October 2015 News Release Archive | Emory University School of Law
Each year, the Emory @ Work program includes a friendly, nationwide competition in support of the Law School Fund for Excellence. The 2015 campaign included 560 Emory Law alumni at 30 firms, who raised more than $256,000 to support our students, faculty, and vital programs at the law school.
Going Nuclear: Turner Environmental Law Clinic goes head-to-head with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Led by Mindy Goldstein, Turner Environmental Law Clinic students met with co-counsel to discuss litigation strategy for a case pending in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to challenge the NRC's new regulation known as the "Continued Storage Rule."
Emory Law has named Michael S. Kang the second recipient of the David J. Bederman Research Professorship. The professorship is awarded annually to recognize the outstanding contributions of a faculty member and offers a research leave to support continuing outstanding scholarly work.
Emory Law welcomes Katherine M. Koops as assistant director of its Center for Transactional Law and Practice. She will share the administrative duties associated with running one of the largest transactional law and skills programs in the country.
When Charter Communications was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, Doody became its general counsel and spent years restructuring the company. When he tired of the constant traveling, he attended the French Culinary Institute, became accredited in the first two levels of the Court of Master Sommeliers program, and took over business affairs for Vineyard Brands importer.
Deborah Dinner and Martha A. Fineman, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law, recently participated in talks exploring Fineman's pioneering scholarship on vulnerability theory held across the pond at the University of Birmingham and Leeds University.
Emory Law and the Pound Civil Justice Institute will sponsor a symposium Thursday, Oct. 15, on "The 'War' on the Civil Justice System." It will be free for law professors, law students, judges, symposium contributors and Pound Fellows. Practitioners will pay a $125 on-site registration fee. The state of Georgia approved 5.4 CLE credit hours for the symposium.
In a two-day workshop, Deborah Dinner, associate professor of law, will be joined by authorities in family and labor law, corporate law, welfare history, economics and policy who use the concepts of vulnerability and resilience to argue for a more responsive state.
The Emory Moot Court Society hosts the ninth annual Emory University School of Law Civil Rights and Liberties Moot Court Competition Friday, October 9, through Sunday, October 11.
Kate Lee's article, "CEQ's Draft Guidance on NEPA Climate Analyses: Potential Impacts on Climate Litigation," was recently published in Environmental Law Reporter.