Bliss Presents at Clinical Conference in Australia

Lisa Bliss, associate dean of experiential education and clinical programs and co-director of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic, participated in the plenary panel at the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education Conference at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, in November. The conference theme was “Adding Value: How Clinics Contribute to Communities, Students and the Legal… more »

Caley Leaves Mark Fighting for Health Equity as She Retires

After seeing the real issues of inequality with her patients as a nurse, Sylvia Caley (MBA ’86, J.D. ’89) went to law school to help more people rather than just one patient at a time. This influenced her to commit time and resources to achieving health equity.

Caley is retiring after 11 years as the director… more »

Professors Present at IJCLE

Lisa Bliss, associate dean of experiential learning and Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Legal Services co-director, participated in a keynote panel at the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education conference held at Northumbria University in Newcastle on Tyne, United Kingdom.

IJCLE editor Elaine Hall moderated the keynote panel, which featured Bliss, Mary Anne… more »

HeLP Legal Services Clinic Celebrates 10 Years with Reception at College of Law

Alumni, faculty and friends celebrated the 10th anniversary of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic with a reception at Georgia State Law on Thursday, Sept. 14. In its 10 years, more than 270 students from multiple professions have worked together in the clinic to address the social determinants of health for low-income families, recovering… more »

Caley and Bliss Promoted to Clinical Professors

Lisa Bliss and Sylvia Caley (M.B.A. ’86, J.D. ’89) were both promoted to the rank of clinical professor. Caley is the co-director of the Health Law Partnership and co-director of the HeLP Legal Services Clinic. Caley’s expertise is in the intersection of law and poverty. In addition to HeLP and the clinic, Caley teaches Health… more »

Bliss Honored for Exceptional Service, Scholarship and Teaching

Lisa Bliss’s commitment to discipline-related service was honored with the Georgia State University 2016 Exceptional Service Award that also recognizes her excellence in scholarship and teaching. “My goal is to foster an educational environment in which students explore the meaning and application of law, ethics, and professional identity in real situations, thus preparing them for… more »

Building on Best Practices

An artist who enjoys painting, jewelry making, and fiber arts, Lisa Bliss, director of experiential education and associate clinical professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, also sees teaching the law as a creative process. The professor employs a variety of methods to help students weave different strands of learning together to… more »

Professors Share HeLP at International Conference

Three hundred fifty delegates from more than 100 countries and all six inhabited continents gathered in Eskisehir, Turkey, from July 22-25 to participate in the 8th Global Alliance for Justice Education conference. Professors Lisa Bliss, Sylvia Caley and Leslie Wolf directed a workshop, “Measuring the Impact of Social Justice Teaching: Research Design and Oversight,” in… more »