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 »
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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
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
In law school, Madison Burnett (J.D. ’09) led a campaign to help refugee women have safe births. That passion for helping others led the National Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter to honor her with its 2015 Outstanding Alumni award.
She started the Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter at Georgia State University College… more »