When the ice storms hit metro Atlanta last winter, the entire area froze to a standstill. Under an icy coating of less than three inches of snow, thousands were stranded along interstates, hundreds sheltered overnight in stores and offices, and dozens of children slept at schools.
When Assistant Professor John T. Marshall experienced the Atlanta… more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.