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Rowberry: Steps to Protecting Cultural Heritage from Disaster

If a major metropolitan area such as downtown Atlanta suddenly got hit with a natural disaster like the tornado that whipped through the city in 2008, would cities be able to recreate or remember cultural heritage, such as historical buildings, artifacts and other relics of the past?

“Cultural heritage around the world faces numerous disasters… more »

Rowberry, Marshall Tackle Urban Resiliency in Idaho Law Review

John T. Marshall and Ryan Rowberry, assistant professors of law,  published an article, “Urban Wreckage and Resiliency: Articulating a Practical Framework for Preserving, Reconstructing, and Building Cities” in the Idaho Law Review’s special edition on resilient cities.

In the article, Rowberry and Marshall call for the… more »

International Perspectives Course Expands To Include Study Abroad Option

Georgia State Law is adding a one-week study abroad opportunity for students that includes lectures and field trips in Istanbul for an extra credit hour to its International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy course.

The study abroad component is possible through the Faculty Partnership Engagement Grant, which the Center for the Comparative Study of… more »

Students Study Urban Issues and Environmental Law in Rio de Janeiro

 

Georgia State University College of Law students, Niaa Daniels (J.D. ’15), Brock Perry (J.D. ’16), Joseph Baumann (J.D./M.P.A. ’17) and Lindsay Konieczny (J.D. ’15) explored urban issues and environmental law in Rio de Janeiro for three weeks as  Johann Droogman Study Abroad Scholarship recipients.

Daniels, Perry, Baumann, and Konieczny were joined in… more »

Juergensmeyer: Can Development Impact Fees Help Mitigate Urban Sprawl?

Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Chair in Law, co-wrote an article, “Can Development Impact Fees Help Mitigate Urban Sprawl,” in the Journal of the American Planning Association with Gregory S. Burge, Trey L. Trosper, Arthur C. Nelson and James C. Nicholas.

The article addresses the common problems associated with inner-city living… more »

In the News

Juergensmeyer Presents at Conference on Legal Education in Poland

Professor Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Chair in Law, was a moderator and panelist on “Foreign Law and Legal Systems: To Teach or Not To Teach,” at the Conference on Legal Education and the Legal Profession in the Global World — Polish… more »

Georgia State Law Articles in Study Space Law Review

Four Georgia State Law members and other Study Space Istanbul participants published articles about their experiences in a special issue of the Bahcesehir University Law Review in spring 2014. 

Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Jr. Chair in Law, writing the forward, explaining the conception and purpose of the Study Space and why… more »

Professors Present at Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute

Juergensmeyer, Marshall Explain Rationale for Need-Based Permitting

Professors Julian Juergensmeyer and John T. Marshall presented Can Government Prevent the Next Bust? The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting, focusing on the ways that local government officials and staff can effectively check potentially unsound development projects at the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute in Denver in March.

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Rowberry: Why Historical Preservation Matters in Fracking

Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law, explored why historical preservation matters at the Gas and Preservation Partnership Summit, a conference that sought to bring natural gas companies and preservationists together as a united front for developing voluntary industry standards for natural gas hydraulic fracturing extraction (“fracking”) in areas not covered by state… more »

 
Congrats to the Georgia State Law team for winning the 15th annual William Daniel Mock Trial Competition on Nov. 23. via @GeorgiaStateLaw 9 hours ago