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Sobelson a ‘Modern Day Ghostbuster’ Says Student

Associate Dean Roy Sobelson is a modern-day ghostbuster, said Ulyana Hamilton (J.D. ‘16).

“Who are you going to call when you have a question? Who are you going to call in times of troubles? Who are you going to call during the good times? Dean Sobelson,” she said.

The Student Bar Association and other student… more »

85 Park Place Wins AIA-GA People’s Choice Design Award

The College of Law building received the 2016 American Institute of Architects – Georgia People’s Choice Design Award this week, which is voted on by the public.

The College of Law competed against 73 other projects in the People’s Choice, Built category, and received 572 votes, 200 more than the second place winner “Stealth,” a… more »

A Vision Realized | From the Dean

AFTER YEARS OF DREAMING AND WORKING to build 85 Park Place, we can finally say well done and welcome home. With the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 8, we officially opened this new, state-of-the-art facility.

As we settle into our new home, we would be remiss not to take a moment and say thanks. Thank… more »

85 Park Place: A Tribute to Our Friends

There once was a site with no mojo, known by an eatery once named mumbo jumbo. For years little changed but the eatery’s name, just gravel and parking – no pathway to fame.

But then new sheriffs arrived in our town, a Becker and Huckabee would now wear the crowns. Their vision would transform Georgia… more »

Kadir Has University and GSU Discuss Research Collaborations, Establish Specialized Agreement with L.L.M. Program at College of Law

ATLANTA, GA — Georgia State University welcomed administrators from Kadir Has University (Istanbul, Turkey) on March 16-17 for exploratory discussions on innovative programs, research collaborations, and faculty and student exchange programs with the College of Law, International Initiatives, the Robinson College of Business and faculty members from Georgia… more »

Georgia State Law Ranked 57 in 2017 U.S. News Rankings

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law held steady in U.S. News & World Report rankings at 57 in a three-school tie, out of 196 schools, in the annual graduate rankings released March 16. Georgia State Law was at No. 56 last year.

“We are proud of our standing among U.S. law schools… more »

Backbends in 85 Park Place

Imagine a place of serenity, you’re lying in an open room, with windows all around you and only natural light illuminating the space. Relaxing music is playing in the background. You’re in a building, just three stories above the street, surrounded by the city life, yet the space is completely tranquil and at peace. As… more »

‘Scholarships Critical to Success of Students’

After being accepted to law school, Julio C. Perez-Bravo (J.D. ’18) had sleepless nights. Being an attorney was his dream, but the stress of paying for law school weighed heavily on him.

When something is pivotal to your life, and you think you’ll have to postpone it because you can’t afford it, it’s troubling, he… more »

IP Legends Aaron, Landau and Needle Honored 

Center for Intellectual Property Recognizes Three at Oct. 20 Luncheon

Georgia State University College of Law Center for Intellectual Property and its IP Advisory Board honored baseball legend Hank Aaron, patent attorney William H. Needle and Professor of Law Michael Landau with the 2015 Intellectual Property Legends Awards at a luncheon at… more »