Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Jr. Chair in Law and director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, wrote the forward to At the Cutting Edge 2014, Land Use Law from the Urban Lawyer, noting that the usefulness of the book is demonstrated by its analysis of court decisions in addition to… more »
The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting
In November, Julian Juergensmeyer and John Marshall of Georgia State Law, with Arthur C. Nelson of the University of Arizona and Jim Nicholas of the University of Florida, presented “The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting” at the Growth & Infrastructure Consortium in Bradenton, Florida.
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In October, John T. Marshall, assistant professor of law, served on a panel discussing Vine City and English Avenue land trust transactions with Pamela Flores from the Westside Atlanta Trust at the U.S. EPA workshop, Thinking Through to Redevelopment: Land Banks, Land Trusts and Groundwork. Marshall presented on pertinent legal considerations for… more »
Seven students in the International Perspectives on Urban Law and Policy course spent their spring break week in Istanbul attending lectures and experiencing site visits, designed to teach land use planning, historic preservation, diaster preparedness, environmental law and policy and growth management.
The course attracts graduate students from across the university interested… 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 for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth was awarded the Comparative Urban Research Partnership Initiation Grant from Georgia State University’s 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… more »
In November, the Atlanta Equitable Transit Oriented Development Collaborative in partnership with the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth at Georgia State Law held a roundtable discussion at the Atlanta Regional Commission about inclusionary housing.
The program explored why inclusionary housing is important now,… more »
On Sept. 30, 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… 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 »