From doctors to historians, philosophers to engineers, the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars comprises more than 600 of the most influential and pioneering minds in the world. But since its founding in 1969, the society has not included a single lawyer among its illustrious ranks—until now.
World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, is a time to reflect on how far the United States and world populations have come since the disease was first identified in 1981, as well as what we still need to do to respond to the epidemic.
Others can talk about the scientific achievements that have helped stem the… more »
Erin C. Fuse Brown, Georgia State University College of Law assistant professor of law, calls attention to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) “blind spot” in her article, “The Blind Spot in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Cost-Control Policies.”
Published online ahead of print in the… more »
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 »
The scene every Monday at noon in October was not the typical first-year law school classroom with a professor calling on anxious students, asking tough questions about assigned readings, with students frantically reviewing notes or nervously hoping to avoid the hot seat for one more class.
Instead, these first-year students sat still, relaxed, their eyes… 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 »
Atlanta has become a national hub for modern slavery, but efforts to combat the trade are gaining steam. By Jeremy Craig | Oct. 15, 2015 Monica Khant, executive director of GAIN, is teaching a class at Georgia State about human trafficking.
Monica Khant is still haunted by some cases she’s taken on in her… more »
New Book Includes Georgia State Law Faculty Contributors
“Today’s law students will enter a profession vastly different from the one their predecessors experienced, for which different skills, knowledge and values are necessary.”
As a new law student, your first few weeks can be pretty intimidating. Especially if you don’t know anyone while you’re trying to become acclimated to a new environment. At times, you may wish that you had a companion to tag along with you to help ease those butterflies.
Andrea Beltran (J.D.’18) a certified puppy… more »