The Center for Access to Justice and Georgia State Law are pleased to serve as partners in the Arc of Justice Project Hidden Legal Figures series. The series is intended to generate interest in a traveling exhibit recognizing the heroic and vital contribution lawyers and judges made to the American Civil Rights Movement. The exhibit… more »
On Friday, Feb. 8, the Center for Access to Justice will host its second annual State of the South conference, which brings together scholars and practitioners from across the Southeast to discuss a timely topic in access to justice. This year’s focus is on the relevance of technology for low-income people interacting with the justice… more »
This four-hour CLE, featuring nationally recognized access to justice experts, will address access to justice challenges in federal forums for limited English proficient (LEP) persons and persons with disabilities.
Eliminating Barriers When: Wednesday, Oct. 31 Where: Knowles Conference Center, Lower Level Lunch provided
Lunch will be provided for registered attendees. Registration information forthcoming.
If you are serious about a career as a public interest lawyer but don’t know how to go about finding or applying for the job of your dreams, this Public Interest Bootcamp is a great place to start.
Public Interest Bootcamp When: Saturday, Oct. 6 Lunch provided
Center faculty and public interest attorneys will guide… more »
Co-sponsored by the Atlanta Bar Association’s Public Interest Law Section, the Public Interest Organizations Fair brings representatives from several community organizations to campus to talk about their work and how students can get involved. Lunch will be served.
Public Interest Organization Fair When: Noon-1:30 Monday, Sept. 24 Where: Catherine Henson Atrium Lunch provided
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Judge Catherine M. Salinas of the U.S. Magistrate Court, will deliver the second annual Public Interest Keynote address at noon Thursday, Aug. 30, in the Ceremonial Courtroom.
Public Interest Keynote When: Noon Thursday, Aug. 30 Where: Ceremonial Courtroom, Lower Level Lunch provided
After the lecture, the center will introduce the Pro Bono Program… more »
Community Forum: Understanding Immigration, Family Separation and Zero Tolerance, 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27
Over the past few weeks, we’ve watched immigration dominate the headlines, but questions remain. As newspapers, social media and dinner table conversations examine family separation, border control and immigration detention, we may feel bombarded by constantly changing news on complex and emotional topics.
Community Forum on Immigration When: 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 27 Where:… more »
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. To that end, we convene stakeholders, engage in research and public education, and train the next… more »