Events

Access to Justice 5 Conference Agenda

Posted On March 15, 2018

Thursday, April 12 Time Event Location Person 3-4:30 p.m. Registration and Mixer Knowles Conference Center 4:30-5:45 p.m. Pre-Conference Plenary TBA TBA 4:30-7 p.m. Registration Opens Knowles Conference Center 5:45-6 p.m. Welcome Address Knowles Conference Center Fred Rooney 6-8 p.m. Welcome Dinner Knowles Conference Center 7 p.m. Introduction of Keynote Address Knowles Conference Center Bucky Askew… more »

2018 Law Review Symposium

Posted On February 16, 2018

Save the Date From the Crime Scene to the Courtroom: The Future of Forensic Science Reform When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 6 Where: Knowles Conference Center, Georgia State University College of Law, 85 Park Place NE, Atlanta

The symposium has been approved for 5 CLE credits including 1 ethics credit

In April… more »

Hotels

Posted On January 12, 2018

The consortium has arranged for accommodations at three Atlanta hotels. All three are moderately priced and are in walking distance from 85 Park Place.

Note that each has a cutoff date for the guaranteed rate. After that date, they may or may not have rooms at the agreed-upon rate.

The Hotels Hotel Indigo Atlanta Downtown, 230… more »

Consortium for Access to Justice Conference on April 12-14, 2018

Posted On November 10, 2017

Along with the basics of creating and implementing incubator programs, nonprofit and sliding scale law firms, the participants will address, among other topics,

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 »

Owen Jones Miller Lecture

Jones to Discuss How Neuroscience Intersects with Law at Oct. 10 Miller Lecture

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 »

Market Demand-Based Planning & Permitting Program

Posted On September 6, 2017

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 2017

Posted On August 30, 2017

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 »

2017 Swearing-In Ceremonies

Posted On August 29, 2017

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 »

Keeping Kids in School: Housing, Health and Education

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 »