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History and Mission


From Eléonore Raoul, Emory University’s first admitted woman, to Ben F. Johnson Jr.’s landmark integration case before the Georgia Supreme Court, Emory University School of Law’s history includes proud moments of change and progress. Now, we are focused on the future, using our mission as a driving force and our strategic plan as the vehicle to solve global problems, educate the next generation of leaders and innovators, impact our community, and produce graduates with a social conscience.

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Strategic Plan

Emory Law is a national and global leader in legal education working to secure a more fair and just society by advancing the rule of law. Read the new plan, which was approved by the faculty in December, 2020.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Emory Law seeks to embrace a commitment to diversity and inclusion among students, faculty, and staff.

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Diversity & Inclusion