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Marshall Explores How Laws Can Aid Hurricane Preparedness

Cities can prepare for hurricane season by reforming shortsighted and outdated laws

The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1, and the public awareness campaign is fueling speculation. How many “named” storms will there be before the season ends on Nov. 1? Will any of them strike the United States? If they do,… more »

Lawyers as Leaders Conference Set for Monday, Nov. 9

Supreme Court of Georgia Justice David Nahmias and American Bar Association President-Elect Linda Klein are will be two of the featured panelists at the 2015 W. Lee Burge Professionalism Conference, “Lawyers as Leaders,” on Monday, Nov. 9, at Georgia State University College of Law.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., experts… more »

Lessons from Disasters: Laws Can Impede Cities, States from Bouncing Back

When the ice storms hit metro Atlanta last winter, the entire area froze to a standstill. Under an icy coating of less than three inches of snow, thousands were stranded along interstates, hundreds sheltered overnight in stores and offices, and dozens of children slept at schools.

When Assistant Professor John T. Marshall experienced the Atlanta… more »

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Juergensmeyer Presents at Conference on Legal Education in Poland

Professor Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Chair in Law, was a moderator and panelist on “Foreign Law and Legal Systems: To Teach or Not To Teach,” at the Conference on Legal Education and the Legal Profession in the Global World — Polish… more »