Students

College Moves into 85 Park Place

On June 22, Georgia State University College of Law moved into its new building, at 85 Park Place, on the corner of John Wesley Dobbs Avenue in downtown Atlanta. The LEED Silver Certified facility was built by McCarthy Building Companies Inc. and designed by SmithGroup JJR and Stevens & Wilkinson architectural firms with… more »

Health Law Program Ranked No. 3 in Nation

ATLANTA — Georgia State Law’s highly regarded Center for Law, Health & Society ranked No. 3, up from No. 8 in 2014, in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings released March 10. This is the ninth consecutive year it has been named one of the top 10 health law programs by… more »

Interest in Public Policy Leads to Georgia State’s First J.D./M.P.H. Graduate

Christine S. Lee chose law school to pursue her interest in problem solving, but while at Georgia State University College of Law, she discovered a new area of appeal – public policy. In December, Lee became the first Georgia State graduate with a dual J.D. and master of public health.

“While I would not… more »

Bridging the Gap Between Science and Law

Born and raised in China, Shuang “Carrie” Chang (J.D. ’14) came to the United States with plans to become a scientist. A chance encounter changed Chang’s career path from biosciences to the law while she was completing her Ph.D., in molecular biology.

Chang described the encounter with a desperate father of two boys with Fragile… more »

Practicing Law in the Stark Era

Healthcare-related fraud and abuse laws can appear to be a minefield that physicians and other health care providers must carefully navigate or face serious consequences. To introduce students to this important area of health care law, the Student Health Law Association hosted the event, “Practicing Law in the ‘Stark’ Era” on November 5, featuring speaker… more »

Students Attend Health Care Law Conference

Third-year health law certificate students Iliana Uzunova (J.D. ’15), Barb Rogers (J.D. ’15), and Nirvi Shah (J.D. ’15) attended “Advanced Health Care Law” with assistant law professor Erin Fuse Brown on Oct. 17. The Health Law Section of the State Bar and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education hosted the day-long program.

The speakers included… more »

Students Partner with AHLA for Networking Event

On Thursday September 11, 2014, about 100 Atlanta-area health lawyers and students gathered at Georgia State University to network, enjoy refreshments, and hear from a distinguished panel of local health law leaders. The American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) partnered with the Student Health Law Association at the GSU College of Law to host the event.

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Seeking Justice: Unlikely Partnership Yields New Law to Save Lives

Robin Elliott often tells the story of how her son, Zack, died, but it never gets easier. Each time, she relives how her 21-year-old son was found dead in the backseat of a car, because his friends were too afraid to call 911 when he overdosed.

Because they were high, his friends didn’t stop at… more »

Students Attend Professional Trainings

Student Health Law Association members were invited to attend several health-law related conferences, meetings, and trainings for attorneys and other professionals this year on a variety of topics. “We welcome diverse opportunities for our students to learn about current issues in health law from experts in the field and to network with practicing professionals,” said… more »

2014 Health Law Awards

Several health law students were acknowledged for their achievements at the 2014 College of Law Honors Day. “We are fortunate to have such dedicated, hard-working health law students,” said Leslie Wolf, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to recognize their efforts publicly.”

Gregory Fosheim (J.D.… more »