The Implication of Changes to the Supreme Court on Reproductive Health

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement raises questions about the future of Roe v. Wade and how any changes to the federal law could impact women’s access to abortion and reproductive health care more generally. In September, before Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the court, the Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State… more »

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 »

Center Partners on Interdisciplinary Journal

Georgia State Law’s Center for Law, Health & Society has partnered with the American College of Legal Medicine on its interdisciplinary publication, the Journal of Legal Medicine.

The partnership developed out of a lunch Professor Roy Sobelson had last year with his former student, Bill Hinnant (J.D. ’01), a lawyer and physician. Hinnant was… more »

Faculty Promotions and Awards

Posted On August 24, 2018
Categories CLHS, Faculty

Georgia State University President Mark Becker approved the College of Law’s promotion and tenure recommendations. Jessica Gable Cino was promoted to full professor. Courtney Anderson was promoted to associate professor.

Dean Wendy Hensel announced the 2018 College of Law faculty awards. Courtney Anderson received the Malewski Award for Teaching Excellence for her innovations. This award… more »

Wolf Participates in HIV Workshop in the Netherlands

Center director, Leslie Wolf, participated in a day-long workshop that preceded the international HIV/AIDS conference in Amsterdam to provide expert feedback on recommendations for ethically involving pregnant women in HIV/AIDS research.

Clinical research typically excludes pregnant women for ethical and legal concerns. However, such exclusion results in little evidence to guide treatment of HIV infected… more »

State Bar Health Law Section Awards Summer Stipends

The Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia launched an exciting new opportunity this year for health law students, a summer internship stipend for students interested in participating in unpaid health law positions. Students seeking summer work in federal or state government agencies, nonprofit legal services or health care organizations were eligible.

“These… more »

First Charity Scott Summer Scholarship Awarded

The first Charity Scott Summer Law Student Scholarship was awarded to Charles Cullen (J.D. ’20). The scholarship was created to honor the “vision, inspiration and resourcefulness” of Charity Scott who was one of the driving forces in creating the Health Law Partnership. Scott, Georgia State Law’s Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, served as HeLP’s… more »

Leslie Wolf Named Distinguished University Professor

Leslie E. Wolf, professor of law and director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, was among the five Georgia State University faculty to receive a Distinguished University Professorship in 2018. This prestigious honor recognizes faculty who have an outstanding record of scholarship, as well as a history of substantial contributions to the University… more »

Todres Completes Fulbright in Ireland

This spring, Jonathan Todres, professor of law and co-author of the book Human Rights in Children’s Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law (Oxford University Press), traveled to Ireland to complete a Fulbright research fellowship at the University College Cork School of Law. The highly competitive Fulbright Program sponsors U.S. and foreign faculty and… more »

Professors Interviewed on NPR

Associate Professor Courtney Anderson and Regents’ Professor and Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law Paul Lombardo were featured experts on National Public Radio this spring.

Lombardo was the featured commentator on NPR’s highly rated podcast Hidden Brain last April.  The forty minute program also included a rare voice recording of a conversation with Carrie… more »