This Week's Events 

Emory Global Health Institute Info Session  | Monday, October 29, 2018, 12 - 1pm Room 1B

Health Law Public Interest Attorney Panel  | Monday, October 29, 2018, 12 - 1pm Room 5E

Environmental Justice Panel  | Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 5B

Federal Clerkship Panel  | Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 1D

SELS Lunch & Learn: Meet Entertainment Lawyer John Seay  | Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 5G

Mandatory EPIC Grant Meeting  | Monday, October 29, 2018, 1:10 - 1:45pm Room 1E

EPIC’s Halloween Candy Drive and Supplement Book Sale  | Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 1B

2018 Transatlantic Human Rights Law Symposium: A visit of the European Court of Human Rights  | Thursday, November 1, 2018, 10:30am - 2:30pm Tull Auditorium

Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network Student Volunteer Training  | Thursday, November 1, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30pm Room 1F

SBA Recess  | Thursday, November 1, 2018, 4:15 - 6:15pm Bacardi Plaza

WABE Political Breakfast Live  | Thursday, November 1, 2018, 7 - 9pm Tull Auditorium

IP Panel Discussion  | Monday, November 5, 2018, 12 - 1pm Room 5B

Procedure and Evidence in International Arbitration  | Monday, November 5, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 1D

Taking Essay Exams  | Monday, November 5, 2018, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 5D

Bottom Dollars Film Screening  | Monday, November 5, 2018, 5 - 6pm TBA

Emory Night  | Monday, November 5, 2018, 6 - 8pm Hunter Atrium

Appellate Judges Education Institute Panel on Career/Staff Attorneys  | Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 12 - 2pm Room 1D

SBA Recess  | Thursday, November 8, 2018, 4:15 - 6:15pm Bacardi Plaza

JD/MA- Bioethics Dual Degree Information Session  | Monday, November 12, 2018, 12 - 1pm Room 1B

Emory Moot Court Society Writing Training  | Monday, November 12, 2018, 12:15 - 2pm Room 1C

Upcoming Events 
Emory Global Health Institute Info Session
Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:00 p.m., Room 1B
Please join the Emory Global Health Institute (GHI) for an information session on participating in the 2019 Intramural Case Competition. This is an innovative, fun, and interdisciplinary global health learning experience. Other GHI opportunities will also be discussed.

Environmental Justice Panel
Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 5B
Environmental justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies. Fair treatment means no group of people should bear a disproportionate share of the negative environmental consequences resulting from industrial, governmental and commercial operations or policies. Climate change will continue to affect the most vulnerable populations first and most significantly. The Trump administration continued disregard for environmental protections has and will continue to focus environmental harms on communities least able to defend themselves. Lunch will be provided.

Health Law Public Interest Attorney Panel
Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:00 p.m., Room 5E
Our panel will include: Michelle Gilliam, HHS (Health & Human Services), Corey Thompson, HHS, Monica Patel GA Behavioral Health, Alexa Limeres, CDC. They have various roles and different experiences and are super excited to come and talk to us! Pro tip: Even if you don't think Public Interest is for you, I highly recommend coming to hear them speak just in case you end up at the Public Interest Fair next semester. That way, you can have some kind of connection for your cover letter and for the interview itself. Please RSVP here». Food: Zoe's with vegan and vegetarian options.

Federal Clerkship Panel
Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1D
Emory Federal Bar Association and The Center for Public Service are teaming up to host a Federal Clerkship Panel! Join us on Monday, October 29 at 12:15 for lunch and an exciting panel discussion with clerks from U.S. District Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and U.S. Magistrate Court of the Northern District of Georgia. RSVP here».

Mandatory EPIC Grant Meeting
Monday, October 29, 2018, 1:15 p.m., Room 1E
This meeting is MANDATORY for those who wish to apply for an EPIC Summer Grant. The EPIC Grant is for students who wish to pursue an unpaid public-interest summer 2019 internship. The presentation will include requirements for the grant, application access, and a forum for questions.

SELS Lunch & Learn: Meet Entertainment Lawyer John Seay
Monday, October 29, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 5G
Ever wondered what entertainment lawyers actually do? What the entertainment law practice is all about and how you become an entertainment lawyer? The Emory Sports and Entertainment Law Society is hosting a Lunch & Learn event with John Seay, Chair of the State Bar of Georgia Entertainment and Founder of the Seay Entertainment Law Firm. John has experience as a musician, tour manager and writer. He spent four years as Of Counsel in the entertainment and media practice group in the Nashville office of Loeb & Loeb, one of the largest and most comprehensive entertainment and media practice groups in the world and has worked for Turner Broadcasting. Meet John Seay on Monday, October 29 in room 5G. This event is limited to 12 attendees. Please RSVP: Lunch will be served.

EPIC’s Halloween Candy Drive and Supplement Book Sale
Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1B
Don't let finals or cavities scare you this Halloween! Instead, donate that candy and purchase a supplement at EPIC's mid-semester book sale this October 31 from 12:15 p.m. -1:15 p.m.! During the book sale, EPIC will host a donation drive to collect candy and wish-list items (such as socks, all-purpose wipes, pencils, and playing cards) to send to our troops and first responders through Operation Gratitude. Candy donations of more than 40 pieces will result in a $5 discount on any book or EPIC t-shirt purchase.

2018 Transatlantic Human Rights Law Symposium
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 10:30 a.m., Tull Auditorium
Emory Law’s Center for International and Comparative Law and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies present, 2018 Transatlantic Human Rights Law Symposium- A visit of the European Court of Human Rights.

Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network Student Volunteer Training
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 1:30 p.m., Room 1F
Are you interested in pro bono work? Do you want to help victims of prosecution and sex trafficking? If so, please come to our student volunteer training for the Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network (GAIN). The organization provides free immigration legal services to those who need it the most.
Lunch will be provided. Minimum attendance required, so please RSVP».

WABE Political Breakfast Live
Thursday, November 1, 2018, 7:00 p.m., Tull Auditorium
Denis O’Hayer is back with another edition of Political Breakfast Live! Join us at Emory University on Thursday, November 1, as Democratic Strategist Tharon Johnson, and Republican Strategist Brian Robinson join Denis to countdown the final days of this contentious midterm election and look at the historic Georgia Gubernatorial race.Your ticket does not guarantee entry. Audience will be admitted on a first come, first served basis. 

Phi Alpha Delta Retreat and Big/Little Reveal
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 11:00 a.m.,Six Flags Over Georgia (meet at law school surface lot)
Phi Alpha Delta invites members and non-members to Six Flags on Saturday November 3rd! We will meet in the back of the law school in the surface lot at 11am to distribute tickets and organize carpools. To RSVP, Venmo @Madi-Bader by Thursday, November 1. PAD members pay $20 and non-PAD members pay $40.

Bottom Dollars Film Screening
Monday, November 5, 2018, 5:00 p.m., Room TBA
Did you know that it is legal for some companies in the U.S. to pay disabled workers less than minimum wage? Imagine working two 40-hr weeks and getting a $15 check. Bottom Dollars is a documentary that brings awareness to sub-minimum wages for people with disabilities. Join the Health Law, Policy and Ethics Project and the Civil Rights Law Practice Society in raising awareness for disabled workers' rights. The first hour will be the film screening and the second hour will focus on a reflective discussion.

IP Panel Discussion
Monday, November 5, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 5B
Whether you are interested in patent, trademark, copyright, or trade secret law, or just want to learn about IP in general. This panel covers it all! Come for a fun and interactive discussion with IP attorneys in town. Featured panelists are Jason Stach from Finnegan, Karissa Blyth from Eversheds Sutherland, Lani Burt from Thomas Horstemeyer, and Marcy Sperry from Sperry IP Law. Lunch will be served!

Procedure and Evidence in International Arbitration
Monday, November 5, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1D
Emory International Arbitration Society will host Ryan Reetz, the managing partner of International Litigation and Arbitration practice of the Miami office of Bryan Cave LLP. Mr. Reetz is also an Adjunct Professor at Emory Law and teaches International Commercial Arbitration class. 

Taking Essay Exams
Monday, November 5, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 5D
n this workshop, we will review essay exam taking strategies and examine a fact-pattern question with two possible answers. We will also go over the essential parts of a good answer.

LALSA General Body Meeting
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1F
LALSA will be holding its last general body meeting of the semester on Wednesday, November 7th at 12:15 pm in room 1F. As always, food and drink will be served, so come and hang out with us one last time before we all disappear into the madness of finals and hear about our final events!

A Change of Heart: Reconsidering North Korea
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 2:30 p.m., Room G575
A discussion with LTG (Ret.) In-Bum Chun & COL. Philip Pastino. RSVP here»

International Student Career Forum
Friday, November 12, 2018, 1:00 p.m., Room 1D
The International Student Career Forum is a special presentation for international law students seeking to establish legal careers in the United States. Meg Popick, Justin Russo, Desiree Jaeger-Fine, and Vivien Peaden will present on the steps that international students may take to compete successfully in the US job market.

Emory Moot Court Society Writing Training
Friday, November 12, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 1C
Professor Terrell will conduct a training to help students write better briefs. Food will be provided and all students are welcome.

JD/MA- Bioethics Dual Degree Information Session
Friday, November 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m., Room 1B
JD/ MA-Bioethics Dual Degree Information Session. Lunch provided will be provided. Please RSVP to

LALSA - GHBA Veterans Day Ceremony
Friday, November 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Hunter Atrium
LALSA, in collaboration with the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association (GHBA), will be hosting a Veteran's Day Celebration to honor all veterans in the Atlanta community. The event will be held in Hunter Atrium on November 12th, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Food and drinks will be served at the event. If you would like to attend, please register at the below link. You must be a GHBA member to attend, but law students can join for free using the below link. The ceremony will begin with the Presentation of the Colors at 6:45 pm, followed by a keynote address from Isaac Cotto, Esq., and will conclude with a special Challenge Coin ceremony honoring all veteran attendees by name. We hope to see you there!
Thanksgiving Partners Program
Emory's International Student Leadership and Advocacy Board (ISLAB) invites international students to participate in the Thanksgiving Partners Program on November 22. This program seeks to pair up Emory faculty with international students so that they can experience an American Thanksgiving.

To sign up here is the link». The deadline for signing up is October 30th. 

If you have any questions or concerns, contact ISLAB’s Events Committee Chairs Ali Murad Büyüm and Vicky Wang.
Journey of Reconciliation: Crossing Borders
The Journeys of Reconciliations CROSSING BORDERS is an experience to explore the impact of border and immigration policies. 

May 15 - 23, 2019

Application Deadline is November 4, 2018

Apply here».
Judicial Clerkship & Staff Attorney Opportunities in State Appellate Courts
Join The Center for Public Service for a panel discussion about judicial clerkship & staff attorney opportunities in state appellate courts. Panelists will discuss their career paths, the perks of state court clerkships, and other postgraduate opportunities. 

Panelists include Elizabeth Ryan, Staff Attorney for the Tennessee Supreme Court, Cliffie Wesson, General Counsel for the Texas Court of Appeals, & Christine Cooley Smith, Deputy Court Administrator for the Court of Appeals of Georgia.
RSVP here».
Transactional Law Negotiation Team Tryouts
Registration for Transactional Law Program Negotiation Team Tryouts will open soon. Flyers with relevant dates and a sign-up link will be posted on the electronic bulletin board and on the bulletin board outside Prof. Koops’s office (G563). Tryout materials and instructions will be made available to registrants online, and application materials will be submitted online.
Participation is open to 2Ls, 3Ls, AJDs, SJDs, LLMs, and joint degree candidates who have completed their first year of required law school courses. All team members must have completed Contract Drafting prior to the Spring 2019 semester. One pass-fail experiential learning credit is available to students selected for the team. Students who participated on the team in the Spring 2018 semester may participate as student coaches if they so desire, but will not receive course credit.

Members of the team will prepare for two different competitions:  the Magnolia Cup Invitational, hosted by the Univ. of Mississippi School of Law on March 1-2, 2019, and a Transactional Law Negotiation Competition hosted by Duke Univ. School of Law on March 23, 2019. Team meetings and practices will begin in the Spring 2019 semester. To sign up please follow this link».
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