The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth is excited to announce an opportunity for students to study abroad over spring break in two cities in Brazil – Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba. This program is offered in connection with the spring… more »
Throughout the 21st century, Atlanta weathered racial unrest and pushed forward major public initiatives largely through a quiet, biracial coalition of business leaders. This biracial cooperation between business elites has come to be known as “The Atlanta Way.”
On Aug. 28, Sam Williams, a professor at Georgia State’s more »
The eighth annual Study Space Program, Phoenix Cities: Urban Recovery and Resilience in the Wake of Conflict, Crisis and Disaster, brought together 27 participants from across the world to learn about the history of Warsaw, the reconstruction of the city, property rights and housing issues, demographic shifts, local governance and environmental concerns.
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Georgia State Law professors Ryan Rowberry and John Marshall, and Ann-Margaret Esnard with the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies’ Department of Public Management and Policy, presented NonProfits in Post-Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding Partnership Roles: Evaluating the Organizational, Operational, and Legal Implications, at the September 2014 conference, Sustainable Disaster Recovery: Addressing Risks and… more »
In October, Professors John Marshall and Ryan Rowberry presented their indexing project, a policy tool designed to nudge cities into making changes that promote metropolitan resiliency and environmental sustainability at the Vermont Law School’s Colloquium on Environmental Law Scholarship.
The conference is an annual event designed to allow environmental scholars an opportunity to… more »
Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Jr. Chair in Law and director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, wrote the forward to At the Cutting Edge 2014, Land Use Law from the Urban Lawyer, noting that the usefulness of the book is demonstrated by its analysis of court decisions in addition to… more »
The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting
In November, Julian Juergensmeyer and John Marshall of Georgia State Law, with Arthur C. Nelson of the University of Arizona and Jim Nicholas of the University of Florida, presented “The Rationale for Need-Based Permitting” at the Growth & Infrastructure Consortium in Bradenton, Florida.
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In October, John T. Marshall, assistant professor of law, served on a panel discussing Vine City and English Avenue land trust transactions with Pamela Flores from the Westside Atlanta Trust at the U.S. EPA workshop, Thinking Through to Redevelopment: Land Banks, Land Trusts and Groundwork. Marshall presented on pertinent legal considerations for… more »
Seven students in the International Perspectives on Urban Law and Policy course spent their spring break week in Istanbul attending lectures and experiencing site visits, designed to teach land use planning, historic preservation, diaster preparedness, environmental law and policy and growth management.
The course attracts graduate students from across the university interested… more »
Urban Fellows students had a unique opportunity to learn about urban planning and development issues around Atlanta by attending lectures on topics such as: