Event Calendar

Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • Dec 18 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

  • Dec 25 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

  • Jan 1 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, January 2, 2015

  • Jan 2 Duke Law D.C. Cocktail Hour - Washington, DC 6:00 PMSee description

    Local alumni, faculty, and friends, and those visiting for the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) are welcome to join us for a Duke Law D.C. Cocktail Hour at the Marquee Bar and Lounge in the Omni Shoreham Hotel, located at 2500 Calvert Street, NW. This location is just a 5-minute walk from the AALS meeting hotel. Light appetizers will be provided. Cash bar. RSVP by December 29. Co-sponsored by the Duke Law Alumni Office and the Duke Law Club of D.C. Questions? Contact Anna Walker at walker@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

  • Jan 7 Basketball Watch Event (Duke v. Wake Forest) - San Francisco, CA 6:00 PMSee description

    Join the Duke Law Club of Northern California after work at Pete's Tavern for a pint and help us cheer on the Duke Men's Basketball Team as they take on Wake Forest University. This is a great opportunity to get to know some of the 500+ Duke Law Alumni and other Duke University Alumni-Attorneys who live or practice in the Bay Area in a more casual and fun atmosphere. Pete's Tavern is conveniently located in SOMA, just a short walk from most law offices in the Financial District and is close to BART. Since there will be many other non-law related Duke alumni there, be sure to look for the table with Steven D. Lee L'12 or a Duke Law Club sign. Sponsored by the Duke Law Club of Northern California. For more information, please contact alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

  • Jan 8 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

  • Jan 8 Mock Trial Skills Training Session: Objections and Evidence 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Objection, Your Honor! At this Mock Trial Skills Training Session, Professor Donald Beskind will discuss how to properly make and respond to objections in court based on the Rules of Evidence. We will also answer questions and discuss logistics for the upcoming Kilpatrick Townsend Mock Trial Tournament at UNC Chapel Hill School of Law and the Twiggs-Beskind Cup, the tournament for making Mock Trial Board. Food will be provided. No previous Mock Trial experience is required. Sponsored by Duke Law Mock Trial. For more information, please contact Elana Reman at elana.reman@duke.edu.

Friday, January 9, 2015

  • Jan 9 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Gladys Bethea at gladys.bethea@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 9 Lawyer on the Line Training 2:00 PMLaw School 4047

    Training for students who wish to participate in Lawyer on the Line. This is a program in partnership with Legal Aid of NC. Students provide legal assistance to very low income clients over the phone. Sponsored by Lawyer on the Line. For more information, please contact Caroline Sorensen at caroline.d.sorensen@duke.edu.

Monday, January 12, 2015

  • Jan 12 Careers in Corporate Law: Commercial Transactions and Bankruptcy 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society and Career & Professional Development Center invite you to learn from current practitioners about the role attorneys play in structuring commercial transactions and financing corporate asset purchases. The panel will be moderated by Professor Steven Schwarcz. This discussion is the third panel of a five-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 Nicholas.Kitzman@duke.edu or Amanda Fannin at Amanda.Fannin@duke.edu. Sponsored by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 12 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. Sponsored by DBA. Please contact Alex Waldrop at alexander.waldrop@lawnet.duke.edu with questions. The URL is: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding.

  • Jan 12 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

  • Jan 13 "Picking Cotton" and the Perils of Eyewitness Identification 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Please join the American Constitution Society, the Center for Law, Race, and Politics, and the Duke Law Innocence Project for a discussion with Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton, co-authors of the award-winning book "Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption," which focuses on Thompson's mistaken identification of Cotton as the perpetrator of her rape, and his subsequent wrongful conviction and incarceration. Also joining this panel will be Duke Law professor Neil Vidmar, who offers a scientific perspective on the evidentiary issues presented by cross-racial eyewitness identification. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society, the Center for Law, Race, and Politics, and the Duke Law Innocence Project. For more information, please contact Ana Apostoleris (ama64@duke.edu).

  • Jan 13 The Future Of Law Firms 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Want to know more about the latest law firm trends? Who is hot? Who is not? Where is the legal industry headed? How can you best prepare yourself? Then join Aric Press, former Vice President of The American Lawyer as he provides his expertise on the legal industry. The American Lawyer is a "leading daily news source covering legal business, law firms, and lawyers across the U.S. and around the world." Co-sponsored by the Law & Entrepreneurship Society, Business Law Society, SOLIMENA, International Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dyna Zekaoui at dyna.zekaoui@duke.edu.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Thursday, January 15, 2015

  • Jan 15 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. 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

  • Jan 19 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Training Session 9:00 AMLaw School 4047

    Students will receive training on the laws for completion of the required IRS exams to volunteer in the VITA program. Prior to the training, all volunteers must take about 90 minutes to set-up their volunteer account, complete the Volunteer Standards of Conduct (VSC) training, complete the 10 question VSC quiz and complete the Intake/Interview and Qualilty Review training. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to those who RSVP to burrucker@law.duke.edu by 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 14. Sponsored by the Public Interest and Pro Bono Office. For more information, please contact Kim Burrucker at burrucker@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 19 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. Sponsored by DBA. Please contact Alex Waldrop at alexander.waldrop@lawnet.duke.edu with questions. The URL is: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

  • Jan 20 Careers in Corporate Law: Capital Markets and Securities 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society and Career & Professional Development Center invite you to learn from current practitioners about the types of transactions that occur within capital markets, the role that lawyers play in these transactions, and the skill sets to develop during law school to prepare for a successful career in capital markets and securities. The panel will be moderated by Professor James Cox. This discussion is the fourth panel of a five-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 or Mitch Brunson at mitchell.brunson@duke.edu. Sponsored by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

  • Jan 21 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 Monday, January 19 at 5pm. If you are unable to attend this breakfast, there will be other opportunities to have breakfast with the Dean this semester. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015

  • Jan 23 DELPF Food Law Symposium 9:00 AMLaw School 3041

    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

  • Jan 26 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. Sponsored by DBA. Please contact Alex Waldrop at alexander.waldrop@lawnet.duke.edu with questions. The URL is: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding.

  • Jan 26 Careers in Corporate Law: Mergers & Acquisitions 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society and Career & Professional Development Center invite you to learn from current practitioners about the general structure of a M&A deal, the role that lawyers play in these transactions, and the skill sets to develop during law school to prepare for a successful career in M&A. The panel will be moderated by Professor Terence Hynes. This discussion is the fifth panel of a five-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 or Ashley Waid at ashley.waid@duke.edu. Sponsored by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 26 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Gladys Bethea at gladys.bethea@law.duke.edu.

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 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, January 30, 2015

  • Jan 30 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Gladys Bethea at gladys.bethea@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 30 Careers in International Law: Transnational Litigation and Antitrust/Competition with Tiaunia Bedell '07 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Ms. Bedell (JD-LLM '07), a senior associate at Gibson Dunn in Los Angeles, for a wide-ranging conversation about transnational litigation, including her defense against the recognition of a fraudulent multi-billion dollar judgment in the Chevron v. Donziger case in Ecuador. Ms. Bedell will discuss her career and day-to-day work, while offering advice to students pursuing internationally focused legal careers. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the JD-LLM program. Please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu with any questions.

  • 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.

  • Jan 31 Test Event 11:25 AMAl Buehler Trail

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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. This event is open to Duke Law students, faculty, and staff only. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information, please contact Dawn Blalock at blalock@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 4 Drinks & Networking Event at Hanson Bridgett - San Francisco, CA 6:30 PMSee description

    Join the Duke Law Club of Northern California for an after-hours networking event which is being sponsored by Brett Gladstone L'83 of Hanson Bridgett LLP. Get reacquainted with old classmates and network with some of the more than 500+ Duke Law Alumni and Other Duke Alumni-Attorneys who or work in the Bay Area. Hanson Bridgett is generously providing Free Food & Drinks. Hanson Bridgett is located at 425 Market Street. Sponsored by the Duke Law Club of Northern California. For more information, please contact alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

  • Feb 5 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. 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 AMLaw School 3041

    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

  • Feb 9 Journey with Cineplex Entertainment's Chief Legal Officer 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Join us for a conversation with Ms. Anne Fitzgerald, who is currently the Chief Legal Officer of Cineplex Entertainment. Anne's career path spans a wide array of industries, working both at a private law firm here in Raleigh at Smith Anderson to currently working in-house in Canada at Cineplex Entertainment, as well as in-depth knowledge into the media and entertainment industry. Anne's multitude of experience will provide a unique perspective on transitioning between different career paths. Co-sponsored by LES, BLS, IPCS, ILS, WLSA and SOLIMENA. For more information, please contact Dyna Zekaoui at dyna.zekaoui@duke.edu.

  • Feb 9 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Feb 9 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. Sponsored by DBA. Please contact Alex Waldrop at alexander.waldrop@lawnet.duke.edu with questions. The URL is: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

  • Feb 12 Renting in New York 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    The founders of the residential real estate brokerage firm Cooper & Cooper will give a presentation about how to make the move to New York City as smooth as possible. In their presentation, partners Jeremy and Jordan Cooper will discuss the NYC rental market, building and apartment types, highlight all the steps and paperwork involved in securing a home, and answer all questions. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Ashley Waid at ashley.waid@duke.edu.

  • Feb 12 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

  • Feb 12 School to Prison Pipeline 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Come view "The School to Prison Pipeline," a short, yet moving documentary on the disturbing national civil liberties issue where children are funneled out of public schools and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Many of these children have learning disabilities or histories of poverty, abuse or neglect, and would benefit from additional educational and counseling services. Instead, they are isolated, punished and pushed out. Children¿s Law Clinic faculty members Jane Wettach and Brenda Berlin will be on hand to share additional information about the pipeline and some personal experiences representing children caught up in it. Students will learn how they can get involved in work surrounding this issue. 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.

Friday, February 13, 2015

  • Feb 13 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy Symposium 8:30 AMLaw School 3041

    Please join us for Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy's annual symposium. The topic for this year's symposium will be the legal, practical, and policy implications of the Court's recent decision in Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund. For more information, please contact Mariana Estevez at mariana.estevez@duke.edu.

Monday, February 16, 2015

  • Feb 16 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. Sponsored by DBA. Please contact Alex Waldrop at alexander.waldrop@lawnet.duke.edu with questions. The URL is: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding.

  • Feb 16 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Gladys Bethea at gladys.bethea@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 16 Careers in International Law: Merging Law and Diplomacy: A Conversation with Michael Kleine '93 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    The "Careers in International Law" Speaker Series will host Michael Kleine, Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Laos for a wide-ranging conversation about merging law and diplomacy. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Kleine served as Minister-Counselor for Economic Affairs at U.S. Embassy Seoul and was responsible for leading Embassy efforts to ratify and implement the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement. Over the course of his Foreign Service career, Mr. Kleine also served on detail with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, contributed to U.S. policy on North Korea, managed U.S.-Phillippines relations, and supported consular operations in Ho Chi Mnh City, Vietnam. He will speak about his career path, day-to-day work, and offer advice to students interested in working for the U.S. Government in both legal and diplomatic capacities. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program and the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu. Lunch will be served.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

  • Feb 17 Exit Loan Counseling Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Duke Student Loan Office will conduct a group exit loan counseling session for all federal student loan borrowers that are graduating at the end of Spring 2015 semester. During this session, borrowers will receive a detailed listing of their loans, information regarding repayment options available and helpful tips for managing their loan debt. Registration is required for this group session. Further instructions and a registration link will be provided at a later date. Sponsored by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. For more information, please contact Lena Garrett at garrett@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

  • Feb 19 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, February 17 at 5pm. If you are unable to attend this breakfast, there will be other opportunities to have breakfast with the Dean this semester. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

  • Feb 19 Advising Private Equity Firms with Debevoise & Plimpton 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Please join Jordan Murray, a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, as he explains what it's like to advise on private equity deals, what role associates play in a private equity practice group, and the regulatory issues confronting the buyout industry. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Will Robinson at will.robinson@duke.edu.

  • Feb 19 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. 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

  • Feb 23 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 23 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. Sponsored by DBA. Please contact Alex Waldrop at alexander.waldrop@lawnet.duke.edu with questions. The URL is: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding.

  • Feb 23 Dean's Cup Final Round 5:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Duke Law Moot Court Board invites you to the final round of this year's Dean's Cup, Duke's premier oral advocacy competition.The competition will be followed by a light reception. Please come support your fellow students and see these excellent competitors in action. Sponsored by the Dean's Office and the Moot Court Board. This event will be webcast. For more information, please contact John Gerl at john.gerl@lawnet.duke.edu. Time is subject to change.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

  • Feb 24 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 24 Careers in International Law: Anti-Corruption Investigations at the World Bank: A Conversation with Robert Delonis 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    What does it mean to work at the World Bank? The Careers in International Law speaker series will host Mr. Robert Delonis, a Senior Litigation Specialist in the Integrity Vice Presidency for a conversation about his time and work at the World Bank Group. Mr. Delonis investigates and pursues sanctions related to fraud and corruption in Bank-financed projects and will talk about his experience working in cross-border project finance, intergovernmental organizations, and anti-corruption investigations. He will also speak about his career path and the types of positions at the World Bank. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law and the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • Feb 25 Anatomy of a Deal by Vinson & Elkins 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Join Vinson & Elkins, a premier global transactional law firm, and OutLaw, the Business Law Society, the International Law Society, and the Federalist Society in the annual Anatomy of a Deal event, where real practitioners walk students through the mechanics of a major transaction, highlighting the role that attorneys play along the way. Q-Shack will be served. Sponsored by Vinson & Elkins. For more information, please contact Ben Shellhorn (ben.shellhorn@fuqua.duke.edu).

  • 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 1Ls: Blueprint for Success 5:00 PMOff-campus

    The primary 1L and employer networking event at Duke as the 1Ls contemplate their upcoming 2L job search. In 2014, more than 40 organizations, 60+ lawyers and recruiting professionals and over 170 students participated in a high-energy & interactive evening. Blueprint offers a unique opportunity to establish meaningful connections with private- and public-sector decision-makers from around the country in advance of the fall recruiting season. To be held at the Durham Convention Center. This event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please visit the Blueprint webpage, or contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

  • Mar 4 Law School Luncheon 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Writing in the Washington Post after the 2009 death of Dr. John Hope Franklin, Walter Dellinger, the Douglas B. Maggs Professor Emeritus of Law, said Franklin wrote, taught, and lived the story of race in America. To mark the centenary of Franklin¿s birth, Dellinger and William Leuchtenburg, the William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will reflect upon the course that the three of them taught at Duke Law for seven years, as well as Franklin¿s influence and insights. Considered one of the greatest American historians and remembered for his landmark book, From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans among other works, Franklin was the James B. Duke Professor of History.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

  • Mar 5 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

  • Mar 7 Basketball Watch Event (Duke v. UNC) - San Francisco, CA 5:30 PMSee description

    Join the Duke Law Club of Northern California at the San Francisco Twin Peaks Home of Adam Mishcon L'90 to cheer on the Duke Men's Basketball Team as they take on our archrival, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This is a great opportunity to get to know some of the 500+ Duke Law Alumni and other Duke University Alumni-Attorneys who live or practice in the Bay Area in a more casual and fun atmosphere. Adam (Host) and Steven (Co-Chair) will provide hot wings and beer. You are welcome, but certainly not required, to bring a drink or favorite snack food for yourself or to share with the group. Sponsored by the Duke Law Club of Northern California. For more information, please contact alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

  • Mar 12 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

  • Mar 18 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 Monday, March 16 at 5pm. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

  • Mar 18 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Frances Conrad at conrad@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

  • Mar 19 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

  • Mar 25 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Frances Conrad at conrad@law.duke.edu.

  • Mar 25 LLM Alumni Panel II: 10 Tips on Preparing for the Bar 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join three LLM alumni who successfully took and passed the New York Bar for their top 10 tips on preparing for the Bar Exam. They will answer your questions such as: 1) Should I take a commercial review course? 2) Is it worth studying for the course locally? 3) How should I pace my study? 4) Which test center should I choose? 5) Which hotel to book and when to book it? 6) What to expect during the exam? And many more! Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. For information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • Mar 26 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

  • Apr 1 LLM Info Session and Workshop for the New York Bar 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This is a MANDTORY workshop for all students planning on taking the New York Bar Exam either in July of 2015 or February of 2016. Students will receive instructions on how to correctly fill out the new ¿LLM Certificate of Attendance Form.¿ Please make sure to bring a copy of your class schedule for the fall and spring semesters and a printed copy of the attached form. We encourage you to review the form ahead of time. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and tht Office of International Studies. For information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

  • Apr 2 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Thursday, April 9, 2015

  • Apr 9 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

  • Apr 16 Christian Legal Society 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. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society. For more information, please contact Ben DiCamillo at btd10@duke.edu.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

  • May 7 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Frances Conrad at conrad@law.duke.edu.

  • 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

Friday, November 20, 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015