The Supreme Court of Georgia heard oral arguments in two cases at the College of Law’s Ceremonial Courtroom on Wednesday, Jan. 20. “I hope your experience today is interesting, instructive, and inspiring as you prepare to enter this most noble of professions – the law,” Chief Justice Hugh Thompson told the students before the arguments.
15 Second-Year Students, One Third-Year Student Sworn in to Practice Under the Revised Georgia Student Practice Rule
“What a wonderful opportunity this is for you all. As the first group of students to practice law your second year, you have a great responsibility,” Presiding Justice Harris P. Hines of the Supreme Court of… more »
In bankruptcy class, students learn the concept of the “fresh start,” said Jessica Gabel Cino, associate professor and organizer of the Bankruptcy Assistance and Practice Program (B.A.P.P.). “Fresh start is the notion that an individual will be able to go through bankruptcy and emerge with a fresh start on their financial… more »
Seven students in the International Perspectives on Urban Law and Policy course spent their spring break week in Istanbul attending lectures and experiencing site visits, designed to teach land use planning, historic preservation, diaster preparedness, environmental law and policy and growth management.
The course attracts graduate students from across the university interested… more »
Effective this fall, the College of Law will increase the number of academic credit hours for in-house clinics. Students enrolling in the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic, Investor Advocacy Clinic and the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic will receive four credits per semester for those courses instead of three credits.
The increase does… more »
Associate Professor of Law Jonathan Todres
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Georgia State University College of Law is accepting faculty proposals for teaching innovation grants that support enhancements to applied or experiential learning in doctrinal and blended courses. The program offers up to two grants of $9,500 for individuals or a shared total of $13,000 for two or more faculty members working together.
“We designed this… more »
Most summer trips to Thailand wind up at the beach rather than an inland university teaching about clinical legal education to undergraduate law students and their professors.
ATLANTA — Law professors often look for ways to incorporate some practical experience into their classes. When there are 80 students that can be challenging, but this semester one group of first-year students got a taste of lawyering, and watched a movie on top of it.
ATLANTA — In conjunction with the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Experience Externship Program (PEEP), Georgia State University College of Law is offering a pilot Summer Patent Law Program. This program will require students to work at the USPTO in Alexandria, Virginia 40 hours per week for nine weeks beginning June 6, 2011.
Students will be… more »