Programs

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 »

Support the Center

Posted On October 4, 2016

Friends & Sponsors

Many of the Center for Access to Justice’s initiatives and activities provided to students and the community wouldn’t be possible without the generous help of our supporters and sponsors. Your contributions make a difference and support our academic programs and research initiatives.

Thank you for your support and generosity.

Eliminating Barriers to Justice CLE III: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20

This CLE program, the third in a series of Eliminating Barriers to Justice presentations, will address justice challenges faced by: 1) persons with disabilities, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, in civil and criminal matters and 2) Limited English Proficient and Deaf/Hard of Hearing persons, generally, involved in in Georgia’s criminal justice… more »

GSU Interdisciplinary Workshop: Access to Justice 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, Knowles Conference Center

This Interdisciplinary Workshop is for those engaged in research relating to how lower-income individuals interact with the civil and criminal justice systems and is open to faculty and graduate students from across Georgia State. Workshop participants will inform others about their research projects and identify possible areas and partners for collaboration. In addition, participants will… more »

Public Interest Organizations Fair: Noon Monday, Oct. 3, Catherine Henson Atrium

The Public Interest Organizations Fair features representatives from more than 15 community organizations to talk about their work and how students can get involved. Lunch will be served.

Public Interest Organization Fair When: Noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13 Where: Catherine Henson Atrium Lunch provided.

The fair is co-sponsored by the Center… more »

Center for Access to Justice

Posted On August 24, 2016

The Center for Access to Justice was founded in 2016 to support those working to ensure meaningful access to the courts and equal treatment in the civil and criminal justice systems, with a regional focus on the South. We do this by convening stakeholders, engaging in research and public education, and training the next generation… more »