November 2014 News Release Archive | Emory University School of Law
John Witte Jr.--acclaimed teacher, prolific scholar and director of the Center for the Study of Law and Religion--has been named Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law at Emory University School of Law.
Emory Law alumnus Christian Miele 14L was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, Legislative District 8, on Nov. 4. He was the top vote-getter in a closely contested race with six candidates--including two incumbents--running for the district's three House seats. Miele received 20,164 votes, or 19.4 percent of the total votes cast, in an election where each voter may vote for no more than three candidates. He will be sworn into office Jan. 14.
On this Veterans Day, I join the entire Emory Law community in honoring our members of the military. We are deeply grateful for their sacrifice that secures for all of us the protections of the rule of law.
Lauren Stadalius 15L, director-in-chief of the Emory Law Mock Trial Society, won second place and a $1,000 cash prize at the 2014 Law Student Closing Argument Competition hosted by the Keenan's Kids Kid Foundation. The competition was held Nov. 8 at the Keenan Law Firm Courtroom in Atlanta, before a panel of experienced plaintiff and defense lawyers and local media representatives.
The Supreme Court of Georgia held a special session of oral arguments at Emory University School of Law on November 7.
The Emory Law Mock Trial team advanced to the final two rounds of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law regional Trial Advocacy Competition in Miami.