Thursday March 28, 2013

BLSA Dodgeball Sign-Ups

11:30 am - 2 pm - First Floor Lobby Table 1
Come sign up for Dodgeball with the Black Law Students Association! This is a community service event which will be raising money for Free the Girls, an organization which collects bras for girls and women who have been rescued out of sex slavery. Dodgeball will be held in the GSU rec center's Omni Gym on Saturday March 30. Cost to play: $5 per person/ 5 people per team! This is a community service event, so you can get pro bono hours for playing! Contact : Dantel Ruiz, Vice President

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BYOB & the Law Library Present: Research Needs for Solo/Small Firm Practice

Noon - 1 pm - Room 170
Join BYOB and the law library to talk about the research needs of solo and small firm practice. We'll have practical tips for purchasing books and databases, where you can research for free, tailoring your purchases to your practice area, navigating Fastcase (free as part of your Georgia Bar membership), and more. Contact : Deborah Schander

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HeLP Clinic Info Session

Noon - 1 pm - Room 201

The HeLP Clinic will hold an Information Session for potential students for the Fall 2013 Semester on Thursday, March 28 at 12:00 noon in Room 201. 

The HeLP Legal Services Clinic is part of a Medical-Legal Partnership of the GSU College of Law, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.  Clinic students engage in interdisciplinary learning and representation of low-income clients.  HeLP Clinic is a 3 credit hour course that offers you the opportunity to develop practical legal experience while servicing low-income families.  You will learn to collaborate with other professionals for the benefit of your clients, and gain valuable understanding of the health care profession and systems. 

Although the HeLP Clinic deals with health issues, the practical skills taught in the course may be applied to any type of legal work.  You do not need to have experience in healthcare nor a desire to practice health law in order to take advantage of the course. 

Please come ask questions and hear from current Clinic students about the experience. Contact : Shamecia Powers

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ACS Presents: Guns

Noon - 1 pm - Room 100

The Georgia State University Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society presents an in-depth discussion of the gun control debate brought to the forefront by recent school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut and elsewhere.

Featured speakers for this event are Neil J. Kinkopf, Professor at Georgia State University College of Law and noted Constitutional Law scholar, and John Monroe, Executive Counsel for Georgia Carry, a non-profit organization championing the protection and expansion of gun rights in our state. The speakers will place the current gun debate in a legal context and address the abundant new gun legislation in Georgia.

This event is free of charge and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.

Contact : Tiffany Nichols, Co-President of ACS

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Bloomberg Law Training

1 - 2 pm - Room 675
Contact : Candice Farr

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Clinics Open House

2 - 4 pm -

Clinics Open House

On March 28 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. the College of Law's three clinics will be open for prospective students to visit.  Please stop in to tour the clinic spaces, meet clinic students, faculty and administrative staff, and learn more about the types of cases each clinic handles.  The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic is located on the first floor, in room 161.  The Investor Advocacy Clinic is located on the 3rd floor, in room 326.  The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic is located on the 6th floor, in room 669.

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