As Emory Law prepared to celebrate its centennial year, Centennial planners invited members of the Emory Law community to nominate candidates for special recognition as one of 100 individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the law school and the world at large.
Former President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address at Emory Law's Centennial Gala on Saturday, April 29. Former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn 61L 62L will receive the school's Lifetime Achievement Award.
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."
Jacynta Brewton is Emory Law's new director of alumni relations. She joins the law school from the University of Maryland's School of Medicine.
Claire Sherburne 16L has been named the first recipient of the Aaron L. Buchsbaum Fellowship, which was established in 2014 by the late Buchsbaum and his wife, Esther.
In an open letter published in the Daily Report to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, retired judge Thelma Wyatt Moore 71L, president of Advocacy for Action, Inc., asks him to consider increasing the diversity of the state Supreme Court, Court of Appeals and Fulton County Superior Court when filling recent vacancies.
When the Daily Report announced the award winners in its annual "Lifetime Achievement" and "On the Rise" categories, more than a few Emory Law graduates were on the list. Congratulations to all our alumni for their continued success, dedication and service.
In a case watched around the world, Aloke Chakravarty 97L won a death-penalty verdict in May 2015 against the surviving brother responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing.
For a man who handles divorces all day, Randall Kessler 88L is surprisingly good at relationships. In fact, it¿s what his firm is founded on.
Three alumni credit their legal education for their success outside the profession.
A profile of Will Eye 16L who graduates with the class of 2016 on Monday, May 9, 2016.
Paola Arzu Stange 01C 05L and her husband, Kirk C. Stange, have established the Stange Law Firm Scholarship to honor top competitors in Emory Law's moot court program.
Emory Law Adjunct Professor Reuben Guttman 85L considers the strange landscape of a presidential election year, which includes both the Republican and Democratic field of candidates and the responsibilities of the outgoing incumbent.
Marietta attorney Lance Cooper 89L was profiled in Atlanta Magazine's January issue, in a story detailing his work on the lawsuit that alleged a faulty GM ignition switch led to the death of Brooke Melton in 2010. The case resulted in a massive recall of the company's vehicles.
On October 29, Emory Alumni Association welcomed two new members--Paul McLarty 63C 66L and Cecil Wilson MD 57C 61M--to the ranks of Emory Medalists, recipients of the highest honor bestowed on alumni.
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.
Friday, Sept. 25, Emory Law hosted its annual Alumni Awards, where four alumni and one beloved professor received top honors. The awards ceremony was held at 7 p.m. in Tull Auditorium, Gambrell Hall at the law school.
The latest issue of Emory Lawyer magazine is now available online.
Andrew H. Jones 14L says "manners were once, but are no longer, viewed as a social asset" in his exposition of civil discourse in the current political climate.
Emory Law closed its fiscal year on August 31, breaking all previous fundraising year-end totals. The school raised more than $7 million including three seven-figure gifts.
Aloke Chakravarty 97L spoke at this year's Welcome Week convocation about how Emory Law inspired him to make a difference.
The Atlanta Bar Association commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act with an historic conversation and panel discussion featuring five prominent attorneys who share an interest in voting rights cases, including Georgia's attorney general, Sam Olens 83L.
UnitedLex has announced an innovative "legal residency" program with Emory Law and three other top U. S. law schools.
Three hundred ninety-one students received diplomas in Emory Law's diploma ceremony today.
John Dowd 65L gave his record of one of baseball's biggest scandals to Emory Law, and a related exhibit will run from July 1-30.