Cleland (J.D. ’92) Urges New Coif Members to Maintain Their Moral Compasses

“There are many people who have went before you who held those standards of excellence that you have maintained through your hard work and dedication,” Anthony Craig Cleland (J.D. ’92) told his 17 fellow new members of Georgia State Law’s Order of the Coif. “Do not give them up—keep the standard high.”

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Georgia State Law Inducted 64 Alumni into New Coif Chapter

Georgia State University College of Law’s new Order of the Coif chapter inducted 64 alumni in a ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 10. The new members were sworn in by Mary F. Radford, professor of law and president of the Georgia State chapter. The Order of the Coif recognizes law students who rank in the… more »

Friend of College Attorney Ralph Knowles, 71, Dies

Attorney Ralph Knowles, 71, died May 17 after a battle with brain cancer. Knowles, a partner at Doffermyre Shields Canfield & Knowles, was a litigator known for being a passionate champion of justice and equality.

“The legal community has lost a giant,” said Mary Radford, professor of law.

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Taylor ‘A Model of Good Old-Fashioned Common Sense’

Taylor Retires After 25 Years

Ellen Taylor, associate professor of law, retires in June after spending nearly 25 years teaching at Georgia State Law. Her path to law was unconventional, though well suited for her personality.

She graduated from Manhattan School of Music in 1974 with a degree in trumpet… more »

‘Professor Blasi’s Primary Goal Has Been Students’

Blasi Retiring After 30 Years

In his 30-year tenure at Georgia State Law, Ronald W. Blasi, the Mark and Evelyn Trammell Professor of Law, has accomplished a great deal and impacted the lives of countless students.

The director of the Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, Blasi joined the… more »

Does Gambling Grandma Need a Guardian?

Radford to speak as part of Women Inspire Series on Feb. 4

If Grandma wants to wear a red hat with a purple outfit and spend her life savings gambling, should she be allowed to do so without question? Or would that be grounds to appoint a guardian to make decisions for her?

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Law Faculty Adresses Women’s Legal Issues

ATLANTA – Three eminent speakers from Georgia State University’s College of Law will address health directives, wills and financial planning for women on March 19 at GSU. The program is sponsored by Women Alone Together®.

Speakers include Jerri Nims Rooker, associate director of the Center for Law, Health and Society, who will address advance directives for… more »