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 »

Wolf Discusses Privacy in the Genomic Era

Posted On January 2, 2016

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 »

Todres Delivers Keynote at National Academies’ Workshop

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 »

Zettler Informs Journalists on FDA Regulation of Biosimilars

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 »

Lytton Provides Expertise in Revival of Gun Industry Litigation

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 »