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 »
Save the Date The Swing Justice: Reflections on the Career of Justice Anthony Kennedy When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 Where: Knowles Conference Center, Georgia State University College of Law, 85 Park Place NE, Atlanta
The symposium has been approved for 6 CLE credits
An examination of Kennedy’s role as a… more »
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For her commitment to developing future lawyers, to the advancement of justice and to equal access to the law, Tanya Washington, professor of law at Georgia State Law, received the President’s Award for Excellence from the Gate City Bar Association.
Presented during the association’s Black History Month observance, the award recognizes outstanding excellence… more »
ATLANTA—Timothy D. Lytton, associate dean for research and faculty development, Distinguished University Professor and professor of law at Georgia State Law, will deliver the annual Robert and Florence Dreben Lecture at Harvard University at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 6.
The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies and the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on… more »
Lucas Testifies Before Georgia House Committee on Standard for Determining Intellectual Disability in Capital Proceedings
Lauren Sudeall Lucas, associate professor of law and faculty director of the Center for Access to Justice, testified Thursday, Feb. 22, before a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee regarding HB 768, which pertains to the standard and procedure for determining intellectual disability in capital proceedings.
Lucas will discuss why Georgia’s existing standard… more »
Atlanta’s City Council, under the leadership of the newly elected Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (J.D. ’94), has unanimously adopted an ordinance ending cash bail for most minor, non-violent offenses handled by Municipal Court.
Such crimes include jay walking, disorderly conduct, aggressive panhandling, urinating in public, loitering, driving without a license and traffic offenses. Traditionally, anyone… more »
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 »
The many facets of the health care system can be as varied as the types of ailments that exist and the patients who have them. Sometimes though there’s an issue that causes pain for many parts of the system.
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 »