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November 2014 News Release Archive | Emory University School of Law

John Witte Jr. named Woodruff Professor

John Witte Jr. named Woodruff Professor

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.

Miele 14L elected to Maryland House of Delegates

Miele 14L elected to Maryland House of Delegates

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.

A Veterans Day message from Dean Schapiro

A Veterans Day message from Dean Schapiro

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.

Stadalius 15L takes 2nd place at statewide closing argument competition

Stadalius 15L takes 2nd place at statewide closing argument competition

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.

Georgia Supreme Court hears oral arguments at Emory Law

Georgia Supreme Court hears oral arguments at Emory Law

The Supreme Court of Georgia held a special session of oral arguments at Emory University School of Law on November 7.

Emory Law Mock Trial team advances to final round in Miami

Emory Law Mock Trial team advances to final round in Miami

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.