Two Perspectives on King v. Burwell

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 »

Justin Babino

HeLP Legal Services Clinic Experience Prepared Me for Summer Clerkship

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 »

HeLP Awarded Two Grants

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 »

Burnett (J.D. ’09) Honored for Work in Reproductive Justice

In law school, Madison Burnett (J.D. ’09) led a campaign to help refugee women have safe births. That passion for helping others led the National Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter to honor her with its 2015 Outstanding Alumni award.

She started the Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter at Georgia State University College… more »

Anderson Participates in Homeless Youth Count

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 »

Graduate Returns to Teach

Samantha Johnson (J.D. ’03, M.B.A./ M.H.A ’14) returned to the College of Law this summer in a new role – that of professor. Johnson is senior associate general counsel for Grady Health System, where she advises, counsels, and educates hospital employees and medical staff regarding the legal aspects of patient care, ethics, human resources, compliance,… more »

New IRS Rules for Tax-Exempt Hospitals Inadequate, Fuse Brown Says

ATLANTA – Recently issued new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules for tax-exempt, typically nonprofit, hospitals designed to help protect patients from health care financial burdens are inadequate and need further legal reform, Georgia State University College of Law Assistant Professor Erin C. Fuse Brown says.

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Making a Difference in the Lives of Georgians

In April, Rachel King (J.D. ’09) returned to the Georgia Department of Community Health as executive director of the Office of Health Planning. Previously she served as general counsel for the Department of Human Services, where she provided legal guidance to the commissioner while also supervising a team of attorneys in addressing legal matters related to core business… more »

Patricia Zettler Enhances Health Law with Regulatory Science Background

Associate professor of law Patricia J. Zettler brings her expertise in the regulation of medicine, biotechnology and biomedical research to the College of Law.

Lytton Applies Interdisciplinary Expertise to Teaching

Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law Timothy D. Lytton has a longstanding interest in the public policy implications… more »

Timothy Lytton Applies Interdisciplinary Expertise to Teaching 

Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law Timothy D. Lytton has a longstanding interest in the public policy implications of tort litigation. He’ll expand that interest by teaching Administrative Law, Torts, Products Liability and Legislation & Statutory Interpretation at Georgia State Law.

Zettler Brings Reulatory Science Background To College… more »