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LAW 690B - Human Rights Advocacy (Prof. Ludsin, Spring 2024)

Research Guides and Study Aids

Handbooks, Treatises, and Government Documents

Effective Strategies for Community Development Finance: US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 2000.

Community Development Resource Guide: Information on community development, banking, and governmental resources. US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 2000.

Rural Economic Development Handbook and Resource GuideRep. Tom Osborne, 2002. Focus on Nebraska.

Law School Involvement in Community Development: Study of initiatives and approaches. Publication from US Dept of Housing and Urban Development, 1998. 

Databases for journals and papers

Grants and Economic Development Agencies

US Economic Development Administration: Includes grants, programs, and funding opportunities. Includes an Economic Development Directory by state. 

USDA Rural DevelopmentLoans and grants, including community economic plans. Includes the Rural Data Gateway and the Rural Innovation Center. Includes Georgia programs and contact information. 

Georgia Department of Community Affairs: Community & Economic DevelopmentIncludes funding programs and incentive programs. The Economic Development Financing Packet lists state, federal, and local programs designed to promote economic development and business enhancement in Georgia.

Georgia Center for Rural Prosperity and Innovation (Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College): Information and research hub for rural leadership training, partners with public and private stakeholders to identify and support projects. Agriculture reports, policy updates, project reports.

Rural Community Toolbox: Focuses on the opioid crisis in rural communities, but includes funding opportunities for economic development and infrastructure.

Georgia Law State Organizations and Agencies

Official Code of Georgia AnnotatedFree access to the unannotated text, from the General Assembly and Lexis. Also available in searchable, annotated versions from Westlaw and Lexis

Georgia Rules and Regulations: Looseleaf set available in the King & Spalding Georgia Room. Available online on Westlaw and Lexis. 


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