At the Cutting Edge 2014, Land Use Law from the Urban Lawyer, edited by Dwight H. Merriam features a collection of articles on the most pressing issues in land use law from the Religious Land Use and Institutional Persons Act to the 2013 Supreme Court decision in Koontz v. St Johns… more »
Juergensmeyer and Marshall Present at Growth & Infrastructure Consortium – Fiscally Sustainable Communities
The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting
In November, Julian Juergensmeyer and John Marshall, along with Dr. Arthur C. Nelson (University of Arizona) and Jim Nicholas (University of Florida) presented The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting, at the Growth & Infrastructure Consortium in Bradenton, Florida.
According to Juergensmeyer… more »
Professor Marshall Discusses Legal Aspects of Affordable Housing at U.S. EPA Region 4 Brownfields Workshop
In October, Professor John Marshall served on a panel with Pamela Flores from the Westside Atlanta Trust at the U.S. EPA workshop, Thinking Through to Redevelopment: Land Banks, Land Trusts and Groundwork. The panel focused on the development of land trust transactions in Vine City and English Avenue. … more »
Every spring, the College of Law offers the foreign enrichment course, International Perspectives on Urban Law and Policy, attracting graduate students from across the university interested in learning about environmental and growth management issues. This spring the course was taught by: Dr. Juli Ponce Sole, Professor of Law… more »
Urban Fellows students had a unique opportunity to learn about urban planning and development issues around Atlanta by attending lectures on topics such as:
The Center was recently awarded the Comparative Urban Research Partnership Initiation Grant from the Office of the Provost. As part of Georgia State’s initiative to collaborate with similarly situated urban universities around the world, the $10,000 grant will fund efforts to build partnerships in… more »
On September 30th, the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth and the Center for Law, Health & Society, along with CVS Health and Troutman Sanders LLP hosted a one day conference, Health Care Meets the Environment: A Symposium on Managing Pharmaceutical Wastes.
“The conference served as… more »
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.
Greenhouse gas emissions and climate change raise two key issues for the southeast – the effects on our community of a general rise in our temperatures and a change in our water supply, said David D’Onofrio, principal planner with the Center for Livable Communities’ Transportation Access and Mobility Division at the 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 »