Event Calendar

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

  • Apr 22 Exam Break: Massages 11:30 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing massage! Please sign up for a time slot in Student Affairs, Office 2007. For more information, please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

  • Apr 23 Exam Study Break: Coffee and Donuts 7:45 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Take a break from studying (or grab a snack before your exam) with coffee and donuts from Rise. For more information, please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Apr 23 Conversation with Eugene Lao '95, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Auction.com 11:00 AMLaw School 1178

    Please join the JD/LLM Program for an informal coffee with Eugene Y. Lao ('95), Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Auction.com. Mr. Lao has led an interesting and distinguished career in the software industry. He worked as the Vice President and Regional General Counsel at Yahoo, Asia Pacific, where he managed over 40 attorneys. Most recently, he was the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Zynga and has recently assumed a new position as the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Auction.com where he leads their international team. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Saturday, April 26, 2014

  • Apr 26 Duke Alums Engage - New York, NY 9:00 AMSee description

    Alums, family, and friends are welcome to volunteer at The Children's Aid Society at their Dunlevy Milbank Community Center in Central Harlem. The project will offer medical services, sports activities and wellness workshops. Register through the link https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/events/DUKE2361796.... Questions? Contact Jack Boyd '85.

  • Apr 26 Duke Alums Engage - Charlotte, NC 9:00 AMSee description

    Alumni, friends, and family are welcome to volunteer with the Alexander Youth Network which provides quality professional treatment to children with serious emotional and behavioral problems. It delivers an effective and efficient array of services, enabling children and their families to exercise self-determination, achieve their potential, and find long-lasting positive ways to connect with their community. Alexander Youth Network serves approximately 7,000 children a year in more than a dozen programs. The project will include working with a group of children in an activity and performing maintenance and upkeep on trails on the property. Register through the link https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor.... Questions? Contact Brad McMinn '02.

  • Apr 26 Duke Alums Engage - Dallas, TX 12:00 PMSee description

    Alumni, friends, and family are welcome to volunteer with LIFT (Literacy Instruction for Texas) to work with individuals who have literacy problems at the Austin Street Shelter. Volunteers will be trained at the LIFT offices before traveling to the Austin Street Shelter to volunteer. Register through the link https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor.... Questions? Contact Will Evans AM'12.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Monday, April 28, 2014

  • Apr 28 Exam Break: Massages 11:30 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing massage! Please sign up for a time slot in Student Affairs, Office 2007. For more information, please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

  • Apr 29 Faculty Workshop 12:15 PMLaw School 4042

    By invitation only. This is a lunch between interested faculty from Duke Law School, UNC Law, and Fuqua's Finance Department, to discuss areas in which their research overlaps, to facilitate the sharing of points of view and insights, and to explore ways in which legal insight can inform finance papers and vice versa. Interested faculty should contact Professor Schwarcz at schwarcz@law.duke.edu for more information.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  • Apr 30 Duke Alums Engage - Los Angeles, CA 11:00 AMSee description

    Alumni, friends, and family are welcome to volunteer with The Executive Prep Academy of Finance. The goal is to give children in the under-served community of South Central an education that is focused on financial literacy so that they will have the tools necessary for success in their career and general life-management. We are asking for volunteers in any profession (business, law, medicine, arts, etc.) to come and talk to these students about your professional paths. RSVP through the link https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor.... Questions? Contact Kareem Cook '94, MBA'00.

  • Apr 30 Faculty Meeting 11:45 AMLaw School 4047

    For more information, please contact Frances Conrad at conrad@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Friday, May 2, 2014

  • May 2 House of Credit Cards BBQ 12:00 PMLaw School Beber Sculpture Garden

    This will be a last event for the Class Gift Campaign. We will be grilling food, playing corn hole and having drinks on the last day of finals. Come out and enjoy time with your fellow graduating classmates before we "Roll the Credits." For more information please contact Kate Shivar at kate.shivar@law.duke.edu.

  • May 2 Duke Alums Engage - Houston, TX 4:00 PMSee description

    Alumni, friends and family are welcome to volunteer with Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos - the House of Hope for Children. Volunteers will be spending a few hours doing crafts, playing with the kids on their playground, and providing a pizza dinner. Volunteers will also be doing a supply drive and delivering much needed items (diapers, wipes, formula, etc) that day. Please register early through the link https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor... as Casa de Esperanza de los Ninos can only accommodate 20 volunteers. Questions? Contact Evan Taranta '06.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

  • May 3 Duke Alums Engage - Boston, MA 8:30 AMSee description

    Alumni, friends, and family are invited to volunteer with Roxbury Preparatory Charter Schools. The project includes working with individual students and small groups of 5th-8th graders to prepare for the math MCAS exam. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! No prior preparation is required as all briefings and materials will be presented to the volunteers on Saturday morning at the school. Just bring your energy, enthusiasm and willingness to engage these motivated students who need our help. Register through the link https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor.... Questions? Contact Alexandra Burns '10.

  • May 3 Duke Alums Engage - San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin 9:00 AMSee description

    Alumni, friends, and family are welcome to come out and volunteer with Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin. San Francisco Goodwill CEO Maureen Sedonaen and Marketing leader Tim Murray, formerly of Target Stores, will lead Duke Alumni in a variety of volunteer efforts and provide educational overviews regarding Goodwill's intersection of local nonprofit, corporate and government initiatives designed to do all of the following: break cycles of poverty; provide job training; change dynamics for former prisoners; reduce landfill waste and improve local environmental outcomes through efficient product re-use and recycling efforts. Kids over 8 are welcome. For more information, contact Preston Dodd '90.

  • May 3 Duke Alums Engage - Washington, DC 10:00 AMSee description

    Alums, friends, and family are welcome to volunteer with Martha's Table and D.C. Central Kitchen to provide thousands of wholesome sandwiches to help feed those in need throughout the region. Register through the link https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor.... Questions? Please email DukeAlumsEngageDC@gmail.com.

  • May 3 Duke Alums Engage - Durham, NC 1:30 PMSee description

    Alumni, friends, and family are invited to volunteer with Lakewood Elementary School and DURO to complete beautification projects around the school. Volunteers will spend time mulching, gardening and painting outdoors and painting classrooms indoors. Register through the link https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor.... Questions? Contact Nicole Silvanic.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Friday, May 9, 2014

  • May 9 Family Barbecue 5:00 PMSarah P. Duke Gardens

    More details to follow. For more information, contact Student Affairs.

  • May 9 Candlelight Dinner (International students and guests) 7:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    This event proves to be one of the most special of the year, as international students' and LLM students' families and friends travel from around the world to share in graduation. Sponsored by the Office of International Studies. Attendance is free. Business casual to semi-formal attire is recommended.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

  • May 10 Duke Alums Engage - Atlanta, GA 1:00 PMSee description

    Alumni, friends, and family are invited to volunteer and help with MedShare from 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. MedShare is an innovative nonprofit that bridges the gap between surplus and need to improve healthcare and the environment through the efficient recovery and redistribution of surplus medical supplies and equipment. Adult and all volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes. Registration information coming soon. Questions? Contact Shama Barday JD'11.

  • May 10 Law School Hooding Ceremony 5:30 PMCameron Indoor Stadium

    More details to follow. For more information, contact Student Affairs.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014

  • May 17 Duke Law NorCal: Small Group Hiking 9:00 AMSee description

    Alumni are welcome to gather together for a day of hiking. This will be a great opportunity to get to know other Duke Law alumni in a more personal and casual way while enjoying a light walk through one of the Bay Area's beautiful hiking trails. Please bring sun screen, plenty of water, your dogs and/or significant others, friends or kids. Email Steven Lee at stevendlee@alumni.duke.edu if you are interested in joining this small group.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

  • May 21 The Social Cost of Carbon in Regulatory Analysis 8:00 AMTBA

    The social cost of carbon (SCC) is currently used in a variety of regulatory impact analyses throughout the U.S. government (USG) to value the climate change impacts of various regulations. This one-day workshop will examine the various questions the government faces when making use of the scientific literature on the SCC in order to create and maintain an estimate for regulatory purposes. The purpose is to examine whether a consensus exists among the workshop participants on recommendations for improving the SCC process in the future. This workshop is co-sponsored by the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions and the Center of Law, Economics, and Public Policy. For more information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow at victoria.zellefrow@law.duke.edu.

Monday, May 26, 2014

  • May 26 Memorial Day Holiday All DaySee description

    No Classes - Law School building will be locked.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Friday, July 4, 2014

  • Jul 4 4th of July Holiday All DaySee description

    No Classes - Law School building will be locked.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

  • Aug 13 2014 Advanced Causal Inference Workshop All DayTBA

    The target audience is empirical researchers who are reasonably familiar with the basics of causal inference (from our main workshop or otherwise), and want to extend their knowledge. We will assume familiarity with the potential outcomes notation, randomization inference, difference-in-differences, regression discontinuity, panel data, and instrumental variable designs, but will not assume expertise in any of these areas.Northwestern University hosts the Research Design for Causal Inference Workshop, also sponsored by Duke University, the Society for Empirical Legal Studies, and The Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth at Northwestern Law. For more information and registration please go to http://polisci.duke.edu/causalinference/advanced-workshopPlease note that seating is limited and registration is required.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

  • Oct 16 36th Annual Duke University Estate Planning Conference All DayLaw School 3rd Floor Loggia

    This two day conference consists of a series of lecture sessions designed to examine in detail current developments in the estate and gift tax field; strengthen the practitioner's knowledge and application of estate planning techniques to a multitude of diverse and complex problems; and to provide a forum for the discussion of important estate planning problems and their solutions. Sessions will be led by a group of conference faculty members comprised of estate planning and tax practitioners and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate.

  • Oct 16 36th Annual Duke University Estate Planning Conference 8:00 AMLaw School 3rd Floor Loggia

    This two day conference consists of a series of lecture sessions designed to examine in detail current developments in the estate and gift tax field; strengthen the practitioner's knowledge and application of estate planning techniques to a multitude of diverse and complex problems; and to provide a forum for the discussion of important estate planning problems and their solutions. Sessions will be led by a group of conference faculty members comprised of estate planning and tax practitioners and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate.

Friday, October 17, 2014

  • Oct 17 36th Annual Duke University Estate Planning Conference All DayLaw School 3041

    This two day conference consists of a series of lecture sessions designed to examine in detail current developments in the estate and gift tax field; strengthen the practitioner's knowledge and application of estate planning techniques to a multitude of diverse and complex problems; and to provide a forum for the discussion of important estate planning problems and their solutions. Sessions will be led by a group of conference faculty members comprised of estate planning and tax practitioners and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate.

  • Oct 17 36th Annual Duke University Estate Planning Conference 8:00 AMLaw School 3rd Floor Loggia

    This two day conference consists of a series of lecture sessions designed to examine in detail current developments in the estate and gift tax field; strengthen the practitioner's knowledge and application of estate planning techniques to a multitude of diverse and complex problems; and to provide a forum for the discussion of important estate planning problems and their solutions. Sessions will be led by a group of conference faculty members comprised of estate planning and tax practitioners and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014