This Week's Events 


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

Christian Legal Society Weekly Meeting  | Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 12 - 1pm Room 5A

Emory Thanks  | Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 12 - 1pm Student Commons

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

SCOTUS Year in Review with Professor Schapiro  | Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 1 - 2pm Room 1E

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

BLSA 4th Annual Speed Networking Event  | Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6 - 8pm Hunter Atrium

BARREL Wine Tasting  | Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8 - 11pm 3 Parks Wine Shop 451 Bill Kennedy Way, St. C Atlanta, GA 30316

LALSA Moot Court Try Outs  | Friday, November 9, 2018, 1 - 2pm

International Student Career Forum  | Friday, November 9, 2018, 1 - 3:45pm Emory Law School - Room 1D

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

Media & Communications Law Panel  | Monday, November 12, 2018, 12:15 - 1:30pm Room 5E

LALSA - GHBA Veterans Day Ceremony  | Monday, November 12, 2018, 6:30 - 8:30pm Hunter Atrium

Film Screening hosted by SALDF - Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story  | Monday, November 12, 2018, 7:30 - 10pm Tull Auditorium

Decatur and Sweet Auburn Houses: Chick-fil-a and Contracts  | Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 4 - 5:30pm Room 1C

Upcoming Events 
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!

SCOTUS Year in Review with Professor Schapiro
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 4:00 p.m., Room 1E
Join the American Constitution Society for a review of the Supreme Court's last term, with Professor Robert Schapiro. Learn about the biggest cases and issues that came down last year, and learn about what's to expect next term. Refreshments provided.

A Change of Heart: Reconsidering North Korea
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 2:30 p.m., Room G575
After 65 years of perpetual state of war with periodic conflicts, is formal peace on the Korean Peninsula possible? How did Trump influence Kim Jong-un’s willingness to open dialogues with the U.S. and Republic of Korea? Has Kim and North Korea really changed? What can we expect in the second Kim-Trump Summit? 
A discussion with LTG (Ret.) In-Bum Chun & COL. Philip Pastino. RSVP here»

BARREL Wine Tasting
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:00 p.m., 3 Parks Wine Shop 451 Bill Kennedy Way, St. C Atlanta, GA 30316
Join BARREL after our recess on 11/8 for a (somewhat) classy evening of wine tasting at 3 Parks Wine Shop. There are a limited number of spaces available, so make sure you reserve your spot now by sending $10 to @Jake-Risener on Venmo!

BLSA 4th Annual Speed Networking Event
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6:00 p.m., Hunter Atrium
BLSA, APALSA, LALSA, SALSA, CALSA, MELSA would like to invite those who may be interested for the 4th Annual Speed Networking night on Thursday, November 8, at 6:00 p.m. Invited attorneys will share their experience, expertise, and advice to eager and open students. Speed networking will take place from 6:15 p.m - 7:15 p.m and will be followed by a reception. RSVP by contacting Clinton Ford. RSVPs are limited in order to manage the attorney-to-student ratio so first come first serve!

International Student Career Forum
Friday, November 9, 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
Monday, 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
Monday, November 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m., Room 1B
JD/ MA-Bioethics Dual Degree Information Session. Lunch provided will be provided. Please RSVP to mabioethics@emory.edu

LALSA - GHBA Veterans Day Ceremony
Monday, 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!

Film Screening hosted by SALDF - Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story
Monday, November 12, 2018, 7:30 p.m., Hunter Atrium
Join the Emory Animal Legal Defense Fund for a screening of Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story. Popcorn and drinks provided. Video Q&A with filmmaker Ashley Bell to follow! $3 suggested donation, all proceeds will go to Asian Elephant conservation! About the Documentary (from the filmmakers): "Elephant rescues in Thailand are rare, unpredictable and often life threatening. After waiting over 2 years, actor/director Ashley Bell and a team of elephant rescuers led by world renowned Asian elephant conservationist and TIME Magazine's Hero of Asia, Sangdeaun Lek Chailert, embark on a daring mission to rescue Noi Na, a 70-year old captive, partially blind trekking elephant and bring her 500 miles across Thailand to freedom.

Media & Communications Law Panel
Monday, November 12, 2018, 12:15 p.m., Room 5E
Join Emory's CMLS and meet the media attorneys who will tell us a bit about their career paths and share their experience in the media and communications industry.
Our panelists:
Adwoa Seymour, Cox Communications
Joshua Pila, Meredith Corporation 
John Renaud, CNN
Leah Feinman, Ballard Spahr LLP

Decatur and Sweet Auburn Houses: Chick-fil-a and Contracts
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 4:00 p.m., Room 1C
A 10 question multiple choice quiz followed by review with our Dean's Teaching Fellows AND a Q&A panel on Exam Prep. Chick-Fil-A will, in fact, be served as well as a veg option.
LALSA Moot Court Try Outs
LALSA will be holding moot court try-outs on November 9 and 10 for anyone interested in representing LALSA at the 24th Annual Uvaldo Herrera Nation Moot Court Competition, hosted by the Hispanic National Bar Association. If you are interested in competing, fill out the survey at this link. This is a great opportunity to gain experience and add something to your resume, plus anyone who competes on the LALSA team will receive course credit! The tryouts are open to anyone, but if you are chosen for the team you will have to become a dues paying member of LALSA (LALSA dues are $20). 
2019 Diversity Clerkship Program - Applications Open
The ABA Business Law Section is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Diversity Clerkship Program. 

The Diversity Clerkship Program is a summer program providing business law clerkship placements for qualified diverse first or second year law students. Participating clerks receive support and mentoring in the business law field and exposure to valuable business practices.

The purpose of the Diversity Clerkship Program is to provide hands-on experience and exposure in Business Law to law students. Roles and responsibilities of selected Diversity Clerkship participants include but are not limited to the following:
-Researching cases
-Drafting memoranda and opinions
-Observing trials
-Networking with local attorneys and judges

In addition to a placement in a business court clerkship, Diversity Clerkship participants will also receive a stipend of $3,000 to cover living expenses for the duration of the 8-week clerkship.

To qualify, applicants must be considered diverse in one of the following ways: law student of color; women; law students with disabilities; LGBT law students; and/or students who have overcome social or economic disadvantages such as a physical disability, financial constraints, or cultural impediments to becoming a law student. 

Applicants also must demonstrate financial need and be ABA and Business Law Section Members. For full details to apply, visit ambar.org/blclerkship.
Emory Thanks 2018
Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 12:00 p.m, Student Commons
The 3rd annual #EmoryThanks is Wednesday, Nov. 7! Please swing by the Alumni Relations table in Student Commons, where you can write cards or record a video message to show our donors how they've impacted our lives at Emory. All faculty, students, and staff are invited to attend. Hope to see you there! Snacks and Emory Law swag provided. 
Transactional Law Negotiation Team Tryouts
Registration for Transactional Law Program Negotiation Team Tryouts is now open. You can register here. Flyers with the sign-up link will also be posted on the electronic bulletin board and on the bulletin board outside Prof. Koops’s office (G563). Tryout instructions and reference materials will be emailed to registrants promptly following receipt of their registration forms. The deadline for submitting completed tryout applications and materials is 5:00 P.M. on Friday, Nov. 16.
 
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.  
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