Metro Growth

Juergensmeyer Writes Forward to At the Cutting Edge 2014: Land Use Law from the Urban Lawyer

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 »

International Perspectives Course Offers Students a Global View

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 Delve Into Metropolitan Growth Issues

Urban Fellows students had a unique opportunity to learn about urban planning and development issues around Atlanta by attending lectures on topics such as:

Atlanta Regional Commission’s Vision for Atlanta by ARC Executive Director Douglas Hooker Future Development at Georgia State University by Associate Vice… more »

Congratulations to 2015-16 New Urban Fellows

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.

The Urban Fellows program was one reason Ian Michael Rogers (J.D. ’17) chose Georgia State Law. “I knew I wanted a law school that provided distinct opportunities to explore… more »

Urban Fellows Explore How Community Design Impacts Greenhouse Emissions

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 »

Wolf Presents on Integrated, Sequenced Curriculum In Turkey

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 »