College Raises Credit Hours for In-House Clinics

Effective this fall, the College of Law will increase the number of academic credit hours for in-house clinics. Students enrolling in the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic, Investor Advocacy Clinic and the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic will receive four credits per semester for those courses instead of three credits.

The increase does… more »

Former Ranger Tim Guilmette (J.D. ’14/M.B.A. ’15) Steps Out of Zone

Tim Guilmette (J.D. ’14/M.B.A. ’15) chose to put his military career on hold and pursue a new path when he applied for the J.D./M.B.A. program at Georgia State University more than two years ago.

As an Army Ranger, and later a helicopter pilot, he learned valuable lessons, but was most engaged by the free flow… more »

CNCR Launches Database of U.S. Restorative Justice Legislation

Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (CNCR) at Georgia State University College of Law has introduced a downloadable database detailing state-by-state use of restorative justice in the criminal justice system.

“The new database will help those looking to draft new legislation or start new programs,” said Carolyn Lambert, CNCR’s project director. “The project… more »

Brittne Ballenger (J.D. ’14) Seeks to Become Community Resource

Brittne Ballenger’s (J.D. ’14) has always sought to help others in her community. She’d try her best to answer questions about how to start businesses, publish books, produce music or resolve certain legal situations or family issues. Through these conversations, she realized that a legal degree would better prepare her to be a resource within… more »

Adwoa Seymour (J.D. ’06) Named President of GABWA

Adwoa Ghartey-Tagoe Seymour (J.D. ’06) was installed as the 34th president of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) on Jan. 15. Seymour will lead the organization, a 34-year old voluntary bar organization focused on the enrichment and empowerment of women and advocating for children’s issues, under the theme of “Growing Stronger in Our… more »

Panel Discussion to Commemorate Rare MLK Papers

ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law’s Tanya Washington is partnering with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the law firm of Hunton & Williams for a panel discussion commemorating a rare exhibition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. papers on display… more »