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Trending Legal Topic: Atlanta’s new e-scooter ordinance

Last spring, the City of Atlanta, like cities across the United States, experienced the sudden arrival of hundreds of electric scooters.  They could be spotted all over downtown and Georgia State’s campus, providing fun, fast short distance trips while simultaneously creating havoc as they whipped across roads, buzzed by pedestrians on sidewalks, and blocked sidewalks.

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Environmental Moot Court Team Preparing for National Competition in White Plains, New York

Next week, Hannah Clapp (J.D. ‘20), Kishan Patel (J.D. ‘19), and Samuel Richards (J.D. ‘20) will be in White Plains, New York, to represent GSU Law at the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition.  Sponsored by the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, the competition, which began in 1989, is the largest interschool… more »

2019 Affordable Housing & Community Development Law Legal Writing Competition

The American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law is hosting a legal writing competition.  Entries should address any legal issue regarding affordable housing, fair housing, and/or community development law.  The deadline to submit an entry is March 8, 2019.  Visit the ABA website for more… more »

Legal Analytics & Innovation Initiative Courses

Posted On August 6, 2018

Please see the student bulletin for current courses, and please revisit this site again later in the year as we are currently adding site content.

During the spring 2019 semester, Professor Tucker is teaching Law 7676E/22237, “Applied Legal Analytics Lab.” This three-credit course introduces students to legal analytics in an applied setting,… more »

Legal Analytics & Innovation Initiative

Posted On July 31, 2018

Recent advances in data science are transforming the study and practice of law. Lawyers and researchers can now use computational techniques to identify patterns within masses of unstructured legal data to unlock insights that were previously buried within thousands of pages of text. The Legal Analytics & Innovation Initiative at the College of Law is… more »

LL.M. with a Concentration in Environmental and Land-Use Law

Posted On November 28, 2017

Environmental and land-use law attorneys must understand how to work collaboratively with professionals from other fields such as planners, engineers, developers and government officials. And, they must understand how to work with the affected communities. Through the LL.M. with a concentration in environmental and land-use law, students will be prepared for practice in… more »

LL.M. with a Concentration in Intellectual Property Law

Posted On November 28, 2017

The information age demands qualified and skilled intellectual property lawyers, given the rise in prominence of information and knowledge. The increasing importance of IP is evident in the number of intellectual property cases taken up by the U.S. Supreme Court and the number of IP laws passed by Congress.

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Study Space XI: Singapore

Posted On August 21, 2017

City Redevelopment, Infrastructure and Heritage in the Era of Climate Change

Sunday, June 17 – Friday, June 22 • Singapore

Since independence from Malaysia 52 years ago, the city-state has transformed itself into the leading financial and technology hub of Southeast Asia, home to one of the world’s greatest ports, and an international model for… more »

LL.M. for Graduates of U.S. Schools

Posted On August 14, 2017

Consider an LL.M. with a concentration in a rapidly expanding field such as Health Law, Intellectual Property, Environmental and Land Use Law; or you may tailor a curriculum that matches your personal interests and goals.

Our rich curriculum allows you to choose from one of Georgia State Law’s center-based programs or to design… more »