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Changing the Culture of Domestic Violence by Eliminating the Victim-Blaming

“In the United States and in the world, we blame domestic violence on the woman. Women get this pervasive message at a young age. Guilt, shame and stigma are ingrained into the center of our being,” said Jessica Gabel, associate professor of law at Georgia State University, during the more »

First Place for Moot Court

After three days of competition, 64 teams and eight rounds, Georgia State University College of Law’s Bankruptcy Moot Court team took first place at the national Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition in New York on March 3.

Team members Fareed Kaisani (J.D. /M.B.A. ’14), Clay Roberts (J.D. ’14) and Paul Shuman (J.D. ’14) competed against… 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 »

 
State judicial elections 2014: Conservatives failed to stack supreme courts with Republican justices. via @GeorgiaStateLaw 9 hours ago