July 2015 News Release Archive | Emory University School of Law
The Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University has received a $1 million gift to expand training in religious freedom for law students and bring new scholarship and fresh voices to the field.
Mary L. Dudziak, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law and Director of the Project on War and Security in Law, Culture and Society will hold the Kluge Chair in American Law and Governance at the Library of Congress this fall.
During July, students from Beijing Normal University are attending a series of lectures at Emory Law as part of a partnership with the Chinese law school.
Turner Environmental Law Clinic pushes sustainable agriculture agenda locally, regionally, and nationally
Turner Environmental law Clinic is helping Atlantic Public Schools with their farm-to-school program, Friends of the Earth with their pollinator protection project, and the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition with comments on proposed produce safety regulations.
On June 29, 2015, the Supreme Court held in Michigan v. EPA that EPA unlawfully delayed consideration of the costs of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. According to the five-justice, conservative majority, the phrase "appropriate and necessary" required EPA to consider costs at the initial phase of the regulatory process--when it was deciding whether to regulate hazardous power plant emissions--and not later on, once it had already decided such regulation was warranted.
Emory Law announces the creation of a new LLM specialization in law and development to address the increasing global demand for lawyers who understand development issues, particularly economic development.