Students

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 »

Student Papers Recognized at National Conferences

American Society of Bioethics and Humanities: Aubrey Incorvaia

The paper that Aubrey Incorvaia, a Ph.D. student at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy, originally wrote for center director Leslie Wolf’s human subjects research class last spring was recognized by the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities as one of the best student… more »

Student Health Law Association

The Student Health Law Association is an organization for law students interested in health-related legal disciplines. The following students were elected as officers of SHLA for 2018-2019:

3L President – Katie Broyles (J.D. ’19)

2L President – Ngan Nguyen  (J.D. ’20)

Vice President of Community Outreach – Andrew Brown (J.D. ’19)

Vice President of Programming… more »

Health is a Human Right: Then and Now

On April 16, students in public health law, health equity and health literacy courses presented their research posters to over 100 faculty and students from across Georgia State University in the

Health is a Human Right: Race and Place in America exhibit space.  Georgia State University has hosted the exhibit for the past year. Donated by… more »

Externships Promote Lawyering Skills and Professional Identity Formation

While a law student, Bethany Ensley Sherrer (J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A. ’15) participated in an externship with the Georgia Hospital Association. “This externship was invaluable to me,” said Sherrer, legal counsel for the Medical Association of Georgia. “In addition to legal skills, the externship taught professional skills, such as how to manage several projects at once.”

Georgia State… more »

Georgia State Law Review Symposium Quinlan at 40: Exploring the Right to Die in the U.S.

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 »

Interview with a Law Student Volunteer for GAIN

How did you hear about GAIN and why did you decide to volunteer?

I first heard about GAIN from Professor Todres. I researched them and, after learning about the important work GAIN does to support vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers, decided to volunteer. S

 

What did you have to do as a GAIN volunteer?

After… more »

First Online Course in Health Law Offered

The College of Law will offer the first online course this fall. The course, Health Law Quality and Access, developed and taught by Leslie Wolf, professor and director of the Center for Law, Health & Society, is one of the required courses for the health law certificate and in the new LL.M. and post-J.D. certificate.… more »

Todres Develops Study Abroad Course on Children’s Rights

Georgia State Law students soon will have a new international experiential learning opportunity. Professor Jonathan Todres has developed a course, Global Perspectives on Children and the Law, which will include a one-week study abroad component. The course explores how law and policy can advance children’s rights and well-being globally.   Each year the course… more »