Professor Paul Lombardo

Lombardo Featured at International Conferences

Paul Lombardo, Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law, is internationally known for his ability to bring a historical perspective to a variety of bioethics issues. In summer 2015, he took that expertise to Europe and Canada for conferences on neuroscience and mental health and reproduction.

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Lombardo Finds Relevancy in the Echoes of History

Matlock, the plain-spoken lawyer played by Andy Griffith on the eponymous TV show, worked out of the Flatiron Building on Peachtree Street. Depending on whom you talk to, he was based on noted north Georgia attorney Bobby Lee Cook. But the legacy Cook has created in downtown Atlanta is far from fictitious.

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Professor Lombardo Featured in South Korean Documentary

Paul A. Lombardo, Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law, is featured prominently in the first segment of a three-part documentary, “Law and Justice,” shown on South Korean public television.

The first documentary hour, “Whose Side is the Law On,” begins with an interview of Lombardo. It highlights his decades-long research and… more »

Lombardo Assists on Holocaust Exhibition

Georgia State Law Professor Paul Lombardo consulted on a traveling exhibition produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

The exhibition, “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race,” is on display at the Schmidt Center Gallery at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla., through Sunday, Feb. 16.

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Ethically Impossible

ATLANTA – U.S. researchers who knowingly breached medical ethics by infecting Guatemalans with sexually transmitted diseases in the 1940s without informing them of the risks preyed upon the country’s vulnerable populations, said a Georgia State University law professor who’s a senior advisor to the presidential commission investigating the study.

“I think this is going to… more »

The Legacy of Eugenics

ATLANTA — As North Carolina considers becoming the first state to make financial amends to victims of state-sanctioned sterilization, Georgia State University College of Law Professor Paul Lombardo has become a much sought-after expert on the legal history of eugenics. Lombardo has been called on by numerous media in recent days, including the BBC News, the Associated Pressmore »