R.S.V.P. by Sept. 21: Fall Miller Lecture with Owen D. Jones

R.S.V.P. by Thursday, Sept. 21 for the 60th Henry J. Miller Lecture. Owen D. Jones, New York Alumni Chancellor’s Chair in Law, Professor of Biological Sciences at Vanderbilt University and director, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience will discuss “Law, Neuroscience and Behavior” 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10 in the  Marjorie & Ralph Knowles Conference Center. Reservations are required and seating is limited. R.S.V.P…. Read more »

Health Reform Update Panel Discussion Wednesday, Sept. 20

A panel discussion “Health Reform Update: Taking Stock of Efforts to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act” will provide an update on health care reform efforts led by Congressional Republicans and the Trump Administration at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in Room 241.

Free DACA Renewals Training on Thursday, Sept. 21

The College of Law Immigration Law Society and Center for Access to Justice will host a training on DACA renewals at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in Room 342. Lawyers and law students who don’t have immigration experience and wish to volunteer at any upcoming DACA Renewal Clinic are encouraged to attend. The training is free… Read more »

Personal Stories from Those Closest to Georgia’s Death Row Inmates Sept. 21

Join the Center for Access to Justice for “Beyond Death Row: Personal Stories from Those Closest to Georgia’s Death Row Inmates” at noon Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Knowles Conference Center. Mercer Law Professor Sarah Gerwig-Moore, Jameca McGhee, whose father was sentenced to death, and Kayla Gissendaner, whose mother, Kelly, was executed in 2015 after… Read more »

The Prosecutor’s Role in Access to Justice Discussion Sept. 27

A panel of prosecutors from a variety of levels/counties in the metro Atlanta area (including two Georgia State Law alumni) will discuss how they define “justice” and what they do to further justice through their exercise of prosecutorial discretion at noon Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Knowles Conference Center. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by… Read more »

Zoning and Land Use Law Discussion Thursday, Sept. 28

The Environmental Law Society and Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth invite students to learn about the practice of zoning and land use law through a discussion with Doug Dillard, partner, and Jill Arnold, (J.D. ’14) with Pursley Friese Torgrimson at noon Thursday, Sept. 28, in Room 342.

ACS Southeast Regional Convening Friday, Sept. 29 

Register to join leading practitioners, government officials and academics for a discussion on the progressive vision for the future of equality across a number of salient policy issues at the American Constitution Society Regional Convening Friday, Sept. 29. Breakfast starts at 9:15 a.m. Attendance is free and meals will be provided. You must register for the event. Come shape… Read more »

“Play Like a Man Win Like a Woman” Discussion Tuesday, Oct. 3

Georgia State University and WomenLead welcome Gail Evans, best-selling author of “Play Like a Man Win Like a Woman” and CNN news executive, for an informative discussion and guide to the secrets men know about success that women need to learn at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Knowles Conference Center. A reception will follow the keynote address and Q&A session.

Run for Justice 5K Set for Saturday, Nov. 11

Atlanta Legal Aid Society will hold its annual Run for Justice in Oakhurst at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The event will benefit the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Participants in the Run for Justice will enjoy a beautiful a 5K course beginning and ending at One Step at A Time, 650 East Lake Drive, Decatur. Register to… Read more »

Experiential Course Fair Set for Wednesday, Sept. 13

All students starting law school after August 2016 must take six credits of “E” (Experiential) courses before graduation. Learn what your options are and how experiential courses can help you gain valuable professional skills and practical experience at the Experiential Course Fair at noon and 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, in the Catherine Henson Atrium…. Read more »