Faculty Research

Lombardo and Thompson Present on Eugenics and Alcohol Prohibition

Paul Lombardo, Regents’ Professor and Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law, joined Lauren MacIvor Thompson, faculty fellow with the Center for Law, Health & Society and lecturer of history at Georgia State’s Perimeter College, at the annual meeting of the American Association for the History of Medicine in Los Angeles in May, to present papers… more »

Georgia State Law Centers Host bioip Workshop

The Centers for Intellectual Property and Law, Health & Society at Georgia State Law co-hosted the Third Annual bioip Faculty Workshop in May. The workshop was developed through a collaboration of Yaniv Heled, associate professor and co-director of the IP center, Cynthia Ho, Clifford E. Vickrey Research Professor and director, Intellectual Property Program at Loyola

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Exhibit Illustrates Need for Interdisciplinary Work in Health Equity

“While health disparities are well documented, they are not well understood,” said Leandris Liburd, associate director of the Office of Minority Health and Health Equity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during a discussion held by the Center for Law, Health & Society. The event was a collaboration among Georgia State Law, the… more »

Leslie Wolf

Wolf Appointed to Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections

Leslie Wolf, Georgia State Law professor and director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, was appointed to the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) in December.

The committee provides expert advice and recommendations to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and… more »

Real-world Impact

The Center for Law, Health & Society faculty are well-regarded teachers and scholars, but they also seek to have an impact beyond the world of academia. A sampling of their activities over the last several months provides a glimpse at the ways in which faculty members bring their research and expertise to others.

Sylvia Caley… more »

Todres Presents on ‘Human Rights in Children’s Literature’ at Book Celebration

More on Todres Watch Professor Jonathan Todres’ book presentation>> Listen to a podcast with Professor Todres>> Todres and Higinbotham discuss book>>

“One of our main goals in writing this book is to start a conversation, start many conversations, about how children learn about their rights and their responsibility to… more »

Lombardo Appointed Regents’ Professor by Board of Regents 

Paul A. Lombardo, Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law, was awarded a Regents’ Professorship, the highest academic appointment in the University System of Georgia. Lombardo joins the College of Law’s Bill Edmundson, Regents’ Professor of Law and Philosophy, as one of only two law professors in the system to receive the honor.

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Lytton: Sandy Hook Decision Puts Crack in Gun Makers’ Armor

A Connecticut trial court on April 14 refused to dismiss a lawsuit against Remington Arms Co., the manufacturer of the AR-15 rifle that Adam Lanza used to murder 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

The lawsuit, which victims’ families filed against the gun maker as well as the distributor and retail… more »

If We Don’t Own Our Genes, What Protects Subjects in Genetic Research?

By Leslie E. Wolf and Erin Fuse Brown, Georgia State University, and Laura Beskow, Duke University

On February 25, the White House hosted a forum on the National Institute of Health’s Precision Medicine Initiative. This is an ambitious research study that aims to develop targeted drugs and treatments that would vary… more »