Access to Justice


Posted On August 18, 2017

The Center for Access to Justice conducts and facilitates research to help identify and better understand the difficulties individuals face in navigating the justice system. Below are a few examples of the research projects underway or recently completed by the center and its student fellows.

Featured Project

In partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology’s more »

Eliminating Barriers to Justice IV: Comparison of Language Access in Federal Forums with Georgia Practice, 10 a.m.-3p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, Knowles Conference Center

This four-hour CLE, featuring nationally recognized access to justice experts, will address access to justice challenges in federal forums for limited English proficient (LEP) persons and persons with disabilities. Lunch will be provided for registered attendees. Additional details and registration information forthcoming.

Eliminating Barriers to Justice IV When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 Where: Knowles Conference Room,… more »

Alternative Spring Break

The Center for Access to Justice facilitates Alternative Spring Break trips to provide Georgia State Law students the opportunity to spend a week immersed in a substantive area of law, while also engaging in pro bono legal service. Students work with licensed attorneys to receive training and guidance, gaining insight into some of the legal… more »

In Need of Legal Services?

Georgia law (O.C.G.A. § 15-19-51) prohibits law students (and other people who are not licensed attorneys) from giving legal advice without attorney supervision. This prohibition includes researching cases, drafting documents or providing any other legal assistance without attorney supervision.

If you need legal services and cannot afford a lawyer, visit or contact… more »

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, Noon Tuesday, Oct. 24, Knowles Conference Center

Author Richard Rothstein will be on hand to sign and present his latest book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, which outlines the ways in which racial segregation resulted from flawed urban planning and law and policy decisions that promoted discriminatory patterns still in… more »