This Interdisciplinary Workshop is for those engaged in research relating to how lower-income individuals interact with the civil and criminal justice systems and is open to faculty and graduate students from across Georgia State. Workshop participants will inform others about their research projects and identify possible areas and partners for collaboration. In addition, participants will… more »
This CLE program, the third in a series of Eliminating Barriers to Justice presentations, will address justice challenges faced by: 1) persons with disabilities, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, in civil and criminal matters and 2) Limited English Proficient and Deaf/Hard of Hearing persons, generally, involved in in Georgia’s criminal justice… more »
A team of Georgia State Law students, alumni, 23 local organizations and several law firms joined forces to create a legal training session to support today’s social justice movements on Aug. 2 at the college.
“We organized this training because young people in Atlanta have taken to the streets to demand change through protest and… more »
The Center for Access to Justice was founded in 2016 to establish a regional and national base for the study of how lower-income individuals interact with the civil and criminal justice systems. While many aspects of its work are national in scope, the center was created to shine a light on the specific obstacles to… more »
Last year families of the Sandy Hook shooting filed a potentially precedent-setting lawsuit. They sued the manufacturer of the AR-15 rifle that Adam Lanza used to gun down 20 schoolchildren and their teachers in a small town in Connecticut in 2012.
The Atlanta Bar Association elected Margaret Vath, instructor of law, as president-elect, and Nicole G. Iannarone, assistant clinical professor, as secretary, in May. As president-elect, Vath is in line to become next year’s president. Iannarone is next in the officer progression to succeed her. Both served on the board last year, with Vath… more »