After over 20 years as a faculty member, ProfessorCharity Scott returned to the classroom as a student to earn a master of science degree in conflict management. In recent years, she has become increasingly interested in alternative dispute resolution in health care settings.
She also has been motivated to learn more about how the… more »
In December 2009, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law held a hearing on U.S. human rights treaty implementation. It was the first Congressional hearing on the U.S. compliance with its human rights treaty obligations. Professor Jonathan Todres co-authored written testimony on U.S. efforts to implement the Optional Protocol to… more »
This year HeLP legal offices began serving as sites for a new elective rotation for fourth-year medical students from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta.
The partnership welcomed fourth-year medical student Omari Hodge in February for a four-week rotation as part of the new elective, “Law and Medicine: The Health Law Partnership, Medical-Legal Partnerships and… more »
Two student teams from GSU Law competed in the 2009 National Health Law Moot Court competition hosted by Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, Illinois. One team was sponsored by the Student Health Law Association (SHLA), and the other team was sponsored by the law school’s Moot Court program. The competition included… more »
Katharine Sullivan, J.D., joined the Center for Law, Health & Society as a Research Fellow for the fall semester. Ms. Sullivan is a recent graduate of Columbia Law School. She earned her undergraduate degree in English and politics from the University of Virginia. Ms. Sullivan worked with Professor Charity Scott on a research project involving… more »
Professor Paul Lombardo never imagined that during his career he would be recognized at an award event alongside best-selling author John Grisham or journalist Roger Mudd.
But that is exactly what happened. Lombardo received honorable mention for his nonfiction book, Three Generations,No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme Court, and Buck v. Bell, during the annual Library of Virginia… more »
In the fall the Center for Law, Health & Society hosted a Point-Counterpoint debate on health care reform prior to Congress passing reform legislation in spring 2010. The debate was co-sponsored by The Docket, the law student newspaper, and moderated by the Center’s associate director,Jerri Nims Rooker.
In increasing numbers, law schools are forming interdisciplinary partnerships with health-related professional schools, such as medicine, social work, public health, nursing, and mental health, and with health professionals in their communities. This fall the Center for Law, Health & Society and the Health Law Partnership hosted a successful conference entitled, “Interdisciplinary Collaborative Education: Partnerships Between Law… more »
ATLANTA – With a lawyer stationed on the fourth floor of Children’s at Hughes Spalding Hospital, Dr. Robert Pettignano doesn’t have to go far to help a child whose health care depends on solving legal problems.
Rebecca Propst (pictured right) has been working at the hospital since February as a… more »
ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law Professor Paul Lombardo has been named a 2009 Georgia Author of the Year for his book, Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme Court, and Buck v. Bell.
The legal historian was among 90 first-time and veteran authors honored this week by the Georgia Writers Association. He… more »