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Environmental Law Fellowship

Apply now for a two-year fellowship starting in September 2018 with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Yale University.  The environmental law fellow will spend one year practicing environmental law and policy advocacy with NRDC, and one year helping to support environmental law clinics at Yale.  The deadline to apply is October 12, 2017. … more »

Call for Submissions – Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth seeks submissions for the second edition of the Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy.  Submissions that align with the international and comparative focus of the journal in the following areas will be considered:  land use; equitable and sustainable development; taxation and… more »

Sampaio Discusses Environmental Challenges Facing Metropolitan Growth Management

Visiting Professor Romulo Sampaio presented Relevant Regulatory Issues Regarding Public Parks Management, as part of the Urban Fellows Program on Jan. 31. He discussed an ongoing case study of Flamengo Park, Rio de Janeiro’s largest urban park, and the legal solutions being developed to create a financially sustainable park.

“Providing students with an opportunity… more »

Seeking Participants: Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Pace University

Georgia State Law seeks two to three students to participate in the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Pace University in White Plains, New York, on Feb. 23-25.

A team must be selected by Monday, Sept. 26. The problem statement will be distributed on Friday, Sept. 30, with teams having until… more »

Author Temple Grandin: Develop Strengths in Treating Autism

“When I was young, I thought everybody processed information the way I did. I didn’t know I was different,” said best-selling author Temple Grandin, professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University and an autism advocate. “I was not allowed to become a recluse.”

Diagnosed with autism at the age of 4 when… more »

Orris (J.D. ’14) Pushing Access to Healthy Foods

Sustainable foods and the environment are at the heart of what propelled Karissa Orris (J.D. ’14) to attend law school. So it’s no surprise she’s been immersed in volunteer and internship opportunities that have fed those interests.

Orris worked at GreenLaw, a nonprofit, public interest law firm that works with underprivileged communities; the Environmental Protection Agency;… more »

Students Study Urban Issues and Environmental Law in Rio de Janeiro

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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… more »

Managing Natural Resources

ATLANTA — One of three new assistant professors to join the Georgia State University College of Law faculty this fall, Ryan Rowberry comes to Atlanta from Washington, D.C., following a yearlong appointment with the Supreme Court of the United States as a supreme court fellow.

As a fellow, Rowberry briefed foreign judicial delegations on the American system… more »

Juergensmeyer Works to Save Wetlands

ATLANTA – Julian Juergensmeyer has spent a lifetime studying land use planning law and when the chance came up to help save a bog in a remote part of Poland, he jumped in – literally.

Juergensmeyer, professor and the Ben F. Johnson chair in the College of Law, led a multi-year law project to help create awareness… more »