Professor Jonathan Todres was the subject of an interview for the Profiles in Public Health Law feature of the February 2011 issue of CDC Public Health Law News. In the article, Prof. Todres discusses his current work on children’s rights and human trafficking as well as how he became interested in health and human rights.… more »
The life of a Georgia State law student can be hectic enough between classes, clubs, and other academic commitments. Imagine adding a family, a full-time job, and a seat in the Georgia General Assembly into the mix.
For Brian Thomas, a second-year law student in the part-time program, it is all in a day’s work.
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Randall L. Hughes, a Faculty Fellow in the Center for Law, Health & Society, wanted to engage the law students in his health care regulation course in the kind of practical problem-solving and client advising that goes on in law firms. He wondered if it might be possible to create a virtual law… more »
“Adding lawyers to the health care team to promote health and wellness in society is not an intuitive approach for many health professionals,” observes Professor Sylvia B. Caley, Director of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) and co-Director of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic at Georgia State Law.
Nonetheless, it is the approach that she,… more »
In September 2010, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) invited Professor Leslie E. Wolf to provide expert testimony on the design of a National Institute of Health (NIH) study of the health effects of the Deep Water Horizon oil spill. To assist the IOM committee, which is providing independent review of the federal response to this… more »
The Ethics of Genetic Engineering by Professor Roberta M. Berry, Faculty Fellow with the Center for Law, Health & Society, has been receiving highly favorable reviews and scholarly attention.
The book examines what Berry calls “fractious problems” – problems that are novel, complex, ethically fraught, unavoidably public, and unavoidably divisive. Berry particularly explores one such fractious… more »
Professor Paul A. Lombardo has been named as a consultant to the Living Archives on Eugenics in Western Canada, a project based at the University of Alberta (Edmonton). The five-year project (2010-2015) is funded by a $1 million grant from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Its goal is to clarify the… more »
Professor Jonathan Todres, whose research has focused on human trafficking for a number of years, was invited by the United Nations Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking in 2009 to participate in its REACH Initiative. The REACH Initiative is aimed at developing a better understanding of the realities of human trafficking from Asia to… more »
While enrolled in the HeLP Legal Services Clinic in Spring 2010, two law students, Abigail Ferrell and Cara Comparetta, took over the case of an 8-year-old child who had been diagnosed with a genetic disorder and experienced functional limitations since birth. Because of her genetic disorder and other diagnoses, she had below-average cognitive skills and… more »
The Access to Justice Committee and the Pro Bono Project of the State Bar of Georgia presented the H. Sol Clark Award to Randall L. Hughes at the June 2010 State Bar meeting. The award is named for H. Sol Clark, a former Savannah attorney and appellate court judge who founded the Savannah Legal Aid Society… more »