Georgia State Law Review and the Center for Law, Health & Society explored the status of the right to die in Georgia and the United States with its symposium “Quinlan at 40 – Exploring the Right to Die in the U.S.,” in honor of the 40th anniversary of the New Jersey Supreme Court’s landmark decision,… more »
The College of Law will offer the first online course this fall. The course, Health Law Quality and Access, developed and taught by Leslie Wolf, professor and director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, is one of the required courses for the health law certificate and in the new LL.M. and post-J.D. certificate.… more »
Georgia State Law students soon will have a new international experiential learning opportunity. Professor Jonathan Todres has developed a course, Global Perspectives on Children and the Law, which will include a one-week study abroad component. The course explores how law and policy can advance children’s rights and well-being globally. Each year the course… 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 2016-2017: 3L President: Sakinah Jones 2L President: Caitlin Fox VP of Programming: Kirstin Rodrigues VP of Membership: Brandon Reed VP of Community Outreach: Blake Kilday VP of… more »
Leslie Wolf, professor and director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, joined the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth in its Spring Break trip to Rio de Janeiro. Part of the International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy course and led by Metro Growth’s co-chair, Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Jr.… more »
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 »
After struggling 12 hours to get home Jan. 28 to Sandy Springs and finally making it Wednesday about 1:15 a.m., Kara Gordon (J.D. ’14) woke up to news that drivers remained stranded along Interstate 285 near where she had been stuck.
“I couldn’t believe that people were still trapped,” Gordon says. “So my mom and… more »
ATLANTA – Ten members of the Student Health Law Association attended the “Fundamentals of Health Care Law,” which was co-sponsored by the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (ICLE). One student was also selected to represent Georgia State Law at the 2013 Health… more »
ATLANTA – Throughout the spring semester, Student Health Law Association (SHLA) members participated in a service project benefitting Covenant House Georgia, culminating on Volunteer Day (April 13, 2013) when many student groups at Georgia State University College of Law come together to help in the community.
Covenant House Georgia provides shelter and services for homeless… more »
ATLANTA – Four health law students were acknowledged for their achievements at the 2013 College of Law Honors Day. “We are proud of the accomplishments of our health law students,” said Charity Scott, director of the Center for Law, Health & Society. “These dedicated students have worked hard and truly earned this recognition.”
Sarah Ketchie… more »