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 »
Experiential Programs, Efforts to Foster Student Learning, Professional Development Continue to Grow
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.
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 »
To help students understand how lawyers use procedural rules, throughout my Civil Procedure course, students engage in exercises that require them to synthesize and apply legal doctrine and procedural rules to “real-world” problems lawyers confront daily.
For example, after studying the applicable rules, students draft a complaint. They receive a factual memo, a police report,… more »
Tameka E. Lester, clinical assistant professor and associate director of the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, took a unique approach to maximize clinic lectures and further engage students. She and her colleague in the clinic “flipped the classroom” by taking the lecture component online – for review before class.
“When… more »
Students get a hands-on approach navigating through the corporate life cycle of a hypothetical business in the Corporations class taught by Rob Weber, associate professor of law.
Working in small groups, students draft, edit and finalize various corporate documents throughout the semester. Each team would then present its document to the class in succession.
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All Georgia State law students must take Lawyering Advocacy in the spring semester of their second year. The course is taught in small sections of 12 students by a practicing lawyer, with students handling two cases.
The first, a civil dispute, takes the students from client interviewing, initial pleadings and discovery, to briefing and arguing… more »
Armin Naghashzadeh (J.D./M.B.A. ’16) enrolled in the Bankruptcy Assistance and Practice Program (B.A.P.P.) to gain practical work experience and skills, but realizing the impact his work made is what made him return for a second semester.
“I felt like I was making a difference in people’s lives,” Naghashzadeh said. “I want to make sure… more »
Georgia State Law seeks two to three students to participate in the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Pace University in White Plains, New York, on Feb. 23-25.
A team must be selected by Monday, Sept. 26. The problem statement will be distributed on Friday, Sept. 30, with teams having until… more »
Thanks to a recent college Teaching Innovation Grant, associate professor of law Caren Morrison has expanded her Evidence course into a more immersive, simulation-based experience for her students.
“Applied Evidence,” as Morrison calls the expansion, introduces lawyering and litigation skills through in-class trial exercises. In small groups, students take turns role-playing… more »