This spring, Randall L. Hughes, College of Law adjunct professor and Center for Law, Health & Society faculty fellow officially will retire from teaching. We take this opportunity to reflect on his achievements and contributions in his 50 years as a health lawyer and 16 years teaching at Georgia State Law.
In the 1999 case Olmstead v. L.C., the U.S. Supreme Court held that unjustified segregation of persons with disabilities away from their communities constitutes a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. A Georgia State Law student at the time, Trish Farnham (J.D./M.P.A. ’01) didn’t know then how deeply meaningful this case would be to… more »
Charity Scott received the David J. Maleski Award for Teaching Excellence. The award, named in honor of a former distinguished College of Law faculty member known for his outstanding teaching, recognizes a faculty member who has proven to be a committed, excellent and innovative teacher within the past two years.
Professor and center director Leslie Wolf participated in a panel presentation at the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium in San Francisco, California.
The panel on patient privacy and “de-identified” health records in the genomic era was organized by Dr. Jessie Tenenbaum, of Duke University and considered how to balance research demands for medical record… more »
In November, professor Jonathan Todres delivered the keynote address at the “Reaching & Investing in Children at the Margins” workshop of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, held in Prague, Czech Republic. The event was part of a series of workshops coordinated by the National Academies’ Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally,… more »
With the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the first biosimilar (i.e., “generic” biologic drug) in March 2015, the job of journalists covering the drug industry and the FDA got a little harder. After that decision, they had to understand how the FDA’s regulation of biosimilars differs from that of traditional pharmaceuticals and biologic… more »
Paul Lombardo, Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law, is internationally known for his ability to bring a historical perspective to a variety of bioethics issues. This past summer, he brought that expertise to Europe and Canada for conferences on neuroscience and mental health and reproduction.
In July, Lombardo presented a paper examining the history of… more »
Ten years ago, professor Timothy Lytton’s edited volume Suing the Gun Industry: A Battle at the Crossroads of Gun Control and Mass Torts was published. The book analyzes a wave of lawsuits against firearms sellers brought by gun-violence victims and municipalities that ended when the Congress granted the gun industry immunity from civil liability. The… more »