Archives

Professors Focus on Nonprofits in Disaster Relief Efforts at International Conference

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 »

Assessing Metropolitan Resiliency: Laying the Foundation for Urban Sustainability

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 »

International Perspectives Course Features Week in Istanbul

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 »

Wolf Presents on Integrated, Sequenced Curriculum In Turkey

In November, Professor Leslie E. Wolf participated in the Second International Congress on Legal Education at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Wolf was part of an international panel regarding law school curriculum and spoke about the Georgia State Law’s Health Law Certificate as a way to prepare students as professionals through… more »

Rowberry To Help Lead Magna Carta Anniversary Celebration

On March 30, the State Bar of Georgia will hold a CLE symposium on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, which Ryan Rowberry, assistant professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, helped organize.

Rowberry was recruited to help because of his expertise in medieval history,… more »

Rowberry: Steps to Protecting Cultural Heritage from Disaster

If a major metropolitan area such as downtown Atlanta suddenly got hit with a natural disaster like the tornado that whipped through the city in 2008, would cities be able to recreate or remember cultural heritage, such as historical buildings, artifacts and other relics of the past?

“Cultural heritage around the world faces numerous disasters… more »

Teaching By Example

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” —Henry Adams,: U.S. historian and journalist

Georgia State Law’s influence is not confined to Atlanta and the state of Georgia. Several faculty members are helping to impact future generations on a global scale.

Examining Domestic Violence through Different Lenses

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 »

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 »