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March 2016 News Release Archive | Emory University School of Law

Eyes on a prize: The courageous life of John Lewis

Eyes on a prize: The courageous life of John Lewis

John Lewis spoke to a capacity crowd at the screening of a new documentary telling his life story, "Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis," at Emory School of Law on March 26 when he noted of now being a film star, "It is almost too much for a boy who grew up in rural Alabama, 50 miles from Montgomery, on a farm, preaching to chickens."

Mock trial team places in national competition

Mock trial team places in national competition

Emory's mock trial team placed third in the National Ethics Trial Competition (NETC) in Sacramento, CA, March 16-20. The competition featured a case involving charges of legal malpractice.

Emory teams take home first-, second-place prizes at transactional law competitions

Emory teams take home first-, second-place prizes at transactional law competitions

Emory was awarded the top title of regional finalist in the New England regional competition and the second-place title of regional semi-finalist in the Southwestern regional competition.

Nicole Schladt: Dedicated to advocacy

Nicole Schladt: Dedicated to advocacy

"One of the most effective ways to advocate for people is through the law," explains Nicole Schladt, who researched United Nations policies on sexual orientation and gender identity for her master's degree before coming to Emory Law. She now serves as the graduate assistant for Emory's Office of LGBT Life.

Emory's BLSA chapter wins national honor

Emory's BLSA chapter wins national honor

Emory Law's Black Law Students Association (BLSA) chapter received highest honors this past weekend when they were named National BLSA Large Chapter of the Year at the NBLSA 48th Annual National Convention.  

Emory Law screens documentary on life of John Lewis 14H

Emory Law screens documentary on life of John Lewis 14H

Representative John Lewis's biographic documentary, Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis, will be screened Saturday, Mar. 26, in Tull Auditorium at Emory University School of Law.

Emory team wins top prize at NYU Moot Court Competition

Emory team wins top prize at NYU Moot Court Competition

The Emory Law team bested University of Virginia in the final round to win the 11th annual National NYU Immigration Law Competition.

What is ECGAR? Emory Law's youngest publication promotes greater corporate responsibility

What is ECGAR? Emory Law's youngest publication promotes greater corporate responsibility

An online-only and less traditional law journal, ECGAR focuses on timely content that is useful to practitioners.

Clinic students prep for, attend oral arguments in D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Clinic students prep for, attend oral arguments in D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Turner Environmental Law Clinic students recently attended oral arguments in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals concerning a challenge to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) regulation governing nuclear waste storage.