Conference Highlights


Charity Scott, Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law and founding director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, leads Georgia State Law’s initiative to increase wellness practices among law students, faculty and staff, as well as in law practice. Bringing these concepts to the conference, Scott organized a concurrent session on the… more »


Randall Hughes Recognized for Volunteering

Posted On June 19, 2017
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The Legal Services Corp. recognized former Center for Law, Health & Society faculty fellow Randy Hughes for his many years of volunteer efforts with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Hughes started volunteering with Atlanta Legal Aid’s Saturday Attorney program in 1968 and never stopped despite fifty years of active private practice in firms that… more »

Exhibit On Georgia State Campus Allows Public To Explore Issues Of Health Equity In America

ATLANTA—Georgia State University is re-mounting portions of the exhibit “Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America,” making materials originally displayed at the David J. Sencer CDC Museum available to the public for the first time since 2014.

Georgia State Law Introduces LL.M. with Concentration in Health Law

Georgia State University College of Law is introducing a master of laws with a concentration in health law through its Center for Law, Health & Society, beginning this fall. This program builds on the center’s successful and popular health law certificate for J.D. students.

“Health law touches so many different fields and careers,” said more »

HeLP Clinic Student Successes

Posted On May 30, 2017
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This spring, two pairs of law students in the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic successfully secured Social Security disability benefits on behalf their clients after hearings before an administrative law judge. Although the cases differ factually, they provided the students some common lessons. Paul Blackstock (J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A. ’18) and Blake Kilday (J.D. ’17) represented… more »

Leslie Wolf

Wolf Receives Inaugural Kaminshine Award for Service

Leslie E. Wolf, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society and professor of law, received the inaugural Steven J. Kaminshine Award for Excellence in Service at the May faculty meeting.

“The College of Law has a tradition of substantial faculty involvement in service activities, and we wanted… more »

Health Law Students Awarded

Posted On May 25, 2017
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Sakinah Noelle Jones (J.D./M.S.H.A ’17) received the Health Law Award at the 2017 College of Law Honors Day. This award, which includes a monetary gift sponsored by the State Bar of Georgia’s Health Law Section, recognizes outstanding student achievement in health law including academic performance, writing ability, experiential learning and involvement in the health law… more »

Todres Appointed to the National Academies’ Board on Children, Youth and Families

Posted On May 25, 2017
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Professor Jonathan Todres has been appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the National Academies. The board convenes leading experts across disciplines to analyze the best available evidence on critical issues facing children, youth, and families. “It is a privilege to have the opportunity to… more »

Timothy Lytton

Lytton Named New Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development

Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law Timothy D. Lytton will become associate dean for research and faculty development for Georgia State Law beginning July 1.

Lytton joined Georgia State Law in 2015. He teaches Administrative Law, Torts, Products Liability, and Legislation & Statutory Interpretation, and his research examines health and safety regulations, with a particular… more »

Fuse Brown Receives Morgan Award for Scholarship

Erin C. Fuse Brown, associate professor of law, received the 2017 Patricia T. Morgan Award for Outstanding Scholarship, which recognizes faculty members who have compiled a substantial and continuing record of outstanding research and scholarly activity within the previous two calendar years.

“Erin has become one of the leading voices on a number… more »