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Urban Fellows Applications Being Accepted for 2019-2020 Program

Now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Urban Fellows Program!  Applications are due April 12th at midnight.  Visit the Urban Fellows program webpage for more information and the application.

Interested students are invited to attend the Urban Fellows student presentations on March 27, April 3, and April 10 from 4:10-5:30 p.m. in Room… more »

Trending Legal Topic: Atlanta’s new e-scooter ordinance

Last spring, the City of Atlanta, like cities across the United States, experienced the sudden arrival of hundreds of electric scooters.  They could be spotted all over downtown and Georgia State’s campus, providing fun, fast short distance trips while simultaneously creating havoc as they whipped across roads, buzzed by pedestrians on sidewalks, and blocked sidewalks.

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Environmental Moot Court Team Preparing for National Competition in White Plains, New York

Next week, Hannah Clapp (J.D. ‘20), Kishan Patel (J.D. ‘19), and Samuel Richards (J.D. ‘20) will be in White Plains, New York, to represent GSU Law at the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition.  Sponsored by the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, the competition, which began in 1989, is the largest interschool… more »

Regulating Scooters in Cities

January 30, 2019 from 4:10-5:30 p.m.

College of Law, 85 Park Place, Room 346

Walking around GSU campus any day of the week, you are bound to see countless parked electric scooters and numerous people riding scooters.  In fact, according to Bird, the largest scooter company, Atlanta ranks number two for scooter users, behind San… more »

2019 Affordable Housing & Community Development Law Legal Writing Competition

The American Bar Association Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law is hosting a legal writing competition.  Entries should address any legal issue regarding affordable housing, fair housing, and/or community development law.  The deadline to submit an entry is March 8, 2019.  Visit the ABA website for more… more »

Book co-authored by Juergensmeyer and Marshall Lands on ABA’s Section of State and Local Government Law 2018 Best Seller List

Market Demand-Based Planning and Permitting, co-authored by Georgia State Law Professors Julian Juergensmeyer and John Marshall and Professors James C. Nichols, University of Florida Levin College of Law and Arthur C. Nelson, University of Arizona has become one of the American Bar Association’s Section of State and Local Government best-selling works in 2018. The book… more »

Study Space XII: Lisbon

Posted On October 22, 2018

The Study Space Program is now full. We are no longer accepting applications. Living in a Tourist Destination:  Regulating Planning, Housing and the Sharing Economy

Sunday, June 23 – Friday, June 28 • Lisbon, Portugal

Beautiful beaches boasting more sunlight than anywhere in Europe, a rich history, and amazing wine and gastronomy make Portugal an… more »

Spring Break Study Abroad in Brazil

Profs. Julian Juergensmeyer and Karen Johnston will be leading a spring break study abroad trip to Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba, Brazil March 16-23, 2019.  This program will focus on land use planning, sustainable and equitable development, growth management and environmental law and policy.  Students will begin the week in Rio de Janeiro, the second… more »