Emory Law News Center

2019 News Release Archive | Emory University School of Law

May

Law faculty honored for scholarly writing

Professors Polly Price and Jonathan Nash were recently honored for scholarly writing.

Law student parlays difficult beginnings into academic success

Earl Porter III 19L parlays difficult beginnings into a celebrated end as he prepares to graduate from Emory Law.

April

Four Emory Law alumni to be honored this weekend

Four attorneys will be recognized during Emory Law Alumni Weekend for public service and trailblazing, and for exceptional and distinguished careers. They are: Lewis S. "Mike" Eidson, Lori G. Cohen, John Maggio, and Donna Yip. Interim Dean James B. Hughes Jr. will present the awards during an April 12 reception at the law school.

February

Yeargain 19L receives Burton Award as one of nation's 'finest law school writers'

Tyler Quinn Yeargain, a third-year student at Emory University School of Law, was among the ten winners for his piece, "Discretion Versus Supersession: Calibrating the Power Balance Between Local Prosecutors and State Officials."

Satz drafts proposed legislation to protect primates

US Senator Cory Booker contacted Emory Law Professor Ani Satz to draft what would become the "Primate Protection and Research Modernization Act of 2018" after reading her opinion article on Volkswagen's primate experiments.

January

EPIC Recognizes 2019 Inspiration Award Winners

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, Emory University School of Law hosted the 23rd annual Emory Public Interest Committee's (EPIC) Inspiration Awards, which honored two community members and an Emory Law graduate for exceptional public service.

MLK on love, power, justice: A message from Interim Dean Hughes

Interim Dean James B. Hughes, Jr.'s message of diversity and service at Emory University Schoo of Law on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Rev. Dr. Robert M. Franklin to deliver MLK lecture

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Emory University School of Law presents "Revisiting Dr. King's Theory of Love, Power, and Justice," a lecture by Robert M. Franklin Jr., James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership.

2019 Emory medalists: Adelman 89L, Hubert 60L

David Adelman 89L and Richard Hubert 60L, the two alumni chosen as this year's Emory Medalists, share both a global worldview and a JD from Emory Law.

April

International law review honors standouts

The Emory International Law Review annually recognizes outstanding accomplishments, and the following students exemplify the best of Volume 33.

Trump to nominate Grimberg 98L for federal bench

On April 2, President Donald Trump announced he intends to nominate Steven Grimberg 98L for US District Court judge, to serve in Atlanta.

February

New bankruptcy journal comment analyzes trademark license protections

The comment examines the circuit split, comparing and contrasting whether trademark licenses should receive the same protections as other intellectual properties.

January

Franklin to Emory Law: Truth is a force

Robert M. Franklin Jr., James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership, led the celebration with a lecture titled "Revisiting Dr. King's Theory of Power, Love, and Justice."