Environmental and land-use law attorneys must understand how to work collaboratively with professionals from other fields such as planners, engineers, developers and government officials. And, they must understand how to work with the affected communities. Through the LL.M. with a concentration in environmental and land-use law, students will be prepared for practice in this… more »
Professor Julian Juergensmeyer recently returned from Brazil and Portugal, where he gave several lectures and participated in two international conferences. In Sao Luis, Brazil, Juergensmeyer spoke at the two-day First International Conference on Comparative Urban and Environmental Law, co-sponsored by the Brazilian Beyond Institute, Georgia State’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth and… more »
Apply now for a two-year fellowship starting in September 2018 with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Yale University. The environmental law fellow will spend one year practicing environmental law and policy advocacy with NRDC, and one year helping to support environmental law clinics at Yale. The deadline to apply is October 12, 2017. … more »
Preventing Excessive Development from Undermining the Economy while Protecting Property Rights of Existing Development
A healthy local and regional real estate market is one of the Georgia economy’s essential drivers. As we look ahead to 2018, the nation will be 10 years removed from the Great Recession and the widespread destruction it caused to the… more »
When Underground Atlanta was redeveloped in the late 80s, the focus was on creating a destination that centered on retail, restaurants, and public space. While that model worked for many years, it no longer works today.
On August 23rd, Kristi Rooks presented “Creating a Destination at Underground Atlanta” to the Urban Fellows students. Rooks is… more »
The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to 9,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. The Association’s goals are to strengthen the environmental profession, expand scientific and technological responses to environmental concerns, and assist professionals in critical environmental decision making to benefit… more »