Obama's Tax Plan Tackles 'Warren Buffet Problem'

President-elect Barack Obama's tax plan, which would increase the tax on capital gains for higher income taxpayers, is designed to combat what Emory Law federal tax expert Dorothy Brown calls "the Warren Buffet...[more]

Feminism and Legal Theory Project to Host 25th Anniversary Conference

The Feminism and Legal Theory (FLT) Project will host a 25th anniversary conference, “Transcending the Boundaries of Law,” Nov. 6-8, at Emory University School of Law. The three-day, interdisciplinary conference will feature...[more]

Land Banking Solution for Vacant, Abandonded Properties

The federal government needs to play a critical role in the use of land banking programs to alleviate one of the consequences of the nation’s mortgage foreclosure crisis – vacant and abandoned properties, says Emory Law professor...[more]

Brown Elected to the American Law Institute

Emory Law Professor Dorothy A. Brown was elected as a member of the American Law Institute. Her appointment officially began October 17, 2008. The American Law Institute, headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., was founded in 1923 to...[more]

Alexander Speaks to Fox 5 Atlanta About Federal Bailout Plan

Emory Law Professor Frank Alexander spoke to Fox 5 News in Atlanta on Tuesday, Sept. 30, regarding the proposed federal bailout plan. Professor Alexander said he believes the bailout plan is a flawed piece of legislation and has...[more]

Emory Law Appoints Two New Clinic Directors

Emory Law Dean David F. Partlett announced that Laurie Blank will lead the school’s International Humanitarian Law Clinic and Lawrence Sanders will head the Turner Environmental Law Clinic for the 2008-2009 academic year....[more]

Evening at Emory and Emory Law Launch Mini-Law School

In partnership with Emory University School of Law, Evening at Emory will launch a new Mini-Law School program this fall.  Following the model of the popular Mini-Medical School course offered through Evening at Emory, the...[more]

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