Humanity in Action, an international educational organization, paired thirty fellows from the United States and seven European countries. This summer the group participated in the 2017 John Lewis Fellowship program housed at Georgia State University.
Over the course of four weeks, the fellows “used Atlanta and its civil rights legacy as a classroom,” said Tanya… more »
Tanya Washington, professor of law, earned her J.D. from The University of Maryland School of Law and clerked for then Associate Judge Robert M. Bell on the Maryland Court of Appeals. In addition to her tenured position at Georgia State Law, Washington is a former adjunct faculty member at Howard University Law School where she… more »
The president’s pick for the U.S. Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, is not likely to impact the ideological balance on the Court between conservative and liberal justices. After all, nominee Judge Gorsuch would be taking the seat vacated by the late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, who… more »
Donna Brazille, interim chair of the Democratic National Committee, and Republican strategist Margaret Hoover discussed “The Rise of the Millennial Voter” on Oct. 11 during a Georgia State University panel focusing on Millenniual voters, their political impact and issues they face in this election.
The panel, part of the university’s Distinguished Speaker Series, was… more »
Georgia State Law is hosting a nonpartisan panel discussion Monday, Oct. 10, on Amendment 1, a state constitutional amendment before Georgia voters this November to approve or reject a proposed statewide Opportunity School District (OSD).
The panel will be held at noon, Monday, Oct. 10, in Room 242 of 85 Park Place N.E. State Rep. Valencia Stovall… more »
A three-week immersive program, the 10th Annual Gate City Bar Association’s Justice Robert Benham Law Camp, has inspired local high school students to pursue legal careers. Georgia State Law hosted the camp June 6-24, which exposes minority students to the legal profession.
“The camp influenced me to pursue a career in law because in the… more »
The president’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland puts the Republican leadership, which announced within hours of Justice Antonin Scalia‘s passing that it would not vet any Supreme Court nominees, between a rock and a hard place. Judge Garland, a moderate candidate, enjoyed considerable support from GOP leadership for his appointment to… more »