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Anderson Speaks on Cultural Responsibility at Harvard Law

In September, Courtney Anderson, assistant professor of law, participated in Harvard Law School’s fourth Celebration of Black Alumni: Turning Vision into Action event. The event brought together more than 800 black alumni and focused on the challenges local, national and global communities face and opportunities to respond to them.

Anderson, a 2006 Harvard Law graduate,… more »

Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network Training

Individuals seeking asylum in the United States face a complex process that includes an interview to assess the asylum seeker’s “credible fear” or “reasonable fear” of persecution. Asylum seekers must pass this initial interview stage in order to be granted a judicial asylum hearing.  In Georgia, only 2 percent of individuals are granted asylum at… more »

College of Law Moves Into New Building, Centers and Clinics Into New Spaces

Georgia State University College of Law has a new home at 85 Park Place. The airy three-story Catherine Henson Atrium welcomes students, faculty and visitors into the building. Twenty-one state-of-the-art classrooms, including classrooms of varying sizes, a 230-seat appellate courtroom for training and events, and dedicated clinical space for experiential learning reinforce the commitment to… more »

Author Temple Grandin: Develop Strengths in Treating Autism

“When I was young, I thought everybody processed information the way I did. I didn’t know I was different,” said best-selling author Temple Grandin, professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University and an autism advocate. “I was not allowed to become a recluse.”

Diagnosed with autism at the age of 4 when… more »

Meet the New Center Director!

Professor Leslie Wolf assumed the role of director of the Center for Law, Health & Society on July 1, 2014, succeeding founding director Charity Scott. “This is an exciting time for the center,” Wolf said. “The first ten years were about building the foundation – bringing in the faculty to support the courses and programs… more »

Bioethics Course Links Law, Policy, Engineering and Science Students

Under the leadership of Roberta Berry, Georgia Institute of Technology associate professor of public policy, Georgia Tech graduate students and Georgia State University College of Law students engaged in intensive study of the ethical, legal and policy problems generated by rapid advances in neuroscience and neurotechnology and of problem-solving methods and skills for addressing these… more »

Wolf to Lead Health Law Center in July

After 10 years, countless hours of community outreach and an incredible amount of energy spent building and expanding curricular offerings, Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for Law, Health & Society’s founding director, Charity Scott, will step down June 30. Professor of Law Leslie Wolf will assume the leadership role. 

Scott, the Catherine C.… more »

Attorneys Share Wellness Tips

ATLANTA – Practicing attorneys and personal development coaches, Plamen Russev (J.D. ’03) and Jonathan Ware, return Thursday, Feb. 6, to help students master strategies to reduce stress and promote success in law school. They will meet with students to discuss practical changes students have made since the attorneys’ initial visit during fall semester and to… more »