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Law-Themed Vacation Ideas: Mixing Business with Pleasure

July 15, 2014

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By Ryan Kerr Here at GSU College of Law, students are getting ready for a break before Fall Semester begins.  Some of us are lucky enough to get away and visit family or even take trip that has no purpose other than to relax.  For those burned-out law students and lawyers out there, taking a […]

Survival Guide: College of Law Library

July 10, 2014

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By Darius Wood Behind the trepid 80’s décor lies a modern two-floor library that holds a variety of legal, professional, and general resources.  On reserve you can find everything from headphones to course textbooks for every course currently taught. A few key items are: Earplugs Projector Kits The Bluebook Dry Erase Markers Flash Cards (Torts, […]

10 “1L” GSU Law Library Resources

June 23, 2014

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by: Darlene Childers For newly admitted law students, the summer before classes begin can be overwhelming with questions regarding books, schedules, professors, etc… So, if you are looking for a few introductory resources to answer “What should I expect my 1L year?”, the GSU Law Library is a great place to start: One L 1L […]

Avoiding Jury Duty Has Costs

June 17, 2014

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When Tina Keller asked her boyfriend to complete and return her jury summons form, she didn’t expect his responses would lead to a citation for contempt.  But when he submitted the form, filled with “intentionally disrespectful” responses, they both found themselves in court answering to a judge.  While most people probably wouldn’t answer their call for jury duty with […]

LawJam 2014

June 13, 2014

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By Darlene Childers   Three judges, seven bands, and over 1,000 lawyers, sponsors, and guests showed up to Variety Playhouse in Atlanta on Saturday, June 7, 2014 ready to rock ‘n roll. And did they ever. For LawJam 2014. What is LawJam? It is a battle of the bands, all of which are composed of at least […]

An Infringement on Liberty – NBA v. Sterling

June 4, 2014

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Does the National Basketball Association (“NBA”) have the power to force the owner of Los Angeles Clippers (Donald Sterling) to sell his team after he made some racist remarks in a private conversation that was leaked to the public? [Story] Right to Privacy? Sterling first asserts that under Cal Pen Code § 632 that the […]

Federal Courts App

April 4, 2014

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By Meghan Starr KosInteractive has just released a new app for $2.99 that allows users to access “the full text of all of the federal rules of procedure and the local rules for every federal court in the country – including district, bankruptcy, and appellate courts,” as well as a login portal to PACER. I […]

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