Nominate an Exceptional Lawyer

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law is accepting nominations for the 2014 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award to honor a Georgia attorney who has selflessly committed to public service in the tradition of the college’s founding dean.

“Ben F. Johnson Jr. displayed an unwavering commitment to public service,” says Steven J.… more »

2L Appointed Curtin Fellow

Urban Fellow Emily McClendon (J.D. ’15) has been selected as the 2013-2014 Daniel J. Curtin Jr. Fellowship for the Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association after a competitive application process. Only one, $3,000 fellowship is awarded each academic year to a student interested in the intersection of law and planning.

“When I… more »

2013 Events

Posted On October 25, 2013
Categories MetroGrowth Events

Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment (March 31-April 5)

This Study Space Program took place in Istanbul,  Study Space is a weeklong intensive workshop, in which scholars from a variety of disciplines come together with government and private sector professionals to develop solutions to legal, social and policy challenges being faced in… more »

Once More a Best Value

ATLANTA – The Georgia State University College of Law is among the nation’s top 10 “Best Value Law Schools,” according to the October issue of The National Jurist.

The college, which has made the top 10 list for the past seven years, continues to be the No. 1 Best Value law school in Georgia. It ranked… more »

Bankruptcy Judges Visit Campus

A career and networking session for students will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Georgia State University College of Law during the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges 87th annual event in Atlanta.

The student session, “Developing a Successful Bankruptcy Career: Judges and Lawyers Share Their Secrets,” and networking reception immediately following from 4:45… more »

New Rankings for Georgia State Law

Posted On October 20, 2013
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In two recent online rankings, Georgia State University College of Law fares well, coming in at No. 24 for Tipping the Scales and No. 42 with Above the Law.

“The new rankings are further evidence that Georgia State Law delivers on its promise to provide an accessible, practical, quality legal education,” says Steven J. Kaminshine,… more »

Shutdown Shapes Congressional Fellowship

When alumna Lindsey Herbel left for Washington, D.C., in August to prepare for her Congressional Fellowship program, a partial federal government shutdown was not on her agenda.

Herbel (B.S. ’06, M.S. ’08, J.D. ’13, Ph.D. ’14) was more concerned with settling in her D.C. apartment, learning the city and getting acclimated to the Hill as… more »

Hogue Co-Writes Military Text

Georgia State University College of Law professor Lynn Hogue and Emory University School of Law professor Charles Shanor have published the fourth edition of Military Law in a Nutshell (West Publishing, 2013).

The book, published in September, is a reference targeted to law students, judges, lawyers practicing military law, service members, civilians and anyone else who needs… more »

Article Suggests Common Rule Changes

Change Common Rule to Address Underrepresentation of Minorities

An article to be published in the American Journal of Public Health recommends changing the federal regulations that govern oversight of human subjects research (“the Common Rule”) to address continued underrepresentation of minorities in research studies.

Co-written by Bill Rencher (M.P.H. ’12), health access program director of… more »