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 »
Just as there are multiple causes that led to the opioid crisis, multiple responses are needed to address it, said Abbe R. Gluck, professor of law and the faculty director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School, at Georgia State Law’s Order of the Coif Distinguished… more »
Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, received the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care Award for excellence in legal education from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The award recognizes outstanding contributions of law teachers in community service in health law.
“Professor Scott’s deep and sustained contributions to the… more »
Georgia State University named Professor Wendy Fritzen Hensel dean of the College of Law, effective Nov. 15, after a nationwide dean search this fall. Hensel has been serving as interim dean since Steven J. Kaminshine stepped down this summer.
“The continued success of the College of Law is essential to many dimensions of… more »
It is not secret that health law has dominated the news this year. It is an area that affects people in their daily lives and has wide-reaching implications for society. Health is a complex concept that is determined by far more than the simple availability of quality medical care. It is also heavily influenced by… more »
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 »
Wendy F. Hensel, associate dean for faculty and research development and professor of law, has been selected to serve as interim dean of Georgia State University College of Law for the 2017-18 academic year while the university conducts a national search for a new dean beginning with the 2018-19 academic year.
The United States is facing a shortage of prescription drugs, ranging from antibiotics to cancer treatments. These shortages are putting the medical profession in the frequent position of deciding who will get the drugs that are in short supply and, more importantly, who will not.
Physicians and hospitals always have had to make rationing decisions… more »
Wendy F. Hensel, dean and professor of law, teaches and writes about disability law, policy and ethics in American society. An expert on employment discrimination and special education, she frequently is invited to speak on these topics around the country. Her scholarship has appeared in leading books, peer-reviewed publications and law reviews. Her work has… more »