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September 2013 In the News Archive | Emory University School of Law

"How the West denied China's law," Ruskola in Asia Times

"How the West denied China's law," Ruskola in Asia Times

What is international law and who owns it? Why has China become the symbol of a lawless nation after the Cold War? Why is the US seen as the law-enforcer-in-chief while China as the law-breaker? Historically, how is it that the US is invariably seen as the chief exporter of law to the emerging BRICS economies by the international business and legal community?

Joanna M. Shepherd

Patient Injury Act would provide malpractice justice, Shepherd-Bailey says

The Georgia Senate is holding the second of five hearings today on a bold proposal to eliminate the state's medical malpractice system and replace it with a no-blame administrative model that compensates all patients who have been truly harmed.

Frank S.  Alexander

Tax lien foreclosure lawsuit may have national impact, Alexander tells Post

A lawsuit seeking to stop tax-lien investors from taking homes through foreclosure in the District was filed Tuesday in federal court in the name of Bennie Coleman, the 78-year-old veteran who became a symbol of the city¿s often-abusive tax collection system after he lost his home over a $134 bill.

Volokh in USA Today: The 1 percent of cases that clear Supreme Court hurdle

Volokh in USA Today: The 1 percent of cases that clear Supreme Court hurdle

About 2,000 plaintiffs hope to get picked Sept. 30 when the Supreme Court meets privately for its first conference of the 2013 term. Less than 1% of them are likely to be rewarded.

Rafael I. Pardo

Pardo in the WSJ: When it's time to change financial advisers

When your financial adviser becomes either inattentive or nonresponsive to your requests, particularly those relating to information and explanation, an alarm bell should immediately go off in your mind.

 Georgia Attorney General Olens leads EPIC conference on human trafficking

Georgia Attorney General Olens leads EPIC conference on human trafficking

The Emory Public Interest Committee Conference, "Neighbors for Sale: Modern Slavery in Atlanta," will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, at Emory University School of Law.