Supreme Court Rules 9-0 for Manely

Posted On February 26, 2013
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On Feb. 19, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that American courts could get involved in a custody dispute even if the child in question resides in another country in Chafin v. Chafin.

Michael Manely (J.D. ’89) with the Manely Firm PC argued before the Court on behalf of U.S. Army Sgt. Jeff Chafin on Dec.… more »

Fernandes Shares Expertise in Urban Planning

Posted On February 22, 2013
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Edesio Fernandes, a Brazilian lawyer and city planner based in London, is a guest lecturer in foreign enrichment course, International Perspectives on Urban Law and Policy, which draws graduate students from across the university to learn about environmental, land use and growth management issues in other countries.

Fernandes is providing students with a general conceptual… 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 »

Alumna Returns for Supreme Court Arguments

Posted On February 21, 2013
Categories Alumni, Headlines, News

“I had the opportunity to watch appellate arguments while in law school, and recall feeling that no amount of preparation could ever fully ready an attorney for every curveball thrown,” said Meri K. Benoit (J.D. ’99) after oral arguments in Wellstar v. Jordan. “I still feel that to be the case!”

With more than 10… more »

Welcome: Tim Kuhner

Posted On February 11, 2013
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This semester the Georgia State University College of Law welcomes associate professor Timothy Kuhner to campus.

Kuhner joins the faculty from the University of Navarra School of Law in Pamplona, Spain, where he served as associate professor of Anglo-American law for three years. At Georgia State, he will teach comparative law, public international law and… more »