On Nov. 4, the Center for Law, Health & Society featured a panel discussion to describe the historical background of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the current context of the Olmstead v. L.C. and E.W. decision, and the application of Olmstead in special education.
“Exploring these issues is critical both as we educate future… more »
On Oct. 22, the Center for Law, Health & Society held a panel discussion on the potential medical benefits of cannabis oil, the legislative process, and the continued legal challenges for Georgians seeking cannabis oil for their serious medical conditions.
This April, House Bill 1 was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal, legalizing a… 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
This spring, while King v. Burwell was pending, our colleague and constitutional law scholar, Eric Segall jokingly told us he had become a health law scholar. It was probably after he gave yet another interview about the case. Segall is the Kathy and Lawrence Ashe Professor of Law and the… more »
Professors Courtney Anderson, Jessica Gabel Cino, and Leslie Wolf, with the Center for Law, Health & Society, along with professor Nicole Iannarone, presented “Experiential Learning Across the Curriculum: Options for Every Class,” at the Institute for Law Teaching & Learning summer conference at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington.