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March 2017 News Release Archive | Emory University School of Law

Emory's Black Law Students Association wins National Chapter of the Year

Emory's Black Law Students Association wins National Chapter of the Year

Emory's Black Law Students Association (BLSA) has, for the second consecutive year, won National Large Chapter of the Year at the 49th Annual Convention in Houston Texas.

Emory Law Dean Robert Schapiro to return to faculty

Emory Law Dean Robert Schapiro to return to faculty

Emory Law Dean Robert Schapiro has announced his decision to return to the faculty after his term as dean concludes this summer. Schapiro was appointed dean in 2012 after serving as interim dean during the previous academic year.

John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights and Social Justice achieves full funding

John Lewis Chair for Civil Rights and Social Justice achieves full funding

Emory Law's chair honoring US Representative John Lewis has been fully funded, allowing the school to conduct a national search for a scholar who will focus on areas "where racial discrimination persists."

Myers 18L named first black Emory Law Journal editor-in-chief

Myers 18L named first black Emory Law Journal editor-in-chief

Janiel Myers 18L has been named the first black editor-in-chief of the Emory Law Journal, the law school's oldest publication. ELJ publishes six issues a year, featuring professional and student articles on a broad range of legal topics, and remains entirely student edited.