University-Wide Network Focuses on Opioids

Ending the opioid epidemic requires a multi-faceted approach, so researchers across Georgia State University have come together to address the problem of misuse and overdose from opioids and other drugs. The focus of the network is to foster collaboration across a broad range of disciplines including law, public health, physiology, health policy, social work, health… more »

Timothy Lytton

Lytton Named New Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development

Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law Timothy D. Lytton will become associate dean for research and faculty development for Georgia State Law beginning July 1.

Lytton joined Georgia State Law in 2015. He teaches Administrative Law, Torts, Products Liability, and Legislation & Statutory Interpretation, and his research examines health and safety regulations, with a particular… more »

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 »

Law Week Student Events

The first week of April is designated as Law Week at the College of Law. An annual tradition, the week, sponsored by the Student Bar Association, is an extension of Law Day, celebrated nationally as a day of dedication to the principle of government under law established by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958. Each student… more »

A Georgia State Class You Wish You Were Taking: Products Liability and Safety

Products Liability and Safety | College of Law

TAUGHT BY » Timothy D. Lytton, Distinguished University Professor, College of Law Martin Grace, Regents Professor of Risk Management & Insurance, Robinson College of Business Terry Pechacek, Professor of Health Management & Policy, School of Public Health

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Lytton Provides Expertise in Revival of Gun Industry Litigation

Ten years ago, professor Timothy Lytton’s edited volume Suing the Gun Industry: A Battle at the Crossroads of Gun Control and Mass Torts was published. The book analyzes a wave of lawsuits against firearms sellers brought by gun-violence victims and municipalities that ended when the Congress granted the gun industry immunity from civil liability. The… more »

Timothy Lytton Applies Interdisciplinary Expertise to Teaching 

Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law Timothy D. Lytton has a longstanding interest in the public policy implications of tort litigation. He’ll expand that interest by teaching Administrative Law, Torts, Products Liability and Legislation & Statutory Interpretation at Georgia State Law.

Zettler Brings Reulatory Science Background To College… more »

Collaborations in Regulatory Science

The Center for Law, Health and Society at Georgia State University welcomes two new faculty members with expertise in regulatory science: Timothy D. Lytton and Patricia J. Zettler.

The Food and Drug Administration defines regulatory science as “the science of developing new tools, standards, and approaches to assess the safety, efficacy, quality, and performance of… more »