Emory University School of Law

Emory University School of Law
Gambrell Hall, 1301 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322-2770, USA
Phone: 404.727.6802 | Fax: 404.727.2477
Email: jdadmission@emory.edu | Website: www.law.emory.edu

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation?

In keeping with its commitment to maintaining an environment that is free of unlawful discrimination and with its legal obligations, Emory maintains a policy prohibiting unlawful harassment. Discriminatory harassment of any kind, whether it is sexual harassment or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran’s status, or any factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law, by any member of the faculty, staff, administration, student body, a vendor, a contractor, guest, or patron on campus, is prohibited at Emory.

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity?

In keeping with its commitment to maintaining an environment that is free of unlawful discrimination and with its legal obligations, Emory maintains a policy prohibiting unlawful harassment. Discriminatory harassment of any kind, whether it is sexual harassment or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran’s status, or any factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law, by any member of the faculty, staff, administration, student body, a vendor, a contractor, guest, or patron on campus, is prohibited at Emory.

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

Yes

Does your law school have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student organization?

Emory OUTLaw is Emory Law School’s LGBTQ and ally organization. They are committed to fostering a strong sense of community at Emory Law and advocating for LGBTQ issues in the Atlanta area.

Selection Process/Membership Requirements

Any Emory Law students interested in advocating for LGBTQ issues as well as representing the LGBTQ community in Atlanta are welcome to join! Membership is free and open to all registered students.

Does your law school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender faculty members?

Timothy R. Holbrook
Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Law
Email: 
tholbrook@emory.edu

Fred Smith Jr.
Associate Professor of Law
Email: 
fred.smith@emory.edu

Teemu Ruskola
Jonas Robitscher Professor of Law
Email: 
teemu.ruskola@emory.edu

Does your law school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender administrators?

Sei Yoshioka-Cefalo
Email: sei.yoshioka@emory.edu

Does your law school offer any academic courses primarily focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender legal issues?

Courses vary from year to year, but have included

  • Sexuality and Gender
  • Human Rights Advocacy
  • Sexuality and Justice
  • Equality at Emory
  • Constitutional Morality
  • Human Rights Perspectives
  • Human Rights: Selected Topics

Does your law school offer the same benefits to faculty, staff, or student same-sex spouses as they do opposite-sex spouses?

No

Does your law school offer any form of domestic-partner benefits to faculty, staff, or students?

No

Additional Information

To learn more about Emory Law or to be connected with a current LGBTQ student, please contact

Jill Camper
Associate Director for Student Life
Phone: 404.727.0587
Email: jill.m.camper@emory.edu