This Week's Events 

Douglas Laycock Lecture  | Monday, February 18, 2019, 12 - 2pm Tull Auditorium

Bar Essay Workshop 1  | Monday, February 18, 2019, 12:15 - 1:45pm Room 5A

NLG General Body Meeting & Documentary Screening  | Monday, February 18, 2019, 12:15 - 1:30pm Room 1F

The Future of the 14th Amendment: Safeguarding its Legacy & Expanding Its Reach  | Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 2 - 3:30pm Tull Auditorium

Clinics Meet-and-Greet  | Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 6 - 8pm Hunter Atrium

Criminal Justice Reform Panel  | Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7 - 8pm The Ivy Buckhead

Emory Law Joint Networking Reception  | Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7 - 9pm Double Zero - 1577 N Decatur Rd

Emory's Annual Family Law Panel  | Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7 - 9pm Room 5C

ISSS Overview  | Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:15 - 1:45pm Room 1B

Lunch & Learn with US Attorney BJay Pak  | Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 1D

Sport & Entertainment Law Society - General Body Meeting  | Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:15 - 1:15pm Room 5F

Discover Law  | Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 6 - 8pm Hunter Atrium

EBDJ Symposium  | Thursday, February 21, 2019, 10am - 5pm Tull Auditorium

Girl Scout Cookie Sale  | Thursday, February 21, 2019, 4 - 5pm Student Commons

Themis MBE Workshop  | Friday, February 22, 2019, 9am - 4:30pm Tull Auditorium

EJI Museum and Memorial Trip  | Saturday, February 23, 2019, 8:30am - 7pm Montgomery, Alabama

EILR Symposium  | Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10am - 5pm Tull Auditorium

Criminal Law General Body Meeting  | Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12 - 1pm Room 1F

Conference on Institutions and Law Making  | Friday, March 1, 2019, 10am - 6pm Tull Auditorium

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

Upcoming Events 

Bar Essay Workshop 1
Monday, February 18, 2019, 12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m., Room 5A
In this workshop, Jennie Geada Fernandez will answer questions about taking the bar for international students. Then we will go over the criteria for a good bar essay answer.

NLG General Body Meeting & Documentary Screening
Monday, February 18, 2019, 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Room 1F
Join the Emory chapter of the National Lawyers Guild for our spring general body meeting and a short documentary screening. Food & a forum for engaging political discussion will be provided.

Clinics Meet-and-Greet
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Hunter Atrium
Considering enrolling in one of the Clinics this fall? Come meet the faculty of the Barton Child Law & Policy Center, the International Humanitarian Law Clinic, and the Turner Environmental Law Clinic. Current clinic students and clinic alumni will also be on hand to answer your questions, relate their clinic experiences, and provide networking opportunities. Light refreshments will be served. For more information about clinic offerings visit the clinic website.

Criminal Justice Reform Panel
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., The Ivy Buckhead
Join the Federalist Society along with Buckhead Young Republicans and Emory Conservatarians Alumni for a panel on Criminal Justice Reform and the First Step Act. The First Step Act was recently signed into law by the current administration to reduce prison sentencing for federal inmates. Panelists include Congressman Doug Collins, Dr. Alveda King, and Angela Stanton King. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m.

Emory's Annual Family Law Panel
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Room 5C
Come out and learn about the family law practice from your local family law attorneys and Judges! This is also a perfect networking opportunity for 1Ls!

Emory Law Joint Networking Reception
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Double Zero - 1577 N Decatur Rd
mmigration Law Society, International Law Society, LLM Society, Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA), and Civil Rights Society presents a networking event open to all Emory Law students. Join us at Double Zero to enjoy some Italian food and speak with attorneys from a variety of practice areas. The first 40 students to RVSP will enjoy a free drink coupon.

ISSS Overview
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m., Room 5B
During this session, ISSS will review the criteria for OPT for international students and answer any questions.

Lunch & Learn with US Attorney BJay Pak
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:15 p.m., Room 1D
Join the Center for Public Service, Civil Rights Law Practice Society, Federal Bar Association, Criminal Law Society, APALSA, and EPIC as we welcome United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia BJay Pak to Emory Law.

Sport & Entertainment Law Society - General Body Meeting
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m., Room 5F
SELS' first general body meeting of Spring 2019! Lunch will be provided and we will discuss upcoming meetings and events for the semester!

Girl Scout Cookie Sale
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Student Commons 
Members of Troop 15214 will be selling your favorite cookies. Stop by to get your favorites before they’re gone! Cash, check, and credit card accepted.

"Saint Judy" Movie Screening & Panel Discussion
Friday, January 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Room 5E
SAINT JUDY tells the true story of Los Angeles immigration attorney Judy Wood, who single-handedly changed the United States law of asylum and saved countless lives in the process. The movie opens to the public March 1. Movie starts at 7 p.m. Panel discussion follows with director, Sean Hanish, and writer, Dmitry Portnoy. RSVP here.

Criminal Law General Body Meeting
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Room 1F
We will be discussing our upcoming elections, job hunting, and more. Food will be provided.
Emory International Law Review 2019 Symposium
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Tull Auditorium
Emory International Law Review (EILR) will host our very first full-day symposium. EILR seeks to further bring academic and legal attention to the internationally vulnerable persons, Volume 33’s Symposium’s topic will be on the Continued Relevance and Challenges of the 1951 Refugee Convention on the Global and Local Levels focusing on the Global Compact for Refugees and the Global Compact for Safe and Orderly Migration.

EILR Volume 33’s Symposium will constitute three panels, each discussing at different macro-levels: global, regional, and local. The first panel, which will follow a keynote speech delivered by Professor James Hathaway, will focus on the global compacts, the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework, the lack of a comprehensive framework for migration, and the two school of thoughts, scholars who agree that there is no clear distinction between a refugee and a labor migrant and scholars who agree that there is a clear distinction between a refugee and a labor migrant. The second panel will discuss the current migration and refugee situation in the Americas. The third panel will discuss the impact of the global compact by local practitioners who deal with clients—migrants and refugees alike.
1L and 3L Student Worker Application for Trial Techniques
Hello 1Ls and 3Ls! What are you doing May 4th-11th? Want to meet some incredible attorneys from all across the country? Want to make some money? Come work with the Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques! 

The program offers a great opportunity to network with the daily 80 trial attorneys and judges assembled from across the country who will be hosted by the program during the week as trial skills instructors. 

- The pay rate is $10 per hour
- 1Ls will receive an extension to participate in the 1L Journal Write-On Competition

Please apply by Friday, March 1, 2019. Questions? Please contact Sophie Salcedo
Keep track of bar deadlines!
Planning to take the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) or meet other bar admission requirements? Make sure you track registration and application deadlines -- some come up this month! You will find them at the website of the National Conference of Bar Examiners. Enter relevant dates in your personal calendars!
Supreme Court of Georgia Clerkships with Justice David E. Nahmias
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 4:00 p.m., Room 575
Join The Center for Public Service in welcoming Presiding Justice David E. Nahmias of the Supreme Court of Georgia to Emory! Justice Nahmias, along with his staff attorney, Chelsea Feustel 12L, will host a session on new term clerkship opportunities at the Supreme Court of Georgia. Light refreshments will be served. Please register for the event here.
Attention all 3LS – Pro Bono Medal Deadline
In order to receive a pro bono medal and be listed in the commencement program, the deadline to submit all pro bono hours for approval is 12 noon on March 1, 2019. 3Ls who submit their hours after the deadline, and are approved, may still receive their medal at graduation, but will NOT be listed in the program.

As a reminder, in order to receive the pro bono medal, you must complete 75 hours of pro bono work during your time at Emory Law. If you have any questions, please contact The Center for Public Service
Emory Law Journal Issue 3 Published!
ELJ's Issue 3 has now been published! The Issue focuses on litigation and features articles from top scholars, including Emory Professor Jonathan Nash, as well as from students Allen Page, Mikayla Paolini, and Connor Fuchs.
Sixteenth Annual Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal Symposium
On Thursday, February 21, from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. At the Symposium, you will hear from practicing bankruptcy attorneys and restructuring professionals on two panels. The first will discuss tuition clawback, a new phenomenon in consumer bankruptcy that is raising tuition costs across the country. The second will cover choice of law in cross-border insolvency cases, a growing practice that will only become more important as our world continues to shrink.

The Journal is also excited to announce our first keynote speaker, the Honorable Mary Grace Diehl, who will be speaking on the development of the Bankruptcy Code throughout the 40 years since its passage. Judge Diehl sat on the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia from 2004 until her retirement last year. Prior to taking the bench, Judge Diehl chaired the bankruptcy group at Troutman Sanders LLP. Judge Diehl received her B.A. summa cum laude from Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., and her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School.

If you would like to attend, please register here
Available Fellowships & Scholarships
The NW Corporate Law Scholarships for Spring 2019 and Fall 2019 are now available to second and third year law students and awarded twice a year by an external group.
Students can review requirements and apply for the scholarship at
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