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 »
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 »
The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services Clinic will celebrate its 10th anniversary on Thursday, Sept. 14, with a reception at Georgia State University College of Law. Join us as we reflect back on the achievements made by the clinic. Registration for the event opens in July.
HeLP Clinic 10th Anniversary Celebration When:… more »
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 »
This spring, the 10th Annual Bioethics at the Movies series was co-sponsored by the Student Health Law Association and the Center for Law, Health & Society. One of the most popular health law events, the series is open to all students at the College of Law as well as members of the health law community.… more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Together the Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State University College of Law and the Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science at the School of Public Health hosted professor Micah Berman of The Ohio State University as part of a spring seminar series on tobacco control funded by the National Institutes of Health and… more »