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Grads on the Move

Ryan Hood (J.D. ’06) joined WellStar Health System as Assistant General Counsel. Sandra Johnson (J.D. ’99) joined Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt as the health group leader for the firm’s Seattle office. Ryan Kerr (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’15) joined the health care group at Arnall Golden Gregory LLP. Brian McEvoy (J.D. ’97) was promoted to managing partner of… more »

Law and Policy at the Georgia Health Policy Center

During the fall semester, four graduate research assistants from the College of Law worked with the Georgia Health Policy Center on several initiatives related to health reform and children’s behavioral health in Georgia. The law GRAs, Sophia Horn (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’18), Edward Molinary (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’19), Prathyusha Chenji (J.D. ’19), and Yasmin Assar (J.D. ’18), were supervised… more »

Lytton to Deliver Dreben Lecture at Harvard University Tuesday, March 6

ATLANTA—Timothy D. Lytton, associate dean for research and faculty development, Distinguished University Professor and professor of law at Georgia State Law, will deliver the annual Robert and Florence Dreben Lecture at Harvard University at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 6.

The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies and the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on… more »

Follow the Clinic Blog!

The Center for Clinical Programs at Georgia State Law provides an opportunity for students to reflect on and share what they have learned in the HeLP Legal Services

Clinic, Investor Advocacy Clinic and Philip C. Cook Low Income Taxpayer Clinic. Here are a couple of excerpts.

To read more, follow the blog at investoradvocacyclinic.wordpress.com.

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A Little “HeLP” for Our Friends: Graduate Trains Doctors and Medical Students

Georgia State Law graduate Laurice Rutledge Lambert (J.D. ’10) initially considered medical school. Realizing she didn’t like the sight of blood, she pursued health care law instead. An associate at Baker Hostetler (formerly McKenna Long & Aldridge), she advises health care providers on regulatory and compliance matters and structuring of complex transactions.

“Health care law… more »

Jones Examines Role of Neuroscience in Legal System at Miller Lecture

Many questions that courts confront—such as ‘Is this person responsible for his behavior? What was this person’s mental state at the time of criminal activity? How accurate is this person’s memory?’ – have a basis in neuroscience, said Owen D. Jones, the New York Alumni Chancellor’s Chair in Law and Professor of Biological Sciences at… more »

Lombardo Appears with Prize Winning Poet

Paul Lombardo, Regents Professor and Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law at Georgia State Law, was not surprised that he was invited to speak at Hofstra University to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the sterilization of Carrie Buck. After all, the New England Journal of Medicine described his book, Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the… more »

Using Law and Science in Regulatory Affairs

Before coming to law school, Len Lescosky (J.D. ’09) worked in the pharmaceutical field, and he still does. But Lescosky credits his Georgia State Law experience and training for preparing him to take on his role as vice president of regulatory affairs, chemistry manufacturing and controls at the global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, AbbVie,… more »

Externships Promote Lawyering Skills and Professional Identity Formation

While a law student, Bethany Ensley Sherrer (J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A. ’15) participated in an externship with the Georgia Hospital Association. “This externship was invaluable to me,” said Sherrer, legal counsel for the Medical Association of Georgia. “In addition to legal skills, the externship taught professional skills, such as how to manage several projects at once.”

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Caley Delivers Keynote in Australia

Sylvia Caley, clinical professor, director of the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) and co-director of the HeLP Legal Services clinic, delivered the keynote address for the first national conference presented by Health Justice in Australia, focusing on their approach to the development and sustainability of medical-legal partnerships. Caley’s experience in developing HeLP, an internationally recognized… more »