Experiential Learning

Lytton Awarded USDA Grant

Georgia State Law professor Timothy D. Lytton and collaborators at North Carolina State University have received a $500,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to study and enhance the food safety practices of small farmers. Georgia State Law students Caitlin Correa (J.D. ’19) and Mark Hunter (J.D. ’20) will be part of the research team.

The… more »

HeLP Co-Founder Honored

Georgians for a Healthy Future honored Sylvia Caley, co-founder of HeLP and clinical professor emerita at Georgia State Law, with the Linda Smith Lowe Health Advocacy Award at the 2018 Consumer Health Impact Awards in September. GHF works to build and mobilize a unified voice, vision, and leadership to achieve a healthy future for all… more »

New Faces, New Roles at HeLP

The Health Law Partnership (HeLP) has new people in new roles this year. HeLP, a medical-legal partnership among Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta Legal Aid Society and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, provides civil legal services to low-income patients of Children’s and their families.

Sylvia Caley (M.B.A. ’86, J.D. ’89), now professor emeritus, served… more »

Graduate Happenings

On the Move

Joseph Cantrell (J.D. ’15) is celebrating one year as the senior manager of state affairs at the American College of Rheumatology.

Christian Dennis (J.D. ’16) joined Rutherford and Christie as an associate in October defending health care providers and long term care facilities.

Gregory Fosheim (J.D. ’14) joined McDermott Will & Emery LLP in… more »

Lytton Appointed to American Law Institute

Georgia State University Distinguished University Professor and professor of law Timothy D. Lytton was one of 35 new members elected to the American Law Institute in July. The ALI is an independent organization dedicated to clarifying, modernizing and improving the law. Membership is limited to 3000 prominent attorneys, judges and legal academics, selected for their… more »

Center Launching Master of Jurisprudence in Fall 2019

The Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State Law is launching a new master of jurisprudence with a concentration in health law. The M.J. offers non-lawyer health professionals the opportunity to advance their careers by developing a fuller understanding of the role of law and policy in health fields.

“Over the years, we… more »

Helping States Address Rising Health Care Costs

Associate professor Erin C. Fuse Brown is helping states to develop policies to control health care costs driven by growing industry consolidation and rising prices. With the Affordable Care Act under attack nearly a decade after its passage, states have assumed a growing role in setting health policy and innovating new health reforms. Fuse Brown’s… more »

Center Faculty Members Sponsor Health Law Scholarship

The Center for Law, Health & Society announces the Endowed Health Law Scholarship. The Georgia State University College of Law has substantially increased the number of endowed scholarship available to students in the last few years, but, until now, there has not been a scholarship for a student with expressed interest in health law. The… more »

Graduate Champions Policy to Improve Health

“Lawyers have an opportunity and an obligation to advocate for and lead policy change,” said J. Craig Wilson (J.D./M.P.A. ’05). He stresses the importance of lawyers to share their skills in critical thinking, problem solving and communication to develop and advance policy that will improve health outcomes.

In his role as health policy director for… more »

Center Hosts Visiting Scholar from Ireland

John Lombard, a lecturer at the University of Limerick School of Law in Ireland, spent two weeks in residence at Georgia State Law this fall as a visiting scholar. Lombard directs the undergraduate law degree program at UL and teaches courses in medical law, bioethics and intellectual property law. His scholarship focuses on legal… more »