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July 2013 News Release Archive | Emory University School of Law

EPIC grants fund Emory Law students' pro bono work

EPIC grants fund Emory Law students' pro bono work

This summer, 36 Emory Law students worked for the public good in organizations across the United States, thanks to grants funded by the Emory Public Interest Committee.

Court on gene research: brilliant discovery does not by itself qualify for patent, Holbrook says

Court on gene research: brilliant discovery does not by itself qualify for patent, Holbrook says

In Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, the Supreme Court offered a Solomonic decision regarding whether human genes constitute patent-eligible subject matter.

Charles A. Shanor

Shanor finds rulings on harassment, retaliation clear victories for employers

On June 24, 2013, the Supreme Court handed down two 5-4 decisions in employment discrimination cases.

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

Woodhouse: Child's best interests should guide Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

While all eyes were focused on the marriage equality cases, the Court handed down its decision in another family law case, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, Birth Father and the Cherokee Nation.