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Wolf inducted into Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars

Wolf To Represent Lawyers in Society of Scholars

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.

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The Role of Law in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic

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 »

Fuse Brown Addresses ACA ‘Blind Spot’ in Journal Article

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 »

Olmstead Goes to School: The Americans with Disabilities Act in the Special Education Setting

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 »

Medical Marijuana in Georgia: Haleigh’s Hope Act

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 »

Mindful Mondays: Learning to Breathe in Law School

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 »

Fuse Brown Delivers Keynote to National Academy of State Health Policy

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 »

Two Perspectives on King v. Burwell

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell has been characterized as drawing “6 million sighs of relief.” In a decision by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court upheld the Affordable Care Act’s subsidies to people purchasing health insurance operated by the federal government. On Sept. 10, the Georgia State Law’s Center for… more »

HeLP Awarded Two Grants

The Health Law Partnership, along with its community partners, is the recipient of two new grant awards to expand its activities in evaluating the impact of its services on clients and education on the various stakeholders.

The first grant is from the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Accelerating Health Equity, Advancing through Discovery (AHEAD) initiative.… more »