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JD/LLM in International and Comparative Law

“This summer I had the chance to work on a potential IPO deal at a Beijing law firm. At the Duke Hong Kong Institute, I learned from professors from all over the world and had a truly unforgettable summer. If you’re looking to practice internationally, then there’s no question — the JD/LLM is a program you should be part of.”

— Ebosetale Okojie JD/LLM’13

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Faculty
  • Portrrait: Prof. Ralf Michaels
    Arthur Larson Professor of Law

    Michaels is an expert in comparative law and conflict of laws. He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Panthéon/Assas (Paris II), Princeton, Pennsylvania, Toronto, and the London School of Economics. Michaels has also held senior research fellowships at Harvard and Princeton, as well as the American Academy in Berlin and the Max Planck Institute for Private Law in Hamburg.

Video
  • Ukrainian Reality and How It Affects Other Countries

    A discussion of the situation in Ukraine (as of February, 2015) in its legal dimensions, including Ukraine's quest for democracy and rule of law as well as the legal consequences of the Crimean Peninsula's annexation. The emphasis is on the probable outcomes and impacts these events will have on Ukraine as well as other international players. The panelists are: Honorable Bohdan Futey was the U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge in 1987-2014, Victor Rud '76 is an international law attorney and a cofounder of the Ukrainian American Bar Association, Ivanna Bilych is an attorney, civil activist, and board member of Razom for Ukraine (Together for Ukraine). Sponsored by the International Law Society, National Security Law Society and Duke Bar Association.

  • William Burke-White | Power Shifts In International Law

    Professor William Burke-White, the Richard Perry Professor and Inaugural Director of the Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania and Deputy Dean and Professor of Law at Penn Law, gives a talk titled "Power Shifts in International Law: Structural Realignment and Substantive Pluralism." Co-sponsored by the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security and the Center for International & Comparative Law.

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