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Looking Back: An Amazing Journey

My time at Georgia State University College of Law is coming to an end, but the journey has been amazing. Three years ago I entered law school with two goals; have fun and be successful. I wanted to feel like I could enjoy life, despite the rigors of law school. Because of Georgia… more »

Georgia State Law Sweeps the Intrastate Moot Court Competition

Georgia State University College of Law students captured the top positions at the Intrastate Moot Court Competition on March 27-28. The annual competition has a rich history rooted in rivalry, as two teams from each of Georgia’s six law schools, Emory University, University of Georgia, Mercer University, Georgia State University, John… more »

Fleischman Wins Appeal in Cruelty to Children Case

On Feb. 16, the Supreme Court of Georgia reversed the decision in Corvi v. The State of Georgia, acquitting the client of Andrew Fleischman (J.D. ’11), who was convicted of cruelty to children in the second degree and reckless conduct in the drowning death of her granddaughter and another girl.

Fleischman, an appellate… more »

Best Brief in National Competition

A Georgia State University College of Law Intellectual Property Moot Court teams won best brief and placed fourth March 9 in the national 2014 Cardozo/BMI Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court Competition in New York City at Cardozo Law School.

Team members Becki Lee (J.D. ’14) and Farhaan Merchant (J.D. ’15) competed in the 30th… 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 »

Second Place for Moot Court

Georgia State University College of Law’s Moot Court team was named a runner-up in the National Health Law Moot Court Competition on Nov. 1-2.

The team of Kara Gordon (J.D. ’14), Janelle Alleyne (J.D. ’15), Nirvi Shah (J.D. ’15) and coach Gregory Fosheim (J.D. ’14) competed against teams from the universities of Maryland, Oklahoma and… more »

Moot Court Ranks at Jessup Competition

Georgia State University College of Law’s Moot Court team placed third in the U.S. South Regional qualifying round of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. The all female team of Lynette Jimenez (J.D. ’14), Leanna Jordan (J.D. ’13), Katie Ginnane (J.D. ’13) and Autumn Turner (J.D. ’13), competed against Tennessee, Florida, North… more »

Moot Court Team Advances to Nationals

Georgia State University College of Law’s Trademark Moot Court team won second place Feb. 8 in the International Trademark Association’s Saul Lefkowitz Competition, which addresses issues in U.S. trademark and unfair competition law.

Team members Jennifer Grant (J.D. ’14), Matt Littlefield (J.D. ’14), Richard Piercy (J.D. ’14),  and Clay Roberts (J.D. ’14) participated in the… more »

Solid finish for Moot Court in Brazil

Georgia State Law’s Moot Court team was awarded a fourth-place finish in the Inter-American Sustainable Development Law Moot Court Competition, held March 1-3 in Fundaçao Getúlio Vargas Law School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Seventeen teams from North and South American countries competed in three languages – English, Portuguese and Spanish – and argued cases… more »