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Emily Suski

Assistant Clinical Professor    ,

LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center (with honors)
J.D., University of North Carolina
M.S.W., University of North Carolina
B.A., University of North Carolina


Education Law
Family Law


Emily Suski, assistant clinical professor, teaches family law and in the HeLP Legal Services Clinic. Her research interests focus on public school authority and its limits as well as on the state role in defining parents’ responsibilities within the family structure. Recent scholarship has explored school liability for the imposition of emotional harm on students and the breadth of schools’ authority to monitor students’ online and electronic activity.

Prior to joining the College of Law faculty, Professor Suski co-taught the Child Advocacy Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law, and she was a Clinical Teaching Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center. She was also a staff attorney the JustChildren Program of the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. Professor Suski has extensive experience advocating for children and adolescents with disabilities and has trained hundreds of medical professionals, lawyers, and others on education and disability law.

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