GSU Mock Trial Takes Second Place at 2018 Peach Bowl Tournament

On November 9-11, Georgia State University’s undergraduate Mock Trial team came in second place at Emory University’s first annual Peach Bowl Tournament. A team from Georgia Tech earned first place honors and Emory’s team finished third. Two GSU team members–Claudia Cornelison and Kaitlyn Harmon (pictured below)–garnered individual awards for their standout performances as attorneys.

Presentation on October 23: “Law & Order, Pulaski Women’s Prison, and the case of Christina Boyer”

Award-winning Dutch artist, Jan Banning, will be giving a presentation on his work, Law & Order, Pulaski Women’s Prison, and the Case of Christina Boyer, at GSU on Tuesday, October 23, from 1:00–2:30pm in Langdale Hall room 1076.  Banning has been traveling to Georgia from the Netherlands photographing women who are incarcerated at Pulaski Women’s Prison in Hawkinsville, GA.  […]

My Advice: Don’t Pay for the Pre-Law “Advising” Panel on October 23

Attention faculty and students. There is an event being advertised called “Law School on Trial.” This event is not sponsored or endorsed by any pre-law adviser or pre-law organization on campus. The attorneys are charging $10 for listening to their advice on law school and legal careers. Please know that diverse panels of local attorneys […]

Message from Penn State Law on its Commitment to Diversity

We recently received the following message from Dara E. Purvis (Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Penn State Law): “The Penn State Law community reflects our mission of diversity and the acceptance of differences in thought, background, age, life experience, gender, race, abilities, religion, and culture. I would like to share with you some of the […]

November 1: Panel Discussion with Civil Rights Lawyers

From the Center for the Advancement of Students and Alumni (CASA): “Interested in civil rights law?  Took a constitutional law class at Georgia State and want to hear about real civil rights cases?  Want to expand your network of attorneys?Join us on November 1 for our Civil Rights Panel and hear from experts in the […]

Interesting Article on Motives for Attending Law School

From Sloan, Karen. “What Pushes Undergrads to Law School? It Ain’t the Money.” Law.com. September 19, 2018. So much for the theory that most aspiring lawyers are chasing a hefty paycheck. A highly anticipated new survey of thousands of undergraduates and first-year law students found that the top four most-cited reasons for pursuing law school are: […]