Better Government Association, May 3, 2015
Faculty in the News
Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth welcomes 20 new Urban Fellows to its program for 2015-16.
When Common-Sense Protection Becomes a License to Discriminate
By Lynn Hogue, Professor of Law Emeritus
Government neutrality is at the core of the First Amendment’s Religion Clauses (the Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause). Taken together, these two clauses put government on the sidelines of religious controversy. On the one hand, there can… more »
The David J. Maleski Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes a faculty member who has proven to be a committed, excellent and innovative teacher within the past two years.
The award honors Georgia State Law’s founding faculty member David Maleski, who had a passion for teaching Torts and died in 1994 of kidney cancer. The award… more »
By Erin C. Fuse Brown
After the oral argument on March 4, it remains unclear what the U.S. Supreme Court will decide in King v. Burwell, the latest case challenging the Affordable Care Act. What is clear is that a decision striking down subsidies for all those who obtain insurance on federal exchanges would have… more »
Matlock, the plain-spoken lawyer played by Andy Griffith on the eponymous TV show, worked out of the Flatiron Building on Peachtree Street. Depending on whom you talk to, he was based on noted north Georgia attorney Bobby Lee Cook. But the legacy Cook has created in downtown Atlanta is far from fictitious.
Created in… more »
Georgia State University College of Law will hold a leadership workshop for students this spring, starting Tuesday, Feb. 24. The three-part series features Lt. Col. Josh Brooks, chair of the Department of Military Science and Leadership.
The series kicks off with an Overview of Leadership Frameworks at noon Tuesday, Feb. 24. Brooks will work… more »
In November, Professor Leslie E. Wolf participated in the Second International Congress on Legal Education at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Wolf was part of an international panel regarding law school curriculum and spoke about the Georgia State Law’s Health Law Certificate as a way to prepare students as professionals through… more »
Georgia State University College of Law faculty members Leslie E. Wolf and Erin Fuse Brown and three graduate research assistants, Ryan Kerr (J.D./M.H.S.A. ’15), Genevieve Razick (J.D./M.H.S.A. ’15), and Greg Tanner (J.D./M.H.S.A. ’16), are conducting research to assess the legal protections afforded research participants in genomic… more »
The sixth annual Georgia State Law December graduate luncheon began with a high five and a warm hug for Brittne Ballenger (J.D. ’14). The graduate’s mentor and Associate Professor of Law Tanya Washington complimented her on a job well done. Ballenger completed her juris doctor in four years and already has a job in… more »