On November 9-11, Georgia State University’s undergraduate Mock Trial team came in second place at Emory University’s inaugural Peach Bowl Invitational Tournament. The second place finish was highly impressive given the caliber of teams competing in the 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.
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. […]
The Pre-Law Society and CASA are co-hosting two upcoming panel discussions (on October 24 and November 7) featuring a wide diversity of lawyers. Both events will be in Aderhold Room 404 at 12:30pm. Since space is limited, you need to reserve a spot ahead of time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Charleston School of Law is offering a free LSAT Boot Camp in partnership with PowerScore. It will be from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. More information about the content that will be covered throughout the day can be found here.
According to a recent announcement by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), the LSAT will no longer be taken on pencil and paper, but instead will be administered digitally, beginning in July 2019. Details are provided at this link.
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: […]