Academics

Study Space XI: Singapore

Posted On August 21, 2017

Study Space is a weeklong intensive workshop in which scholars, government representatives and private sector professionals study and develop solutions to legal, social and policy challenges in urban areas. This program is open to academic scholars and professionals from all related disciplines such as law, planning, policy, government, and social sciences.

Save the Date: Study… more »

LL.M. for Graduates of U.S. Schools

Posted On August 14, 2017

Consider an LL.M. with a concentration in a rapidly expanding field such as Health Law, Intellectual Property, Environmental and Land Use Law; or you may tailor a curriculum that matches your personal interests and goals.

Our rich curriculum allows you to choose from one of Georgia State Law’s center-based programs or to design… more »

LL.M. Program

Posted On August 14, 2017

Surrounded by business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations, Georgia State Law provides an ideal environment for gaining practical experience and engaging in interdisciplinary research and collaboration, especially for those seeking an LL.M. (master of laws).

If you are seeking an LL.M. to enhance your practice opportunities, to qualify for careers in teaching or government service,… more »

Public Interest Organizations Fair: Noon Monday, Oct. 2, Catherine Henson Atrium

The Public Interest Organizations Fair features representatives from several community organizations to talk about their work and how students can get involved. Lunch will be served.

Public Interest Organization Fair When: Noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2 Where: Catherine Henson Atrium Lunch provided

For more information, contact the Center for Access to Justice at lawa2j@gsu.edu.

Public Interest Law and Policy Certificate

Posted On April 6, 2017

The Center for Access to Justice’s Public Interest Law and Policy Certificate Program provides students with the training and legal knowledge necessary to serve traditionally underrepresented individuals, communities and interests and to facilitate the development of problem-solving skills relevant to working with and on behalf of public interest issues and underserved populations.

The program is… more »

BAPP for Clients

Posted On February 17, 2017

The Bankruptcy Assistance & Practice Program provides two types of services for clients.

The Pro Se Assistance Project Center

The Pro Se Assistance Project Center (“PAP Center”), staffed by volunteer bankruptcy attorneys and law students, provides free legal guidance through 20-minute consultations to individuals who are considering bankruptcy or who are representing themselves in the… more »

BAPP for Students

Posted On February 17, 2017

Through the Bankruptcy Assistance & Practice Program, students work in teams of two to handle consumer bankruptcy cases, from the client interview through a Chapter 7 discharge of debts. Students are partnered with and work under the supervision of a local bankruptcy attorney. Students are responsible for every aspect of their cases, including client interviews, preparation of… more »

Bankruptcy Assistance & Practice Program

Posted On February 17, 2017

The Bankruptcy Assistance & Practice Program (“BAPP”) gives law students the opportunity to meet Atlanta area bankruptcy judges, attorneys and trustees, while the students work with clients on bankruptcy cases. In the BAPP, students help clients deal with challenges in bankruptcy.

Overcriminalization and Indigent Legal Care: Thursday-Friday, April 6-7, at Georgia State University

The Center for Access to Justice and the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics at Georgia State University are holding a two-day interdisciplinary conference, bringing together leading scholars in philosophy, legal theory and related fields to present original scholarship on issues of overcriminalization and lower-income people’s access to legal services.

Overcriminalization and… more »