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Thursday April 4, 2013

Breakfast Bites with the Labor and Employment Law Society

8:30 - 9:30 am - Lobby Table
All you 9am class goers, stop by and grab breakfast with the Labor and Employment Law Society! Contact : Anna Molberg

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Breakfast Bites with the Federalist Society

9:30 - 10:30 am - Lobby Table
All you 10am class goers, stop by and grab breakfast with the Federalist Society! Contact : Andy MacPherson

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GSU Law School Spirit Day!

10 am - 6 pm - Lobby Table

GSU Law will be celebrating it's spring semester school spirit day! Please wear your favorite GSU apparel or in the alternative, some GSU blue and white!

Also, the Student Bar Association will be selling merchandise down in the lobby! Stop by!

Contact : Michelli Rivera

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Immigration Reform

Noon - 1 pm - Room 100
The J. Reuben Clark Law Society is proud to host Mr. Charles Kuck for this year’s Law Week; he will discuss Immigration Reform.
 
LUNCH PROVIDED (not pizza)
 
Charles Kuck is the Managing Partner of Kuck Immigration Partners LLC and oversees its nationwide immigration practice.
 
Mr. Kuck’s practice focuses on Immigration and Nationality Law.  His practice handles professional visas, labor certifications, immigrant visas, consular representation, and citizenship issues.  His clients include technology firms, manufacturers, multinational corporations, investors and entrepreneurs, as well as families, individual immigrants and asylum seekers.
 
Mr. Kuck was named one of the 100 most influential Georgians by Georgia Trend Magazine in 2011 and as one of Georgia’s Legal Elite in 2012. For the 10th year in a row, Mr. Kuck has been named by Atlanta Magazine as a Georgia Super Lawyer in the field of Immigration. He is also part of the group of attorneys litigating against HB 87—Georgia’s immigration law.
 
Mr. Kuck is a former National President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He currently serves as the President of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL), is on the Board of Directors of the Georgia Council of International Visitors (GCIV), and is Vice Chair of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO).
 
Mr. Kuck has testified in Congress on immigration issues and is frequently quoted in the press, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, The National Journal, The Miami Herald, and the AJC.  He has also appeared on national news shows, including CBS, NBC, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, Democracy Now, CNBC, and NPR.
 
Mr. Kuck is a regular Twitter user and blogger. You can follow him on Twitter @ckuck and you can also link to his blog from his Twitter account.
 
Mr. Kuck serves on the international board of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society.

Contact : Clint Tankersley

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Comparing Criminal Justice Systems

Noon - 1 pm - Room 170
Honorable Hiroshi Uchiyama, Assistant Judge in the Osaka District Court who is currently a Visiting Research Scholar at GSU COL.  He will present on Criminal Justice in Japan with comparisons to the U.S. system.  His presentation will include a summary of the Japanese rule on arrest, interrogation, prosecution, court proceeding, and evidence etc. Contact : Jamie Dietz

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Comparing Criminal Justice Systems

Noon - 1 pm - Room 170
Honorable Hiroshi Uchiyama, Assistant Judge in the Osaka District Court who is currently a Visiting Research Scholar at GSU COL.  He will present on Criminal Justice in Japan with comparisons to the U.S. system.  His presentation will include a summary of the Japanese rule on arrest, interrogation, prosecution, court proceeding, and evidence etc. Contact : Jamie Dietz

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Afternoon Law Bites with the International and Comparative Law Society

2:30 - 4 pm - Lobby Table
The International and Comparative Law Society will be providing afternoon snacks and information on international arbitration! Contact : Allison Vaughn

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Jr Faculty Enrichment Workshop: Hiring and Working with GRAs

2:40 - 4:10 pm - Dean's Conference Room

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Family Law and Child Advocacy Discussion Panel

5 - 6 pm - Room 100

Family Law Society and the Child Advocacy Society will be hosting a dinner discussion with Judge Walker of Douglas County Juvenile and Attorney Stolarski, Chief Assistant Solicitor-General of DeKalb County. Additionally, there will be a raffle for 2 Kaplan Bar Review Partial Scholarships.

Contact : Brittne Ballenger

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