Paul A. Lombardo, Bobby Lee Cook Professor of Law, was awarded a Regents’ Professorship, the highest academic appointment in the University System of Georgia. Lombardo joins the College of Law’s Bill Edmundson, Regents’ Professor of Law and Philosophy, as one of only two law professors in the system to receive the honor.
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.
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.
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.