Experiential Learning

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 »

Center Partners on Interdisciplinary Journal

Georgia State Law’s Center for Law, Health & Society has partnered with the American College of Legal Medicine on its interdisciplinary publication, the Journal of Legal Medicine.

The partnership developed out of a lunch Professor Roy Sobelson had last year with his former student, Bill Hinnant (J.D. ’01), a lawyer and physician. Hinnant was… more »

Experiential Programs, Efforts to Foster Student Learning, Professional Development Continue to Grow

Posted On March 15, 2018 by Lisa Radkte Bliss, Associate Dean for Experiential Education

Georgia State Law’s experiential programs and other innovative efforts to foster student learning and professional development continue to grow under the leadership of our new dean, Wendy F. Hensel.

Environmental Moot Court Team at National Competition in White Plains, NY

Casey Holloway (J.D. ’18), Jason Drouyor (J.D. ’18), and Logan Stone (J.D. ’19) will represent Georgia State Law on February 22-24 at the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition in White Plains, New York.

Sponsored by the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, the competition is the largest interschool moot court competition under… more »

What Makes Lawyers Happy? Wellness Program Instructs Students on Well-Being

What makes lawyers — and law students — happy?

“Lawyer happiness is not correlated with extrinsic factors,” said Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law. “Income, class rank, whether you made Law Review—those things don’t correlate with happiness for lawyers in practice. Ironically, these factors are probably the very things that… more »

Students Assist Renters Facing Eviction

“A stable home is the cornerstone of holding people together. If you don’t have a safe place to go back to at the end of the day, it’s hard to stay in school or hold a regular job. If we can help people stay grounded in their community, it’s really important.”  Jessica Hunt Bareis (J.D.… more »

Scott Recognized for Community Service with AALS Award

Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, received the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care Award for excellence in legal education from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The award recognizes outstanding contributions of law teachers in community service in health law.

“Professor Scott’s deep and sustained contributions to… more »

Lester Testifies About IRS Reform at House Ways and Means Subcommittee Meeting

Tameka Lester, associate director of the College of Law’s Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic and assistant clinical professor, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight on Dec. 13 in Washington, D.C. The hearing was on Internal Revenue Service reform.

“It was such an honor… more »

Todres

Todres: Children’s Right to Participate has Powerful Implications in Health Care

When children participate in discussions regarding health care options, their health outcomes improve. Yet children are often excluded from having meaningful involvement in health care decisions.

The right to participate has potentially powerful implications for children’s day-to-day lives and for their future as adults—therefore health care providers should develop more child-rights supportive processes to empower… more »