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Legal Aftermath of Sept. 11 Focus of Emory Law School Symposium


Atlanta, Ga. Emory University School of Law presents a seminar on the events of Sept. 11 and their impact on the law, institutions of government, business. The panel will focus on criminal, immigration, tax, administrative and constitutional law issues arising from the tragedy and its aftermath.

Legal, Ethical Issues Surrounding Frozen Embryos Focus of Emory Seminar


Atlanta, Ga. A lecture and panel discussion on the use and disposition of frozen embryos, sponsered by Emory's Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion, and the Law and Religion Program, will be held on Wednesday, March 20 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Emory's Turner Environmental Law Clinic Receives 'Rare' Grants


Atlanta, Ga. The Turner Environmental Law Clinic at Emory University recently received a large boost from the Turner Foundation in the form of two grants that will support the clinic for the next five years and help double its staff.

Emory Law School to Honor Bobby Jones as Distinguished Alumnus


Atlanta, Ga. Emory University School of Law will honor the late golf legend Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr. with the Distinguished Alumni Award at the Law Day luncheon Saturday, March 23. The event will be held on the West Terrace of the law school's Gambrell Hall.

Immigration Law & Enforcement to be Focus of Emory Law School's Thrower Symposium


Atlanta, Ga. The interplay between immigration and criminal law--and related issues raised in the wake of Sept. 11--will be the focus of the 2002 Thrower Symposium Thursday, Feb. 21. Experts and leaders on immigration issues will explore "Immigration Law: Assessing New Immigration Enforcement Strategies and the Criminalization of Migration" during a series of presentations.

Emory Experts Ready to Weigh in on State of the Union


Atlanta, Ga. President Bush will deliver his first state of the union address on Tuesday, Jan. 29, and a host of Emory experts are available to comment on his speech. Topics to address include defense spending, the economy, healthcare, the war effort, and Bush as the nation's "chief communicator" and "moral leader."

Seminar at Emory Focuses on Lawyers and Faith


Atlanta, Ga. Balancing the practice of law with the tenets of faith will be the focus of an upcoming seminar at Emory University School of Law that seeks to address the needs and issues that face lawyers with religious commitments. "Faithful Lawyers--Issues of Faith and the Practice of Law: Toward a Deeper Understanding of Vocation and Work" is scheduled 2:00-6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Emory Law School’s Tull Auditorium, 1301 Clifton Road.

Emory Law School Becomes New Home of ABA's Southern Juvenile Defender Center


Atlanta, Ga. The Emory University School of Law was recently appointed the new home of the Southern Juvenile Defender Center (SJDC), part of a national network of centers associated with the American Bar Association (ABA) that provide grassroots assistance and advocacy for juvenile justice issues. The law school, through its Barton Child Law and Policy Clinic, was selected by the ABA Juvenile Justice Center to be the new home of the SJDC, one of nine regional affiliate centers established by the ABA.

Noted Sociologist Bellah to Speak on Marriage: Sacred or Obsolete?


Atlanta, Ga. Renowned sociologist Robert M. Bellah, co-author of the best-selling books "Habits of the Heart" and "The Good Society," will address "Marriage: Sacred Institution or Obsolete Tyranny?" at the annual Emory University Currie Lecture in Law and Religion at noon, Monday, Jan. 28. The lecture will be held in Emory Law School’s Tull Auditorium, 1301 Clifton Road, on the Emory campus.

Emory Law School's Public Interest Group to Hold Awards Ceremony, Fund-Raiser


Atlanta, Ga. The Emory Public Interest Committee (EPIC) at Emory University School of Law will host its sixth annual EPIC Inspiration Awards Ceremony and Reception on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the law school. The fund- raising event will begin with the awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception.


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