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Policy and Research

Emory Law's Centers sponsor research, conferences, workshops, and symposia on a wide range of legal topics.

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Centers of Scholarship

Emory Law's centers engage legal scholars working on the front lines of policy and research.

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Emory Law's Diversity Speaker series focuses on diversity in the legal profession.

Centers and Interdisciplinary Programs
Emory Law's academic centers and interdisciplinary programs provide students with access to respected practitioners, leading legal scholars in policy and research, and in-depth seminars by renowned experts.

Barton Child Law and Policy Center »Protects the legal rights and interests of children involved with the juvenile court, child welfare, and juvenile justice systems.
Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution »Promotes scholarship and student professional development, offers skills training programs, and provides strategic consultation in the areas of advocacy and dispute resolution.
Center on Federalism and Intersystemic Governance »Sponsors research, conferences, workshops, and projects exploring federalism and other forms of overlap among governmental structures.
Center for International and Comparative Law »Explores the interaction among international and domestic legal systems of the world from various perspectives, including politics, finance, trade, crime, human rights, religion, the environment, immigration, tax, and labor.
Center for the Study of Law and Religion »Focuses on the religious dimensions of law, the legal dimensions of religion, and the interaction of legal and religious ideas and institutions, norms and practices. 
Center for Law and Social Science »Focuses on the interdisciplinary research and teaching in law and social science.
Center for Transactional Law and Practice »Stands at the forefront of educating students and professionals on topics related to business transactions through an innovative transactional skills curriculum.
Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program »Provides students a comprehensive educational experience in which to study a wide array of environmental law issues.
Feminism and Legal Theory Project »Hosts visiting international scholars and sponsors workshops and colloquia on issues of feminism, gender and sexuality, and family law.
Global Health Law and Policy Project »Provides a unique multidisciplinary platform for developing, exploring, and evaluating global health initiatives.
The Institute for Complex Litigation and Mass Claims »Hosts judicial seminars, bar conferences, academic programs, and research advancing our understanding of new developments and trends in the resolution of mass claims within and without the litigation system.
Project on War and Security in Law, Culture, and Society »Explores interdisciplinary perspectives on the role of law in the context of conflict, through a colloquium series and related programs and courses.
Vulnerability and the Human Condition »Brings together diverse perspectives and disciplines to advance a social justice framework rooted in the universality of human vulnerability and the need for a responsive state.