Event Calendar

Thursday, October 30, 2014

  • 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 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 BLSA General Body Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    We will be having our third General Body meeting. This kicks off our academic series for the year. We will have a student led panel discussing things such as outlining and exam taking strategies. This will be an opportunity for 1Ls to ask upper level students any questions they may have about the process. Lunch will be provided. Also, we are participating in a food drive competition with our sub-region of National BLSA. We will be collecting monetary donations and food items to benefit of the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC. So please bring monetary donations and or food items to the General Body meeting! For more information, please contact Joe Wilson at joe.wilson@lawnet.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 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 Drones: A Proponent's Perspective 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Major General Charles Dunlap, a former uniformed judge advocate in the United States Air Force and current Director of the Center on Law, Ethics & National Security, joins the Federalist Society to discuss the use of drones in military warfare. Listen to a national security expert's take on drone use, informed by academic scholarship and his experience in the Air Force Judge Advocate Corps. Cookout will be served. Please contact Mariana Estévez for more information at mariana.estevez@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.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

  • Nov 2 Cancer Pro Bono Project Training Session 1:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join us for the second Cancer Pro Bono Project training session. This session will consist of hands-on training with the forms. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Sarah Chappell at sec50@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 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. Sponsored by International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@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 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 Animal Experimentation and the Law: Using an Imperfect System to Address Cruelty and Flawed Science 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 Kaplan Bar Exam Information Session and Course Demo 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    All are welcome to a free lunch with Jimmy Johns and to gain information regarding the bar exam and how to best prepare for it. Senior Regional Director Josh McIntyre will present about the only live-streamed New York bar exam course at Duke and the new live and interactive bar prep available to all Summer bar exam takers. One attendee will receive a new Kindle Fire HD6. For more information contact Head Rep Judea Davis at judea.davis@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Nov 5 Simpson Thatcher Study Tips Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Attorneys from Simpson Thacher will discuss exam and study tips to help you prepare as final exams are approaching. Lunch will be served. This BLSA event is open to the entire law school community and is sponsored by Simpson Thacher and Barlett LLP. Email liz.wangu@duke.edu if you have any questions.

  • Nov 5 Successful Women Rainmakers 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    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.

  • Nov 5 Paris Alumni Reception with Associate Dean Jennifer Maher 7:00 PMSee description

    Jones Day invites Paris alumni for a reception and update on Duke Law with Associate Dean Jennifer Maher. Learn more and RSVP at https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5b6BfX8t6eKNrKt. Questions? Contact Vanessa Roesch at vroesch@jonesday.com or Jennifer Maher at maher@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

  • 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.

  • Nov 6 Regulating Religious Commerce: Antitrust and the Religion Clauses 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Does the First Amendment's Free Exercise Clause protect religious organizations against the antitrust laws? To what extent do principles of religious freedom, embodied in the First Amendment and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, limit the application of antitrust to the activities of religious organizations? Join the Federalist Society for a debate between Duke Law's Professor Barak Richman and Alden Abbott from the Heritage Foundation. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Mariana Estévez at mariana.estevez@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 Information Session with the Minnesota Vikings 12:30 PMLaw School 4044

    The Minnesota Vikings Legal Department hires JD candidates for internships every year. Interns work alongside lawyers to review sponsorship agreements, employment contracts, vendor and partnership agreements, and contracts related to stadium issues, purchase agreements, workers compensation litigation, and employment policies. To learn more about the Minnesota Vikings Legal Department, please join Jen Stockman, HR Generalist, for an informal Q&A. No prior knowledge about Sports Law is required. Please RSVP to erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu by Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at 5 pm. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff.

  • 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 Tel Aviv Alumni Reception with Suzanne Brown, Administrative Director, International Studies 7:30 PMSee description

    Please join Suzanne Brown for a "Dutch treat" reception and update on Duke Law at Mr. & Mrs. Lee Restaurant, 10 Nisim Aloni Street, Tel Aviv. To RSVP, and for questions, contact Sivan Noymark L.L.M.'12 at sivan.noymark@gmail.com.

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.

  • Nov 7 Brussels Alumni Reception with Associate Dean Jennifer Maher 7:00 PMSee description

    Please join Associate Dean Jennifer Maher for a reception and update on Duke Law at the home of Xavier van der Mersch L.L.M.'84. To RSVP, and for questions, contact Xavier van der Mersch at xvdm@dalvel.eu.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

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 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 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 Careers in Corporate Law: Private Equity 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Private equity continues to dominate the business headlines, and as a law student you must be asking: What exactly is it like to be a lawyer serving private equity clients? We invite you to learn from current practitioners about the general structure of a private equity deal, the role that lawyers play in these transactions, and the skill sets to develop during law school to prepare for a successful career with this corporate focus. Panelists for the event include Daniel Evans, a partner in the New York and Boston offices of Ropes & Gray; Anne Croteau, a partner in the Raleigh office of Smith Anderson; and Jeffrey Tabak, a founding partner of the Private Funds practice at the New York office of Weil, Gotshal, & Manges. The panel will be moderated by Professor Elisabeth de Fontenay. This discussion, co-sponsored by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center, is the first panel of a four-part series introducing students to the variety of different career paths available under the umbrella of business law. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Dorothy Jenke at dorothy.jenke@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 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 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.

  • Nov 10 London Alumni Reception with Associate Dean Jennifer Maher 7:30 PMSee description

    White & Case invites London alumni for a reception and update on Duke Law with Associate Dean Jennifer Maher. Learn more and RSVP at https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bmDNVkTuUt5UfFH. Questions? Contact Alexis Erskine at aerskine@whitecase.com or Jennifer Maher at maher@law.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 Beyond the Law Firm: Alternative Careers in the Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    For more information, please contact Mariana Estevez at mariana.estevez@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.

  • Nov 11 What Aren't You Doing? How You Can Combat Domestic Violence As a Law Student 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Come join the Coalition Against Gendered Violence for a panel discussion of Domestic Violence and how you can help prevent it as a law student and community member. Panelists include: the founder of the UNC Domestic Violence Clinic, a member of the Durham Crisis Response Center, and a member of our local police force. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Sara Saenz at sara.saenz@duke.edu.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

  • Nov 12 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 12 Institutional Innovation and Global Health Financing 12:00 PMSSRI-Gross Hall 270

    Professor David Gartner, Professor of Law and Associate Dean at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, will present a paper titled "Institutional Innovation and Global Health Financing." His talk is co-sponsored by the Workshop on Political Institutions & Behavior in the Department of Political Science and the Center for International & Comparative Law. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please visit http://law.duke.edu/news/david-gartner/ or contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 12 Finding and Funding Summer Public Interest Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This program will provide an overview of the many resources for finding summer public interest jobs and how to fund those that are unpaid. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

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

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

  • Nov 12 Civil Justice Clinic Launch Celebration 4:30 PMSee description

    Please join us for a reception celebrating the launch of the new Duke Law Civil Justice Clinic, a unique partnership between Duke Law School and Legal Aid of North Carolina offering students an opportunity to hone practical litigation skills while addressing the need for civil representation among low-income citizens. The event will take place at the Durham County Courthouse, Suite 2000. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

  • Nov 14 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Nov 14 Duke Law Wellness: Nasher Art Museum Tour 2:00 PMSee description

    Take a break and relax with a tour of the Nasher Art Museum¿s new Miró exhibit, The Experience of Seeing, the first-ever presentation of the final 20 years of Miró's career. Space is limited, please RSVP to Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 14 17th Annual Public Interest Retreat 2:00 PMSee description

    Please join us for the annual Public Interest Retreat, scheduled at The Boiler Room at American Tobacco Campus (directly in front of the Lucky Strike tower). The retreat will feature a panel of alumni who are engaged in public interest careers, information about LRAP, loan forgiveness and loan repayment, and an opportunity for public interest-minded 1Ls to meet and mingle with public interest-minded 2L and 3L students who spent their summers engaged in a wide variety of public interest internships. The program will dissolve into a party serving food, beer and soft drinks. Look for an RSVP link soon! For more information, please contact Susanna Epling at susanna.epling@law.duke.edu.

Monday, November 17, 2014

  • Nov 17 ABA Site Inspection 8:00 AMLaw School 3000

    For more information, please contact Dean Barnes at barnes@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 17 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 17 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Nov 17 DBA Finance Committee Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4044

    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 17 Careers in Corporate Law: Regulatory Compliance 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    While Congress is at home for election season, the financial regulations it has enacted in recent years continue to have significant impact on the financial sector and keep lawyers busy in compliance and regulatory legal practices. We invite you to learn from current practitioners about the impact that financial regulation has had on financial institutions, the role that lawyers play in advising their clients and the skill sets to develop during law school to prepare for a successful career with this corporate focus. Panelists for the event include Timothy O'Shea, a Principal at Promontory Financial Group; Lucy Chang, currently with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; and Martin Libecker, a partner at Perkins Coie in Washington, D.C. The panel will be moderated by Professor Lawerence Baxter. This discussion, co-sponsored by The Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center, is the second panel of a four-part series introducing students to the variety of different career paths available under the umbrella of business law. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Nick Kitzman at nwk3@duke.edu.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

  • Nov 18 ABA Site Inspection 8:00 AMLaw School 3000

    For more information, please contact Dean Barnes at barnes@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 18 Information Session with Practising Law Institute: Patent Bar Exam 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    If you are a student with an undergrad degree (or at least two years of coursework) in engineering, computer sciences or the hard sciences (chemistry, biology, physics, some related fields), and are interested in becoming a Patent Agent or Attorney,Practising Law Institute (PLI) invites you to a presentation by John White, Academic Director of PLI's Patent Office Exam Course. Topics for discussion include: The latest info on the Patent Office Exam, Who can take it, How it works, now that it's on computer and "on demand", When you should take it, How the America Invents Act is impacting the Exam, and Recommendations on when and how to study for this very difficult Exam.Scholarships to PLI's other IP programs will also be discussed.For more information, please contact careercenter@law.duke.edu

  • 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 ABA Site Inspection 8:00 AMLaw School 3000

    For more information, please contact Dean Barnes at barnes@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 19 Studying for Exams: Advice from 2Ls and 3Ls 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    1Ls : Are you worried about studying for your first semester's exams? Get advice from 2Ls and 3Ls on tips for studying, managing stress, and what you can do to be prepared and confident on the day of your exam. Lunch provided. For questions about this event, please contact Sarah Battersby at sarah.battersby@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 19 Careers in Entrepreneurship: Panel Discussion with Start-Up Attorneys 5:00 PMLaw School 3037

    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.

  • Nov 19 Bay Area DukeGEN & Duke Law Club Special Event: Startup Law Dinner 6:30 PMSee description

    Join us for a special DukeGEN Bay Area and Duke Law Club of Northern California event. This is a unique opportunity for Duke-affiliated entrepreneurs, startups, attorneys and alumni in the Bay Area to have dinner with partner and general counsel level Duke alum-attorneys who have extensive experience advising, representing and working with Silicon Valley's top startups. Each table will feature a Duke alumni-attorney who will lead an informal dinner discussion and Q&A session related to their particular legal area of expertise. 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. *Limited seats available.

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.

  • Nov 20 Careers in International Law - conversation with Eugene Lao '95, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Auction.com 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join the JD/LLM Program and the Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society for a conversation 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. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@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 AMLaw School 3041

    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

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

  • Jan 27 Poverty in North Carolina 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Professor Gene Nichol, Director of the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity at the UNC School of Law will talk about his work on issues of poverty, social and economic justice, and inequality. To learn more about Professor Nichol¿s vast experience in this field, please visit http://www.law.unc.edu/faculty/directory/nicholgener/. This event is part of the Discussion and Action Series on Wealth, Inequality and the Law. Co-sponsored by Duke Law Clinics and the office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Susanna Epling at susanna.epling@law.duke.edu.

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