ATLANTA – In November, 2012, Georgia State University College of Law Student Health Law Association (SHLA) sent a team of three law students to the National Health Law Moot Court Competition which is hosted by Southern Illinois University School of Law, the School of Medicine, Department of Medical Humanities and the American College of Legal… more »
ATLANTA – The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) held its first annual fundraiser, “Shake It Up with Martinis and Cocktails for HeLP,” on Thursday, September 20, 2012. HeLP is an interdisciplinary collaboration among Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta Legal Aid Society, and Georgia State University College of Law. HeLP provides legal services to low income children who… more »
As assistant professor Courtney Anderson joins the Georgia State University College of Law this fall, she enters a new phase of her career. She has been a young attorney in private practice and a postgraduate fellow; now, she will be a full-fledged academic.
Anderson’s position at GSU was created as a part of the Second… more »
ATLANTA – Courtney Anderson and Erin Fuse Brown are the newest faculty members to be hired by the College of Law as part of the Second Century Initiative (2CI). 2CI is Georgia State University’s signature program to promote interdisciplinary collaboration in cutting-edge research fields across campus. The College of Law (COL) participated in two health-related… more »
ATLANTA – State Sen. John Albers (R-District 56) spoke to students in Professor Courtney Anderson’s Law and Social Welfare class on Aug. 22, at Georgia State University College of Law. Albers sponsored the senate bill identical to HB 861, also known as Georgia’s Social Responsibility and Accountability Act, which was signed into law this past… more »
ATLANTA – After assisting on two published reports, Professor Paul A. Lombardo continued his work as Senior Advisor to the Presidential Commission for the study of Bioethical Issues with a series of public talks to medical and public health professionals. Lombardo provided historical, legal and bioethical insight to the Commission for its widely applauded report Ethically Impossible, which… more »
New College of Law professor Erin Fuse Brown grew up in Hawaii, went to college in the Northeast and has lived in many different parts of the country, but Atlanta and the Southeast were never really on her radar. That changed last summer when the health law and policy expert attended a conference and met… more »
Most summer trips to Thailand wind up at the beach rather than an inland university teaching about clinical legal education to undergraduate law students and their professors.
Not so for Lisa Radtke Bliss, associate clinical professor and co- director of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic, who ventured to the country to support the development of… more »
ATLANTA – Regardless of their career aspirations, many law students participate in moot court and mock trial competitions as ways to gain practical litigation experience during law school. For students interested in health law, a new type of competition was created this year that provides them with an opportunity to apply their health law course knowledge… more »
ATLANTA – Several health law students were acknowledged for their achievements at the 2012 College of Law Honors Day. “We have many bright, dedicated health law students,” said Charity Scott, Director of the Center for Law, Health & Society. “These awardees stand out in many ways, meriting recognition of their accomplishments.”
Jennifer Paige Whitton, 3L,… more »