Events

Inaugural Journal Symposium: Journal of Legal Medicine

The center will host its inaugural journal symposium, “Solving America’s Drug Pricing Problem,” on Jan. 24-25, 2019. The symposium will kick off Thursday evening with a plenary presentation by Michelle Mello, professor of law and professor of health research and policy at Stanford University, co-author of the National Academies Report Making Medicines Affordable: A National… more »

Bioethics at the Movies

Posted On March 15, 2018
Categories CLHS, Events, Faculty, Students

In March, the Student Health Law Association and the Center for Law, Health & Society sponsored the 12th Annual Bioethics at the Movies. This popular series explores health-related themes in film and television through lively discussion among faculty and students. The Family Law Society, Black Law Students Association and Muslim Law Students Association partnered with… more »

Georgia State Law Review Symposium Quinlan at 40: Exploring the Right to Die in the U.S.

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 »

Olmstead Goes to School: The Americans with Disabilities Act in the Special Education Setting

On Nov. 4, the Center for Law, Health & Society featured a panel discussion to describe the historical background of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the current context of the Olmstead v. L.C. and E.W. decision, and the application of Olmstead in special education.

“Exploring these issues is critical both as we educate future… more »

Medical Marijuana in Georgia: Haleigh’s Hope Act

On Oct. 22, the Center for Law, Health & Society held a panel discussion on the potential medical benefits of cannabis oil, the legislative process, and the continued legal challenges for Georgians seeking cannabis oil for their serious medical conditions.

This April, House Bill 1 was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal, legalizing a… more »

Two Perspectives on King v. Burwell

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell has been characterized as drawing “6 million sighs of relief.” In a decision by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court upheld the Affordable Care Act’s subsidies to people purchasing health insurance operated by the federal government. On Sept. 10, the Georgia State Law’s Center for… more »

Understanding the Vaccine Debates

The recent measles outbreak linked to California’s Disneyland, in which 147 people from seven states contracted the virus, prompted Georgia State Law’s Center for Law, Health & Society to sponsor a two-part lecture series, “Understanding the Vaccine Debates.”

Childhood vaccinations are one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the 20th century, according… more »