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Georgia State Law Hosts Health Law Professors Conference

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

More than 230 health law professors, government and private sector attorneys, researchers and other professionals from over 30 states and five countries attended the 40th Annual American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics Health… more »

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Johnston, Kershner and Meals Appointed to Nontenure-Track Faculty

The College of Law has appointed the associate and assistant directors of the Center for Law, Health & Society; the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth; and the Center for Access to Justice as nontenure-track faculty. Karen Johnston (J.D. ’08), Stacie Kershner (J.D. ’08) and Darcy Meals are now academic professionals.

“Our… more »

Kuhner, Rowberry, Todres Among 2017 Fulbright Awardees

Three Georgia State Law professors, Timothy K. Kuhner, Ryan Rowberry and Jonathan Todres, were each awarded a 2017 Fulbright for academic study and research in their respective fields.

The Fulbright Program has long been considered the flagship international educational exchange. The program receives thousands of applications from professionals, academics and artists… more »


College No. 6 on ‘Top 10 Law Schools for Health Law’

Georgia State Law is ranked No. 6 on Law Street Media’s “Top 10 Law Schools for Health Law” list.

The specialty rankings blend quantitative and qualitative data using a 100-point formula that examines courses offered (25 points), graduates employed in the specialty (20), proximity to subject-relevant employment centers (15), networking and extracurricular opportunities in… more »

Lombardo Serves on Prenatal Genetic Testing Workgroup

Posted On July 1, 2017
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With easier access to and declining costs of next-generation prenatal genetic testing, more expectant parents are able to learn about potential medical conditions and characteristics about their fetuses, raising ethical questions.

In February, the Hastings Center convened an international, interdisciplinary workgroup “Goals and Practices for Next-Generation Prenatal Testing” at the Open Society Foundation in New… more »


Randall Hughes Recognized for Volunteering

Posted On June 19, 2017
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The Legal Services Corp. recognized former Center for Law, Health & Society faculty fellow Randy Hughes for his many years of volunteer efforts with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Hughes started volunteering with Atlanta Legal Aid’s Saturday Attorney program in 1968 and never stopped despite fifty years of active private practice in firms that… more »

Exhibit On Georgia State Campus Allows Public To Explore Issues Of Health Equity In America

ATLANTA—Georgia State University is re-mounting portions of the exhibit “Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America,” making materials originally displayed at the David J. Sencer CDC Museum available to the public for the first time since 2014.

Georgia State Law Introduces LL.M. with Concentration in Health Law

Georgia State University College of Law is introducing a master of laws with a concentration in health law through its Center for Law, Health & Society, beginning this fall. This program builds on the center’s successful and popular health law certificate for J.D. students.

“Health law touches so many different fields and careers,” said more »

HeLP Clinic Student Successes

Posted On May 30, 2017
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This spring, two pairs of law students in the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic successfully secured Social Security disability benefits on behalf their clients after hearings before an administrative law judge. Although the cases differ factually, they provided the students some common lessons. Paul Blackstock (J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A. ’18) and Blake Kilday (J.D. ’17) represented… more »

Leslie Wolf

Wolf Receives Inaugural Kaminshine Award for Service

Leslie E. Wolf, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society and professor of law, received the inaugural Steven J. Kaminshine Award for Excellence in Service at the May faculty meeting.

“The College of Law has a tradition of substantial faculty involvement in service activities, and we wanted… more »