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International Perspectives Course Expands To Include Study Abroad Option

Georgia State Law is adding a one-week study abroad opportunity for students that includes lectures and field trips in Istanbul for an extra credit hour to its International Perspectives on Urban Law & Policy course.

The study abroad component is possible through the Faculty Partnership Engagement Grant, which the Center for the Comparative Study of… more »

Students Study Urban Issues and Environmental Law in Rio de Janeiro

 

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 »

Juergensmeyer: Can Development Impact Fees Help Mitigate Urban Sprawl?

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 »

In the News

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 »

Georgia State Law Articles in Study Space Law Review

Four Georgia State Law members and other Study Space Istanbul participants published articles about their experiences in a special issue of the Bahcesehir University Law Review in spring 2014. 

Julian Juergensmeyer, Ben F. Johnson Jr. Chair in Law, writing the forward, explaining the conception and purpose of the Study Space and why… more »

Rowberry: Why Historical Preservation Matters in Fracking

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 »

Study Space Barcelona Tackles Affordable Housing and Homelessness

 

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 »

Study Space to Explore Warsaw in June 2015

Study Space VIII, a weeklong intensive workshop sponsored by Georgia State University College of Law’s Center for the Comparative Study for Metropolitan Growth, will take place at the University of Warsaw’s Foundation Centre of Disputes and Conflicts Resolution at the Faculty of Law… more »

Hayasaka, Johnston (J.D. ’08) Receive Staff Development Awards

Cassie Hayasaka, administrative specialist, and Karen Marie Johnston (J.D. ’08), assistant director of the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, are among the first recipients of a Georgia State University Staff Training and Development Fund award.  The Staff… more »

A Foreign Exchange: Visiting Law Professors Bring Lessons from Abroad

For the third consecutive year, distinguished law professors from abroad will be bringing a foreign flavor to Georgia State University’s College of Law.

Professors from Colombia, Denmark and Brazil will be visiting this semester as part of a course known as Comparative Growth Management Law, organized by the College of Law’s Center for the Comparative… more »

 
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