This Week's Events 


Federal Bar Association - General Body Meeting  | Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 4:30 - 5:30pm Room G575

Civil Rights Law Practice Society  | Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12 - 1:30pm Room 1E

Corporate and Business Law Society Election Meeting  | Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12 - 2pm Tull Auditorium

Alternative Dispute Resolution Society Informational Meeting  | Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 1D

Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) General Body Meeting  | Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm 1B

OUTLaw General Body Meeting  | Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 1 - 2pm Room 5C

Graduate Student Activities Fair  | Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 5 - 7pm Goizueta Business School Courtyard

Graduate Student Government Association  | Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 5 - 7pm Goizueta Business School Courtyard

Graduate Student Women Mixer  | Thursday, September 6, 2018, 4 - 6pm Center for Women, Cox Hall, 3rd floor

SBA Recess  | Thursday, September 6, 2018, 4:15 - 6:15pm Bacardi Plaza

Global Health Forum: Global Cancer at Emory  | Friday, September 7, 2018, 12 - 1pm School of Medicine Auditorium 110

Lexis 1L Optional Class Prep Lunch and Learn  | Friday, September 7, 2018, 12 - 1pm Room 1D

Emory Environmental Law Society - General Body Meeting  | Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 1C

Immigration Law Society and IRAP General Body Meeting  | Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:15 - 1:30pm Room 1D

Intellectual Property Society General Student Body Meeting  | Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:15 - 1:30pm Room 5B

Sports and Entertainment Law Society Meeting  | Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 1E

Emory Child, Family, and Elder Law Society General Body Meeting  | Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30pm Room 5C

NLG First General Body Meeting  | Monday, September 10, 2018, 1 - 2pm Room 1B

Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Program - Meeting  | Monday, September 10, 2018, 1 - 2pm Room 1F

Criminal Law Society General Body Meeting  | Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 1D

NEW Pass/Fall Deadline

Students eligible to select the Pass/Fail option need to note that the NEW DEADLINE to submit their request is WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, at 11:59 p.m.

Eligible students should use OPUS to make their Pass/Fail selection.

It is the student's responsibility to know the Pass/Fail policy and the allotted number of credits they can use for this option. 

The Law Registrar will review the submissions and notify any student whose request cannot be processed. Any request that exceeds the allotted credit limit will be denied and reversed in OPUS.

The Pass/Fail policy can be found in the Student Handbook on page 38.
Fall 2018 Graduates

Students planning to graduate this December should make note of the following deadlines:

Degree Application Deadline is September 14.
*Late applications will incur a late fee--no exceptions.

Name Change Deadline is October 31.
*Name change forms can be found on the university registrar web page »

Application via OPUS »
Application via Paper »
*Students who cannot access the online degree application in OPUS should download the PAPER application and submit it to the Law Registrar in G144 prior to the deadline.

Law School Events 
Federal Bar Association- General Body Meeting
Tuesday, September 4, 4:30 p.m., Room G575
Are you interested in opportunities to intern or work for the federal government? The Emory chapter of the Federal Bar Association is dedicated to enabling law students to pursue internship, clerkship, and career opportunities with the federal government. During this first meeting, we will introduce students to the FBA, pair interested new students with upperclass mentors, and hold elections for 1L class representatives.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Society Informational Meeting (Mandatory for Tryouts)
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m., Room 5E
Meeting to introduce people to the different Alternative Dispute Resolution competition teams and provide details about the tryout process. Meeting is mandatory if you want to try out, and food will be provided. Email Lindsey Grubbs if you are unable to attend and still want to tryout.

BLSA First General Meeting
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:00 p.m -1:00 p.m., Room 1D
Welcome all to the Black Law Students Association's first meeting of the year! Come, fellowship, eat great food, and learn more about all the events we have planned for the upcoming semester. Can't wait for you to join the BLSA family, 1Ls.

Civil Rights Law Practice Society - General Body Meeting
Wednesday, September 5, 2018,12:00 p.m.- 1:30 p.m., Room 1E
CRLPS General Body Meeting - lunch will be provided!

Corporate and Business Law Society Election Meeting
Wednesday, September 5, 2018,12:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m., Tull Auditorium
This will be ECBLS's election meeting. We will talk briefly about our plans for the year, then allow time for elections. We will elect two 1L representatives and one AJD representative.

Latin American Law Students Associations - General Body Meeting 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:15 p.m.- 1:15 p.m., Room 1B
Latin American Law Students Association's (LALSA) first general body meeting of the semester. Food will be provided!

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD)- First General Body Meeting
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 5B
Join Emory Law's only law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta (PAD), for our first general body meeting of the semester! On Wednesday September 5th at 12:15pm in room 5B, we will be discussing how to join, the perks of membership, how to apply for rep positions, and upcoming events! Food will be provided. Email President Madi Bader with any questions.

Study Smarter- Foundation for Success: Class Notes & Time/ Stress Management 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1C
Come hear from Dean Brokaw, the Dean's Teaching Fellows, and the Office of Academic Engagement & Student Success on how to succeed academically, talk to professors, and get the best grade you can get.

Lexis 1L Optional Class Prep Lunch and Learn
Friday, September 7, 2018, 12 p.m., Room 1D
1Ls in Professors Kirk, Koster, Parrish, Pinder or Romig’s legal writing classes join Lexis for an optional class prep session. We’ll show you how Lexis can help you prepare for class and give you lunch. Please RSVP by
e-mailing our Lexis representative, Tracy Templeton, so we have enough food.

Shoot the Hooch with PAD
Saturday, September 8, 2018, 12 p.m., Meet at Law School Surface Lot
Come join PAD to Shoot the Hooch on Saturday September 8th at noon! Enjoy a fun afternoon of tubing and relaxing on the Chattahoochee River, and meet the members of Phi Alpha Delta's Keener Chapter. RSVP and sign up for carpools on Facebook. Email President Madi Bader with any questions.

Emory Child, Family, and Elder Law Society - General Body Meeting
Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:30 p.m., Room 5C
Emory's Child, Family, and Elder Law Society will be having its first general body meeting of the year. Come learn about who we are and our events for the year. Anyone who is interested in being the 1L Representative must attend. Lunch will be served!

Emory Environmental Law Society - General Body Meeting
Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1C
Come join us for lunch! We will provide the food and get to know our members, learn more about environmental law at Emory Law, and find out about our upcoming events and volunteer activities! Will detail the process of signing up for 1L representative, ways of finding environmental law jobs for the summer, and class offerings at Emory.

Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Program Meeting 
Monday, September 10, 2018, 1:00 p.m., Room 1F
Join the Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Program (ELSSCAP) on Monday, September 10 at 1:00pm in Room 1F. ELSSCAP is the only student-run appellate advocacy program in the country, and we are actively looking for students to get involved in a number of opportunities this semester. We'll have more information about applying for brief-writing teams, signing up to write blog posts for our website Sunday Splits, and running for 1L Representative. We will, of course, provide sundae splits.

Immigration Law Society and IRAP - General Body Meeting
Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1D
Join Immigration Law Society and IRAP for their first general body meeting of the year! Lunch will be provided.

Intellectual Property Society - General Student Body Meeting
Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 5B
Come to meet the current IPS board, and hear Professor Tim Holbrook talk about the basics of IP! We will also discuss upcoming events for the semester, various IP opportunities, and 1L representative election. Food will be served.

National Lawyers Guild First General Body Meeting
Monday, September 10, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1B
We are a student chapter of the country's largest progressive bar association. Join us at our first meeting of the semester to learn about 1L rep elections, DisOrientation, and our plans for the year. Vegan and gluten-free food will be served.

Criminal Law Society General Body Meeting
Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1D
First general body meeting of the year for the Criminal Law Society. We will discuss our upcoming events, elections for 1L representatives, and more! Food will be provided.

Health Law Society General Body Meeting
Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 5E
The Health Law Society will hold its general body meeting. We will discuss the events planned for the semester and elect 1L representatives.

International Law Society (ILS) and National Security and Military Law Society (NSMLS) Joint General Body Meeting
Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 5C
If you are interested in becoming a member of either executive board, please attend the meeting. You must be in attendance to run! Lunch will be provided.

Study Smarter - Outlining: What it is and How to Do It 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1C
Come hear from Dean Brokaw, the Dean's Teaching Fellows, and the Office of Academic Engagement & Student Success on how to succeed academically, talk to professors, and get the best grade you can get.

Street Law General Body Meeting
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:00 p.m., Room 5B
Come learn about the opportunity to teach a variety of legal subjects to local high school students alongside practicing attorneys from local firms and companies. This is a great opportunity to give back to the local community and network with lawyers in the Atlanta area. Lunch will be provided!

Study Smarter - Getting Ready for Exams: The Practice Exam
Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1B
Come hear from Dean Brokaw, the Dean's Teaching Fellows, and the Office of Academic Engagement & Student Success on how to succeed academically, talk to professors, and get the best grade you can get.

Study Smarter - Introduction to Course Selection
Monday, October 8, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1C
Come hear from Dean Brokaw, the Dean's Teaching Fellows, and the Office of Academic Engagement & Student Success on how to succeed academically, talk to professors, and get the best grade you can get.

Study SmarterGetting Ready for Exams: Effective Tips on Planning/
Preparing for Exams
Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1C
Come hear from Dean Brokaw, the Dean's Teaching Fellows, and the Office of Academic Engagement & Student Success on how to succeed academically, talk to professors, and get the best grade you can get.
Ticket for Town Hall with President Carter 
Tuesday, September 4, 12:15 p.m.- 2:00 p.m., Room G132 , Room G145
Former US President Jimmy Carter, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and founder of The Carter Center, is also a Distinguished University Professor at Emory University. Every fall, he holds a "town hall" with the Emory community, when he shares his thoughts on current world events and answers questions. The Office of Academic Engagement & Student Success has a limited number of tickets for law students (more are available on the main campus). We will start giving them out, one per student, in person, at 12:15 pm on Tuesday, September 4. First come, first served!
Graduate Student Women Mixer 
Thursday, September 6, 2018, 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m., 
Center for Women, Cox Hall, 3rd floor
The Center for Women at Emory welcomes all women graduate students to a mixer from 4-6 pm on the third floor of Cox Hall. RSVP at the following link»
Global Health Forum: Global Cancer at Emory
Friday, September 7, 2018, 12:00 p.m., School of Medicine Auditorium 110
The Global Health Forum is a speaker series presented by the Emory Global Health Institute. This event will feature a panel of experts who will discuss global cancer efforts across Emory and future opportunities for collaboration.
2018 EPIC Conference 
October 6, 2018, 9:00 a.m., Tull Auditorium
Mark your calendars! The 2018 EPIC Conference will take place at Emory Law School on Saturday, October 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The EPIC Conference is a great opportunity for students, faculty, and attorneys in the Atlanta community to learn about an issues in public interest work. Event attendance satisfies student conference requirement for EPIC grants applications. CLE credit is also available for attorneys. Lunch will be provided for all who attend!
Bar Admissions Information Session
Monday, September 24, 2018, 12:15 p.m.- 1:45 p.m., Room 1C 
Come learn about the character and fitness application process you must complete to be allowed to take the bar exam in Georgia, and to be admitted to the bar in other states. The director of bar admissions for the State Bar of Georgia will explain the process and answer your questions. The information is relevant to other states' character and fitness processes. Pizza will be served; feel free to bring your own lunch if you prefer. Start reading the website of the bar in the state where you plan to take the bar exam! Some deadlines are in the fall semester.
Graduate Student Activities Fair
Wednesday, September 5, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., 
Goizueta Business School Courtyard
Join the Graduate Student Government Association (GSGA), the Office of Student Involvement, Leadership, and Transitions (SILT), and campus partners for family-friendly food, giveaways, and lots of information about resources and organizations available to graduate students at Emory!
Fall 2018 Dean's Teaching Office Hours
The Dean’s Teaching Fellows Office Hours have been set. They begin on Tuesday, September 5th and end just before the exam period. Any student at Emory Law can drop by and meet with the Dean’s Teaching Fellows to discuss study methods, class preparation, outlining, exam writing skills, time management, approaching professors for assistance, etc. For more information, click on this link»
 

The Office Hours are as follows and take place in G144a:
Mondays:
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tuesdays:
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays:
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.; and 3:00 p.m. – 6pm
Thursdays:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fridays:
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
National HBCU PreLaw Summit
Friday, September 14, 11:30 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.,Tull Auditorium
Saturday, September 15, 8:00 a.m.- 7:30 a.m.,Tull Auditorium
This event addresses the unique issues and concerns of students and graduates of historically Black colleges and universities interested in going to law school and becoming a lawyer. For more information about the event please go to http://www.hbcuprelawsummit.org
2018 Atlanta DisOrientation 
Saturday, September 22, 10:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., Room 1C
The National Lawyers Guild is the oldest progressive bar association in the country and consists of lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers. Each year, one local school hosts Dis-Orientation to introduce law students to the NLG and "people’s lawyering." Students from all Georgia law schools are encouraged to attend. 

Local attorneys will be in attendance for networking opportunities, to speak about their careers as radical lawyers, and to answer new (and returning) student questions about how to make the most of your law school experience. Vegan and gluten-free food will be served.

This event will take place in Room 1C from 10:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

To register please click on the link »
Paid TA Opportunity for Law Students at Goizueta Business School
Interested in leading a team of undergraduate business students as they develop their strategic communication skills?  As a GTA Facilitator for BUS 365, you will work with a team of 6-8 students throughout the semester, providing feedback on their strategy, presentation, and writing skills.  See the full description pasted below and linked.  

Please submit your resume and a brief statement of intent to molly.epstein@emory.edu asap.

See the GTA role and responsibilities.  

View the syllabus draft for BUS 365 this fall. 

Compensation - MBA candidate GTAs will earn $9.25/hour from the Goizueta.

Time Commitment - Typical time commitment will be approximately 2-6 hours a week. Ideally, GTAs will commit to leading at least two breakout sessions. Additionally, you may hold office hours or be available to respond to emails or participate in virtual meetings with the members of your team. Breakout sections meet 8 times during the semester on these dates and times:

Tuesdays, 8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am,1.00pm – Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13

Available Scholarships Exclusively for Emory Law Students
Rowland Barnes Memorial Scholarship
Emory Law encourages JD students to apply for the Judge Rowland W. Barnes Memorial Scholarship. Friends, family, and the Atlanta Bar Association endowed this scholarship at Emory Law to honor the legacy of Judge Barnes 72L who served on the Fulton County Superior Court before he was tragically murdered in his courtroom in 2005. We anticipate the scholarship to award $3500.

This scholarship is awarded to an Emory Law student who possesses non-academic life experience between undergraduate and law school. 

The criteria for the scholarship are as follows:
• demonstrated financial need; 
• non-academic life experience between undergraduate school and law school – employment, social activism, raising a family, volunteering in the community are acceptable examples of “life experience”; 
• other responsibilities such as family or employment while in law school; 
• viewed by his or her fellow students as a leader; 
• viewed by the faculty and fellow students as one who is working hard, is serious about the study of law, and is leading a well-balanced life; 
• excelling in one area of the law such as Moot Court, or clinic work; 

The intent of the Scholarship is to honor the spirit of Rowland W. Barnes who was himself a non-traditional student at Emory Law. Judge Barnes often spoke of “the uncommon common man."

To apply for this scholarship, please submit a resume and letter of interest to detailing your leadership skills, experience between undergraduate and law school, dedication to law school education and ability to lead a well-balanced life. In addition, if you have financial need, please be sure to include this in your letter of interest. These documents should be submitted via email to Ethan Rosenzweig by 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2018.


Debra Cohen de Rothschild Scholarship for Emory Law 3Ls
In 2002, friends and family of Debra Cohen de Rothschild 86L created a scholarship to honor her memory after she passed in 2001 at age 42. 

Debra de Rothschild became a successful trial lawyer and advocate in New York City following her graduation from Emory Law. She worked for several years with the New York Legal Aid Society and later her own criminal defense practice. She was a dedicated attorney of great courage and integrity who based her passionate defense of those most in need on the firm conviction that everyone was entitled to a fair trial, regardless of his or her place in society. She was a dedicated and courageous advocate for the rights of battered women and children, a wonderful friend, and a loving wife and mother.

The Debra Cohen de Rothschild Scholarship is awarded annually to a third-year female law student who has distinguished herself in trial advocacy skills. The student selected will demonstrate qualities of character and intellect such as integrity, passion, clarity of thought, persuasive skills, analytical ability, tolerance, humanism, and a commitment to the law as a powerful tool for social change, ensuring the rights of every man, woman and child. The recipient will possess qualities of humility, consideration and politeness, ebullience, loyalty and trustworthiness, and consideration for the needs of others. 

To apply for this scholarship, please submit your current resume and a one-page statement expressing your interest to the scholarship committee and how your law studies and career follow in the path of Debra Cohen de Rothschild. These documents should be submitted via email to Ethan Rosenzweig by 5 p.m. eastern time Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The scholarship award is anticipated at ~$5,000 divided evenly between the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters.
 
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