The many facets of the health care system can be as varied as the types of ailments that exist and the patients who have them. Sometimes though there’s an issue that causes pain for many parts of the system.
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Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law, received the Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care Award for excellence in legal education from the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The award recognizes outstanding contributions of law teachers in community service in health law.
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Anne Emanuel, professor of law emerita, was a featured panelist at The Federal Judicial Center’s National Symposium for the United States Court of Appeals Judges in Washington, D.C., in November.
Emanuel, along with retired Judge Nathaniel R. Jones, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart of… more »
Sarah Lathrop (J.D. ’13), assistant director of admissions, received the 2017 Marjorie L. Girth Staff Achievement Award, which is given annually in recognition of Georgia State Law staff members who have given exceptional service to the college, Georgia State University, the public or who have achieved important professional development goals.
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In November, the Women Works Media Group named Ana Maria Martinez (J.D. ’09) and Phi Nguyen (J.D. ’09) as 2017 Law & Justice Women of the Year Honorees. The award recognizes the Georgia State Law alumnae’s devotion to public interest and the high level of professionalism and integrity they’ve exhibited in their careers.
“Just because you are graduating, that doesn’t mean that our relationship is ending,” Associate Dean for Student Affairs Kelly Timmons said to the December graduates at a celebration luncheon at the Commerce Club on Dec. 15. “We can’t wait to see what you do with your hard-earned law degree. We’re so proud of you.”
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Tameka Lester, associate director of the College of Law’s Philip C. Cook Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic and assistant clinical professor, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight on Dec. 13 in Washington, D.C. The hearing was on Internal Revenue Service reform.
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Georgia State University’s Legal Analytics Lab has a sprint project planned with an Atlanta employment law firm, Barrett & Farahany, to build a model to predict the outcome of various types of employment-related cases filed in federal district court. The sprint will take place during the spring semester.
Georgia State Law Expands LL.M. Program, Adds Concentrations in IP Law, Environmental and Land-Use Law
ATLANTA — Georgia State University College of Law is adding two concentrations, Intellectual Property Law and Environmental and Land-Use Law, to its master of laws (LL.M.) program in August 2018.
When children participate in discussions regarding health care options, their health outcomes improve. Yet children are often excluded from having meaningful involvement in health care decisions.
The right to participate has potentially powerful implications for children’s day-to-day lives and for their future as adults—therefore health care providers should develop more child-rights supportive processes to empower… more »