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Remember Your First Time …

Posted On September 20, 2016

40th Annual Health Law Professors Conference When: Thursday-Saturday, June 8-10 Where: Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta At Health Law Professors Conference?

Do you remember your first time? Who did you meet? What caught your attention? How did your teaching or research benefit? Why did you return? How have things changed from then until now?… more »

Lombardo Appointed Regents’ Professor by Board of Regents 

Paul A. Lombardo, Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law, was awarded a Regents’ Professorship, the highest academic appointment in the University System of Georgia. Lombardo joins the College of Law’s Bill Edmundson, Regents’ Professor of Law and Philosophy, as one of only two law professors in the system to receive the honor.

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Todres Presents on ‘Human Rights in Children’s Literature’ at Book Celebration

Professor Jonathan Todres, an internationally recognized expert in children’s rights, presented on his new book, Human Rights in Children’s Literature, on Sept. 7.

In his book, Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law (Oxford University Press, 2016), Todres and his co-author, Sarah Higinbotham, consider the way in which… more »

Dr. Valentine Pursues J.D./M.S.H.A. To Bridge Communication Gap in Health Care

2016 Health Law Award recipient, Dr. Sheila Salvant Valentine (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’16) will join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the HIV prevention division as an ORISE fellow. Dr. Sheila Salvant Valentine was a primary-care physician practicing in the Caribbean, first in Jamaica and then Turks and Caicos Islands, before becoming a Georgia resident and… more »

HeLP Clinic Students Score Two Big Disability Wins

Ryan Behndleman (J.D. ’16) and Ryan Bozarth (J.D. ’16), won two Social Security disability cases for their clients, two children with significant medical disabilities, in the fall while working with the Georgia State Law Heath Law Partnership Clinic. Both children were previously denied disability benefits.

Their first case involved a toddler… more »

Building on Best Practices

An artist who enjoys painting, jewelry making, and fiber arts, Lisa Bliss, director of experiential education and associate clinical professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, also sees teaching the law as a creative process. The professor employs a variety of methods to help students weave different strands of learning together to… more »

Improv in the Negotiations Classroom Pays Off

When Professor Charity Scott explains her plans to incorporate improv techniques into her Negotiations course, students typically respond with skepticism and apprehension.

Improv Tactics

Charity Scott, Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, shared these key improv skills, which she finds useful in developing as a lawyer and going through life:

Say “yes,… more »

Finding Passion in Advocacy

Posted On January 11, 2016

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 »

Scott Receives Teaching Award

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.

Scott was recognized for her… more »