Georgia State University College of Law students, Niaa Daniels (J.D. ’15), Brock Perry (J.D. ’16), Joseph Baumann (J.D./M.P.A. ’17) and Lindsay Konieczny (J.D. ’15) explored urban issues and environmental law in Rio de Janeiro for three weeks as Johann Droogman Study Abroad Scholarship recipients.
Daniels, Perry, Baumann, and Konieczny were joined in… more »
Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Chair in Law, co-wrote an article, “Can Development Impact Fees Help Mitigate Urban Sprawl,” in the Journal of the American Planning Association with Gregory S. Burge, Trey L. Trosper, Arthur C. Nelson and James C. Nicholas.
The article addresses the common problems associated with inner-city living… more »
Juergensmeyer Presents at Conference on Legal Education in Poland
Professor Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Chair in Law, was a moderator and panelist on “Foreign Law and Legal Systems: To Teach or Not To Teach,” at the Conference on Legal Education and the Legal Profession in the Global World — Polish… more »
Juergensmeyer, Marshall Explain Rationale for Need-Based Permitting
Professors Julian Juergensmeyer and John T. Marshall presented Can Government Prevent the Next Bust? The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting, focusing on the ways that local government officials and staff can effectively check potentially unsound development projects at the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute in Denver in March.
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 »