Emory Report
October 1, 2007
Volume 60, Number 6

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October 1, 2007
Around Campus

Eagle Row closed from Oxford Road during fall break

During Emory’s fall break, beginning on Friday evening, Oct. 5 through Tuesday, Oct. 9, Eagle Row South near Dowman and Dickey drives will be closed as Eagle Row is paved. Drivers who want to access Peavine Parking Deck should enter campus from Clifton Road at the WHSCAB building, and travel via Eagle Row to the parking deck.

Rep. Scott will keynote at EPIC conference
The Emory Public Interest Committee will host the 4th Annual Public Interest Law Conference on Saturday, Oct. 13. Georgia’s 13th Congressional District Rep. David Scott will deliver the keynote address at the conference luncheon. Scott is author of the John R. Justice Prosecutors and Defenders Act of 2007, a bill promoting a loan repayment program for law school graduates who commit to serve as criminal prosecutors or public defenders.

This year’s conference will feature four panel discussions on topics related to public interest law, including “Nation Building and Developing Constitutions,” “Right to Die,” “Mental Health and Privacy Post-Virginia Tech,” and “Law and the Media.”

Following the panels and luncheon, conference attendees are invited to participate in one of two workshops: “How to Fund a Public Interest Career” and “Innocence Matters: Freeing Troy Davis from Georgia’s Death Row.” An afternoon reception will follow the workshops.

The conference is free to attend and open to the public. For more information, visit www.law.emory.edu/epic.

Carlos Museum extends hours on First Thursday
The Carlos Museum is extending its hours Thursday, Oct 4. The museum will stay open until 9 p.m. in conjunction with held at Emory Village’s First Thursdays, held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

The Carlos Museum will be handing out VIP tickets to the “Cradle of Christianity” exhibition starting at 6 p.m. on First Thursday.

For more information, call 404-727-2635.