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Your favorite part of Week 1 at Duke Law? 🤔 #prelaw #duke #lawschool ##motivation #futureleaders
Asking our Fellows to share their favorite part of Week 1 at Duke Law's Pre Law Fellowship program.

#lawandtech: The 2024 Future of Contracts Design Derby
Law students from nine universities participated in the Future of Contracts Design Derby this spring hosted by the Duke Center on Law & Tech. The derby focused on a common consumer experience in our increasingly digital world: accepting terms of serv...

#wrongfulconviction: No plea deal
In this clip, Ronnie Long talks about a plea deal. Long could have admitted guilt and received a seven-year sentence, with the possibility of release on bail in just three years. This was recorded during an event held at Duke Law in May 2024. -- Ro...

#wrongfulconviction: "Believe in yourself."
In this clip, Ronnie Long shares how he never lost hope of one day clearing his name and walking out of prison a free man. This was recorded during an event held at Duke Law in May 2024. -- Ronnie Long was imprisoned for 44 years following a 1976 r...

#wrongfulconviction: "I hate it."
Wrongful Convictions Clinic client Ronnie Long talks about dealing with his anger toward injustice and spending more than 4 decades in prison This was recorded during an event held at Duke Law in May 2024. -- Ronnie Long was imprisoned for 44 years...

#wrongfulconviction: '44 years'
In this clip, Ronnie Long talks about having just returned home after an unrelated charge of trespassing after-hours at a local park was dismissed. This was recorded during an event held at Duke Law in May 2024. -- Ronnie Long was imprisoned for 44...

LENS 2024 | Business and American National Security: A Conversation with Commissioner Crenshaw
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Wilson Center | Uncovering Injustice: A Discussion on Policing, Race, Violence, and Accountability
The onset of the #BlackLivesMatter Era has opened scrutiny over what exactly should be police's goals and responsibilities in today's society. Can the police be trusted guardians of security and justice simultaneously? What are the pathways toward in...

Ronnie Long: Exoneration in North Carolina
Q&A with Jamie Lau, Clinical Professor, Duke Law Wrongful Convictions Clinic This was part of the Thirteenth Conference on the Future of Adversarial and Inquisitorial Systems, hosted May 2-3, 2024 at UNC School of Law and Duke Law School. The confer...

#classof2024: "Expect the unexpected." #graduation #dukelaw #dukelawschool #lifegoals #wordsofwisdom
Our distinguished speaker for this year's Duke Law Graduation -- Prof. Emeritus Christopher Schroeder -- drops some knowledge on the Class of 2024.

#classof2024: ”This was a good decision!“ #graduation #dukelaw #dukeuniversity #dukelawgrad
“I hope that we will remember that our friendships ... are rooted in the bonds that we have built.” -- LLM Class Speaker Cathrine Rohde Kjaergaard LLM ’24. Thank you, Cathrine! 💙🙏

#classof2024: ”The greatest gift you can give God and to others is the gift of becoming you.“
Wise and inspirational words from JD Class Speaker Esosa Asemota ’24. ”The greatest gift you can give God and to others is the gift of becoming you.“ Thank you, Esosa! 💙🙏

Duke Law Graduation 2024 | Cathrine Rohde Kjaergaard LLM '24
Cathrine Rohde Kjaergaard grew up in Denmark and earned her first law degree from Aar- hus University. During her law studies in Denmark, she was an exchange student at South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas, and the first intern at the Royal D...

Duke Law Graduation 2024 | Complete
Convocation speaker Christopher H. Schroeder, a longtime faculty member who served in high-level positions at the Department of Justice, including leading the Office of Legal Counsel and its Office of Legal Policy, told the Class of 2024 on Saturday ...

Duke Law Graduation 2024 | Prof. Emeritus Christopher Schroeder
Christopher H. Schroeder, the Charles S. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Law and professor emeritus of public policy, joined the Duke Law faculty in 1979. He retired from teaching in 2020 and in October 2021 was appointed by President Joe Biden as assis...

Neil Siegel | The Collective-Action Constitution
Join Neil Siegel, David W. Ichel Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science and Associate Dean for Intellectual Life, for a celebration of his latest book, The Collective-Action Constitution (publisher description at https://gl...

LENS 2024 | Conference Leadership Speech: LOAC in the 21st Century Battlespaces
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Currie Lecture 2024 | Noah Feldman, History & Tradition? Anatomy of a Constitutional Revolution
This year's featured speaker for the Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture is Professor Noah Feldman, Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He specializes in constitutional studies with emphasis on power and ethics, design of innov...

Animal Law Symposium | Aaron Rimmler-Cohen, The Farm Sanctuary
Join us for the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund's 2024 Spring Symposium. The Symposium will feature panelists substantially connected to the fields of animal rights, law, and industry. Speaker: Aaron Rimmler-Cohen, The Farm Sanctuary Sponsored b...

Animal Law Symposium | Introduction & Lenore Braford, Piedmont Farm Animal Refuge
Join us for the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund's 2024 Spring Symposium. The Symposium will feature panelists substantially connected to the fields of animal rights, law, and industry. Introduction (Partial): Jeremy Y. Sharp '25 Speaker: Lenore ...

Bolch Prize 2024 | A Panel Discussion with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s Former Law Clerks
Dean Kerry Abrams moderates a panel discussion with three of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s former law clerks: Duke Law Professors Lisa K. Griffin (clerked in 1997-98) and Matthew Adler (clerked in 1992-93) and Duke Law alumna Sarah Boyce ’12 (D...

Duke Law | Hardt Cup Final Round 2024
Casey Byrne ’26 won the championship round of the 60th annual Hardt Cup Tournament held on April 11, 2024. Byrne and co-finalist William Allred ’26 argued a fictional appeal of a Ninth Circuit ruling in Gay v. Parsons before a Supreme Court pane...

LENS 2024 | Attacking Big Data: Strategic Competition, the Race for AI, and Cyber Sabotage
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Clerkships | Senior Lecturing Fellow Geovanny E. Martinez
Duke Law Senior Lecturing Fellow Geovanny E. Martinez talks about what motivated him to pursue a clerkship as a law student, how he went choosing which clerkships to pursue, and building a relationship with his judge, the Hon. Sheila R. Tillerson Ada...

Rewind: Duke Law #Classof2024 Photo Day! #shorts #dukelaw #lawschool #lawschoollife #lawschools
A look back at the fun of yesterday's Class of 2024 photo at Duke Law School.

LENS 2024 | Update on China: Lawfare, Technology and More
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Clerkships | Judge Todd Hughes '92 (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit)
Duke Law alum Judge Todd Hughes '92, circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, talks about how he first learned about judicial clerkships, why clerking appealed to him, and what it was like clerking. For more infor...

Clerkships | Ryan McLeod '07 (Partner. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz)
Duke Law alum Ryan McLeod ’07, partner and M&A litigator at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, talks about how he first learned about judicial clerships, why clerking on the Delaware Court of Chancery appealed to him, and what it was like clerking for...

Clerkships | Insights from Prof. Veronica Root Martinez
Duke Law Prof. Veronica Root Martinez talks about what motivated her to pursue a clerkship as a law student, how she went about that process, and the legal skills she gained as a judicial clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Prof...

LENS 2024 | Domestic Drones and National Security
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Novel Justice | Radical Acts of Justice with Jocelyn Simonson
Jocelyn Simonson is a Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School and author of Radical Acts of Justice: How Ordinary People are Dismantling Mass Incarceration. Simonson's scholarship explores bottom-up interventions in the criminal legal system, such as...

LENS 2024 | Guardians of Code and Conscience: Exploring Legal and Ethical Frontiers of Generative AI
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2024 | A Fireside Chat with Hon. Kate Heinzelman
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Justice Unbound | James Wynn & James Coleman: Restoring Faith in the Judiciary
Judge James Wynn and Professor James Coleman discuss the importance of building and equitable and inclusive judicial culture in North Carolina and provide guidance to attendees on finding the necessary support for doing so. Judge James Wynn, Fourth ...

Justice Unbound | Nancy Gertner, Keynote
Judge Gertner will share her reflections on addressing bias and structural inequality in and out of the courtroom. She will discuss the ethical responsibility of judges to consider the racial impact of their procedures, behavior, and decisions, drawi...

AI and Marginalized Groups
Individuals across disciplines are speculating about the potential benefits and costs of generative AI. This type of speculation becomes particularly pressing when the interests of already vulnerable populations are implicated. This panel will examin...

"We're law students, of course..."😎😉 #ofcourse #ofcoursetrend #lawschool #lawstudent #duke
We’re #DukeLawLife! Of course we’ll rep the occasional trend. 😎😉 This week, law students shared some of their favorite perceptions people have of them. Tune in Fridays to catch another new episode of student life at Duke Law. #ofcourse #o...

LENS 2023 | Fireside Chat: Public Service, Private Practice and National Security
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Bernstein Lecture 2024 | Fionnuala Ni Aolain
Professor Fionnuala Ni Aolain, Regents Professor and Robina Chair in Law, Public Policy, and Society at the University of Minnesota Law School, will deliver the 2024 Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law, which will address the consolidation and expan...

Novel Justice | Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth with Kristin Henning
Kristin Henning is the Blume Professor of Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at Georgetown Law. She previously worked for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, where she was Lead Attorney for the Juveni...

Child Advocacy Lab | Law and medical students working together
The Child Advocacy Lab course is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, collaborative learning environment bringing medical and law students to the forefront of child advocacy. Students will engage in team projects and conduct research related to c...

“If you could pick a professor to coach at the Super Bowl, who would you pick?” #dukelaw #superbowl
This week's Duke Law Life question - “If you could pick a professor to coach at the Super Bowl, who would you pick?”

“If you could pick a professor to coach at the Super Bowl, who would you pick?” #superbowl #dukelaw
This week's Duke Law Life question - “If you could pick a professor to coach at the Super Bowl, who would you pick?”

“If you could pick a professor to coach at the Super Bowl, who would you pick?” #superbowl #dukelaw
This week's Duke Law Life question - “If you could pick a professor to coach at the Super Bowl, who would you pick?”

Students helping keep Durham clean! #environment #lawstudents #givingback @HawRiverAssembly
It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it! Recently, students with Duke Law's Environmental Law & Policy Clinic got to work with the Haw River Assembly to clean out a trash trap in one of Durham's local waterways. They removed more than 4,100 piec...

Jerome M. Culp Critical Theory Lecture 2024 | Robert S. Chang '92
Jerome M. Culp, Jr. became the first tenured professor of color at Duke Law in 1989. He was a prolific scholar, internationally known for his work on race and the law. The author of numerous books and articles on critical race theory, justice and equ...

Data Privacy Day 2024, Beyond HIPAA: Mental Health Apps, Health Data, and Privacy | Part 1
Twenty-first century technologies, in particular the apps we use on our mobile devices, combined with the lack of effective, privacy protective laws in our information economy, create risks for data related to our health. Duke's Data Privacy Day 2024...

Data Privacy Day 2024, Beyond HIPAA, Mental Health Apps, Health Data, & Privacy | Part 2, Panel
Twenty-first century technologies, in particular the apps we use on our mobile devices, combined with the lack of effective, privacy protective laws in our information economy, create risks for data related to our health. Duke's Data Privacy Day 2024...

Wilson Center | Judging Forensics: A Conversation with Federal Judges on Forensic Evidence
Judging Forensics: A Conversation with Federal Judges on Forensic Evidence, Judicial Gatekeeping, and Rule 702 Nancy Gertner, retired U.S. district judge for the District of Massachusetts, and professor of the practice at Harvard Law School, and Jed...

“If chores were billable hours, what would your family pay you to do?” #familyweekend #dukelaw
This week's Duke Law Life question - “If family chores were billable hours, what would your family pay you to do?”

“If chores were billable hours, what would your family pay you to do?” #familyweekend #dukelaw
This week's Duke Law Life question - “If family chores were billable hours, what would your family pay you to do?”

“If chores were billable hours, what would your family pay you to do?” #familyweekend #dukelaw
This week's Duke Law Life question - “If family chores were billable hours, what would your family pay you to do?”

“If chores were billable hours, what would your family pay you to do?” #familyweekend #dukelaw
This week's Duke Law Life question - “If family chores were billable hours, what would your family pay you to do?”

A week in the life at Duke Law with Griselda Shehu LLM'24! #lawschool #lawstudent #dayinthelife
International student Griselda Shehu, an LLM Class of 2024 student who hails from Albania, is loving life at Duke Law and in Durham!

What's your favorite law-related show? #lawschool #lawstudent #dukelaw
This week's Duke Law Life question - “What’s your favorite law-related movie or TV show, and how accurate is it?”

What's your favorite law-related show? #lawschool #lawstudent #dukelaw
This week's Duke Law Life question - “What’s your favorite law-related movie or TV show, and how accurate is it?”

What's your favorite law-related show? #lawschool #lawstudent #dukelaw
This week's Duke Law Life question - “What’s your favorite law-related movie or TV show, and how accurate is it?”

What's your favorite law-related show? #lawschool #dukelaw #lawstudent
This week's Duke Law Life question - “What’s your favorite law-related movie or TV show, and how accurate is it?”

What's your favorite law-related movie/show? #dukelawlife #lawschool #lawstudent
This week's Duke Law Life question - “What’s your favorite law-related movie or TV show, and how accurate is it?”

Why I chose a career in public interest | Olivia Cole '17
Olivia Cole '17, a recipient of the prestigious Skadden Fellowship and Deputy Legal Director at Swords to Plowshares, shares about what inspired her to pursue a career in public interest law. Cole also talks about the experiences and resources at Duk...

Duke Law | Public Domain Day 2024
Happy Public Domain Day 2024 from Duke Law School's Center for the Study of the Public Domain. To read more about the public domain, visit https://web.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday/2024.

Duke Law Podcast | Students pitch access to justice solutions at Legal Design Derby
This October, students from three North Carolina law schools gathered at North Carolina Central University to participate in the fourth annual Legal Design Derby focused on access to justice. Co-hosted by the Duke Center on Law & Technology and the N...

Emilia Justyna Powell | The Peaceful Resolution of Territorial & Maritime Disputes
The Center for International and Comparative Law welcomes Professor Emilia Justyna Powell, University of Notre Dame Law School and Professor of Political Science, to discuss her new book, The Peaceful Resolution of Territorial & Maritime Disputes (wi...

Duke Law Podcast | Reaction: Center for Firearms Law unpacks oral argument in 'U.S. v Rahimi'
In this episode of the Duke Law Podcast, the Duke Center for Firearms Law (DCFL) discusses the oral argument in 'U.S. v Rahimi,' which was heard in the Supreme Court on November 7. 'Rahimi' is a pending case regarding the Second Amendment to the Cons...

Human Rights in Practice | The Past and Future of Human Rights in Theory and Practice
As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program marking 75 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Featuring Başak Çalı, ...

Alumni Career Tips | John Yates ’81 T ’78 on leveraging social media
Yates, a longtime partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, offers tips to young lawyers on ways to leverage social media, particularly Linkedin, to create a professional identity. The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Office of Alumni...

Alumni Career Tips | John Yates ’81 T ’78 on team building
Yates, a longtime partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, offers his insights on effective team building. “You need to watch, listen, and learn from mentors, understand what it's like to practice law, and understand the dynamic within your law firm th...

Alumni Career Tips | Dayatra Matthews ’97 on professional identity
Matthews, chief legal officer at the Local Government Federal Credit Union, shares her wisdom on integrity and professional brand. The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Office of Alumni & Development at Duke Law. (https://law.duke....

Alumni Career Tips | John Yates ’81 T ’78 on time management
Yates, a longtime partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, offers his suggestions for effective time management for lawyers. “I really ask, especially young lawyers, to be very clear to say ‘How much time do you think I should spend on this project?...

Alumni Career Tips | Jonathan Carr ’06 on keeping an open mind
Carr, assistant director in the Office of the Whistleblower at the SEC, describes why it’s important for attorneys to be open-minded. The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Office of Alumni & Development at Duke Law. (https://law....

Alumni Career Tips | Jonathan Carr ’06 on working efficiently
Carr, assistant director in the Office of the Whistleblower at the SEC, offers his insights into working efficiently with a team in a law practice – “Be somebody that they can trust.” The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Off...

Alumni Career Tips | Venus Liles ’10 on finding your voice
Liles, senior legal counsel at SAS and founder of Liles Law, describes how she found her voice as a legal professional. “There was one partner I was working with who took me aside and really encouraged me to find my own voice when it comes to writi...

Alumni Career Tips | Dayatra Matthews ’06 on building a legacy
Matthews, chief legal officer at the Local Government Federal Credit Union, talks about the building blocks of a career legacy. The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Office of Alumni & Development at Duke Law. (https://law.duke.edu...

Alumni Career Tips | Venus Liles ’10 on interview strategy
Liles, senior legal counsel at SAS and founder of Liles Law, advises 3Ls who are job seeking is “to bring their authentic selves to the interview.” The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Office of Alumni & Development at Duke La...

Duke Law Journal | Conversation with Profs. Brandon Garrett, Joseph Blocher, and Judge Paul W. Grimm
In its opening issue of Volume 73 (2023), Duke Law Journal published "Fact Stripping," written by Duke Law's own professors, Joseph Blocher and Brandon L. Garrett. In this interview, Judge Paul W. Grimm (ret.) of the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke ...

Human Rights in Practice | Accountability for Trafficking in Situations of Conflict
As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program featuring Lauren Aarons, Head of Gender Team, Gender, Racial Justice, Refugees and Migran...

Duke Law Podcast | Preview: Supreme Court to hear major Second Amendment case
​In this episode of the Duke Law Podcast, Andrew Willinger, executive director of the Duke Center for Firearms Law, discusses 'United States v. Rahimi' – the first major Second Amendment case to be heard by the Court since its landmark ruling in ...

Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian | Prof. Harold Hongju Koh
Professor Harold Hongju Koh of Yale Law School, the 2023 recipient of the Raphael Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Medal from the Bolch Judicial Institute, was honored during a program (recorded here) at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Oct. 9, 2023 at Duke Law School. ...

Summer Institute on Law, Language, & Culture | Mujib Jimoh LLM '23
Mujib Jimoh LLM ’23 hails from Nigeria and is a published international law researcher and Judy Horowitz Scholar at Duke Law. Here he talks about his experience as a teaching assistant for the 2023 Summer Institute on Law, Language, & Culture (SILL...

Summer Institute on Law, Language, & Culture | Leticia Bohn
Leticia Bohn, a visiting scholar from Brasil at Duke Law, shares the skills and knowledge she gained from her experience of being a scholar in the SILLC program. The Institute is a preparatory course for foreign students, attorneys, and scholars see...

Wilson Center | Evidence on Trial with Laura A Menninger
Laura Menninger is an experienced trial lawyer who has handled nationally prominent cases, with a focus on criminal defense and civil rights. In this Q&A moderated by Professor Brandon Garrett, Menninger discusses her work, with a focus on key eviden...

Human Rights in Practice | Labor Organizing as a Human Rights Struggle
As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program featuring James J. Brudney, the Joseph Crowley Chair in Labor and Employment Law, Fordham...

Start-Up Ventures Clinic | An introduction from Bryan McGann & Michael Murphy
Clinical Professor Bryan McGann, director of the Duke Start-Up Ventures Clinic, and Clinical Professor Michael Murphy, supervising attorney for the clinic, talk about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, and t...

International Human Rights Clinic | An introduction from Jayne Huckerby & Aya Fujimura-Fanselow
Clinical Professor Jayne Huckerby, director of the International Human Rights Clinic, and Clinical Professor Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, supervising attorney for the clinic, talk about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students...

Appellate Litigation Clinic | An introduction from Richard Katskee
Assistant Clinical Professor Richard Katskee, director of the Appellate Litigation Clinic at Duke talks about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, and what he enjoys most about leading the clinic. The clinic e...

Health Justice Clinic | An introduction from Allison Korn & Hannah Demeritt
Clinical Professor Allison Korn, director of the Duke Health Justice Clinic, and Clinical Professor Hannah Demeritt, supervising attorney for the clinic, talk about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, and the...

Civil Justice Clinic | An introduction from Charles Holton & Jesse McCoy
Clinical Professor Charles Holton, director of the Duke Civil Justice Clinic, and Clinical Professor Jesse McCoy, supervising attorney for the clinic, talk about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, and their ...

Criminal Defense Clinic | An introduction from Elana Fogel
Clinical Professor Elana Fogel, inaugural director of the Duke Criminal Defense Clinic, talks about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, and her favorite part about leading the clinic. The clinic empowers stud...

First Amendment Clinic | An introduction from Sarah Ludington & Amanda Martin
Clinical Professor Sarah Ludington, director of the First Amendment Clinic at Duke, and Clinical Professor Amanda Martin, supervising attorney for the clinic, talk about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, an...

Immigrant Rights Clinic | An introduction from Kate Evans
Clinical Professor Kate Evans, director of the Duke Immigrant Rights Clinic, talks about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, and her favorite part about leading the clinic. The clinic represents individuals f...

Environmental Law & Policy Clinic | An Introduction from Ryke Longest & Michelle Nowlin
Clinical Professors Ryke Longest and Michelle Nowlin—both faculty co-directors of the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic—talk about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, and their favorite part about le...

Community Enterprise Clinic | An Introduction from Andrew Foster
Clinical Professor Andrew Foster, director of the Community Enterprise Clinic at Duke, talks about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn, and his favorite part about leading the clinic. The clinic helps nonprofi...

Wrongful Convictions Clinic | An introduction from James Coleman & Jamie Lau
Professor of the Practice James Coleman, director of the Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic, and Clinical Professor Jamie Lau, supervising attorney for the clinic, talk about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students learn,...

Children's Law Clinic | An introduction from Crystal Grant & Peggy Nicholson
Associate Clinical Professor Crystal Grant, director of the Children's Law Clinic at Duke, and Clinical Professor Peggy Nicholson, supervising attorney for the clinic, talk about the clinic's work, how students get involved, the skills that students ...

Environmental Law & Policy Clinic | An introduction from Nancy Lauer & Lee Miller
Lecturing Fellow Nancy Lauer, a staff scientist with the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic (ELPC), and Lecturing Fellow Lee Miller, a fellow in environmental law with the clinic, talk about the ELPC's work, how students get involved, the skill...

Dingyu 'Allen' He LLM '23 shares why he chose to pursue his LLM degree at Duke
Get to know what makes Duke Law’s Master of Laws (LLM) program so special! Dingyu 'Allen' He LLM '23 shares insights into the reasons he chose to pursue his LLM degree at Duke Law. He speaks about his favorite classes, engaging with faculty and his...

🕺 Getting ready for Fall 2023 at Duke Law 🕺 #shorts #djkhaled #duke #lawschool
Getting excited here at Duke Law to see the hallways packed with students, busy study sessions in the library, classrooms abuzz with lively discussions, students playing a game of ping pong, and friends grabbing lunch in Star Commons. Can't wait to ...

Duke Law Podcast | A framework for 'Closing International Law's Innocence Gap'
In 'Closing International Law's Innocence Gap,' Duke Law Clinical Professor Jayne Huckerby, Professor Laurence Helfer, and Professor Brandon Garrett argue that now is the time to close a gap in how national criminal legal systems address post-convict...

Becca Mooney '24 | Duke Law JD/LLM in Comparative & International Law
Becca Mooney, a student in the dual-degree JD/LLM International and Comparative Law Program at Duke Law, discusses highlights of her time in the program, how the program has shaped her academic identity, and her advice for students with similar caree...

Diana Kenealy '23 | Duke Law JD/LLM in Comparative & International Law
A JD/LLM student in the International and Comparative Law Program at Duke Law, Diana Kenealy talks about what attracted her to the program, courses that impacted and informed her interests in international law, and her advice for students with simila...

Cassie Shapiro '24 | Duke Law JD/LLM in International & Comparative Law
Cassie Shapiro, a student in the dual-degree JD/LLM International and Comparative Law Program at Duke Law, talks about what attracted her to the program, courses that impacted and informed her interests in international law, and her advice for studen...

Neeki Memarzadeh '23 | Duke Law JD/LLM in International & Comparative Law
A student in the dual-degree JD/LLM International and Comparative Law Program at Duke Law, Neeki discusses skills that she has developed through the program, how she manages extracurricular activities, and how she plans to prepare for her next steps ...

Gabriela Levikow '23 | Duke Law JD/LLM in International & Comparative Law
A student in the dual-degree JD/LLM International and Comparative Law Program at Duke Law, Gabriela discusses skills that she has developed through the program, how she manages extracurricular activities, and how she plans to prepare for her next ste...

"A chapter has been completed in life" #graduation #shorts
Hear from our graduates about how excited they are for their next big chapter!

"You won a universal game of chance.” #graduation #shorts
Words of inspiration from JD Class Speaker Vanessa Keverenge ' 23 for the Duke Law Class of 2023 graduation.

"We achieve greater results by embracing our differences." #graduation #shorts -
Inspiring words from LLM Class Speaker Rennan Nascimento at the 2023 Duke Law Graduation

"Whatever you have to give ... is enough." #graduation #shorts
Inspiring words from Apple General Counsel Kate Adams, the distinguished speaker for the 2023 Duke Law Graduation

Duke Law | Class of 2023 Slideshow
A look at student highlights from the Duke Law Class of 2023.

Duke Law Graduation 2023 | Justice Douglas M. Fasciale MJS '23
The MJS Class Speaker for the Duke Law 2023 Convocation Ceremony is Justice Douglas M. Fasciale MJS '23. Justice Fasciale was sworn in as an associate Justice on the New Jersey Supreme Court in 2022. He was appointed to the New Jersey Superior Court ...

Duke Law Graduation 2023 | Rennan Nascimento LLM '23
Rennan Nascimento is the LLM Class Speaker for the Duke Law 2023 Convocation Ceremony. Nacimento earned his undergraduate degree at Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a postgraduate diploma in corporate labor and employment ...

Duke Law Graduation 2023 | Vanessa Keverenge JD/LLM '23
Vanessa Keverenge is the JD Class Speaker for the Duke Law 2023 Convocation Ceremony. Keverenge, a Winter Haven Florida native, was a voting rights and grassroots political organizer before law school. She earned a bachelor's degree in theater and in...

Duke Law Graduation 2023 | Apple General Counsel Kate Adams
The Distinguished Speaker for the Duke Law 2023 Convocation Ceremony is Kate Adams, general counsel at Apple. Adams serves on the company's executive team and oversees all legal matters, including corporate governance, intellectual property litigatio...

Wilson Center | A Panel Discussion on Life after Incarceration
In recognition of National Second Chance Month, panelists Tyrone Baker, Scallarneize Holloman, and Randall Jenkins, shared their stories of life after incarceration and how they navigated the process of re-entry. The panel was moderated by Brian Scot...

LENS 2023 | Cybersecurity Policy and National Security
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Duke Law | Hardt Cup Competition Championship Round 2023
The Duke Law Moot Court Board invites you to the final round of this year's Hardt Cup. The Honorable Catherine Eagles, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, the Honorable Jay Richardson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth C...

Human Rights in Practice | Human Rights and Legal Empowerment
As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program featuring Meg Satterthwaite, Professor of Clinical Law; Faculty Director, Center for Huma...

Nita A. Farahany | The Battle for Your Brain: Faculty Author Celebration
Join Nita A. Farahany (JD/MA '04, Ph.D. '06), Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law & Philosophy, for a celebration of her new book, The Battle for Your Brain: Defending the Right to Think Freely in the Age of Neurotechnology. The new title explores i...

Duke Law | Same-Sex Marriage and Gender Issues in Japan
Please join the Center for International and Comparative Law for a discussion with Professor Frank Upham of NYU Law on "Same-Sex Marriage and Gender Issues in Japan." Moderated by Professor Laurence Helfer, Duke Law. Co-sponsored by the Duke Japanese...

Duke Law | Not So Civil Commitment: A Virtual Panel Discussion
Maggie Lederer, J.D. Candidate at Duke University School of Law will discuss her recent paper "Not So Civil Commitment: A Proposal for Statutory Reform Grounded in Procedural Justice." Marvin Swartz, Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral S...

A rewind on Reunion at Duke Law!
We had a blast at this year's Reunion at Duke Law! 🥳🫂👪:

Duke Law Podcast | New research finds 'Police agencies on Facebook overreport on Black suspects'
New research co-authored by Duke Law Professor Ben Grunwald, a scholar of criminal procedure, criminal law, and empirical methods, discovered a trend in law enforcement agencies' posts on Facebook that could be perpetuating the myth of Black criminal...

LENS 2023 | Domestic Terrorism: Where Are We Now, and Where Do We Go from Here?
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2023 | Corporations and National Security: Is the Private Sector the New Battleground?
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Duke Law | American Law Institute Centennial Celebration Panel Discussion
Join our distinguished panel of experts for a discussion celebrating the 100th anniversary of The American Law Institute. ALI's mission is to clarify, modernize, and improve the law via scholarly publications and projects. Featuring: David F. Levi (D...

Novel Justice | Mass Incarceration Nation with Jeffrey Bellin
Novel Justice is a book event series sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Jeffrey Bellin is the Cabell Research ...

Take the Duke Law 2023 Spring Challenge
Duke Law is made possible by each one of us joining together to support the current students, faculty and staff and to continue to provide one of the best legal educations in the country. When we come together, we truly have Strength in Numbers. http...

Women's History Month | Honoring Associate Dean Liz Gustafon and Professor Marilyn Forbes
Our fifth and final #womenshistorymonth video packs a very special ending for 3L Amanda Joss! Here, she celebrates two of her mentors at Duke Law—Associate Dean Liz Gustafson and Professor Marilyn Forbes—for their achievements and how they inspir...

Policing Gun Violence: Perspectives from Academia & Law Enforcement
Join us for a discussion on policing and gun violence featuring Sanford Professor Emeritus Philip J. Cook and Durham Chief of Police Patrice Andrews. The discussion will cover Professor Cook's new book, Policing Gun Violence, as well as a detailed re...

Duke Law | Take a tour of our law school
Join Taylor Grant '25 for a fun a look inside of Duke Law School, with visits to the Duke Law Library, the Moot Courtroom, classrooms, and social areas. For more information on Duke Law, please visit http://law.duke.edu.

Novel Justice | The Other Side of Prospect by Nicholas Dawidoff
Novel Justice is a book event series sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Nicholas Dawidoff is the critically accla...

Bolch Institute | Afghan Women Judges in Crisis: A Discussion with IAWJ Judges
Members of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ), the 2023 recipient of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law, discuss their efforts to coordinate an emergency evacuation of women judges in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover in 2...

LENS 2023 | International Criminal Justice
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2023 | National Security Law Careers Panel
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Duke Law Podcast | 'The Battle for Your Brain' by Prof. Nita Farahany
In this episode of The Duke Law Podcast, Professor Nita Farahany, director of Duke Science & Society, discusses her new book, "The Battle for Your Brain," and her argument for a codified right to cognitive liberty with Clinical Professor Jeff Ward, d...

Women's History Month | Honoring Maryland State Delegate Robbyn Lewis
This year, Women's History Month is "celebrating women who tell our stories." Recognizing this theme, Duke Law faculty and students are sharing about the women in the law who are telling their stories in this weekly video series throughout the month ...

LENS 2023 | Keynote: The Battle for Your Brain: Neurotechnology and National Security
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Students take a puppy break at Duke Law!
Students enjoyed a visit from the fluffy, four-legged, and friendly puppies from the Duke Canine Cognition Center today!

Women's History Month | Honoring chief plaintiff Mitsuye Endo
This year, Women's History Month is "celebrating women who tell our stories." Recognizing this theme, Duke Law faculty and students are sharing about the women in the law who are telling their stories in this weekly video series throughout the month ...

Currie Lecture 2023 | Melissa Murray, Dobbs & Democracy
Melissa Murray, the Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, gives the annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture. Murray, who is also the faculty director for the Birnbaum Women's Leadership Network at NYU La...

H. Jefferson Powell | The Practice of American Constitutional Law: Faculty Author Celebration
A celebration held on February 20, 2023 at Duke Law School for Professor H. Jefferson Powell's recent book, The Practice of American Constitutional Law (e-book available at https://find.library.duke.edu/catalog/DUKE010495796). The new title explores ...

Duke Law | Dean's Cup Final Round 2023
The finalists will moot Peltier v. Charter Day School, Inc., 37 F.4th 104 (4th Cir. 2022) (en banc) in the 2022-2023 Dean's Cup Final Round. Katherine Thomas (representing the petitioner, Charter Day School) and Caroline Tervo (representing the respo...

Human Rights in Practice | Messaging for Social Change
As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program featuring Catherine Addo, Founder, Racial Equity Impact Practice & Senior Strategy Direct...

Novel Justice | Virtual Searches by Christopher Slobogin
Novel Justice is a book event series sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Christopher Slobogin is the Milton Underw...

Privacy in a Post-Dobbs Landscape | Health Data, Telemedicine, Self-Managed Abortion & Surveillance
Our Data Privacy Day 2023 event, “Privacy in a Post-Dobbs Landscape: Health Data, Technology, Law & Policy,” will explore issues raised by the Supreme Court’s June 2022 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. In our first panel discussi...

Privacy in a Post-Dobbs Landscape | Big Law: Helping Clients Navigate a Rocky Post-Dobbs Terrain
Our Data Privacy Day 2023 event, “Privacy in a Post-Dobbs Landscape: Health Data, Technology, Law & Policy,” will explore issues raised by the Supreme Court’s June 2022 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. In our second panel, partne...

Human Rights in Practice | Ensuring Business Accountability for Human Rights Violations
Featuring Rachel Chambers, Assistant Professor, Business Law, University of Connecticut, UConn Business and Human Rights Initiative, co-author of "Human Rights Disclosure and Due Diligence Laws: The Role of Regulatory Oversight in Ensuring Corporate ...

James Boyle & Jennifer Jenkins | An Open Intellectual Property Textbook
This open coursebook is an introduction to intellectual property law, the set of private legal rights that allows individuals and corporations to control intangible creations and marks—from logos to novels to drug formulæ—and the exceptions and ...

Novel Justice | Barred: Why the Innocent Can't Get Out of Prison by Daniel Medwed
Novel Justice is a book event series sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Daniel Medwed is a University Distingu...

Duke Law | Duke Law sings 'Let it snow'
Wishing our students a wonderful winter break with our jazzy rendition of the holiday classic "Let it snow." Featuring the musical stylings of Duke Law students Esosa Asemota '24 (vocals), Anighya Crocker '24 (piano), Sam MacDuffie '24 (saxophone), a...

Center for Innovation Policy | Research System Integrity and Security
Research System Integrity and Security: Implications for U.S. Innovation Performance is part of a series of events focusing on the policy issues surrounding semiconductor manufacturing and supply chain. Join The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke L...

Human Rights in Practice | Exploring the Trafficking-Terrorism Nexus
As part of the Human Right in Practice series join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program on the connections between human trafficking and terrorism. Featuring Tarana Baghirova, Ass...

Novel Justice | Death by Prison by Dr. Christopher Seeds
Novel Justice is a book event series hosted by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Dr. Christopher Seeds is an Assistant Pro...

Center for Innovation Policy | Semiconductor Manufacturing and Supply Chain Disruption
Join The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law, the Duke Sanford Cyber Policy Program, and DQ-Certificate in Digital Intelligence Program of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society for a program focusing on the importance of semiconductors in th...

Bolch Institute | Judgment Calls: A Conversation with Judge Gerald B. Tjoflat
Senior Judge Gerald B. Tjoflat (Duke Law J.D. ’57) of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit talks to David F. Levi about his experience as a student at Duke Law School, how his relationship to the school has evolved, and the importance...

Human Rights in Practice | Vernacular Rights Cultures
Please join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program, a part of the Human Rights in Practice series. It features Sumi Madhok, Professor of Political Theory and Gender Studies, Departm...

Duke Law Podcast | What Is Critical Race Theory & Why Is It Under Attack? (Part 1)
What is critical race theory, or 'CRT,' and why in the last few years did this decades old academic concept suddenly come under attack in the halls of Congress and local school board meetings? Three law professors whose expertise and scholarship are ...

Duke Law Podcast | What Is Critical Race Theory & Why Is It Under Attack? ( Part 2)
What is critical race theory, or 'CRT,' and why in the last few years did this decades old academic concept suddenly come under attack in the halls of Congress and local school board meetings? Three law professors whose expertise and scholarship are ...

Center for Firearms Law | Gun Rights & Regulation After Bruen, Panel 3
Panel 3 of the NYU Law Review/Duke Center for Firearms Law Symposium, is "Sensitive Places and the Challenges of Applying Bruen in the Lower Courts." The event was recorded on Friday, September 23, 2022. - Moderator: Jamal Greene (Columbia) - Paneli...

Center for Firearms Law | Gun Rights & Regulation After Bruen, Panel 2
Panel 2 of the NYU Law Review/Duke Center for Firearms Law Symposium is "Bruen’s Methodology and Practical Consequences for Legislation and Criminal Law." The event was recorded on Friday, September 23, 2022. - Moderator: Mark Tushnet (Harvard) - ...

Center for Firearms Law | Gun Rights & Regulation After Bruen, Keynote Discussion
Panel 1, the keynote discussion at the NYU Law Review/Duke Center for Firearms Law Symposium, is "Criminal Justice and Prosecutorial Discretion in the Wake of Bruen." The event was recorded on Friday, September 23, 2022. - Moderator: Vincent Souther...

Center for Firearms Law | Gun Rights & Regulation After Bruen, Panel 4
Panel 4 of the NYU Law Review/Duke Center for Firearms Law Symposium, is "After Bruen: Implications for Law Enforcement, Stare Decisis, and Supreme Court Legitimacy." The event was recorded on Friday, September 23, 2022. - Moderator: Sanford Levinso...

Center for Innovation Policy | The EU Chips Act and the Global Semiconductor Supply Chain
Join The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law, the Duke Sanford Cyber Policy Program, and DQ, the Certificate in Digital Intelligence program of the Duke Initiative for Science and Society, for a talk with Riccardo Masucci, Intel Corporation, foc...

Human Rights in Practice | Human Rights and Biodiversity and Conservation
As part of the Human Right in Practice series please join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program. It discusses efforts to mainstream a human rights-based approach in conservation ac...

Center for Firearms Law | A Conversation with David French
A far-reaching discussion with David French covers the landmark 2022 Supreme Court term and the impact of the Court's major Second Amendment decision in NYSRPA v. Bruen. Mr. French is a leading political commentator who is the senior editor at The Di...

Jedediah Purdy | Two Cheers for Politics: Faculty Author Celebration
Join Professor Jedediah Purdy for a discussion of his recent book, _Two Cheers for Politics: Why Democracy Is Flawed, Frightening - and Our Best Hope._ The new title explains how American political culture disempowers ordinary citizens and makes the ...

North Carolina Supreme Court Candidates Forum
Join the four candidates for North Carolina's highest judicial office as they engage in a nonpartisan candidates forum, moderated by Professor Marin K. Levy. The candidates for the two open seats are Trey Allen, Court of Appeals Judge Richard Dietz, ...

Duke Law | Trial Practice Interest Session
Learn about Duke's Trial Practice classes available this spring. Please join Trial Practice's Director, Don Beskind, and Professors Mark Anderson, Michael Dockterman and Tom Maher and former Trial Practice student, Natalie Hirt Adams, L '08. This ses...

Novel Justice | Indefinite: Doing Time in Jail by Dr. Michael Walker
Novel Justice is a book event series hosted by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Dr. Michael Walker is an Associate Profes...

Center for Innovation Policy | Supply Chain Disruption
In light of recent developments, The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law and the Sanford Cyber Policy Program are hosting a webinar featuring Peter Cleveland (TSMC) and Paul Triolo (Albright Stonebridge Group) discussing the evolving structure a...

Duke Law Podcast | The Supreme Court as art critic? ('Warhol v. Goldsmith')
While the artist Prince rocked fans for decades, an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case concerning a 1981 portrait of him could potentially rock America's copyright law and fair use doctrine.  𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘈𝘯𝘥𝘺 𝘞𝘢𝘳𝘩𝘰𝘭 ...

Human Rights in Practice | Transnational Activism on Reproductive Rights
As part of the Human Right in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program discussing litigation and broader advocacy efforts to protect and promote reproductive rig...

Novel Justice | Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System by M. Chris Fabricant
Novel Justice is a book event series sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Chris Fabricant is the Director of Str...

Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian | James E. Coleman Jr.
Duke Law Professor James (Jim) E. Coleman Jr., the 2022 recipient of the Raphael Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Medal from the Bolch Judicial Institute, will be honored during a program (live-streamed here) at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Sept. 7, 2022. In additio...

Duke Law Podcast | Reproductive Rights and Big Data in a post-Dobbs World
How could the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the 1973 case Roe vs. Wade last June -- effectively ending a constitutional right to obtain an abortion -- affect your right to privacy, with law enforcement using personal tech and surveillance...

Duke Law Podcast | What does the Supreme Court's new ruling mean for gun control?
In this episode of the Duke Law Podcast, the Duke Center for Firearms Law discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. v. Bruen on June 23, 2022. Join Profs. Joseph Blocher and Darrell A. H....

Duke Law LLM Program | Olubamise Onabanjo LLM '21
Get to know what makes Duke Law’s Master of Laws (LLM) program so special! Olubamise Onabanjo LLM '21 talks about how the LLM program has furthered her goals of learning about the U.S. system of law, while enabling her to pursue an interdisciplinar...

Duke Law LLM Program | Maliha Abu-Nowar LLM ’22
Get to know what makes Duke Law’s Master of Laws (LLM) program so special! Maliha Abu-Nowar LLM ’22 talks about how the LLM program has furthered her goals of learning about the U.S. system of law, while supporting her interests in gender, femini...

Bolch Institute | Ribbon Cutting for the Bolch Prize Pedestal at Duke Law
On May 20, 2022, the Bolch Judicial Institute held a ribbon cutting celebration for the Bolch Prize pedestal installed at Duke Law School. The pedestal encases a glass shield — an enlarged version of the actual Bolch prize — with descriptive text...

LENS 2022 | Larry O. Spencer, Conference Author Presentation
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2022 | Panel 2, Cybersecurity: Can the Intelligence Community & The Private Sector Collaborate?
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2022 | Law in the Age of COVID: Lessons Encountered
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2022 | Gail Crawford, Contemporary Challenges in International and Operations Law
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2022 | Laurie Blank, Shortburst : Status of Woomera Manual on International Law
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Duke Law Podcast | Alumni Interviews: Geovette Washington '92 & Anne Harper '91
In this episode of the Duke Law Podcast, alumna Geovette Washington '92 charts her remarkable journey from Duke Law to a 13-year partnership, serving under the Clinton and Obama administrations, and her current position as senior vice chancellor and ...

Duke Law Graduation 2022 | Judge J. Michelle Childs MJS '16
The Distinguished Speaker for the Duke Law 2022 Convocation Ceremony is Judge J. Michelle Childs, a member of the Duke Law Master of Judicial Studies class of 2016. Judge Childs is a judge on the United States District Court for the District of Sou...

Duke Law Graduation 2022 | Arthur Adler LLM '22
Arthur Adler is the LLM Class Speaker for the Duke Law 2022 Convocation Ceremony. Adler earned his law degree from Université Paris II Panthéon-Sorbonne. Before law school, he studied economics at University College London. At Duke, he worked on th...

Duke Law Graduation 2022 | Tranae Felicien '22
Tranae Felicien is the JD Class Speaker for the Duke Law 2022 Convocation Ceremony. Felicien is a native of Castries, Saint Lucia, who was raised in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degr...

Center for Firearms Law | Guns, Violence & Democracy: Panel 4, Guns & Advocacy
Our next symposium will be hosted at Harvard Law School on March 25, 2022 in coordination with the Harvard Law Review. The theme is Guns, Violence, and Democracy. The events of the past several years—including pandemic-produced uncertainty and econ...

Center for Firearms Law | Guns, Violence & Democracy: Panel 2, Guns & Policing
Our next symposium will be hosted at Harvard Law School on March 25, 2022 in coordination with the Harvard Law Review. The theme is Guns, Violence, and Democracy. The events of the past several years—including pandemic-produced uncertainty and econ...

Center for Firearms Law | Guns, Violence & Democracy: Panel 1, Guns & Democratic Governance
Our next symposium will be hosted at Harvard Law School on March 25, 2022 in coordination with the Harvard Law Review. The theme is Guns, Violence, and Democracy. The events of the past several years—including pandemic-produced uncertainty and econ...

Center for Firearms Law | Guns, Violence & Democracy: Panel 3, Guns & (In)Equality
Our next symposium will be hosted at Harvard Law School on March 25, 2022 in coordination with the Harvard Law Review. The theme is Guns, Violence, and Democracy. The events of the past several years—including pandemic-produced uncertainty and econ...

Faculty Scholarship | Matthew Adler, Measuring Social Welfare: An Introduction
Join Professor Matthew Adler, Richard A. Horvitz Professor of Law and Professor of Economics, Philosophy and Public Policy, for a discussion of his recent book, Measuring Social Welfare: An Introduction. This title provides an overview of the social ...

Duke Law | The 2022 Duke Outstanding and Noteworthy (D.O.N.E.) Awards
Watch the 2022 Duke Outstanding and Noteworthy (D.O.N.E.) Awards held April 22 and sponsored by the Duke Bar Association. The D.O.N.E. Awards are an annual tradition at Duke Law to recognize the achievements and contributions of students, student o...

SELS Symposium | Melodies, Machines, and Music Copyright
What do Dua Lipa, Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, The Weeknd, and Ed Sheeran have in common? They have all been sued for copying melodies from other songs. Professor Jennifer Jenkins will unpack some of the legal complexities involved in such cases, a...

Human Rights in Practice | Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities and Human Rights
As part of the Human Rights in Practice speaker series, join Benjamin Ballah, General Secretary, Cultivation of Users' Hope, Liberia, and Kriti Sharma, Human Rights Watch, in a discussion about the abuse of persons with psychosocial disabilities and ...

LENS 2022 | Melissa Bert, Current National Security Challenges: A Coast Guard Perspective
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Duke Law Podcast | The Movement Lawyering Lab at Duke Law
- This episode of the Duke Law Podcast spotlights the Law School’s Movement Lawyering Lab, in which students learn about how lawyers’ history of centering themselves in social justice movements often perpetuates a problematic system of racial and...

LENS 2022 | Mike Newton, Conference Kickoff: Update on International Criminal Justice
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2022 | Panel 1, Current National Security Challenges: Ransomware & Cryptocurrency
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Novel Justice | Punishing Places by Jessica Simes
Novel Justice is a book event series hosted by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Dr. Jessica Simes is an Assistant Profess...

Lange Lecture 2022 | Barton Beebe, Intellectual Property Law and Future Shock
Please join us as Barton Beebe, the John M. Desmarais Professor of Intellectual Property Law at New York University, delivers the 2022 David L. Lange Lecture on Intellectual Property. Professor Beebe is a co-director of the Engelberg Center on Innova...

Human Rights in Practice | The Right to Food in the United States & Globally
As part of the Human Rights in Practice speaker series, join us for a discussion of the human right to food. Our guests are Denisse Córdova Montes, Acting Associate Director, Human Rights Clinic & Lecturer in Law, University of Miami, Laura Leira, ...

LENS 2022 | Dean Cheng, Update on China: Lawfare, Technology, and More
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2021 | Current Issues in the Challenge of China
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2021 | National Security and the Challenges of 'Deep Fakes'
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2021 | Ethics and the National Security Law Practitioner
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Duke Law Podcast | Prof. Marin K. Levy strikes Twitter gold with judicial gems
In this episode, Professor Marin K. Levy treats David F. Levi, director of the Duke’s Bolch Judicial Institute, to an inside look at her successful Twitter account. Levy’s engaging and insightful threads spotlight hidden gems from judicial histor...

The Evolving Role of Universities in the American Innovation System | Panel 4
There is great interest across government, industry, and academia in improving the U.S. innovation system, particularly in light of competitive threats from countries like China. American universities have long been a foundation of U.S. leadership in...

The Evolving Role of Universities in the American Innovation System | Welcome & Keynote
The Evolving Role of Universities in the American Innovation System There is great interest across government, industry, and academia in improving the U.S. innovation system, particularly in light of competitive threats from countries like China....

The Evolving Role of Universities in the American Innovation System | Panel 3
There is great interest across government, industry, and academia in improving the U.S. innovation system, particularly in light of competitive threats from countries like China. American universities have long been a foundation of U.S. leadership in...

The Evolving Role of Universities in the American Innovation System | Panel 2
There is great interest across government, industry, and academia in improving the U.S. innovation system, particularly in light of competitive threats from countries like China. American universities have long been a foundation of U.S. leadership in...

The Evolving Role of Universities in the American Innovation System | Panel 1
There is great interest across government, industry, and academia in improving the U.S. innovation system, particularly in light of competitive threats from countries like China. American universities have long been a foundation of U.S. leadership in...

Human Rights in Practice | Human Rights Advances During COVID-19
Khanyo Farisé, panelist, Africa Advocacy Officer, OutRight Action International Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, panelist, Clinical Professor of Law (Teaching) & Supervising Attorney, Duke Law International Human Rights Clinic Amanda McRae, panelist, Direct...

LENS 2022 | Providing Legal Support at the Speed of America’s Immediate Response Force
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2022 | Phil Breedlove, Conference Leadership Speech
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

LENS 2022 | Jeh Johnson, Conference Keynote: A Perspective on Contemporary National Security Issues
Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, ...

Admin Law 2022 | Welcome; and, Cass Sunstein, Introductory Keynote
The Duke Law Journal’s Administrative Law Symposium strives to produce an annual commentary on each year’s major developments in the field of federal administrative law. The symposium reports and analyzes those developments which are of general ...

Admin Law 2022 | Session 3: Governance Through Public-Private AI Partnerships
The Duke Law Journal’s Administrative Law Symposium strives to produce an annual commentary on each year’s major developments in the field of federal administrative law. The symposium reports and analyzes those developments which are of general ...

Admin Law 2022 | Session 2: Algorithmic Governance and Democratic Discourse
The Duke Law Journal’s Administrative Law Symposium strives to produce an annual commentary on each year’s major developments in the field of federal administrative law. The symposium reports and analyzes those developments which are of general ...

Duke Law | Dean's Cup Final Round 2022
Eric Tucker ’22 was the winner in the final round of the 2022 Dean’s Cup moot court competition held Feb. 22 at the Law School. Tucker and fellow finalist Jenny N. Wheeler ’22 argued a fictional Supreme Court case challenging the U.S. Departme...

Duke Law celebrates Women's History Month 2022
This year, Duke Law School celebrates Women's History Month by spotlighting women way pavers–like Jane Bolin, Sandra Day O'Connor, Genevieve Cline, and Meaza Ashenafi–who made history as some of the first women lawyers, jurists, and judges here i...

Kate Evans | Duke Law Livestream: Litigating Immigration Policy
Courts have become increasingly involved in overseeing the immigration policies announced by the President and his agencies. The result has been a dizzying array of on again, off again directives that raise fundamental questions about the obligations...

Duke Law | National Opioid Litigation Explained
North Carolina Department of Justice Deputy General Counsel Daniel Mosteller and Senior Policy Counsel Steven Mange join the Wilson Center for Science and Justice to discuss the state of national litigation about opioids. In 2021 NC Attorney General ...

Duke Law | Public Domain Day 2022
On January 1, 2022, copyrighted works from 1926 entered the US public domain, where they are free for all to copy, share, and build upon. The line-up this year is stunning. It includes books such as A. A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh, Felix Salten’s...

Duke Law | Ending the Criminalization of Mental Illness
For over a decade, Judge Leifman, Associate Administrative Judge in the Miami-Dade County Court, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida, has worked with stakeholders to reform how the criminal legal system interacts with individuals with mental illnesses. ...

Duke Law LLM Class of 2021 Convocation | Justin Miller Award Winner Miroslav Petkov Georgiev
The LLM Class of 2021 nominated Miroslav Petkov Georgiev LLM '21 to be the recipient of the annual Justin Miller Award's LLM Award for Leadership and Community Participation. The recipient is someone who has demonstrated the following attributes: 1)...

Duke Law LLM Class of 2021 Convocation Ceremony | Distinguished Speaker Professor Thomas B. Metzloff
Professor Thomas B. Metzloff has been a member of the Duke Law faculty for more than 35 year. He teaches civil procedure, ethics, and dispute resolution, as well as a specialized course for LLM students on the American legal system, Distinctive Aspec...

Duke Law LLM Class of 2021 Convocation | Class Speaker Oluwabamise Onabanjo LLM '21
Class speaker Oluwabamise Onabanjo is a Nigerian-trained attorney who obtained her law degree from Babcock University. Before coming to Duke, she practiced as a litigator and project development attorney and also volunteered with nonprofits that supp...

Duke Law | Wishing You Happy Holidays for 2021
As we celebrate the holidays this month, we're looking back fondly on a semester back at Duke Law School and the great memories shared with our faculty, staff, and students. Happy holidays!

Duke Law | The Asylum Whirlwind: Where Are We Now?
A conversation with Karen Musalo, the founding director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (CGRS) at U.C. Hastings College of Law. Drawing on her leadership in landmark gender-based asylum cases, Ms. Musalo discussed the barriers currently fa...

Duke Law LLM Class of 2021 Convocation
Please join Duke Law School as we celebrate graduating LLM students in the Class of 2021. We're proud of all the students' hard work and look forward to celebrating this milestone.

How to Ask for my Hearing to be Moved to the Charlotte Immigration Court (Spanish)
In English: https://youtu.be/bbhRXHIHC_0 This video will discuss the change of address and change of venue forms that you will need to fill out to move your case to the Charlotte Immigration Court. You should also go to https://AsylumHelpCarolinas....

Mendez Rojas Information for the BIA (Spanish)
In English: https://youtu.be/-lRrIZgZMxM To ensure that you are getting the forms and resources that are appropriate to your case, make sure to follow the instructions at this link: https://AsylumHelpCarolinas.org.

Mendez Rojas Information for Immigration Court (Spanish)
In English: https://youtu.be/N6TzO9snjEM To ensure that you are getting the forms and resources that are appropriate to your case, make sure to follow the instructions at this link: https://AsylumHelpCarolinas.org.

How to Ask for my Hearing to be Moved to the Charlotte Immigration Court
En Español: https://youtu.be/QBgq2EFxskE This video will discuss the change of address and change of venue forms that you will need to fill out to move your case to the Charlotte Immigration Court. You should also go to https://AsylumHelpCarolinas....

How to Check the Status of Your Immigration Case
En Español: https://youtu.be/EVFGDjJExNw This is a video about how to check the status of your immigration case. You should also go to https://AsylumHelpCarolinas.org to find more resources and information that may help you with your case. How to...

How to Update Your Address in the Immigration Court for People Living in North and South Carolina
En Español: https://youtu.be/olrxTbKavUA This video will help you fill out the EOIR-33 form to update your address in Charlotte immigration court and give you other information related to that process. You should also go to https://AsylumHelpCarol...

How to Update Your Address in the Immigration Court for People Living in North and South Carolina
En English: https://youtu.be/owDjhZERxEc This video will help you fill out the EOIR-33 form to change your address in Charlotte immigration court and give you other information related to that process. You should also go to https://AsylumHelpCarolin...

Am I Eligible for Mendez Rojas? (Spanish)
In English: https://youtu.be/hi03kl4bQKQ To ensure that you are getting the forms and resources that are appropriate to your case, make sure to follow the instructions at this link: https://AsylumHelpCarolinas.org.

Mendez Rojas Information for Immigration Court
En Español: https://youtu.be/LFgFdHOS4g4 To ensure that you are getting the forms and resources that are appropriate to your case, make sure to follow the instructions at this link: https://AsylumHelpCarolinas.org.

Brandon Garrett | Duke Law Livestream,: Autopsy of a Crime Lab
In his new book "Autopsy of a Crime Lab, Exposing the Flaws in Forensics," Professor Brandon L. Garrett, the L. Neil Williams Professor of Law and Wilson Center for Science and Justice founder and director, is the first to catalog the sources of erro...

Duke Law | Deciphering the U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments in NYSRPA v. Bruen
In this discussion, entitled "Deciphering the U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments in NYSRPA v. Bruen," Duke Law Professor Joseph Blocher, faculty co-director of Duke’s Center for Firearms Law, and Duke Law Lecturing Fellow Jake Charles, the Center’...

Novel Justice | The Behavioral Code: Benjamin van Rooij & Adam Fine
Novel Justice is a book event series hosted by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Benjamin van Rooij writes about why peopl...

Duke Law Podcast | Duke Center for Firearms Law on SCOTUS and NYSRPA v. Bruen
In this episode of the Duke Law Podcast, two of the most highly citied scholars on New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen – Duke Law Prof. Joseph Blocher and Prof. Darrell A. H. Miller – unpack what happened and what’s at stak...

Center for Innovation Policy | How Sustainable Is the China Innovation Juggernaut?
In a relatively short period of time, China has gone from being perceived as an innovation laggard to being viewed as an "innovation juggernaut." Has China's "long march" to become a global technological leader been successful? What are the realistic...

Duke Law | Families & National Security
While much attention has been paid to the human rights fallout of national security measures post-9/11, one area that is consistently overlooked is the impact of such measures on the family-both as a unit and for individual family members. This is th...

Novel Justice | Punishment Without Trial: Why Plea Bargaining Is a Bad Deal by Carissa Hessick
Novel Justice is a book event series hosted by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Carissa Hessick is the Ransdell Distingui...

Duke Law Podcast | Liz Wangu '16 on pursuing a career in international law
In this episode of the Duke Law Podcast, Liz Wangu wa Makeri '16 stops by the booth following a lunch-time discussion at Duke Law, sharing her insights with students on pursuing a career in international project finance in today's legal market. Appro...

Duke Law | Journalism’s Impact on the Criminal Legal System
Journalism is one of the most powerful mediums in storytelling, education and shining a light on systemic injustices. Criminal justice reporting, in particular, can be crucial to bridging a gap between those who have experienced the system and those ...

Conversations on Innovation | Michael Brown, The Place of Defense R&D in the U.S. Innovation System
The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law's seminar series, "Conversations on Innovation: New Thinking and New Approaches," seeks to shed light on innovation policy issues that are on the horizon. This program with Michael Brown, U.S. Department o...

Duke Law Podcast: Hispanic, Latino/a, or Latinx–which term is correct?
In observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, this episode of the Duke Law Podcast explores the hotly debated terms 'Hispanic,' 'Latino/a,' and 'Latinx,' discussing the meaning of each term, how they show up in Law School courses, and the import...

Duke Law | Race & Reparations in the United States and Beyond
The Human Rights in Practice speaker series presents discussions with noted practitioners on a wide range of current human rights issues. Our first program for fall semester features Kaaren Haldeman (Former Vice-Chair, Durham Racial Equity Task Force...

UNIV 101 | Jerry W. Blackwell: Race, Policing, and Activism
Professors H. Timothy Lovelace, Duke Law's John Hope Franklin Research Scholar and Professor of Law, and Trina Jones, Duke Law's Jerome M. Culp Distinguished Professor of Law, and Director of the Center on Law, Race, and Politics, have a discussion w...

Duke Law | Poverty, Movement Building, and the Protection of Civic Space
The Human Rights in Practice speaker series presents discussions with noted practitioners on a wide range of current human rights issues. Our second program for the fall semester features Kate Barth, Legal Advisor, International Center for Not-For-Pr...

Duke Law 2020 Recognition Ceremony | Dean Kerry Abrams
Dean Kerry Abrams, the James B. Duke and Benjamin N. Duke Dean of the School of Law and professor of law, delivered the welcoming remarks at the Duke Law 2020 Recognition Ceremony on September 25, 2021. A scholar of immigration, citizenship, family, ...

Duke Law 2020 Recognition Ceremony | Madison Mumma ’20
Madison Mumma ’20 addressed the JD Class of 2020 at the Duke Law Convocation Ceremony held on September 25, 2021 in Page Auditorium. ‘Maddy’ is a Durham native and graduated from Duke University with a degree in psychology and global health. At...

Duke Law 2020 Recognition Ceremony | Professor Nita Farahany '04
Professor Nita Farahany—the Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law, Professor of Philosophy, Founding Director of Duke Science & Society, Chair of the Duke MA in Bioethics & Science Policy, and principal investigator of SLAP Lab—was the distinguish...

Duke Law Class of 2020 Recognition Ceremony
Please join Duke Law School as we celebrate graduating JD and LLM students in the Class of 2020 at this special recognition event in Page Auditorium. We're proud of all the students' hard work and look forward to celebrating this milestone.

Duke Law | Learning from the Henry McCollum and Leon Brown Exonerations
Henry McCollum and Leon Brown were intellectually disabled teenagers (brothers) when they were coerced into confessing to a murder they didn't commit and sentenced to death. They spent 31 years in prison before DNA testing proved their innocence, and...

Novel Justice | A Pattern of Justice by David Sklansky
Novel Justice is a book event series hosted by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. David Sklansky is the Stanley Morrison Pr...

Duke Law Class of 2020 Recognition Ceremony
Please join Duke Law School as we celebrate graduating JD and LLM students in the Class of 2020 at this special recognition event in Page Auditorium. We're proud of all the students' hard work and look forward to celebrating this milestone.

Conversations on Innovation | Ronnie Chatterji & Kei Koizumi, The U.S. Innovation & Competition Act
The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law's next "Conversations on Innovation: New Thinking and New Approaches" examines the ramifications of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (approved by the Senate and pending in the House) and the larger ...

5 Questions with Transformative Leaders: Abdul Sm Rasheed (FVW Opportunity, Inc.)
Professor Andrew Foster, longtime director of clinical programs at Duke Law, speaks with Abdul Sm Rasheed, president/CEO of Franklin-Vance-Warren (FVW) Opportunity, Inc., about his efforts to help equip and mobilize marginalized communities in the Tr...

Duke Law | Family Life for International Students at Duke Law
LLM students share why Duke Law and North Carolina are ideal for international students to bring their families with them while completing their degree.

5 Questions with Transformative Leaders: Camryn Smith (Communities in Partnership, Inc.)
Professor Andrew Foster, longtime director of clinical programs at Duke Law, speaks with Camryn Smith, co-executive director and co-founder of Communities in Partnership, Inc., about the assisting Durham communities, the meaning of being “community...

5 Questions with Transformative Leaders: Kevin J. Price (Natl Inst of Minority Economic Development)
Professor Andrew Foster, longtime director of clinical programs at Duke Law, speaks with Kevin J. Price, president and CEO of the National Institute of Minority Economic Development, about diverse businesses surviving systemic racism and COVID, and t...

Duke Law | Advances in Programs for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
Wilson Center for Science and Justice hosts an expert panel discussion about frontline programs for individuals returning from incarceration and how they can support re-entry with healthcare and peer support. This event will focus on meeting program ...

5 Questions with Transformative Leaders: Yolanda Winstead (DHIC, Inc.)
Professor Andrew Foster, longtime director of clinical programs at Duke Law, speaks with Yolanda Winstead, president and CEO of DHIC, Inc., about dispelling the affordable housing myth, ‘not in my backyard,' and offering opportunities to everyday p...

5 Questions with Transformative Leaders: Tara Kenchen
Professor Andrew Foster, longtime director of clinical programs at Duke Law, speaks with Tara Kenchen, Principal Consultant, UF Strategies and formerly President and CEO of the N.C. Community Development Initiative, Inc., about C.D.I. Inc.'s impact i...

Duke Law | Back to the Future: America's Youth Organizing for Environmental Justice
Community Visions for Environmental Justice Organizing will explore how technical assistance providers such as academics, students, lawyers, researchers, and scientists can support community-based and community-led movements for environmental justice...

Duke Law | Mental Illness and the Criminally Accused
The Wilson Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law hosts a roundtable discussion about people with mental illnesses who are criminally accused and found incompetent to proceed in the criminal legal system. Topics include how competency restoratio...

Duke Law | Navigating the Now: Resources and Strategies During the Syndemic
Community Visions for Environmental Justice Organizing will explore how technical assistance providers such as academics, students, lawyers, researchers, and scientists can support community-based and community-led movements for environmental justice...

Duke Law | Seeking Justice Through Policy Environmental Justice Legislation and Executive Action
Community Visions for Environmental Justice Organizing will explore how technical assistance providers such as academics, students, lawyers, researchers, and scientists can support community-based and community-led movements for environmental justice...

Kelvin Droegemeier | A Retrospective and Prospective Look at US Innovation
The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law presents Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, former Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) from 2017-2021. This is the next installment of its 2021 seminar series, "Conversations o...

Bolch Institute | Judgment Calls: A Conversation with Judge Jacqueline Nguyen
Judge Jacqueline Nguyen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit joined Professor David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, for a discussion about her career and time on the bench. Judge Nguyen was confirmed to the U.S. Court...

Community Science & the Environmental Justice Act: De-institutionalizing University Research
Omega and Brenda Wilson of the West End Revitalization Association speak on the intersection of community science and policy in the Environmental Justice Act. They share lessons learned from more than 25 years of fighting for environmental justice in...

Duke Law Graduation 2021
Please join Duke Law School as we celebrate graduating JD, LLM, and SJD students in the Class of 2021 at their Convocation ceremony in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Congratulations on reaching graduation! We're proud of all the students' hard work and look...

Duke Law Graduation 2021 | Professor Theresa Newman '88
Professor Theresa Newman—the Charles S. Rhyne Clinical Professor of Law, co-founder and co-director of the Wrongful Convictions Clinic, and a leader in the national innocence movement—was the distinguished speaker at the Duke Law Convocation Cere...

Duke Law Graduation 2021 | Garmai Gorlorwulu '21
Garmai Gorlorwulu '21 addressed the JD Class of 2021 at the Duke Law Convocation Ceremony held on May 15, 2021 in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Garmai is from Portland, Oregon, by way of Liberia, and graduated from Stanford University with a degree in hum...

Duke Law Graduation 2021 | Taísa Condino LLM '21
Taísa Condino LLM'21 addressed the LLM Class of 2021 at the Duke Law Convocation Ceremony held on May 15, 2021 in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Taisa is from São Paulo and graduated from Mackenzie University with a dual degree in business administration...

Duke Law | PIPS Certificate Graduation Ceremony 2021
Join us as we celebrate 30 students in the Class of 2021 who have earned the Certificate in Public Interest and Public Service Law. Appearing: Dean Kerry Abrams, Stella Boswell (Assistant Dean for Public Interest and Pro Bono), Bethan Eynon (Direct...

Duke Law Class of 2021 Convocation
Please join Duke Law School as we celebrate graduating JD, LLM, and SJD students in the Class of 2021 at their Convocation ceremony in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Live captioning will be provided.

Duke Law | Cherish the Memories: Class of 2021
Enjoy this look back at some of the favorite moments for Duke Law's Class of 2021, inside and outside of the classroom.

Race & the Law | Ian Haney López
Ian Haney Lopez, a racial justice scholar and the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law at the University of California, Berkeley, spoke to students as part of Duke Law's "Race and the Law" course and speaker series. The course was offere...

Global Financial Markets Center | The Archegos Implosion
Investor Bill Hwang set off a storm in the stock market in March when his firm, Archegos Capital Management, and its banks, began liquidating huge positions in blue-chip companies, according to people familiar with the transactions. The sales sent in...

Duke Law | Fitch and Swanson on Civil Commitment
Civil commitment and the mental health care continuum: Historical trends and principles for law and practice. Jeffrey Swanson is Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. Swanson holds a PhD in sociology ...

Conversations on Innovation | Robert Atkinson & James Lewis
This is the first event in the Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law's Spring 2021 seminar series, "Conversations on Innovation: New Thinking and New Approaches." The seminars seek to shed light on innovation policy issues that are on the horizon....

Global Financial Markets Center | Financial Regulation Under the Biden Administration
Financial services regulatory reform will continue to be active these next three plus years, with the Biden administration focused on activity at the intersection of financial regulation and social policy. However, the pace and tenor of change under ...

Jennie Lee Anderson and David Kessler discuss best practices regarding proportional discovery
Jennie Lee Anderson (partner, Andrus Anderson LLP) and David Kessler (partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP) discussed the updates made to the Third Edition of the Guidelines and Best Practices for Implementing the 2015 Discovery Amendments. Ms. Ander...

Duke Law | Rising Anti-Asian Violence
The Office of Dean and Kerry Abrams host this discussion on 'Rising Anti-Asian Violence in the U.S.,' with guest speakers Robert Chang JD/MA '92, executive director of the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and professor of law at the Seat...

Duke Law | Hardt Cup Championship Round 2021
The Duke Law Moot Court Board invites you to the championship round of this year's Duke Law Hardt Cup Competition. The Honorable Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, D.C. Court of Appeals, the Honorable Mary Scriven, United States District Court for the Middle Di...

Beyond COVID Clip | Professor Daphna Renan explains the paradox of the President's two bodies
Harvard Law Professor Daphna Renan explains the two conflictual but ultimately interdependent understandings of the American presidency: The president is both an individual and an institution. Her full article on the topic, "The President's Two Bodie...

Novel Justice | The Feminist War On Crime by Aya Gruber
Novel Justice is a book event series hosted by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Aya Gruber is Professor of Law at the Uni...

Duke Law | Dean's Cup Final Round 2021
The Duke Law Moot Court Board invites you to the final round of this year's Dean's Cup, Duke's premier oral advocacy competition. The Honorable Morgan Christen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the Honorable Barbara Lagoa, U.S. Court of App...

Duke Law | DACA: Resilience in the Face of Adversity
Duke's Immigrant and Refugee Project (DIRP) invites you to join us as we discuss the legal, social, and economic, challenges that DACA recipients face and highlight the resilience of the undocumented communities, the status of community mobilization ...

Duke Law | Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion
Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) is a community-based diversion approach with the goals of improving public safety and public order and reducing unnecessary justice system involvement of people who participate in the program. Join us for a p...

Admin Law 2021 | Session 1: Chevron Theory and Politics
Bijal Shah (Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law), moderator ; Elizabeth Fisher (Corpus Christi College, Oxford), Sidney Shapiro (Wake Forest University School of Law), Richard Pierce (George Washington University School of Law...

Admin Law 2021 | Session 3: Judicial Efforts to Reform Chevron
Lidiya Mishchenko (Duke Law), moderator ; Kristin Hickman (University of Minnesota), Aaron Nielson (BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School), Randy Kozel (University of Notre Dame Law School), Ronald Krotoszynski (University of Alabama School of Law), Aditya ...

Admin Law 2021 | Thomas W. Merrill, Keynote
Thomas W. Merrill, Charles Evans Hughes Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, gives the lunch keynote address, followed by a Q & A. Symposium title: The Future of Chevron Deference Administrative Law Symposium (2021)

Admin Law 2021 | Judge Jeffrey Sutton, Keynote
Jeffrey Sutton, a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, gives a keynote address. Symposium title: The Future of Chevron Deference Administrative Law Symposium (2021)

Admin Law 2021 | Session 2: Applying Chevron
Arti Rai (Duke Law), moderator ; Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia (Pennsylvania State Law School), Christopher Walker (Ohio State Moritz College of Law), Jonathan Masur (University of Chicago Law School), Matthew Lawrence (Emory University School of Law), and...

The Federalist Society Insurrection: How a Lawyers' Group Contributed to Violence at the Capitol
On January 6, 2021, a violent mob attempted to subvert and overthrow the democratic process. These insurrectionists were galvanized and cheered by numerous high-level Federalist Society lawyers. Mark Joseph Stern discusses the Federalist Society's ro...

Duke Law | Autopsy of a Crime Lab
Duke Law Professor and Wilson Center Director Brandon Garrett's new book, Autopsy of a Crime Lab, Exposing the Flaws in Forensics, is the first to catalog the sources of error and the faulty science behind a range of well-known forensic evidence, fro...

Autopsy of a Crime Lab | Dispelling the myth of a perfect forensic match
Brandon Garrett, the L. Neil Williams Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law and Director of the Wilson Center for Science and Justice, discusses his recent book: "Autopsy of a Crime Lab Exposing the Flaws in Forensics." Sponsored by the...

Autopsy of a Crime Lab | An Interview with Itiel Dror
Brandon Garrett, the L. Neil Williams Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law and Director of the Wilson Center for Science and Justice, discusses his recent book: "Autopsy of a Crime Lab Exposing the Flaws in Forensics." Itiel Dror, a cogn...

Autopsy of a Crime Lab | Wrongful Convictions
Brandon Garrett, the L. Neil Williams Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law and Director of the Wilson Center for Science and Justice, discusses his recent book: "Autopsy of a Crime Lab Exposing the Flaws in Forensics." Keith Harward disc...

Autopsy of a Crime Lab | Exploding the Myth of Fingerprint Infallibility with Sharia Mayfield
Brandon Garrett, the L. Neil Williams Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law and Director of the Wilson Center for Science and Justice, discusses his recent book: "Autopsy of a Crime Lab Exposing the Flaws in Forensics." Sharia Mayfield di...

Faculty Scholarship | Joseph Blocher: "Why Regulate Guns?"&"When Guns Threaten the Public Sphere"
Joseph Blocher, the Lanty L. Smith ’67 Professor of Law at Duke Law and faculty co-director of the Duke Center for Firearms Law, discusses his recent two scholarly articles: "Why Regulate Guns?" and "When Guns Threaten the Public Sphere: A New Acco...

Duke Law | Race and the 1L Curriculum: Constitutional Law
Professors Matt Adler, Joseph Blocher, and Ernie Young engage in a panel discussion with Christina Duffy Ponsa-Kraus, George Welwood Murray Professor of Legal History at Columbia Law School, exploring a range of constitutional issues-typically uncove...

Novel Justice | Evaluating Police Uses of Force by Seth Stoughton
Seth W. Stoughton is an Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law and an Associate Professor (Affiliate) in the university's Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. His book, Evaluating Police Uses of Force, explor...

Ben Finholt | Describes the Just Sentencing Project to the Wilson Center for Science and Justice
Ben Finholt, Director, Just Sentencing Project with NC Prisoner Legal Services, summarizes the organization's mission and work to the Wilson Center. Originally recorded on February 19, 2021.

Lawyers & Leaders | Marc Elias '93
Dean Kerry Abrams launches Lawyers and Leaders, a new series of conversations with pathbreaking figures in the legal profession and beyond. Her first guest is Marc Elias '93, founder of Democracy Docket and the chair of the political law group Perkin...

Duke Law | Alternatives to Police Response to Behavioral Crises
Police have become the de facto first responders to behavioral health crises despite rarely receiving adequate training to safely and effectively handle the situation. The consequences of this are reflected in the disproportionate number of people wi...

Duke Law | Six Trials and 23 Years: Curtis Flowers Talks Justice with the Wilson Center
Curtis Flowers is a Mississippi man who was tried six times for the same crime and whose case was the subject of Season 2 of the APM Reports podcast "In the Dark". He spent nearly 23 years behind bars and endured six trials and four death sentences f...

Aruna Kashyap & Achal Prabhala | Human Rights and the COVID Vaccine: Distribution and Access
This discussion features Aruna Kashyap, Senior Counsel, Business and Human Rights Division at Human Rights Watch, and Achal Prabhala, Coordinator, AccessIBSA project and Fellow at the Shuttleworth Foundation. The program is moderated by Aya Fujimura-...

Duke Law | Constitutional Principals: Administrative Adjudication and Arthrex
The Supreme Court will hear argument in United States v. Arthrex, Inc. on March 1, 2021. The issue before the Court is the application of the Appointments Clause to judges of the Patent Trial and Appeals Board, a tribunal established by Congress in 2...

Duke Law | Race and the 1L Curriculum: Contracts
Issues of race and racism are often absent from scholarly and casebook discussions of contract law. Race and racism, however, have a substantial influence on a broad range of issues within contract law. This event is part of the series on Race and th...

Duke Law | The Next Four Years
Moderated by Duke Law Professor Marin K. Levy, this panel discussion with fellow Duke Law Professors Curt Bradley, Guy Charles, Kate Evans, Stephen Sachs, and Jim Salzman covers what we might expect from the Biden administration. Specific topics incl...

Global Financial Markets Center | GameStop Explained
The saga of GameStop has attracted the attention of trading platforms, regulators and even the White House. Just weeks ago, major hedge funds were betting big money against the success of GameStop in the form of short sales. But that didn't stop indi...

Duke Center for Firearms Law | Policing the Second Amendment
Professor Jennifer Carlson discusses her recently published book, Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race. Drawing on local and national newspapers, interviews with close to eighty police chiefs, and a rare look...

Duke Center for Firearms Law | Race, Policing, and Guns
In the ongoing national conversations about policing, protest, racism, and violence, the role of guns plays an important part. And with gun purchasing, carrying, and brandishing increasingly in the news during the Covid-19 pandemic, the intersection ...

Beyond COVID Clip | Did Trump abuse his power as president?
Professor Jack L. Goldsmith of Harvard Law School characterizes Trump’s abuses of power, the rise of populism, and other points raised in his book “After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency,” co-authored with Bob Bauer of NYU Law School. His...

Beyond COVID Clip | The American Presidency: An Historical Primer
Historian David Kennedy of Stanford University gives a brief presentation of U.S. presidential history, highlighting some of the major changes to the office in the last 200 years. This history prefaced a discussion about Trump's presidency for the fi...

Beyond COVID | The U.S. Presidency: Looking Forward
David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of the The American Law Institute, leads a panel discussion on the future of the American presidency. Panelists include David Kennedy, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Eme...

Lars Noah | Scholarship Highlight, Time to Bite the Bullet?
In this episode, Jake Charles talks with Lars Noah, University of Florida School of Law about his article "Time to Bite the Bullet?: How an Emboldened FDA Could Take Aim at the Firearms Industry" to be published in the Connecticut Law Review. Availa...

Racial Justice Film Series | The Fight
The second event in our three-part Racial Justice Film Series is a screening of "The Fight." This gripping documentary chronicles four ACLU attorneys and their fight to protect transgender people in the military, to ensure access to abortion for a de...

Steven Schulman & Jennifer Grishkin | Pursuing Immigration Pro Bono Opportunities in Private...
Will you be at a law firm at some point in your career? Going into private practice does not have to mean turning your back on issues and communities that need your help! In fact, many non-profits rely on pro bono attorneys at law firms to help them ...

Sirine Shebaya & Eliazar Posada | The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Immigrant Communities
Immigrants are still detained in overcrowded and unsanitary detention centers while COVID-19 continues to spread. Between 15% and 20% of those tested in detention are positive for COVID-19, but ICE has refused to release immigrants from these facilit...

Global Financial Markets Center | Preventing an Eviction Crisis
There is an imminent eviction tsunami as a result of the lapsing at year-end 2020 of Covid-19 related relief under the CARES Act and the CDC's eviction moratorium. Come January, renters will owe close to $70 billion in unpaid rent by the time it come...

Public Domain Day 2021 | Center for the Study of the Public Domain
Learn more at https://web.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday/2021/. #publicdomainday January 1, 2021 is Public Domain Day, when copyrighted works from 1925 be free for all to use and build upon. Find out what’s entering the public domain in the US,...

Greg Chen | Immigration Policy in the Presidential Campaign
DIRP sponsored this talk about the role of immigration in the 2020 Presidential Election. Greg Chen, Director of Government Relations for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), discusses how the president shapes immigration policy separ...

Duke Law | Race and the 1L Curriculum: Civil Procedure
Professor Darrell Miller leads a panel discussion with Suja Thomas, Peer & Sarah Pedersen Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law and Brooke Coleman, Associate Dean of Research & Faculty Development and Professor of Law at Seatt...

Duke Law | Race and the 1L Curriculum: Criminal Law
In the past year, movements to address deep racial inequities embedded in the criminal system gained greater prominence and popular support. At the forefront of these movements are leaders in North Carolina fighting the cash bail system that incarcer...

Eyewitness Summit 2020: New Directions in Eyewitness Evidence Research & Practice | Thomas Albright
The Wilson Center for Science & Justice at Duke Law hosted the 2020 Arnold National Eyewitness Summit, titled New Directions in Eyewitness Evidence Research and Practice. The events were held on November 12-13, 2020. Dr. Thomas Albright, a Salk Inst...

Eyewitness Summit 2020: New Directions in Eyewitness Evidence Research & Practice | Jed S. Rakoff
The Wilson Center for Science & Justice at Duke Law hosted the 2020 Arnold National Eyewitness Summit, titled New Directions in Eyewitness Evidence Research and Practice. The events were held on November 12-13, 2020. Judge Jed S. Rakoff, a Senior U...

Duke Law | Final Exams Break: Duke Law Pets
As part of the Duke Law Final Exam Survival Guide, we've compiled several cute and funny video clips featuring our beloved pets of the Duke Law community. What better way to give students a fun way to a break between studying and taking final exams. ...

Where We Are After the 2020 Election
Moderated by Guy Charles, Edward and Ellen Schwarzman Professor of Law, this panel discusses the current state of the lawsuits challenging the election results as well as questions around the transfer of power from one administration to the next. Exp...

ALR Symposium 2020: Voting in the Last Frontier | Erwin Chemerinsky, Keynote Address
Keynote Address, Dean Erwin Chemerinsky (Dean; University of California, Berkeley Law School) Originally recorded on October 30, 2020. Sponsored by the Alaska Law Review and co-sponsored with the University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center.

ALR Symposium 2020: Voting in the Last Frontier | A Conversation on Alaska Ballot Measure 2
Scott Kendall (Alaskans for Better Elections) Professor Ryan Fortson (University of Alaska Anchorage) Moderator: James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News Originally recorded on October 30, 2020. Sponsored by the Alaska Law Review and co-sponsored with th...

ALR Symposium 2020: Voting in the Last Frontier | Engaging in Alaskan Democracy
Alaska’s Ballot Initiative Today: History, Practice, and Process: Elizabeth Bakalar (Former Senior Assistant Attorney General, Current Municipal Attorney) Alaskan Exceptionalism in Campaign Finance: Chad Flanders (Professor of Law, Saint Louis Uni...

Bolch Institute | Judgment Calls: A Conversation with Judge Andrew Oldham
David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, talked with Judge Andrew Oldman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit about his career, rise to the bench, and judicial philosophy during Judge Oldham's time as "Distinguished Judg...

Packing & Unpacking State Courts-Marin K. Levy (5/5) | Increase of attempts in the past decade
In this 5-part series, Duke Law Professor Marin K. Levy, a scholar of judicial administration, civil procedure, remedies, and federal courts, shares insights on packing and unpacking of state courts that she discovered in her 2020 article, "Packing a...

Packing & Unpacking State Courts-Marin K. Levy (4/5) | Most recent attempts from Republicans
In this 5-part series, Duke Law Professor Marin K. Levy, a scholar of judicial administration, civil procedure, remedies, and federal courts, shares insights on packing and unpacking of state courts that she discovered in her 2020 article, "Packing a...

Packing & Unpacking State Courts-Marin K. Levy (3/5) | Court-packing reports prompt scholarly work
In this 5-part series, Duke Law Professor Marin K. Levy, a scholar of judicial administration, civil procedure, remedies, and federal courts, shares insights on packing and unpacking of state courts that she discovered in her 2020 article, "Packing a...

Duke Law | International LLM: An Inside Look at Duke Law Classes During COVID
Recorded in October 2020, several class of 2021 students enrolled in Duke Law's LLM Program shared what it's like for them to take in-person and online classes, engage with fellow students and faculty, and stay safe from COVID while at Duke and the n...

Spencer Bloom & Stefania Arteaga | The Importance of Local Elections for Immigration Policy
While immigration law is federal, the policies enacted by local elected officials can shape immigration enforcement measures and efforts to include and support immigrants and refugees. Spencer Bloom, Civic Engagement Organizer at El Pueblo in Raleigh...

Fábio Amado De Souza Barretto & Irmina Pacho | Access to Health Care in Prisons during the Pandemic
Fábio Amado De Souza Barretto, Brazilian public defender and head of the human rights department at the public defense office in Rio de Janeiro (Defensoria Publica do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) & Irmina Pacho, Associate Legal Officer, Litigation Team...

Election 2020: Duke Law faculty answer 'Why I Vote'
Leading up to election day for the 2020 presidential campaign, several Duke Law faculty and staff shared the reasons why it's important to them to vote. Appearing: Marin Levy, Jamie Lau, Timothy Lovelace, Amanda Lacoff, Michael Tigar, Lawrence Baxte...

30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act: A Look at the Past, Present and Future
This year (2020) marks the 30th anniversary of President George H.W. Bush signing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. Jennifer Mathis, Director of Policy and Legal Advocacy at Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, John Petrila, Vice P...

Carolina Solano & Claret Vargas | Torture Victim Protection Act Litigation
Carolina Solano, Researcher, Colombian Truth Commission, and former International Litigation Coordinator at the Colombian Commission of Jurists, and Claret Vargas, Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA), discuss liti...

Nanjala Nyabola & Maya Wang | Digital Rights & Discrimination
As part of Duke Law's International Week, Nanjala Nyabola, independent consultant and author, "Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet Era is Transforming Kenya", and Maya Wang, China Senior Researcher, Human Rights Watch discuss human...

David E. Patton | Scholarship Highlight, Criminal Justice Reform & Guns
In this episode, Jake Charles talks with David E. Patton, Executive Director of the Federal Defenders of New York, about his article "Criminal Justice Reform and Guns: The Irresistible Movement Meets the Immovable Object", published in the Emory Law ...

Hon. Carla Archie (Duke LLM ’20) talks about writing her master's thesis on recidivism
Judge Carla Archie of the North Carolina Superior Court talks with Ann Yandian, program director at the Bolch Judicial Institute, about writing her capstone thesis for Duke Law's Master of Judicial Studies program. In this video, Judge Archie expla...

Hon. Betsy Chestney (Duke LLM ’20) talks about writing her master's thesis on judicial behavior
U.S. Magistrate Judge Betsy Chestney speaks with Ann Yandian, program manager at the Bolch Judicial Institute, about the process for selecting and writing her capstone thesis “Identifying and Mitigating Negative Side Effects of Power on Judicial Be...

Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Series | Benjamin B. Ferencz
In the first of a new series, the Bolch Judicial Institute honors Benjamin B. Ferencz, the last living Nuremberg trial prosecutor, as the inaugural Raphael Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian. Mr. Ferencz is interviewed here by David F. Levi, director of the...

The Future of College Sports: A Conversation with Senator Cory Booker & Senator Chris Murphy
Senator Cory Booker and Senator Chris Murphy joins Duke's Future of College Sports Initiative for an exciting conversation on NCAA reform. The discussion addresses Senator Booker and Senator Murphy's College Athlete Bill of Rights proposal, race and ...

Duke Law | Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Honoring Her Life & Legacy
The Duke Law community came together to honor the life and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Remarks were delivered from those who knew Justice Ginsburg personally or studied, taught, or engaged with her life's work. We have also set up a KudoB...

Kristin A. Goss & Matthew J. Lacombe | Scholarship Highlight, Do Courts Change Politics?
In this episode, Jake Charles talks with Kristin A. Goss (Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University) and Matthew J. Lacombe (Barnard College) about their article Do Courts Change Politics? Heller and the Limits of Policy Feedback Effects. Ava...

The Convergence of Movements to Abolish ICE & Defund the Police
At the heart of both Abolish ICE and Defund the Police is a conversation about who is incarcerated and criminalized. The movements share the belief that regardless of the badge, bad law enforcement practices and policies affect the safety and well-be...

Duke Law | Wilsons 4 Justice
A celebration of the renaming of the Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law to honor a generous donation from alumnus and philanthropist Derek Wilson. Duke Law Dean Kerry Abrams introduces the event; Center Executive Director Thomas Maher speaks ...

Hon. Sam Thumma (Duke LLM ’20) talks about writing his master's thesis on anti-lenity statutes
Judge Samuel A. Thumma of the Arizona Court of Appeals talks with Ann Yandian, program manager at the Bolch Judicial Institute, about his capstone thesis for Duke Law's Master of Judicial Studies program. The rule of lenity and anti-lenity statutes...

Jane K. Stoever | Scholarship Highlight, Firearms & Domestic Violence Fatalities: Preventable Deaths
In this episode, Jake Charles talks with Jane Stoever of University of California, Irvine School of Law, about her article Firearms and Domestic Violence Fatalities: Preventable Deaths, published in the Family Law Quarterly. Available in SSRN at: ht...

Center on Law, Race and Politics | COVID's Compounding Inequalities: Disparate Effects
The Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics hosts a panel that examines the pandemic's effects on marginalized populations and considers policy interventions designed to address structural inequality. Panelists include Theodore Shaw, the Director...

Center on Law, Race and Politics | COVID's Compounding Inequalities: Voting Rights
Panelists LaTosha Brown (http://www.mslatoshabrown.com/about/), Tomas Lopez (https://democracync.org/about-us/staff/), Myrna Pérez (https://www.brennancenter.org/experts/myrna-perez), and Paul Smith (https://campaignlegal.org/staff/paul-m-smith) dis...

Duke Law | Defund the Police: A Discussion and Q&A
A discussion and Q&A with thought leaders on the merits, issues, and trade-offs of defunding-to-reallocate budget initiatives. Appearing: Brandon Garrett (Duke Law), moderator; James Burch (Anti Police-Terror Project), Darrell Miller (Duke Law), and...

Scholarship Highlight | Sheila Simon
In this episode, Joseph Blocher talks with Sheila Simon of the Southern Illinois University School of Law, about her article "On Target? Assessing Gun Sanctuary Ordinances That Conflict with State Law" published in a symposium issue of the West Virgi...

Scholarship Highlight | George Mocsary, Firearms Law & the Second Amendment
In this episode, Jake Charles talks with George Mocsary of University of Wyoming College of Law, about his contributions to online chapters to the casebook Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy. The online chapters ar...

Coping with COVID | Addressing Racial Disparities in the Courts
David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of the The American Law Institute, leads a panel discussion on how judges are working to address racial disparities in courts and to ensure equal justice for all litigants. Panelis...

White Collar Crime Conference 2008 | Part 1
Part 1 of a half-day conference on the prosecution and sentencing of white collar crimes, moderated by Walter T. Cox. Four credit hours of CLE available to members of the North Carolina Bar. Speakers include David Levi, Walter T. Cox, Carl Horn, Pame...

Philip Cook | Costs of the Death Penalty
In 1993, the extra cost to North Carolina taxpayers, per execution, for prosecuting a case capitally, was more than $2.16 million. Come hear how much it costs us today in a talk by Philip Cook, Professor of Public Policy Studies, and Economic and Soc...

Edward F. Greene | Sovereign Wealth Funds
The Global Capital Markets Center presents Ed Greene, General Counsel for Citi Markets and Banking. Introduction by Jim Cox. Recorded on February 25, 2008. Appearing: Jim Cox, host/introductions ; Ed Greene (Citi Markets & Banking), speaker.

Jim Coleman and Myles Lynk | Ethical Challenges in Private Practice
Professors Jim Coleman and Myles Lynk discuss the life of the private practitioner and the practical and ethical challenges that lawyers face. Recorded on October 20, 2010. Appearing: James E. Coleman Jr (Duke Law), Myles Lynk (Duke Law), speakers.

Scholarship Highlight | Natalie Nanasi, Disarming Domestic Abusers
In this episode, Joseph Blocher talks with Natalie Nanasi of the SMU Dedman School of Law, about her article "Disarming Domestic Abusers", forthcoming in the Harvard Law & Policy Review. Article is available on SSRN at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/...

John & Becky Douglas | Providing Hope Through Service
The J. Reuben Clark Law Society hosts a national webcast event featuring John and Becky Douglas. John Douglas, a partner at Paul Hastings, will speak about his pro bono adventures in helping developing nations around the world establish their financi...

Information Ecology Lecture Series | Catherine L. Fisk, Working Knowledge
Professor Fisk will present her work examining the rise of corporate ownership of intellectual property in the nineteenth century. This work is based on extensive research into nineteenth century law as well as the practices of several large and smal...

Ann Elizabeth Mayer | Islam & Human Rights: New Perspectives in Recent United Nations Discussions
Ann Elizabeth Mayer is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She earned a PhD in History from the University of Michigan, a Certificate in Islamic and Comparative Law from...

No Law | Jefferson Powell and David Lange, Session 4
Profs. Jefferson Powell and David Lange each provide responses to the other speakers on the topic of their book. Jennifer Jenkins makes closing comments, and then all the speakers gather on stage to take questions from the audience. Recorded on Marc...

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