. Milich writes in an opinion piece recently published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

“The rules of evidence control what facts can and cannot be admitted at trial and tell judges… more »

Milich Helps Draft New Evidence Code

ATLANTA – To his great satisfaction, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Paul Milich will no longer need to stop in the middle of his evidence class to explain why the rules are different in the Peach State.

As a reporter for the State Bar of Georgia’s Evidence Study Committee, Milich has worked for… more »

Gabel’s Students Study Forensics in China

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jessica D. Gabel and a group of law students recently traveled to China to further their study of forensic science.

They attended the First Annual World Congress of Forensics – “From Evidence to Verdict” – which took place in Dalian, China on October 21-23, 2010.  The conference showcased… more »

 
Check out what Mawuli Davis (J.D. '02) is doing in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury decision in the Daily Report. via @GeorgiaStateLaw 2 hours ago