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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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  • 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.

  • Bernstein Lecture 2014 | Donald Horowitz, Federalism for Severely Divided Societies

    Professor Donald L. Horowitz, James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science Emeritus at Duke University, delivers the Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law titled "Federalism for Severely Divided Societies: Possibilities and Pathologies." The lecture was co-sponsored by Duke's Center for International & Comparative Law.

  • Juan Méndez | Commissioning Truths: The Field of Transitional Justice 30 Years after Nunca Más

    Juan Méndez, UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment, and a Professor of Human Rights Law in Residence at the American University Washington College of Law, gives a talk followed by a Q&A. This lecture is co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic, the Center for International and Comparative Law, the Human Rights Archive at the Rubenstein Library, and the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute.

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