Training Lawyers for sustainable “justice gap” practice; Marketing and community outreach; Assessing the impact of programs and practices on the community, individual clients, and lawyer satisfaction; Using technology and other tools to deliver… more »
How well a person’s brain functions—and how it was operating during a specific timeframe, is a question often raised in the legal system. What was the defendant’s mental state at the time of a criminal act? Does a brain abnormality suggest diminished responsibility? Civil litigants may argue about a person’s competence when it comes to… more »
Preventing Excessive Development from Undermining the Economy while Protecting Property Rights of Existing Development
A healthy local and regional real estate market is one of the Georgia economy’s essential drivers. As we look ahead to 2018, the nation will be 10 years removed from the Great Recession and the widespread destruction it caused to the… more »
Homecoming is Saturday, Oct. 21
Join faculty and law alumni at Georgia State’s fall 2017 homecoming football game, Saturday, Oct. 21, to cheer on and celebrate the Panthers, who take on the Troy University Trojans at the new Georgia State Stadium.
Game time is 2 p.m., with the pre-game festivities taking place at noon. Visit… more »
Join us for the 2017 Swearing-in Ceremonies for the State Bar of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia.
8 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17 Catherine Henson Atrium and Ceremonial Courtroom 85 Park Place NE Atlanta, GA 30303 Breakfast included
Who is Eligible?
All College of Law alumni… 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 »
For students to succeed in school, they must have their basic needs met. Families need safe, healthy, affordable housing. Substandard housing conditions and housing instability contribute to poor health, frequent absenteeism and changing schools, leading to lower academic achievement and educational attainment. To address the housing needs of students, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, in collaboration… more »
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in intellectual property, public interest law, land use/environmental law or health law? Wondering about the Centers for Intellectual Property; Access to Justice, Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth or Law, Health & Society?
Information Session Session 1: 11:45 a.m. Monday, Sept. 25 Session 2: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 Where: Room 342 Brown Bag Session; bring your lunch/dinner… more »
Hear from a panel of prosecutors from a variety of levels/counties in the metro Atlanta area discussing how they define “justice” and what they can do to further justice through their exercise of prosecutorial discretion.
The Prosecutor’s Role When: Noon Wednesday, Sept. 27 Where: Knowles Conference Room, Lower Level Lunch provided
Lunch will be provided.
Co-sponsored… more »