Metro Growth

Juergensmeyer Explores Property Law and Policy in Cuba

In January, Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Chair in Law, spent a week learning about the technical and theoretical aspects of property law and policy in Cuba with Tulane University Law School’s intersession program. During the visit, Juergensmeyer met with architects, lawyers, sociologists and historical preservationists.

“We engaged in many legal change discussions,” Juergensmeyer… more »

Urban Fellows Program Inspires Graduate Students

Urban Fellows Jill Skinner (J.D./M.C.R.P. ’14), Emily McClendon (J.D. ’15), James E. Flynn (J.D. ’13) and Clint Tankersley (J.D. ’16) accomplished incredible goals this past year in publishing, academia and competition.

Jill Skinner (J.D./M.C.R.P. ’14) is a published author for her contribution to Zoning and Land Use Law In Georgia as a research… more »

Study Space to Explore Warsaw in June 2015

Study Space VIII, a weeklong intensive workshop sponsored by Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study for Metropolitan Growth, will take place at the University of Warsaw’s Foundation Centre of Disputes and Conflicts Resolution at the Faculty of Law… more »

Hayasaka, Johnston (J.D. ’08) Receive Staff Development Awards

Cassie Hayasaka, administrative specialist, and Karen Marie Johnston (J.D. ’08), assistant director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, are among the first recipients of a Georgia State University Staff Training and Development Fund award.  The Staff… more »

Health Care Meets the Environment: A Symposium on Pharmaceutical Waste Management

Rescheduled: Friday, Sept. 19

Population growth including an aging population, preventative medicine, and improved treatment options have all contributed to an increase in the use of prescription and over-the-counter medication. While the benefits of these drugs cannot be overstated, their use does have environmental consequences. In anticipation of the December 2014 release of EPA’s proposed… more »

J.D./M.C.R.P. Program

Posted On November 25, 2013

The Metro Growth Center’s dual degree program allows graduate students the opportunity to simultaneously earn a juris doctorate from Georgia State University and a master of city and regional planning degree from Georgia Institute of Technology.

The J.D./M.C.R.P. provides students a broader educational experience, preparing them to deal effectively with the inter-related planning and legal… more »

Certificate in Environmental and Land Use Law

Posted On November 25, 2013

Environmental and Land Use Law is an exciting field of practice. Attorneys who practice in this area often say what they enjoy most about their jobs is the interdisciplinary nature of their work and the fact that no two days are the same. Whether you are interested in working in a private law firm, government… more »

Urban Law and Policy Paper Series

Posted On November 25, 2013

Welcome to the Urban Law and Policy paper series brought to you by Georgia State Law’s Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth.  These papers were carefully selected by Professors Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer, Ryan Rowberry and John Travis Marshall from the Urban Fellows Program and the Growth Management and… more »

 
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