Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law, explored why historical preservation matters at the Gas and Preservation Partnership Summit, a conference that sought to bring natural gas companies and preservationists together as a united front for developing voluntary industry standards for natural gas hydraulic fracturing extraction (“fracking”) in areas not covered by state… more »
The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth tackled the issue of affordable housing and homelessness during the seventh Study Space in Barcelona, Spain. The program is a weeklong intensive workshop for scholars, government representatives and private sector professionals.
Participants explored Barcelona and discussed affordable housing and homelessness in the city whose homeless population… more »
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 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 »
The third edition of the Sum and Substance Property CD series has been released, featuring University of Richmond’s Professor Carol Brown and Georgia State Law’s Julian C. Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Jr. Chair of Law.
With more than 12 hours of property case law instruction, the… more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Metro Growth Center Directory Julian C. Juergensmeyer Ben F. Johnson Jr. Chair in Law and director 404-413-9197 Ryan Rowberry Associate professor of law and associate director 404-413-9093 Karen Johnston (J.D. ’08) Assistant director 404-413-9175 John Travis Marshall Assistant professor of law and associate director 404-413-9189 Karen Butler Senior administrative coordinator… more »
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 »