If/When/How and AWLS Team Up for the Spring Menstrual Material Drive

The If/When/How student organization, formerly known as the Law Students for Reproductive Justice, and the Association of Women Law Students (AWLS) have teamed up with the American Constitution Society for another Menstrual Material Drive.

Beginning Feb. 19, the women’s restrooms had baskets of menstrual products available free of charge. This week, a donation box can… more »

What to do about Mediocre First-Semester Law School Grades

If you just received your first-semester grades and are wondering whether you’re going to survive law school, I’m sympathetic. I’ve been in your position. My first-semester law school grades were my lowest. They weren’t terrible, but they weren’t what I wanted or expected from myself either.

And I’ve done what you want to do—my grades… more »

Georgia State Law Professor Partners with High School Students

Timothy Lytton, associate dean for faculty development, Distinguished University Professor and professor of law, helped members of the Young Israel of Toco Hills examine and compare the preambles to three of history’s most important legal documents: the Code of Hammurabi, the Ten Commandments and the U.S. Constitution, during a Nov. 19 session on Thanksgiving and… more »

Student Organization Spotlight: National Lawyers Guild

Are you looking to join a student organization committed to defending civil and human rights?

Just look for the bright green hats.

There are more than 25 student organizations at Georgia State University College of Law, each one providing unique perspectives of the law and an opportunity to build relationships with Atlanta’s legal community.… more »

Meghan Gordon (J.D./M.T. ’17)

True equality is rooted in reason, but achieved with passion.

Law matters because true equality is rooted in reason, but achieved with passion. In an era of fake news and inflamed ideals caused by social media, I think the law has come to matter now more than ever as the great equalizer. William Shakespeare… more »

Spring Time Fun in Atlanta

Posted On March 23, 2017 by Julio Perez-Bravo (B.A. ’15/J.D. ’18)

Springtime not only brings warmer weather to the city of Atlanta, but also an array of diverse events that suits almost everyone’s needs.

Check out the list of events below:

1. Atlanta Fair, February 24 – April 2 Come out to the fair and ride the ferris wheel, the Flying Dutchman, or the 45-foot Ring… more »

A Journey of a Thousand Miles

Posted On January 4, 2017 by Mpho G. Bratton (LL.M. '17)

Written by Mpho G. Bratton (LL.M. ’17)

They say that a journey of a thousand miles begins with one single step. In my case, that single step was a 16-hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean. The journey from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Atlanta transcended beyond a mere physical shift in global… more »

What to Do in October? Check Out These Five Festivals

As the humidity fades and the leaves turn, fall in the South is a beautiful, if not a short-lived, opportunity for all sorts of outdoor occasions. With cooler weather approaching, there’s no shortage of events, fairs and festivals to take advantage of in the Atlanta area this October.

1. Georgia Blues & Roots… more »