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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 »

Center Welcomes New Administrative Specialist

The Center for Law, Health & Society welcomes Angelia O’Neal as our administrative specialist. O’Neal holds an M.B.A. in contract management and acquisition from Strayer University.  

“Angelia brings extensive experience in the areas of finance, event planning, marketing and communications,” said Leslie Wolf, center director. “Her management and administrative skills will be an asset… more »

Best Wishes to Hayasaka

The Center for Law, Health & Society bids farewell to Cassondra “Cassie” Hayasaka, who served as project manager and administrative specialist since 2013.

“We will miss Cassie’s unique and wonderful combination of organizational, financial and creative skills,” said Stacie Kershner (J.D. ’08), associate director of the center. “She played an integral role in our day-to-day… more »

Cino Named Associate Dean

Associate Professor Jessica Gabel Cino has been named the new associate dean for academic affairs for Georgia State University College of Law after Roy M. Sobelson, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law, returns to the faculty in May.   “This self-effacing good man has given us the very best of himself, and… more »

Bliss Helps Edit New Book on Best Practices in Legal Education

New Book Includes Georgia State Law Faculty Contributors

“Today’s law students will enter a profession vastly different from the one their predecessors experienced, for which different skills, knowledge and values are necessary.”

This insight led Lisa Radtke Bliss, associate clinical… more »

Burnett (J.D. ’09) Honored for Work in Reproductive Justice

In law school, Madison Burnett (J.D. ’09) led a campaign to help refugee women have safe births. That passion for helping others led the National Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter to honor her with its 2015 Outstanding Alumni award.

She started the Law Students for Reproductive Justice Chapter at Georgia State University College… more »

College Moves into 85 Park Place

On June 22, Georgia State University College of Law moved into its new building, at 85 Park Place, on the corner of John Wesley Dobbs Avenue in downtown Atlanta. The LEED Silver Certified facility was built by McCarthy Building Companies Inc. and designed by SmithGroup JJR and Stevens & Wilkinson architectural firms with… more »

King v. Burwell Tests the U.S. Supreme Court’s Reputation

If the Supreme Court sides with the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell, and holds that federal tax credits are unavailable for millions of people who purchase their insurance on federal health exchanges, many will suffer needlessly and insurance markets may well be destroyed in 36 states. In addition to the health insurance implications, this case… more »