Graduate Happenings

Order of the Coif

Georgia State University College of Law’s new Order of the Coif chapter inducted alumni who rank in the top 10 percent of the previous three years’ classes in a ceremony on Nov. 10. The Center for Law, Health & Society congratulates the following health law certificate and HeLP clinic graduates inducted… more »

From the Community to the Classroom

Georgia State Assistant Professor Courtney Anderson has fostered strong relationships with community leaders to help identify and address the issues facing communities in metro Atlanta, including access to affordable housing and education.

Anderson’s research focuses on the interrelated effects of housing, education and health. She also explores those areas in her Property and Law and… more »

Donohue (J.D. ’16) Advises To Learn and Do While at the College

For as long as he can remember, Luke Donohue (J.D. ’16) wanted to go to law school. He grew up with great mentors who were attorneys and interned with Federal Judge Anthony A. Alaimo of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia during his senior year of high… more »

A Georgia State Class You Wish You Were Taking: Products Liability and Safety

Products Liability and Safety | College of Law

TAUGHT BY » Timothy D. Lytton, Distinguished University Professor, College of Law Martin Grace, Regents Professor of Risk Management & Insurance, Robinson College of Business Terry Pechacek, Professor of Health Management & Policy, School of Public Health

WHAT IT’S… more »

Olmstead Disability Rights Clinic Starting Fall Semester

This fall, Georgia State Law will open the Olmstead Disability Rights Clinic in partnership with Atlanta Legal Aid Society’s Disability Integration Project. The yearlong off-site clinic will be taught by the Disability Integration Project’s director, Talley Wells, who will serve as clinic director.

The clinic focuses on advocacy arising… 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 »

Realtor to Attorney: Babino Works for Healthy Housing

Justin J. Babino (J.D. ’16, B.A. ‘07) was accepted into the highly competitive U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of General Counsel’s 2016-2017 Legal Honors Program. Through a rotational program within the Office of General Counsel, new attorneys gain exposure to the broad array of legal work within HUD.

As an undergraduate… more »

First Year Law Student Presents at National Bioethics Meeting

Jack Brackney (J.D. ’18) presented “Proposing a Tripartite System of Responsibility for the Obesity Epidemic,” at the annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, in Houston, Texas, in October. Brackney came to Georgia State Law from Case Western Reserve University, where he received his masters in bioethics and served as a research… 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 »

Students Attend Health Law Section Programs

In October, Student Health Law Association members were invited to attend two events sponsored by the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. SHLA co-president Choyce Middleton (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’16), Lisa Churvis (J.D. ’16), Bethany Sherrer (J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A. ’15), and Greg Tanner (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’16), attended the section’s inaugural speaker series luncheon, “When Regulation Collides with… more »