Law Student Virtuoso

Posted On March 15, 2010
Categories CLHS, Students

“Childhood obesity in the U.S. has become an epidemic. For the first time in history, experts are predicting that children today will have a lower life expectancy than their parents.” – Raymond Lindholm, law student

Whether showering the audience with the inspiring melodies of his violin or winning the jury’s vote with his powerful closing… more »

Combating Human Trafficking

Posted On February 23, 2010
Categories CLHS, Faculty

A modern form of the slave trade, human trafficking subjects millions annually to violations of human rights by forcing adults and children into the sex industry or labor settings, including sweatshops, farms, and domestic servitude.

Over 100 attendees joined the Center in February for a panel comparing human trafficking in the U.S. and Australia. Professor… more »

Bioethics at the Movies

Posted On February 3, 2010
Categories CLHS, Events

The Student Health Law Association hosted the 4th annual “Bioethics at the Movies – Noon Film Festival” series last spring for the law student body. Center faculty and academic professionals showed film and TV clips over lunch and discussed with students the health law and ethics issues raised by the clips. The series covered a wide… more »

Doctors Are Like Lawyers

Posted On January 10, 2010
Categories CLHS, HeLP

By Shannon McNulty, law student

I never thought law school could prepare me to think like a doctor.  After attending medical rounds at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, I began to realize that it did…sort of.  As a student in the HeLP Clinic, I got a rare glimpse of how the medical world… more »

Atlanta’s Best Health Care Lawyer in 2010

Posted On January 1, 2010
Categories CLHS, Faculty

ATLANTA—Faculty Fellow and Adjunct Faculty memberRandall Hughes, J.D., was named “Atlanta Health Care Lawyer of the Year” for 2010 in the publication, The Best Lawyers in America. This prestigious honor is given to one outstanding lawyer in each practice specialty who is chosen through peer-reviewed surveys by professional peers. Mr. Hughes received high ratings for his… more »

Lessons Learned from Partnership

Posted On January 1, 2010
Categories CLHS, HeLP

“Better understanding of the medical record by lawyers will allow better care of our patients. That’s what it’s all about.” – Dr. Robert Pettignano

The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) team visited Washington, D.C., on the heels of health reform for the 5th annual Medical-Legal Partnerships (MLPs) National Summit. The summit, held in Arlington, Va. last March,… more »