Institutional Policies

Academic Freedom

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School adheres to the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure of the American Association of University Professors. This statement is available from the Associate Dean.

Smoking Policy

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School is a smoke-free working and study environment.

Use of Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School Name

No student or student organization may use the AJMLS name or logo for commercial purposes without the written consent of the Dean’s Office and Marketing Office. Permission will not be granted to individuals. Student organizations may receive permission if:

  1. The name or logo is used in connection with fundraising which benefits that organization or the school and is not duplicative of others; and
  2. The specific use is set forth in the request (e.g. t-shirts, cups, key rings, etc.); and
  3. The Student Bar Association has given approval; and
  4. The use is appropriate as determined by the Dean’s Office.

The grant or denial of permission is discretionary.

Student Parking

Parking is available to 3L full-time day and all evening students. Students may obtain an application for a parking pass from the Bursar. There are parking lots within walking distance of the school that are available to our students. If you plan to drive to school, we recommend finding a parking lot/deck where you can park for the entire academic year. A few companies with lots around us are: Elite Parking and Lanier Parking. Contact information for each of these lots is provided below. Please feel free to search for other lots near us if you are not interested in using one of the lots below. Elite Parking:  Contact: Dana M. Hester

Lanier Parking:

Other Sources of Information

Students must familiarize themselves with school policies, procedures, and regulations contained in this catalog and the student handbook, which includes:

  • Code of Student Responsibility
  • Academic Code and Dean’s Office Regulations
  • Substance Abuse Policies and Procedures
  • Prohibited Harassment: Policies and Procedures

Compliance with Federal Regulations

Non-discrimination policy

Consistent with sound educational policy, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and its Savannah Law School branch campus, in compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (45 CFR 86), and Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other best practices, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, handicap, disability, race, color, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation or belief, gender identity, gender expressions, or sexual or affectional preference in the law school’s educational programs, admissions policies, employment policies, or other school administered programs. Inquiries concerning these policies should be directed to the Dean of the Law School.

Student records: Anyone with inquiries about the school’s compliance with student access and privacy rights regarding educational records, under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, should consult the Student Handbook or contact the Dean’s Office or the Student and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Office, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.

Reservation of Right to Modify

AJMLS reserves the right in its sole judgment to modify or change without prior notice any of its programs; tuition and fee schedules; academic schedule or calendar, including changes in course offerings, course content, and granting of credit; academic rules and standards; degree requirements; or rules affecting the admission and retention of students. This online catalog is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be relied upon as a statement of AJMLS’s contractual undertakings, and no contract rights are intended to be created by this document.