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
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 »
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 »
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, 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 »
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 »
The Student Health Law Association (SHLA) is a student-run organization for law students interested in health-related legal disciplines. The following students were elected as SHLA officers for 2015-2016:
3L President: Choyce Middleton
2L President: Sakinah Jones
Vice President of Competitions: Greg Tanner
Vice President of Mentorship: Jessica Hobbs
Outreach Chairs: Shaun Moore and Kirstin Rodriguez
Each year, Seton Hall Law School Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy awards two promising health law students scholarships to attend its U.S. Healthcare Compliance Certification Program. For 2015, Georgia State Law students Sheila Salvant-Valentine (J.D./M.S.H.A. ’16) and Ryan Kerr (J.D./M.S.H.A ’15) were selected based on their resumes, personal statements and faculty recommendations… more »