This Week's Events 


Comparative Perspectives on Juvenile Justice  | Monday, November 19, 2018, 1 - 2:30pm Hunter Atrium

3rd Annual Thanksgiving Community Potluck Luncheon  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 12 - 2pm Student Commons

SBA Recess  | Thursday, November 29, 2018, 4:15 - 6:15pm Bacardi Plaza

MELSA Contracts Review with Professor Pinder  | Sunday, December 2, 2018, 10 - 11am Room 1D

Fall Graduation reception  | Friday, December 14, 2018, 3:30 - 5pm Hunter Atrium

New Student Orientation  | Friday, January 4, 2019, 11am - 12pm

Researching Judges Workshop  | Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 12 - 1pm Room 1D

SBA's First-Year Feast  | Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 5 - 7pm Student Commons

Trial Technique  | Friday, February 1, 2019, 1:30 - 4:30pm

2019 EPIC Awards  | Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 6:30 - 9:30pm Tull Auditorium & Hunter Atrium

Thrower Symposium  | Thursday, February 7, 2019, 9am - 5pm Tull Auditorium & Hunter Atrium

Trial Technique  | Friday, March 1, 2019, 1:30 - 4:30pm

2019 Intrastate Moot Court Competition  | Friday, March 22, 2019

2019 Intrastate Moot Court Competition  | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Trial Technique  | Friday, April 12, 2019, 1:30 - 4:30pm

Graduating Student Spaghetti Dinner  | Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 6 - 7pm Bacardi Plaza

Upcoming Events 
Comparative Perspectives on Juvenile Justice
Monday, November 19, 2018, 1:00 p.m., Hunter Atrium
Sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law and the Barton Child Law and Policy Center, the panelists will engage in a conversation on comparative and international perspectives on juvenile justice, with an emphasis on diversionary options for juveniles and the establishment of children’s rights as human rights. Lunch will be served. 
Moderator: Randee J. Waldman, Director, Barton Juvenile Defender Clinic, Emory Law School
Panelists: Dr. Roger-Claude Liwanga, Adjunct Professor, Emory Law School
Mr. Joe Janes, Ph.D. Candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University
Mr. Aaron Brown, Ph.D. Candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University
Mr. Jordan Dawson, Ph.D. Candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University
Dr. Anthony Charles, Criminology Department, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University

MELSA Contracts Review with Professor Pinder
Sunday, December 2, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Room 1D
Review ahead of your Contracts final! The Middle Eastern Law Students Association (MELSA) will provide breakfast & Professor Pinder will provide a wealth of contracts wisdom. 
Electronic Bluebook (EBB) Training
Do not wait until the day of your exam to get answers to using Electronic Bluebook (EBB). Attend one of the two EBB trainings:
  •  Tuesday, November 27, 12:15 p.m., Tull Auditorium
  •  Wednesday, November 28, 12:15 p.m., Room 1D

Not taking the time to familiarize yourself with ALL exam information will not constitute you receiving extra time on your exams - no exceptions!
The 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Community Potluck Luncheon
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12 p.m.- 2 p.m., Student Commons 
We had so much positive feedback from the last two years that we are planning another, even more exciting community luncheon! The luncheon includes staff, faculty and students. This year, we are inviting the students to attend without bringing food. We will provide turkey, dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, rolls and beverages and faculty and staff will bring desserts. We hope to see many students there! No RSVP is required.
The Leader Within: Women in the Legal Profession
Join us to talk about women in the workplace. You cannot change what you cannot see. At the Leader Within - Women in the Legal Profession on December 3, 2018, at the State Bar of Georgia, smart, compelling, and engaged lawyers will get together to talk about what we can do to improve the workplace for women.

At our inaugural event earlier this year in February, we talked about workplace differences for women across race and class, how to enlist allies across gender, race, and class, and what we, as individuals can do to shift workplace culture in a more inclusive direction.

As you might imagine, these topics sparked a lively and candid conversation between the panel and the audience. We were delighted to learn that after the program, many people took the conversation back to their workplaces and hosted a similar dialogue amongst their colleagues.

We are looking forward to an equally inspiring morning as we prepare to usher in 2019.

10 tickets have been set aside for Emory Law students. Please email Erin Gerstenzang to claim your ticket.
 
Applications are Open for the 2019 EGHI Intramural Case Competition!
Applications are open for the 2019 Intramural case competition. please visit our website to apply as a team or an individual!
Summer Internship with The United States Magistrate Court of the Middle District of Florida (Tampa)
United States Magistrate Judge Sean Flynn (Middle District of Florida in Tampa) is accepting applications for summer judicial internships (unpaid) for 2019. 

Please submit a cover letter addressed to Judge Flynn, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript to lawclerkships@emory.edu, no later than December 14, 2018. (1Ls may apply without a law school transcript.) On the subject line of your email, note "Judge Flynn Application: [student name]" 

Please direct any questions to lawclerkships@emory.edu.
2019 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition
The application period for 2019 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition will run from November 12 through November 26. Emory students from all schools are encouraged to apply. Students can apply as a preformed team or as an individual. If you apply as a team, you must have at least three different Emory schools represented. The competition will take place February 1-2, 2019. Please review the application site for more details and to apply! 
Fall 2018 Pro Bono Hours
Don’t forget to record your pro bono hours for the Fall 2018 semester in Symplicity! The Center for Public Service will accept hours submitted for the Fall 2018 term through January 15. Pro bono hours acquired over Winter Break will apply to the Fall 2018 total.

As a reminder, students need to accumulate 25 pro bono hours over the course of the academic year to earn the Pro Bono Certificate. If you have questions about pro bono opportunities or about the Pro Bono Certificate program, contact the Center for Public Service at lawpublicservice@emory.edu.
Researching Judges Workshop
Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 12:00 p.m., Room 1D

The MacMillan Law Library and the Center for Public Service are excited to bring you the first ever Researching Judges Workshop at Emory Law! 

Assistant Law Librarian for Outreach, Avery Le, will provide a tutorial of Lexis Litigation Profile Suite, Westlaw Profiler, and Bloomberg Law Litigation Analytics to research judicial statistics including motion rulings, appeal outcomes, and ruling histories. Avery will also introduce other online and print resources for researching a judge’s biography and career timeline. This is your opportunity to learn how these tools can assist you in applying and interviewing for judicial clerkships and interpreting judges’ ideologies and perspectives. It is highly recommended that you bring your laptop to the workshop. 

Please RSVP for the workshop here». Lunch will be provided for all who register by Monday, January 7, 2019. If you have any questions at all regarding this judicial research workshop, please contact Avery Le

Come hungry and leave with valuable new legal research skills that can assist you not only in seeking judicial clerkships, but in your future law practice!

Law Student Wanted for EGHI Brazil Project – Summer 2019
The Emory Global Health Institute is seeking a law student to join the Brazilian Violence Against Women Laws project this summer. Law students will work with the staff of the Rio de Janeiro’s 1st Court of Domestic and Family Violence to identify women for inclusion in qualitative interviews about their experience seeking and receiving legal support in response to intimate partner violence. Student may also conduct in-depth interviews with women identified for inclusion in the study.

Depending on student interest and skill, key informant interviews with legal and justice sector professionals may also be considered under this student’s scope of work as well as a review of the current processes for the identification and referring system for women at high risk of femicide, known as Projeto Violeta. For more information about the project, please see the attachment. Oral and written Portuguese preferred, but not required. 

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Dabney Evans, to set up a time to meet to discuss the project.
Available Fellowships & Scholarships
Emory Alumni Board Leadership Scholarship
 
The Emory Alumni Board (EAB) Leadership Scholarship recognizes outstanding students whose actions and passions have improved the Emory community in the arts or sciences, academic, pre-professional or extracurricular pursuits, through mentorship, social outreach, or other avenues. 

Three scholarships in the amount of $7,000 per student will be awarded for one academic year to one or more graduate students who have completed at least one semester at Emory. 

Only full-time students will be considered, and strong preference will be given to those who qualify for financial aid. We are using a strictly online application process. 

Additionally, international students are eligible to apply for the EAB Leadership Scholarship. To be considered, non-U.S. citizens must complete and submit our questionnaire (in lieu of the FAFSA form) along with their application.

Applications will be due on Thursday, January 31, and final selection will be made in March by the Advancement Committee of the Emory Alumni Board. Please contact Alison Agnew at alison.agnew@ emory.edu if you have any questions or concerns regarding this request.

Please apply using this link
 
Accepting Applications for EPIC Summer 2019 Fellowship with Atlanta Legal Aid Home Defense Program

As a result of the decades of leadership of Frank S. Alexander, we have created a summer EPIC fellowship in the Home Defense Program of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society.

Interested students should submit applications by 5 p.m. November 28, 2018.

Details regarding the fellowship and application can be found in the attached document. Questions should be addressed to lawpublicservice@emory.edu.

Bederman Fellowships at The Hague Academy - Summer 2019

Each summer Emory Law School, through its David J. Bederman Fellowship, provides funding for up to two students to attend the Hague Academy of International Law’s summer program. This is a wonderful opportunity for those of you interested in international law to attend summer courses in public international law, private international law, or both. Each session is three weeks long; Bederman Fellows receive a stipend of $5,000 for one session, or $7,000 for both sessions. These competitive grants cover travel and living expenses, as well as tuition and fees for the program.  

More information about the Bederman Fellowship can be found hereThe deadline for applications this year is December 3rd. If you are selected as a Bederman Fellow, you would then have to separately apply to the Hague Academy according to the timetable provided on the Academy website (note that their deadline is January 31, 2019); you can pretty safely assume that if you are selected by the law school as a Bederman Fellow, you will be admitted to the program.
 
 
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