Golden Gate University Hires Leading Intellectual Property and Technology Law Professor David Franklyn

A preeminent expert on intellectual property (IP) and technology law, Franklyn becomes the university's first joint appointment between the School of Law and Ageno School of Business.

Nashville Mayoral Election: Meet David Briley

David Briley (JD, '95) seeks to extend his long record of service to the city of Nashville.

Low-Wage Workers Will Be Directly Impacted by the California Supreme Court’s Decision in Troester v. Starbucks Inc.

The Women’s Employment Rights Clinic at GGU School of Law filed an amicus brief on behalf of low-wage worker advocates, urging the Court to follow its own precedent and the clear statutory requirements in California that workers must be paid for all hours worked.

Novato Man Ascends from Drug Court to Law School

New law school student puts his past behind him and is granted a full scholarship to GGU School of Law.

Morton Cohen, Civil Rights Attorney and Law School Professor, Dies

GGU professor helped improve treatment for mental patients, jail inmates, and poor tenants. Working pro bono, Cohen filed many lawsuits on behalf of jail inmates, battling overcrowding and understaffing.

The Gig Economy: What is it? What’s It Mean, and What’s Ahead?

Q&A with Tom Cushing, Senior Adjunct Professor at GGU.

John Marshall Law School Hosts 28th Annual National Criminal Justice Trial Competition

GGU School of Law team competes among 20 of the best trial advocacy teams in the country.

GGU Seminar Series Addresses Cryptocurrency, Business Analytics, Sexual Harassment, and Other Timely Subjects

Innovation in Practice series provides the GGU community with links between business practices and current trends.

Women Lead at GGU

To honor Women’s History Month, we would like to acknowledge the accomplished women who make a large contribution at GGU.

Now that Treasure Island is the New Hope for San Francisco Housing after the Hunters Point Botched Cleanup, will the Navy Blame Tetra Tech for Malfeasance...?

Students at GGU's Environmental Law and Justice Clinic uncovered alleged fraud by Tetra Tech at Hunters Point. This article examines the Navy's oversight duties in the run-up to new housing construction.

New Genesee Circuit Judge Thankful for Opportunity, Support

GGU School of Law graduate Celeste D. Bell was sworn in as a county circuit judge in Michigan.

McCall Baugh Has Been Recognized Among the Top in Her Industry by The Expert Network©

GGU School of Law alumna is recognized for thought leadership and string of victories in personal injury cases.

Diversity & Inclusion at Golden Gate University Law School in San Francisco

How one D&I officer translates his personal and professional experience into action.

Ever Changing View

For the last 25 years, GGU alum and spouse have published an internationally recognized African-American news source.

It took a long time to build 2,000 homes, without a disaster

GGU Law Grad instrumental in response to Bay Area Fires

Showdown! Radiological data fraud at Hunters Point Shipyard

Man Acquitted in Kate Steinle Case Seeks New Trial on Gun Charge

Mark Yates, a professor at GGU Law School, comments on the aftermath of a high-profile San Francisco murder case.

New York Times Op-Ed: Let's Waste College on the Old

"Golden Gate should be a model for how other institutions can adapt to the newer, older face of American college students."

Contra Costa Appoints County's First Female, African-American District Attorney

Diana Becton, who received her law degree from Golden Gate University and is a retired Superior Court Judge, was appointed as Contra Costa County's interim district attorney and will begin working Monday. She is both the first woman and the first African-American to serve as district attorney in the county's 168-year history.

5 Questions with Professor Helen Kang

Professor Helen Kang speaks to the Clinical Law Prof Blog about the activities and recent achievements of the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic.

California Law School Deans Lobby for Lower Bar Exam Standards

Anthony Niedwiecki, dean of Golden Gate University School of Law, speaks about the Bar exam standards in California.

California's bullet train is likely to face more environmental hurdles after a high court ruling

Golden Gate University Law School professor Helen Kang comments on California Supreme Court's ruling regarding California’s high-speed train project.

Labor Commissioner's Office Recovers over $360,000 for Live-in Caregivers in Wage Theft Case

Women's Employment Rights Clinic students successfully represented clients in Labor Commissioner hearing and helped them recover their full award.

Greenaction Releases Report on Harmful Pollution from Under-Regulated Concrete Plants in Bayview Hunters Point and Beyond, Exposing Lax Government Oversight of Air Pollution

On behalf of Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice, the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic at Golden Gate University School of Law today released a report, Concrete Manufacturers and the Regulatory Role of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD), detailing the results of an investigation into Bay Area concrete batching plants, compliance with their air pollution permits and the air district’s failure to adequately regulate them. The report concludes that the Bay Area Air Quality Management District inspected these concrete facilities only sporadically and, when it discovered permit violations unearthed by law students, it failed to take adequate and timely enforcement action. The report also faulted BAAQMD’s system for responding to Public Records Act requests as far too slow and incomplete.

Anthony Niedwiecki Named New Dean of Golden Gate University School of Law

New Dean brings administrative leadership to build on Law School's commitment to expanding access to legal profession.