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Upcoming Gideon’s Army Premiere Receives Increased Media Attention

The upcoming HBO premiere of the documentary Gideon’s Army is already receiving rave reviews from national publications and local papers. The film follows the personal stories of Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick, three young public defenders who are … Continue reading

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Daily Report Covers HBO Documentary Premiere of AJMLS Professor’s Non-Profit Organization

Scheduled to air on HBO on July 1, Gideon’s Army, which features the law school’s own Professor Jon Rapping’s non-profit organization Gideon’s Promise, held a private screening on June 11. The Daily Report was one of the many media outlets … Continue reading

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AJMLS Professor Joins Group of National Experts at the White House

Professor Rapping was among a group of national experts invited to the White House on June 5, 2013 to discuss Judicial Vacancies and the Importance of the Courts.  With five unfilled vacancies on the Eleventh Circuit and Northern District of … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Professor Burch Interviewed by 11 Alive to Discuss Bibles in State Park Lodging

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Associate Professor Kathleen Burch was recently interviewed by 11 Alive News reporter Brenda Wood  to discuss the issue of banning Bibles in guest rooms and lodges at state parks in Georgia after a visitor complaint. … Continue reading

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AJMLS Graduate Elected Mayor of Forest Park, Georgia

AJMLS graduate David Lockhart (’11) was recently elected as Mayor of Forest Park on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. Carla McMillan, Judge on the Georgia Court of Appeals will swear him in at 7 p.m. on May 6, 2013 at Forest … Continue reading

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AJMLS Director of Admissions Tells the AJC ‘It’s Never Too Late for Law School’

In a recent interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, AJMLS Director of Admissions Rebecca Stafford spoke with Martha Foster about the why nontraditional students thrive at our law school. “We take a very holistic approach, taking into account the applicant’s experience … Continue reading

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European Law Journal Appoints Associate Dean Van Detta to Permanent Board of Peer-Review Referees

Merkourios, Utrecht Journal of International and European Law, has appointed Jeffrey Van Detta, Associate Dean for Scholarship and Professor of Law at AJMLS, to its Permanent Board of Referees.  Merkourios is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, student-led law journal, which focuses … Continue reading

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AJMLS Students Awarded First Place at Regional Transactional LawMeet

On Friday, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School sent two teams to compete at the 2013 Regional Transactional LawMeet competition hosted by Emory University.  Before the competition, teams were assigned a side in a transaction – buyer or seller – and … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Innovative and Unique – the Honors Program in Criminal Justice

The Honors Program in Criminal Justice at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is a cutting edge program designed to prepare its graduates to excel in the practice of criminal law. Students are given a powerful foundation of knowledge in the … Continue reading

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AJMLS Announces New Assistant Dean for Career Development

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is pleased to announce Ivonne Betancourt will now serve the law school in the role of Assistant Dean for Career Development. Since 2006, she has been a vital part of the success the Career Development … Continue reading

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Dean Cieply to Participate in Experts Roundtable at Emory University

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Associate Dean of Academics and Associate Professor Kevin Cieply was recently invited to join an experts roundtable hosted at Emory University by its International Humanitarian Law Clinic. The event, titled  “The Application of the Law of Armed Conflict in … Continue reading

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AJMLS Ranked No. 13 of Top 50 Most Diverse Law Schools

The National Jurist recently ranked every ABA-accredited law school in the nation to find the school with the most diverse student population. Their results landed Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School in the Top 20. The November 2012 issue of the … Continue reading

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AJMLS Professor and Staff Member Elected to the Board of Directors of the ACLU of Georgia

Michael Oeser, Associate Professor and Bridgett Ortega, Assistant Director of the Office of Pro Bono and Experiential Learning were elected to the ACLU of Georgia’s Board of Directors at the November 10th Annual Meeting. Professor Oeser and Mrs. Ortega join … Continue reading

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GABWA Features AJMLS Office of Financial Aid in a Law School 101 Interview

The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA) recently interviewed former AJMLS Financial Aid Counselor, Montre Everett on their talk show “Legally Speaking”. The segment titled “Law School 101″ featured Everett alongside a Georgia State University College of Law Admissions … Continue reading

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AJMLS Student’s Article Recently Featured in GAWL Newsletter

An article written by AJMLS student, Megan Hodgkiss, was recently  featured in the July 2012 issue of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers’ (GAWL) newsletter. The article titled, “Women in Law Day: GAWL Chapter Honors Women in the Judiciary” highlighted … Continue reading

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AJMLS Students Receive Prestigious Awards at GAWL’s Annual Dinner

This year, two AJMLS students were the recipients of distinguished awards from the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers (GAWL). The students were amongst a prestigious group of award recipients from the local legal community and law schools across the state, … Continue reading

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Catholic Charities of Atlanta and AJMLS Announce Plans to Launch State’s First Immigration Law Clinic

Catholic Charities of Atlanta (CCA) and Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) today announced a partnership to open Georgia’s first Immigration Law Clinic to provide CCA clients with legal counsel and representation and offer second-and third-year law students real-world experience … Continue reading

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AJMLS Featured in Spring Issue of PreLaw Magazine

In the Spring 2012 issue of PreLaw Magazine, Dean Lynn was interviewed about the rapid expansion AJMLS has experienced in the last year. In addition to the physical-size of the school expanding with the construction of new classrooms and the Blackburn … Continue reading

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John Marshall Law School Volunteers with the Atlanta Community Food Bank

On April 14, 2010, volunteers from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School helped the Atlanta Community Food Bank to distribute 3,448 pounds of food to 2,298 families. Volunteers included faculty, staff and students of the school, with Professor Renata Turner, Shannon … Continue reading

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Law School Students Help Adopt a Family for the Holidays

On behalf of the AJMLS Department of Recruitment and Marketing and its Student Ambassadors, we would like to thank everyone for your generous donations and candy gram purchases. We collected more than $700 for the family. Your commitment to helping … Continue reading

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