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.
Law journals provide insight into evolving legal theory, and they also illuminate the application of law in specific practice areas. Two of Emory Law¿s journals, ECGAR and EBDJ, are especially popular among the judges and attorneys who address the topics of corporate governance and bankruptcy on a daily basis.
In his dissent on the 5-4 Obergefell v. Hodges decision, Chief Justice John Roberts cited an Emory Law Journal article by Ron Den Otter, "Three May Not Be a Crowd: The Case for a Constitutional Right to Plural Marriage."" 64 Emory Law Journal 1977 (2015)
As the Emory Law Journal closes out the academic year, the Journal¿s latest issue assesses the future of marriage law in the specific context of whether polygamy is constitutionally protected.
The Emory Law Journal presents a special one-day symposium at Emory Law School on Friday, April 10. This symposium will draw together many of the nation's most recognized academics in the traditional labor law field as well as all five National Labor Relations Board members and the general counsel.
Emory Law notes with sadness the passing of Randolph W. Thrower 34C 36L 84H on March 8. He was 100 years old.
Emory Law begins 2014 with a series of campus events featuring legal experts in health, finance, and religion¿and plaintiff Lilly Ledbetter, whose pursuit of equal treatment resulted in a watershed change in federal law.