Georgia State Law Expands LL.M. Program, Adds Concentrations in IP Law, Environmental and Land-Use Law

ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law is adding two concentrations, Intellectual Property Law and Environmental and Land-Use Law, to its master of laws (LL.M.) program in August 2018.

These concentrations join the Health Law, General Studies and Foreign-Trained Lawyer tracks in the LL.M. program. Since its introduction in fall 2015,… more »

LL.M. Class of 2017

Posted On November 10, 2017
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For the Class of 2017, Georgia State Law has the bar passage rate for LL.M. graduates from July 2017 exam.

Bar Passage Rate July 2017: 20% for first-time takers Average for the state: 11.1% All GSU applicants: 30% Average for the state: 19.2%

Georgia State Law Introduces LL.M. with Concentration in Health Law

Georgia State University College of Law is introducing a master of laws with a concentration in health law through its Center for Law, Health & Society, beginning this fall. This program builds on the center’s successful and popular health law certificate for J.D. students.

“Health law touches so many different fields and careers,” said 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 »

Irish-Born O’Toole (LL.M. ’16) Plans To Pursue Environmental Law

Irish-born Rachel O’Toole (LL.M. ’16) is a member of the first LL.M. class to graduate from Georgia State Law. Already admitted to the Georgia bar, O’Toole pursued the non-bar track, with a focus on Environmental and Land Use law.

“It’s an area I am passionate about,” said O’Toole, a graduate research… more »

Inaugural LL.M. Class Hails from 14 Countries

Folahan Ayeni (M.B.A. ’05, M.P.A. ’13, LL.M. ’16) sat teeming with excitement in Professor Lynn Hogue’s office. She had been waiting 21 years for this moment.

“This is a dream come true,” she said of Georgia State Law’s new LL.M. Program for Foreign-Trained Lawyers. “I thought the… more »

Kadir Has University and GSU Discuss Research Collaborations, Establish Specialized Agreement with L.L.M. Program at College of Law

ATLANTA, GA — Georgia State University welcomed administrators from Kadir Has University (Istanbul, Turkey) on March 16-17 for exploratory discussions on innovative programs, research collaborations, and faculty and student exchange programs with the College of Law, International Initiatives, the Robinson College of Business and faculty members from Georgia… more »