Programs

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 »

GSU Interdisciplinary Workshop: Access to Justice 10:30 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 »

Eliminating Barriers to Justice CLE III: 9 a.m. to 5 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 system.

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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 »

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 »