ATLANTA – The highly regarded Health Law program at Georgia State University College of Law ranked 6th in the country in the latest rankings published in U.S. News Media Group’s 2010 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, tied with Georgetown University and Seton Hall University.
“The rankings reflect the extraordinarily high caliber of our faculty,… more »
Shamecia Powers joined the HeLP Legal Services Clinic as Senior Administrative Coordinator in March 2009. Her background includes office and budget management and conference planning. Powers capably assists with the day-to-day operations of the clinic, including training HeLP clinic students on the case management software; using her Spanish written and oral skills to communicate with… more »
ATLANTA— Although paying finder’s fees to researchers and clinicians to identify study participants could compromise the recruitment process and harm human lives, many medical schools fail to address this conflict of interest in their Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies.
Leslie Wolf, an associate professor of law at Georgia State University, studied the IRB policies posted… more »
Georgia State University College of Law Professor Paul Lombardo in February traveled to Rome, where he was invited to speak at a conference at the Vatican on “New Frontiers of Genetics and the Danger of Eugenics,” sponsored by the Pontifical Academy for Life.
Lombardo spoke about the history of eugenics—a belief in the possibility of… more »
In a story published by numerous major media outlets, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Jonathan Todres told the Associated Press there’s no evidence that the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child will impinge on parental rights.
The global children’s rights treaty has been ratified by every UN member except the United… more »
Georgia State University Law Professor Leslie E. Wolf has published a study on the role of institutional review boards (IRBs) in helping to prevent conflicts of interest in clinical research. There is growing concern about such conflicts, including research sponsors paying finders’ fees to researchers and clinicians to recruit participants, which may compromise the integrity… more »
ATLANTA–When should medical treatment be provided for a seriously ill infant? What if aggressive treatment causes enduring pain? And what happens if doctors and parents disagree about whether treatment should be given?
These are just a few questions that have been debated in medicine for more than 25 years, ever since the Reagan administration issued… more »