Georgia State Law is home to six academic and outreach centers that relate to areas of excellence for the college. These centers provide a virtual gathering place for teaching and research on particular aspects of law and society. These Georgia State Law centers provide outstanding opportunities for faculty and students to focus on a particular area of interest.
Center for Access to Justice
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.
Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth
Through a network of lawyers and others committed to smart answers, students explore and address the growth challenges affecting urban centers worldwide.
Center for Law, Health and Society
These educational programs and community outreach initiatives take on society’s challenges to ensure access to high-quality health care and advance the role of law in public health. The center guides the Health Law program at Georgia State Law, a top-ranked health care law program.
Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
The consortium is an inter-institutional, multidisciplinary program that promotes theory and practice development in conflict management and resolution.
Intellectual Property Program
Students may curate a comprehensive intellectual property education on-campus and off, through IP courses and supplemental programming, including mentoring, writing competitions, job fairs, scholarships and mock interviews.
National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism
The institute sponsors a variety of projects that focus on teaching legal ethics and promoting professionalism.