Programs

Center for Access to Justice

Posted On August 24, 2016

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 »

LL.M. Tuition and Fees

Posted On July 12, 2016

Tuition and Fees Consistently ranked a best value, Georgia State Law offers a competitive LL.M. program at a low cost.

Our estimated tuition for 2016-17 is:

*Costs may vary based on personal choices. ** Bar Review courses are not offered by Georgia State Law. ***Loan fees are not included in total cost and will vary… more »

English Proficiency

Posted On July 11, 2016

Foreign graduates from Australia, English-speaking Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom are presumed to be proficient in English. Graduates from schools in which all instruction is in English may also be considered proficient, but must separately inquire. All other applicants must demonstrate their English proficiency by achieving:

A minimum TOEFL (Test of English… more »

Mack (J.D. ’13) Serves Community Through Incubator Program

Alicia D. Mack (J.D. ’13)

Firm: The Mack Law Firm, LLC

Specialty: Personal injury, workers’ compensation (adding Grandparent Adoptions, Criminal Expungements, and Eviction Defense through the Lawyers for Equal Justice program)

Community Involvement: Member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (GTLA), Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA)

 

Mack grew up in… more »

‘Programs Like These Make Me More Confident’ As Attorney

“The more practicums or clinics we have to offer these services to people, the better students and the better lawyers we become, but also the better community we build in the city.”

Faryn Wallace (J.D. ‘16) and Lizeth Gomez (J.D. ’17) had a difficult decision to make while assisting asylum seekers through a practicum taught… more »

Shana Tabak

An ‘Invaluable Experience’ in Asylum Law Practicum

Students Help Asylum Seeker Escaping Persecution in Jamaica

“When many people in the United States think about Jamaica, they think jerk chicken, beach resorts and relaxation. But for homosexuals living in Jamaica, it’s not that,” said Jake Campbell (J.D. ’17). “It is incredibly difficult because Jamaica has such a homophobic society, and the government has… more »

Grace Ha

Ha Receives First AtlAS Fellowship with ACIAM

ATLANTA — Grace Ha is the first recipient of the AtlAS Fellowship with the Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and Mediation, a partner with Georgia State University College of Law.

Ha holds a B.S. from Duke University and a J.D. from Emory University School… more »

Center Receives Comparative Urban Research Partnership Initiation Grant

The Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth was awarded the Comparative Urban Research Partnership Initiation Grant from Georgia State University’s Office of the Provost.

As part of Georgia State’s initiative to collaborate with similarly situated urban universities around the world, the $10,000 grant will fund… more »