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Public Interest Curriculum

Beyond foundational coursework, students may select from an extensive array of courses and in-depth seminars and benefit from the scholarship of renowned academics and practitioners.


Students can explore the wide range of public interest issues through courses including the following:

  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Child Advocacy
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Feminist Legal Theory
  • Gender and Law
  • International Human Rights
  • Juvenile Law
  • Victimless Crimes

In-Depth Seminars

Emory Law hosts visiting scholars from around the world and sponsors workshops and colloquia on public interest issues such as the following:

  • Education Policy
  • Disability and Discrimination
  • Constitutional and International Law
  • Reproductive Issues
  • Politics and Democratic Governance
  • Housing and Homelessness

Academic Programs and Projects

Emory Law’s academic programs and projects focus attention on specific areas of the law. Students benefit from an interdisciplinary approach that brings together respected professors, leading scholars from around the world, and “learn by doing” experiential programs.