Event Calendar

Monday, October 20, 2014

  • Oct 20 Christian Legal Society Morning Prayer 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    Focused time of morning prayer with the Christian Legal Society on Mondays and Wednesdays. Feel free to come late or leave early. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Kendra Simon (kendra.simon@lawnet.duke.edu) or Alyse Young (alyse.young@lawnet.duke.edu).

  • Oct 20 Clinic Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Are you considering taking a Clinic next semester? If so, come hear from Clinical faculty, students, and recent alumni about your options, what to expect from a Clinic at Duke Law, and what you can get out of the experience. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Sandra Pettiford at pettiford@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 20 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Barak Richman will present his paper at the faculty workshop on Monday October 20. For more information, please contact Gladys Bethea at gladys.bethea@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 20 DBA Finance Committee Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4040

    The DBA Finance Committee meets to approve funding requests from DBA-sponsored organizations. If you would like to request funding, please fill out the form at the link below and send a representative to the meeting at least two weeks prior to your event. Please contact Alex Waldrop at alexander.waldrop@lawnet.duke.edu with questions. The URL is: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding.

  • Oct 20 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewal Application Training 6:00 PMLaw School 3043

    Duke Law Justice Matters and Immigrant Education Project partners with Justice Matters, NC to assist immigrants in completing their renewal application. Local immigration attorneys will train Duke Law students in the completion of the application. Dinner will be served. Please RSVP to Burrucker@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 20 Panel Discussion: Responding to Violence with Justice and Mercy 7:00 PMDuke Chapel

    Duke Chapel Dean Luke Powery moderates a "Bridge Panel" discussion on violence and constructive responses to it. The panelists include: The Rev. Melvin Bullock, retired chaplain of Polk Correctional Institution; the Honorable Marcia H. Morey, chief district court judge of Durham's 14th Judicial District; Joslin Simms, member of the Durham chapter of Parents of Murdered Children; and Professor Simon Partner from Duke's history department.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

  • Oct 21 CANCELED: Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Oct 21 Mock Trial Interest Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Do you like arguing? Acting? Law? Being right? Then come meet the Mock Trial Board! At this meeting, we will explain what Mock Trial is, how to compete effectively, and how to try out for Board. No mock trial experience required. For more information, please contact Arianna Medina at arianna.medina@duke.edu.

  • Oct 21 Brownbag Tech Talk: Going Mobile - Successfully! 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    All community members are invited to join us for a Brownbag Tech Talk series by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Bring your lunch and settle in for a short, informative and targeted presentation on technology of interest in the law school. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period will continue until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 21 JD-LLM Careers in International Law: Patrick Duggan 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Patrick Duggan JD-LLM '10, Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice Environmental Crimes Section, for a discussion about international environmental law, global development and intersection between criminal justice system and the environment. Co-sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law, and the Career and Professional Development Center. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 21 After Burwell v. Hobby Lobby: The Future of Reproductive Rights? 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Please join academics and practitioners in the field of reproductive rights who will discuss the implications for reproductive rights and religious freedoms after the recent Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision. Speakers include Suzanne Buckley - Executive Director of NARAL-NC, Kristine Kippins - Federal Policy Counsel Center Center for Reproductive Rights, Jessica Waters - Assistant Dean of the School of Public Affairs at American University, Judy Waxman - Vice President for Health and Reproductive Rights at National Women's Law Center, and Jed Purdy, Duke Law Professor. This panel will be moderated by Katharine Bartlett, Duke Law Professor. This event is co-sponsored by WLSA, ACS, and ACLU, and funded by DBA. Please contact Katie Karges (kjk23@duke.edu) with any questions. Lunch will be served.

  • Oct 21 From Peacekeepers to Slave Traders: A Lawyer's Journey to the United Nations and Beyond 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Anne Gallagher, Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), will give a talk titled "From Peacekeepers to Slave Traders: A Lawyer's Journey to the United Nations and Beyond." This lecture is co-sponsored by the Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, the International Human Rights Clinic and the Center for International & Comparative Law. Lunch will be served. For more information, please visit http://law.duke.edu/news/anne-gallagher/ or contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 21 After Burwell v. Hobby Lobby: The Future of Reproductive Rights? Reception with the Panelists 1:30 PMLaw School 3000

    After the lunchtime panel event, please join the panel speakers in a smaller setting to get more of your questions answered. Refreshments will be provided. Co-sponsored by WLSA, ACS, and ACLU. Funded by ACS. For more information, please contact Katie Karges at kjk23@duke.edu.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Oct 22 Christian Legal Society Morning Prayer 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    Focused time of morning prayer with the Christian Legal Society on Mondays and Wednesdays. Feel free to come late or leave early. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Kendra Simon (kendra.simon@lawnet.duke.edu) or Alyse Young (alyse.young@lawnet.duke.edu).

  • Oct 22 PILF Merchandise Sale 9:00 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Come get your Duke Law gear! We will be selling select goods at each sale this year. This sale will feature quarter zip sweatshirts, crewneck sweatshirts, long sleeve shirts, hoodies, sweatpants, and coffee tumblers. These items will only be available this sale, so come get them before we sell out! We take credit/debit cards and flex points only, no cash. For more information, please contact Kendra Simon at kendra.simon@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Oct 22 Canceled - Day in the Life of a Litigator 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Wondering what it means to practice "litigation"? Do you want to be in court frequently? Or might you prefer legal research and writing? What else does "litigation" include? Attorneys with large firm, commercial and white collar litigation experience, as well as with public defense and prosecution experience at the county and Federal levels, talk about the daily work and life in different practice settings. The most successful and fulfilled professionals purposely build their careers upon personal interests, strengths and passions, and the career options within litigation are vast. Today is the day to learn more. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 22 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    For more information, please contact Gladys Bethea at gladys.bethea@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 22 1L's: Meet Your Faculty! 12:30 PMLaw School 3000

    This is an opportunity for 1L students to meet upper-level faculty and discuss their work and courses. For this lunch, students will have an opportunity to engage in small group discussion with Nita Farahany; Professor Faranany is a leading scholar on the ethical, legal, and social implications of biosciences and emerging technologies, particularly those related to neuroscience and behavioral genetics. She is the Director of Duke Science & Society, the Duke MA in Bioethics & Science Policy, and a Professor of Law & Philosophy. Lunch will be served. Space is limited and RSVP is required. Please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu to RSVP.

  • Oct 22 Lunchtime Talk with Janet Cowell, Treasurer of North Carolina 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Please join the JD/MBA Society for a lunchtime talk with Janet Cowell, Treasurer of North Carolina. In 2013, the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute named Treasurer Cowell as one of the world's top 25 most significant and impactful public investor executives. Come and learn about her career path, her current day-to-day responsibilities, and issues related to public wealth fund management. For more information, please contact Grant Mannion at grant.mannion@duke.edu.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

  • Oct 23 Breakfast with the Dean 9:30 AMLaw School 2014

    The Office of Student Affairs is pleased to announce a wonderful opportunity to have breakfast with the Dean. This is an excellent opportunity to have some one-on-one time with the Dean to talk about your Law School experience. Unfortunately, seating is limited. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu no later than Tuesday, October 21 at 5pm. If you are unable to attend this breakfast, there will be other opportunities to have breakfast with the Dean this semester.

  • Oct 23 Faculty Tech Talks: Going Mobile - Successfully! 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Faculty, please join us for regular Tech Talks by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Each week's topic will be announced in advance. Lunch will be available for those who RSVP. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 23 Enforcing America's Laws in the 21st Century: A Presentation by Leslie Caldwell, Assistant AG, Criminal Division, US Dept of Justice 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Leslie Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice, joins us to discuss enforcing America's laws in the 21st century. Lunch is provided - first come first served. Sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 23 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4044

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

  • Oct 23 Canceled - Day in the Life of a Corporate Lawyer 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    The most successful and fulfilled professionals purposely build their careers upon personal interests, strengths and passions, and the career options within corporate law are vast. As you continue to think about your own professional goals, we invite you to learn more about transactional law from a practitioner's perspective. Panelists include Jeffrey Hart, a partner at Robinson, Bradshaw & Pinson, P.A., whose primary practice areas include private fund formation, joint ventures, and advising emerging growth companies, and Margaret Rosenfeld, a partner specializing in corporate and securities law at Smith Anderson. They will answer your questions and provide their perspective on what it takes to excel as a corporate lawyer. For more information, please contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 23 Duke Law Club Fall Happy Hour & Networking Event - San Francisco, CA 6:00 PMSee description

    Get reacquainted with old classmates, welcome recent graduates/bar takers, and network with some of the more than 600+ Duke Law alums and Duke-affiliated attorneys who live and work in the Bay Area. Sponsored by Lori Andrus J.D. '99 of Andrus Anderson LLP. Co-sponsoring opportunity available. Questions? Contact Kirstin Riddle at kirstin.riddle@law.duke.edu.

Friday, October 24, 2014

  • Oct 24 An Inside View into the World of Professional Agents: Featuring Duke Law's Gilad Berkowtiz 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    An inside view into the world of a professional sports agent and talent manager: featuring Gilad Berkowitz. Moderated by Professor Haagen. Gilad Berkowitz is a certified agent with the NBA Players Association and a licensed talent manager. He represents players both in the NBA and the highest leagues internationally. On the music side, Gilad represents major hip-hop recording artists and rising musical talents along with co-founding a production label Reckless Art alongside a management team from TIG Records. Sponsored by the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. For more information, please contact Jacob Unger at jdu4@duke.edu.

  • Oct 24 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Lemur Center Tour 1:00 PMSee description

    Take a break and relax with a tour of the Duke Lemur Center! Space is limited, please RSVP to Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 24 Duke Law Video Game Society Kickoff 4:00 PMSee description

    The Duke Law Video Game Society will have a kick-off social at the Lofts Club House Lounge at the Lofts at Lakeview, 2616 Erwin Road Durham, NC 27705. Come socialize and play video games, meet other avid and casual gamers, and learn more about what our society has in store for the coming years. We will be organizing speaker events on how the law affects the video game industry, participating in symposiums, and hosting future social events. We will provide food and gaming entertainment, including the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, and N64 consoles. For more information, please contact Jennifer Cieluch at jennifer.cieluch@duke.edu or Jeb Dennis jeb.dennis@duke.edu.

  • Oct 24 Duke Law School Reception Recognizing Alumni Working in Public Service and Public Interest Law - Washington, D.C. 5:30 PMSee description

    Please join us for a reception recognizing D.C. area Duke Law School alumni practicing in government and public interest law. Come and share information and advice about your work with current Duke Law students who will be in D.C. for the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair. Special thanks to Kirkland & Ellis LLP for generously hosting this gathering (655 Fifteenth Street, N.W., #1200, Washington, D.C.). Questions? Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu

Monday, October 27, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

  • Oct 28 CANCELED: Brownbag Tech Talk 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    All community members are invited to join us for a Brownbag Tech Talk series by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Bring your lunch and settle in for a short, informative and targeted presentation on technology of interest in the law school. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period will continue until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 28 Mental Health and the Law 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join the Duke Forum for Law & Social Change for the viewing of a documentary on mentally ill people in our criminal justice system. For more information, please contact Rama Douglas at rama.douglas@duke.edu.

  • Oct 28 50 Years After the Civil Rights Act: The Evolution of Election Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Duke Law Professor Guy-Uriel Charles is the founding director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics and is an expert in election law. Come listen to Professor Charles speak about how election law has evolved since the Civil Rights Act was passed fifty years ago and what setbacks we have seen in recent years to such equality. For more information, please contact Michael Moritz at michael.moritz@duke.edu.

  • Oct 28 Wealth, Inequality, & the Law: Discussion of Thomas Piketty's "Capital" with Professor Jed Purdy, Duke Law 5:00 PMLaw School 4047

    This is the second program in the "Wealth, Inequality, & the Law: A Discussion and Action Series," co-sponsored by the Duke Law Clinics and the Office of Public Interest & Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Susanna Epling (susanna.epling@law.duke.edu).

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

  • Oct 29 Christian Legal Society Morning Prayer 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    Focused time of morning prayer with the Christian Legal Society on Mondays and Wednesdays. Feel free to come late or leave early. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Kendra Simon (kendra.simon@lawnet.duke.edu) or Alyse Young (alyse.young@lawnet.duke.edu).

  • Oct 29 Mock Trial Skills Session: Opening and Closing Statements 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Do you like Arguing? Acting? Law? Being Right? Are you a 1L interested in Mock Trial? The Mock Trial Board is hosting our first Mock Trial Skills Session! Professor Diane Reeves will discuss how to deliver effective Opening and Closing statements and offer her advice on how to succeed as a trial-level oral advocate. We will also go over the process for gaining admission to the Mock Trial board, the various mock trial opportunities available throughout the year, Duke's own Mock Trial Tournament, and briefly answer questions. Food will be provided. No previous Mock Trial experience is required. For more information, please contact Arianna Medina at arianna.medina@duke.edu.

  • Oct 29 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Oct 29 Transactional Law Competition: Negotiation Skills Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    The Duke University School of Law's Transactional Law Competition will be holding its first skills session for this year's participants. This session will focus on negotiation skills. Lunch will be provided. Funded by DBA. For more information, contact Bryan O'Brien (bpo7@duke.edu).

Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • Oct 30 Government and Public Service Society First Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    The Government and Public Service Society (GPS) will hold its first meeting of the year. We will discuss GPS' mission, as well as the process for applying for positions as 1L Board Members. For more information, please contact Chris D'Alessio at christopher.dalessio@duke.edu.

  • Oct 30 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

  • Oct 30 Innovation and Change in the Legal Profession and Legal Education 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    For faculty, by invitation only. For more information, please contact Amanda Lacoff at lacoff@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 30 Information Session for Law Clinics 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Learning By Doing. In a clinic, you are the lawyer. Working under the close supervision of clinical faculty, you meet with clients, analyze real world problems, develop legal strategies, prepare legal documents, and appear on behalf of your clients at meetings, in negotiations, and at hearings. Through this you will deepen your substantive legal knowledge, develop core lawyering skills and provide critical legal services to underrepresented clients who have no other access to the legal system. For more information, please contact Sandra Pettiford at pettiford@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 30 CANCELED: Faculty Tech Talks 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Faculty, please join us for regular Tech Talks by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Each week's topic will be announced in advance. Lunch will be available for those who RSVP. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 30 Drones: A Proponent's Perspective 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Former judge advocate general of the United States Air Force, Major General Charles Dunlap joins the Federalist Society for a discussion on the use of drones in military warfare. Come listen to a National Security expert's take on drone use, informed by a 34-year career at in the judge advocate general corps and vast academic and teaching experience. For more information, please contact Mariana Estevez at mariana.estevez@duke.edu.

  • Oct 30 JD/LLM Town Hall 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    All JD/LLM students, including 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls, should plan to come to the JD/LLM Town Hall. Degree requirements and upcoming opportunities for JD/LLM students will be covered. For more information, please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 30 WLSA: Dinner & Discussion 6:00 PMSee description

    Please join WLSA and Dean Sherman and Dean Bart for a roundtable dinner discussion of women and the law. This event is capped at 6 students; please RSVP to attend. Dinner will take place at Lilly's Pizza in Downtown Durham. For more information, please contact Chantalle Carles at chantalle.carles@duke.edu.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Saturday, November 1, 2014

  • Nov 1 Duke Forward in Charlotte 1:30 PMSee description

    We hope you'll join us at the Charlotte Convention Center for a memorable afternoon and evening of community, conversation, and celebration at Duke Forward in Charlotte! This is a unique opportunity to connect with generations of Duke alumni, parents, and friends in the area, and to participate in incredible programming led by some of our remarkable faculty and students. For more information, please contact dukeforward@duke.edu.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

  • Nov 4 Breakfast with the Dean 9:30 AMLaw School 2014

    The Office of Student Affairs is pleased to announce a wonderful opportunity to have breakfast with the Dean. This is an excellent opportunity to have some one-on-one time with the Dean to talk about your Law School experience. Unfortunately, seating is limited. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu no later than Friday, October 31 at 5pm. If you are unable to attend this breakfast, there will be other opportunities to have breakfast with the Dean this semester.

  • Nov 4 Brownbag Tech Talk: Getting Started with Duke.Box.Com 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    All community members are invited to join us for a Brownbag Tech Talk series by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Bring your lunch and settle in for a short, informative and targeted presentation on technology of interest in the law school. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period will continue until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 4 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Nov 4 LLM Interviewing and Networking Skills Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Designed specifically for LLM students, this interactive presentation will focus on interviewing skills and techniques designed to help students prepare for the International Student Interview Program in January. The workshop will address the basics of interview preparation and help you master more advanced skills such as handling open-ended questions with confidence, addressing difficult or uncomfortable questions, and crafting thoughtful questions to ask the interviewer. Co-sponsored by the Career Center and the International Studies Office. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 4 Transactional Law Competition: Write-up Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3000

    The Duke University School of Law's Transactional Law Competition will hold its second skills session for this year's participants. This session will focus on the write-up portion of the contest. Lunch will be provided. Funded by DBA. For more information, contact Bryan O'Brien (bpo7@duke.edu).

  • Nov 4 The Law of Lab Rats: Ethics and Legality of Animal Testing 6:15 PMLaw School 3043

    Please join Duke Law's chapter of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and the Environmental Law Society for a discussion of the legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of animals in laboratory experiments, presented by Ryan Merkley and Mark Kennedy of the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine. Open to everyone, vegetarian-friendly dinner provided. For more information, please contact Jason Ervin at rje14@duke.edu.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

  • Nov 5 Christian Legal Society Morning Prayer 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    Focused time of morning prayer with the Christian Legal Society on Mondays and Wednesdays. Feel free to come late or leave early. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Kendra Simon (kendra.simon@lawnet.duke.edu) or Alyse Young (alyse.young@lawnet.duke.edu).

  • Nov 5 Successful Women Rainmakers 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Succeeding in a law firm often depends on your book of business. Join ALSA, WLSA, BLSA, and HLSA for a panel featuring successful women rainmakers and hear how they made the connections that led to their positions in the upper echelons of the profession. They will be sharing their business development strategies and tips for young attorneys. Lunch will be provided. Funded by DBA. Please contact Ruthanne Minoru at ruthanne.minoru@lawnet.duke.edu for more information.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

  • Nov 6 Faculty Tech Talks: Getting Started with Duke.Box.Com 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Faculty, please join us for regular Tech Talks by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Each week's topic will be announced in advance. Lunch will be available for those who RSVP. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 6 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

  • Nov 6 NC Marriage Equality 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Join the Program in Public Law and the American Constitution Society as we welcome Elizabeth Gill (Senior Staff Attorney with the ACLU of Northern California) in a moderated panel discussion with Neil Siegel (Co Director of the Program in Public Law) regarding the past and present marriage equality litigation. The panelists will discuss the strategy choices that accompany nationwide civil rights litigation, the practical and theoretical issues surrounding equal protection and due process jurisprudence, and the impact these cases will have on civil rights, constitutional adjudication and federalism going forward. Lunch is provided - first come first served. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

Friday, November 7, 2014

  • Nov 7 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    For more information, please contact Dawn Cronce at cronce@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 7 1L Professional Development Workshop 1:00 PMSee description

    The Career & Professional Development Center and upper-level students will work with all 1Ls to teach critical skills for success as law students and as attorneys - building professional relationships and interviewing. In addition, upper-level students will discuss their personal 1L summer experiences with different types of employers. We will wrap up the day with a 4:00 reception in Star Commons. [1Ls with last names beginning with A-K will start in room 3037; L-Z will start in room 3043.] Participation is required for all students in the Class of 2017. For more information please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Nov 7 Duke Law Wellness: Afternoon Tea at the Washington Duke Inn 2:30 PMWashington Duke Inn

    Take a break and relax with afternoon tea at the Washington Duke Inn! Hot tea, tea sandwiches, fresh homemade scones, and a variety of sweets will be served. Space is limited, please RSVP to Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

Monday, November 10, 2014

  • Nov 10 Christian Legal Society Morning Prayer 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    Focused time of morning prayer with the Christian Legal Society on Mondays and Wednesdays. Feel free to come late or leave early. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Kendra Simon (kendra.simon@lawnet.duke.edu) or Alyse Young (alyse.young@lawnet.duke.edu).

  • Nov 10 Overview of the Middle East - What You Need To Know 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Hearing a lot about the Middle East lately? Want to learn more about the region and the current political landscape to be able to better evaluate what you see in the media? Then join us for our guest speaker, Professor Abdul Sattar Shakhly, Professor of Comparative Literature and Middle East Studies, who will provide students with a primer about what they need to know about the Middle East. Co-sponsored by SOLIMENA, National Security Law Society, and the International Law Society. For more information, contact Dyna Zekaoui at dyna.zekaoui@duke.edu.

  • Nov 10 JD-LLM Careers in International Law: Matthew Droz '05 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join Matthew Droz '05, Counsel at ExxonMobil in Houston, Texas for a discussion on working in-house, cross-border oil & gas issues, and project development and finance. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 10 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    For more information, please contact Dawn Cronce at cronce@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 10 DBA Finance Committee Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4040

    The DBA Finance Committee meets to approve funding requests from DBA-sponsored organizations. If you would like to request funding, please fill out the form at the link below and send a representative to the meeting at least two weeks prior to your event. Please contact Alex Waldrop at alexander.waldrop@lawnet.duke.edu with questions. The URL is: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding.

  • Nov 10 WLSA Baker Botts Reception for 1Ls 6:00 PMLaw School Third Floor Mezzanine

    WLSA and Baker Botts LLP will host a reception for students participating in mock interviews. This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet your interviewers in a casual setting and practice your network skills. Drinks and light appetizers will be served. Business casual attire is required. For more information contact Deborah Olaleye at ebun.olaleye@duke.edu.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

  • Nov 11 Baker Botts LLP Mock Interviews 8:30 AMSee description

    Baker Botts LLP will conduct mock interviews for 1L students. This is an excellent opportunity for you to practice your interviewing skills and receive constructive feedback before beginning applications and interviews for summer employment. Interviews will take place at the Durham Hilton Hotel located at 3800 Hillsborough Road. Business formal attire is required. Please see additional details on how to sign-up in emails sent to the WLSA list serve. For more information contact Deborah Olaleye at ebun.olaleye@duke.edu.

  • Nov 11 Islamic State: Islam and International Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Join National Security Law Society for a conversation about the Islamic State. Jack Jenkins, Senior Religion Reporter for ThinkProgress, will talk about the appropriateness of referring to IS as "Islamic." Duke Law Professor Laurence Helfer will address the international law justifications proffered by the United States to justify it's use of force against IS in Syria. For more information, please contact Alexander Volandt at asv12@duke.edu.

  • Nov 11 Brownbag Tech Talk: Polling with Purpose: 4 Programs to Engage Your Audience 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    All community members are invited to join us for a Brownbag Tech Talk series by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Bring your lunch and settle in for a short, informative and targeted presentation on technology of interest in the law school. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period will continue until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

  • Nov 18 Brownbag Tech Talk: PowerPoint with Impact 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    All community members are invited to join us for a Brownbag Tech Talk series by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Bring your lunch and settle in for a short, informative and targeted presentation on technology of interest in the law school. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period will continue until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 18 Pies & Cider with OSA 2:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Come get in the holiday spirit with some pie and cider, served up by the Office of Student Affairs! Students, faculty, and staff welcome. For more information, please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

  • Nov 19 Christian Legal Society Morning Prayer 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    Focused time of morning prayer with the Christian Legal Society on Mondays and Wednesdays. Feel free to come late or leave early. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Kendra Simon (kendra.simon@lawnet.duke.edu) or Alyse Young (alyse.young@lawnet.duke.edu).

  • Nov 19 Careers in Entrepreneurship: Panel Discussion with Start-Up Attorneys 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join the Law & Entrepreneurship Society for an informative panel discussion covering the day-to-day work of start-up attorneys, and stick around for a chance to meet and great some of our Law School's distinguished alumni. Speakers to be announced at a later date. Come with questions! Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP via Eventbrite by visiting http://tinyurl.com/start-up-attorney-panel. For more information, please contact L&E Society President Adam Berkland at adam.berkland@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Nov 19 The 3rd Annual Duke Chicago Entrepreneurship Event - "Selling Your Company" 5:30 PMSee description

    Join two leading lights in the Duke entrepreneurial community for a lively presentation and discussion. Mark Rampolla MBA'97 recently completed the sale of his ZICO Beverages LLC to Coca-Cola. Andy Ray AM'91, JD'91 recently oversaw the sale of Oculus VR to Facebook for $2 Billion. Both speakers will discuss their respective careers to date, with particular emphasis on start-ups and the sale of companies. This event is presented in partnership with DukeGEN, the Duke Alumni Association, Duke Law and the Fuqua School of Business. For more information, please contact alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 19 DukeGEN Networking Event 6:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Get out your business cards! On November 19, 2014, we'll be hosting the 17th DukeGEN Multi-city Networking Event. The DukeGEN Networking Events provide a chance for entrepreneurial-minded Duke alumni to meet one another. They happen three times a year, and are voluntarily organized by Duke alumni, for Duke alumni, students, faculty and staff. Since 2008, we've held over 150 networking events with a cumulative total of 5000+ Duke attendees. For more information, please contact Megan Tisdale at llmle@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

  • Nov 20 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

  • Nov 20 Faculty Tech Talks: PowerPoint with Impact 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Faculty, please join us for regular Tech Talks by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Each week's topic will be announced in advance. Lunch will be available for those who RSVP. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

  • Nov 22 Duke Forward in Boston 1:30 PMSee description

    We hope you'll join us at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) for a memorable afternoon and evening of community, conversation, and celebration at Duke Forward in Boston! This is a unique opportunity to connect with generations of Duke alumni, parents, and friends in the area, and to participate in incredible programming led by some of our remarkable faculty and students. For more information, please contact dukeforward@duke.edu.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

  • Nov 25 Brownbag Tech Talk 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    All community members are invited to join us for a Brownbag Tech Talk series by members of Academic Technologies, the Law Library and others. Bring your lunch and settle in for a short, informative and targeted presentation on technology of interest in the law school. The presentation will be 12:30 to 1, with a pause for those who need to leave, and then a question-and-answer period will continue until 1:30pm. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

  • Nov 27 Thanksgiving Day Holiday All DaySee description

    No Classes - Law School building will be locked.

  • Nov 27 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, November 28, 2014

  • Nov 28 Thanksgiving Holiday All DaySee description

    No Classes - Law School building will be locked.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Friday, December 5, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

  • Dec 11 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Dec 18 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

  • Dec 25 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

  • Jan 1 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015

  • Jan 8 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

  • Jan 15 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

  • Jan 15 Book Discussion: Innovating Women 5:00 PMLaw School Third Floor Mezzanine

    Join us for "Books and Beverages" - focusing on women in entrepreneurship. In this faculty-student book group, we'll discuss Innovating Women by Vivek Wadhwa and Farai Chideya. 12 copies are available in the library. It's a quick read, composed mostly of brief, interesting vignettes. There's also a chance that co-author Professor Wadhwa will join us for a subsequent event. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Erika Buell at ebuell@law.duke.edu or Jeff Ward at ward@law.duke.edu.

Friday, January 16, 2015

  • Jan 16 Fifth Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium 9:00 AMTBD

    The Fifth Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium will provide meaningful opportunity for discussion and interaction among Duke students, visiting professors, legal practitioners, and industry leaders. Panels and speakers will once again focus on recent legal developments in the sports and entertainment industries. The event offers attendees panel discussions covering a range of current topics in the world of sports and entertainment law and the opportunity to meet professionals in these fields. For more information, please contact Veronica Badway at veronica.badway@duke.edu or Jake Unger at jacob.unger@lawnet.duke.edu.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

  • Jan 22 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, January 23, 2015

  • Jan 23 DELPF Food Law Symposium 9:00 AMTBD

    DELPF is presenting a day of panels, speakers, and working groups on the growing body of law surrounding food and food movements. The symposium will include local and national speakers. Additional details to come. For more information please contact Sean Fitzpatrick, DELPF Symposium Editor, at 502-645-2715.

  • Jan 23 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    For more information, please contact Gladys Bethea at gladys.bethea@law.duke.edu.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015

  • Jan 29 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, January 30, 2015

  • Jan 30 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    For more information, please contact Gladys Bethea at gladys.bethea@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 30 ESQ 5:00 PMLaw School 3041

    Annual symposium sponsored by the Duke Business Law Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. More than 40 senior alumni will be here to share their experiences, give candid advice, and interact informally with students during panel discussions and in small groups. This is a rare and valuable educational and networking opportunity for law students to learn about different possible career paths and get to know Duke Law alumni. This event will be webcast. For more information, contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

  • Jan 31 ESQ 9:00 AMLaw School 3041

    Annual symposium sponsored by the Duke Business Law Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. More than 40 senior alumni will be here to share their experiences, give candid advice, and interact informally with students during panel discussions and in small groups. This is a rare and valuable educational and networking opportunity for law students to learn about different possible career paths and get to know Duke Law alumni. This event will be webcast. For more information, contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

  • Feb 4 Lives in the Law with David Rubenstein T'70 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Lives in the Law with David Rubenstein T'70, co-founder and managing director of The Carlyle Group sponsored by the Program in Public Law. This event is open to Duke Law students, faculty, and staff only. Lunch will be served.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

  • Feb 5 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, February 6, 2015

  • Feb 6 Duke Law Journal - Administrative Law Symposium 8:00 AMTBD

    The Duke Law Journal will be hosting its 45th Annual Administrative Law Symposium, "Is the Appointments Process Broken?: Insights from Practice, Process, and Theory." The symposium will feature articles and discussions by academics, practitioners, and other commentators on the current state of appointments in the U.S. amidst a changing legal landscape. Focus points will include the Supreme Court's recent "Noel Canning" decision, the significant limitations to filibusters of presidential nominees, and other matters. For more information please contact Bill O'Connell at william.o.connell@duke.edu.

  • Feb 6 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    For more information, please contact Gladys Bethea at gladys.bethea@law.duke.edu.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

  • Feb 12 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Monday, February 16, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

  • Feb 19 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Monday, February 23, 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • Feb 25 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy Symposium 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join us for Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy's annual Symposium. For more information, please contact Ann Orsini at amo23@duke.edu.

  • Feb 25 Blueprint for Success 5:00 PMOff-campus

    This event is the primary 1L and employer networking event at Duke as the 1Ls contemplate their upcoming 2L law firm job search. To be held at the Durham Convention Center. For more information, please visit the Blueprint webpage, or contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu

Thursday, February 26, 2015

  • Feb 26 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

  • Mar 5 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

  • Mar 12 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

Thursday, March 19, 2015

  • Mar 19 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • Mar 26 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Thursday, April 2, 2015

  • Apr 2 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

  • Apr 9 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

  • Apr 16 CLS Bible Study 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The meeting is open to anyone who wants to come out and study a Bible passage each week. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

  • May 7 Graduation Gala 7:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

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

Friday, May 8, 2015

  • May 8 Family Barbecue 5:00 PMSarah P. Duke Gardens

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

  • May 8 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 9, 2015

  • May 9 Law School Hooding Ceremony 5:30 PMCameron Indoor Stadium

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

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Thursday, May 28, 2015