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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »