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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 »

A Taste of Practice in the First Year

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.

Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jessica… 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 »

 
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