The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Urban Fellows Program. Applications will be due on April 3, 2017 and the program will begin in August 2017. All law students and graduate students across Georgia State University and Georgia Tech’s School… more »
The Spring 2017 Urban Fellows lecture series, featuring experts from around the world as well as locally, has started. The program provides graduate students with an opportunity to enrich their studies through discussions with experts in environmental, land use, and urban issues through a special lecture series.
The first lecture, on Jan. 25,… more »
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth has a new brochure, providing an updated look at all of the Center’s programming. Learn more about our professional development opportunities and student programming by viewing our new brochure.
On Dec. 5, Professor John T. Marshall moderated a panel at the World Bank’s 2016 Conference on Law, Justice, and Development, exploring how individual cities can combat climate change and the policies underlying such a strategy.
One day of the four-day conference was devoted just to the law, of which Marshall’s… more »
Transforming Marseille: Balancing Urban Redevelopment, Economic Growth, Social Equity and Environmental Protection in the Building of Metropolitan Area Recent Programs Inclusive and Sustainable Rio: Cultural Diversity, Property and the Environment (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2010) Planning for Disaster: Place, Population, Culture and the Environment (Istanbul, 2013) Beyond Affordable Housing: An Interdisciplinary Multinational Approach to Adequate Housing… more »
Georgia State Law seeks two to three students to participate in the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Pace University in White Plains, New York, on Feb. 23-25.
A team must be selected by Monday, Sept. 26. The problem statement will be distributed on Friday, Sept. 30, with teams having until… more »
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth at Georgia State University College of Law celebrated the launch of How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the Face of Population Flows, Climate Change and Economic Inequality, co-edited by John Travis Marshall, assistant professor of law on Sept. 8.
International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy
Part of the International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy course, this program allows graduate students to experience first-hand how metropolitan areas tackle urban issues. This spring break study-abroad program in Barcelona, Spain, will focus on urban growth and land use planning and its… more »
Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth will host a book reading, discussion and reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Knowles Conference Center to celebrate the launch of assistant professor John Travis Marshall’s book, “How Cities Will Save the World: Urban Innovation in the… more »
Land Use, Environment and Public Health Fundamentals of American Planning Law Date: Monday-Friday, Oct. 10-14 Location: Georgia State University College of Law, 85 Park Place NE, Atlanta
Learn more about urban planning, land use law, environmental law and public health law in the United States during the weeklong Fundamentals in American Planning Law workshop. Through lectures… more »