Metro Growth

Juergensmeyer Writes Forward to Urban Lawyer Book

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 »

Juergensmeyer, Marshall on the Rationale for Need-Based Permitting

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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Marshall Discusses Land Trust Transactions at U.S. EPA Workshop

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 »

International Perspectives Course Features Week in Istanbul

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 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 Douglas Hooker, Atlanta Regional Commission executive director Future Development at Georgia State University by Ramesh… more »

Center Receives Comparative Urban Research Partnership Initiation Grant

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 »

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 »