The scene every Monday at noon in October was not the typical first-year law school classroom with a professor calling on anxious students, asking tough questions about assigned readings, with students frantically reviewing notes or nervously hoping to avoid the hot seat for one more class.
Instead, these first-year students sat still, relaxed, their eyes… more »
In October, Erin C. Fuse Brown delivered the keynote address to open the 28th annual conference of the National Academy of State Health Policy (NASHP). The conference is the annual gathering of health policymakers with over 800 attendees from all 50 states, the federal government, the private sector, and non-governmental organizations doing health research or… more »
Atlanta has become a national hub for modern slavery, but efforts to combat the trade are gaining steam. By Jeremy Craig | Oct. 15, 2015 Monica Khant, executive director of GAIN, is teaching a class at Georgia State about human trafficking.
Monica Khant is still haunted by some cases she’s taken on in her… more »
As a new law student, your first few weeks can be pretty intimidating. Especially if you don’t know anyone while you’re trying to become acclimated to a new environment. At times, you may wish that you had a companion to tag along with you to help ease those butterflies.
Andrea Beltran (J.D.’18) a certified puppy… more »
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell has been characterized as drawing “6 million sighs of relief.” In a decision by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court upheld the Affordable Care Act’s subsidies to people purchasing health insurance operated by the federal government. On Sept. 10, the Georgia State Law’s Center for… more »
I have a tremendous amount of gratitude for the HeLP Legal Services Clinic instructors and for the intern opportunity with the clinic because it helped prepare me for my summer law clerkship at the Atlanta Law Group.
For example, weekly supervision meetings and a comprehensive mid-semester review where my supervising attorney provided… more »
The Health Law Partnership, along with its community partners, is the recipient of two new grant awards to expand its activities in evaluating the impact of its services on clients and education on the various stakeholders.
The first grant is from the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Accelerating Health Equity, Advancing through Discovery (AHEAD) initiative.… more »
According to the 2014 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress, nearly one-third of the U.S. homeless population is children and youth. This number has increased significantly in Georgia due to sex trafficking, child welfare systems and the growing number of youth abandoned because of their sexuality.
This summer, assistant professor Courtney Anderson participated in Atlanta’s… more »