Event Calendar Archive

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
    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
    CANCELED: LLM Alumni Panel (II) on Careers Opportunities in the US 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Two LLM panelists currently working in the U.S. will discuss opportunities and challenges for foreign LLMs in the U.S. legal market and share their own job search experiences. The panelists are: Einat Levy '12 (Skadden Arps, NYC) and David Hamilton '08 (Zeichner Ellman & Krause, NYC). Lunch will be served. Sponsored by International Studies. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@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. Each case involves about 3 hours of pro bono service time. All interested students may attend the training. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest & Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Caroline Sorensen at caroline.d.sorensen@duke.edu.

Monday, January 12, 2015

  • Jan 12
    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 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. Panelists include Mr. Kenneth Greene of Carruthers & Roth (Greensboro, N.C.), Mr. John Northen of Northen Blue (Chapel Hill, N.C.), Ms. Vicki Tucker of Hunton & Williams (Richmond, VA) and Mr. Miguel Eaton of Jones Day (Washington, D.C.). 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.

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
    Credit Suisse Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Come learn about opportunities for 1L summer and for 3L post-graduation at Credit Suisse in Raleigh. Representatives from the bank will be here in person to discuss the Raleigh Legal Associate Program for 3Ls and the Raleigh Summer Associate Program for 1Ls. Sponsored for the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu

  • Jan 15
    1Ls/2Ls: Guaranteed Summer Funding Through The Stanback Fellowship Program 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Want to secure $5,000 this summer while working in a rewarding legal internship reserved exclusively for Duke students? Then come learn about the Stanback Internships available for Summer 2015! Many of the internships provide experience in litigation, administrative law or legislative/government affairs work. The internships are with environmental organizations, but the skills developed readily transfer to many areas of practice. To gain guest access to Career Link so that you can view the full internship descriptions and submit your materials, please complete the registration form at http://tinyurl.com/Stanback2015CareerLinkSignUp. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 15
    POSTPONED to February 12th - 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. There are twelve 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. Sponsored by Professors Buell and Ward. For more information, please contact Erika Buell at ebuell@law.duke.edu or Jeff Ward at ward@law.duke.edu.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Saturday, January 17, 2015

  • Jan 17
    RASP Immigration Law Training Clinic 9:00 AMLaw School 4000

    Professor of Immigration Law and practicing immigration attorney Hans Christian Linnartz will be providing training on navigating the legal framework of refugee and asylum law. The RASP Immigration Law Training Clinic will serve as training for members of the Refugee Asylum Support Project (RASP), but is also open to anyone interested in immigration law or in getting a head start on understanding legal matters they are likely to work on as summer associates and attorneys. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the DBA. For more information, please contact Marissa Flood at marissa.flood@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
    Dedicated to Durham - Martin Luther King Jr. Day 12:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, DBA is sponsoring a second Duke Law Day of Service, Dedicated to Durham, on Monday, January 19th. Take advantage of your day off from classes and volunteer! We will meet at noon for lunch in Star Commons before going to serve at various local nonprofit organizations. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign-up to do so at: http://goo.gl/forms/vUWQKjRmIk. We look forward to serving the local Durham community with you! Sponsored by DBA. For more information or if you have any questions, please contact DBA's Community Service Chair, Naina Soni, at naina.soni@duke.edu.

  • Jan 19
    DBA Finance Committee Meetings 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: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding 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.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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

    The ability to raise funds is critical to every company but there is a wide range of ways to do so, from equity offerings to high yield debt and securitizations. We invite you to learn from current practitioners about the full range of capital markets transactions, the role lawyers play in compiling and structuring these deals, and the skill sets to develop during law school to prepare for a successful career with this corporate focus.Panelists for the event include Jonathan Zonis, a partner in the New York office of Clifford Chance; Jennifer Lan, an associate in the New York office of Davis Polk & Wardwell; Joseph Beach, a partner in the Charlotte office of Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft; and Elizabeth Martinez, an associate in the New York office of White & Case. The panel will be moderated by Professor James Cox. This discussion, co-sponsored by The Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center, 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. The panel is sponsored by Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. Lunch will be served.For more information, please contact Mitch Brunson at mitchell.brunson@duke.edu. Sponsored by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 20
    Auditions for Tricky Dick 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Come audition for the law school's annual comedy and variety show Tricky Dick! Scripts will be available in the audition room so you do not need to have anything prepared. Please let us know if you are also interested in singing or dancing. Sponsored by the Duke Law Drama Society. If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Sampson at lauren.sampson@duke.edu.

  • Jan 20
    Smart Woman Plan Ahead Panel and Cocktail Reception - New York, NY 6:30 PMSee description

    Join Duke alumnae (undergraduate and graduate), parents and friends for a special event to learn what every smart and savvy woman needs to know about investing, estate planning and matrimonial law. Guests will enjoy a panel discussion featuring Stephanie Heilborn, Lea Paine Highet, and Alyssa Rower JD'04, and an evening of networking and cocktails with women from Duke and Harvard. At Norton Rose Fullbright, 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. Sponsored by the Duke Law Club of NY and DukeNY. Learn more and register here: https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor.... Questions? Contact Alyssa Rower JD'04 at 212-521-3517 or rower@amsllp.com.

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.

  • Jan 21
    Auditions for Tricky Dick 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Come audition for the law school's annual comedy and variety show Tricky Dick! Scripts will be available in the audition room so you do not need to have anything prepared. Please let us know if you are also interested in singing or dancing. Sponsored by the Duke Law Drama Society. If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Sampson at lauren.sampson@duke.edu.

  • Jan 21
    BLSA General Body Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    This will be BLSA's first General Body meeting of the year, featuring a panel discussing the job search. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by BLSA. For more information, contact Joe Wilson at joseph.l.wilson@duke.edu.

  • Jan 21
    1Ls/2Ls Finding & Funding Summer Public Interest Work 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Learn how to find and fund summer work with government or public interest organizations from the experts in our Office of Public Interest Advising. As many public positions are unpaid, the program will cover Duke Law-specific as well as external funding sources available. Lunch will be provided. but please bring your own beverage. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest Advising. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015

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

    Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum invites you to our 25th Anniversary Symposium "Carrots and Sticks." Following breakfast and coffee at 9:00 a.m., the symposium will begin with two academic panels on US food policy and food labeling. A BBQ lunch, catered by The Pit, will be served at 12:30 p.m. followed by our Keynote Address by Congresswoman Chellie Pingree of Maine. Representative Pingree was recently recognized as being one of the most innovative women in food by Food & Wine Magazine. The afternoon has one academic panel on food distribution systems followed by a producer panel that includes some of the Triangle's finest food producers including Watt's Grocery, Chapel Hill Creamery, Green Button Farm and Firsthand Food. Sponsored by DELPF. For more information on the program, panelists, and the day's schedule please visit our website at http://delpf.law.duke.edu/symposium/, and please contact Sean Fitzpatrick at sean.fitzpatrick@duke.edu with any questions or concerns. We hope to see you there!

    http://delpf.law.duke.edu/symposium/

Monday, January 26, 2015

  • Jan 26
    DBA Finance Committee Meetings 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: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding 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.

  • 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.

  • Jan 26
    The Tax Exempt Status of Churches and Its Connection to Political Speech 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Professors Richard Schmalbeck and Johhny Rex Buckles discuss the laws surrounding federal income tax exemption for churches and their impact on political speech. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. Nanataco will be served. Please contact Michael Adamson (mba6@duke.edu) for more information.

  • 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. Panelists for the event include Michael Chitwood, Partner in the New York office of Skadden; John Hughes, Partner in the Washington DC office of Sidley Austin; Rohith Parasuraman, Associate in the Washington DC office of Latham & Watkins; and Daragh Murphy, Associate in the New York office of WilmerHale. 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 put on by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center. Lunch will be served. The panel is sponsored by Sidley Austin. For more information, please contact Ashley Waid at ashley.waid@duke.edu. Sponsored by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

  • Jan 27
    POSTPONED: Griswold at 50 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

  • 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.

  • Jan 27
    Lunch and Learn with JLSA and Chabad 12:30 PMLaw School 3000

    Join us for New York bagels and lox and a fascinating discussion on the ethics of privacy in the modern world. Sponsored by JLSA and Chabad. For more information, please contact Jennifer Rosen at jhr23@duke.edu.

  • Jan 27
    Advanced Business Networking for International Lawyers: Understanding American Legal Culture 5:00 PMLaw School 4047

    Whether you plan to work in the United States or return home, understanding some of the customs of U.S. business practice and why U.S. business people and lawyers behave as they do will help you strengthen your relationships and ensure that cultural differences do not hamper your professional and personal success. Sharon Abrahams, National Director of Professional Development at Foley & Lardner, an international law firm, will conduct a 90-minute workshop which will also include tips on networking and building professional relationships to help your future career. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. For information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

  • Jan 29
    "Open Secrets" - The emerging visibility of men as the targets of conflict-related sexual assault and its implications 12:00 PMSee description

    Alice Miller, an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and the Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, will give a lecture titled "'Open secrets' - The emerging visibility of men as the targets of conflict-related sexual assault and its implications." This lecture will be in Trent Hall, Room 124. Co-sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law and the Duke Global Health Institute. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Ali Prince or visit https://law.duke.edu/news/alice-miller/.

  • Jan 29
    Navy JAG Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

    Interested in working with the Navy JAG Corps? A representative will be on campus to discuss the application process and what life as a Navy JAG officer is like. It is highly recommended you attend this session if you intend to apply to the Navy JAG. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu

  • Jan 29
    Succeeding as a Summer Associate 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Have a job lined up as a Summer Associate at a law firm or interested in becoming a Summer Associate? Come learn the tools necessary to succeed at your law firm, so you can achieve that job offer at the end of the summer. Attorneys from Haynes and Boone will share their insight on the keys to a successful summer in a panel presentation. Co-Sponsored by WLSA, HLSA, ALSA, SALSA, BLSA, and Outlaw. Lunch will be provided by Haynes and Boone. For more information, please contact Katie Karges at kjk23@duke.edu.

  • Jan 29
    CANCELED: Faculty Tech Talks 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Faculty, please join us for regular Tech Talks given 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 to the weekly invitation. The presentation will generally last about a half hour, with a following optional question-and-answer period until no later than 1:30pm. Sponsored by Academic Technologies. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 29
    International Student-Alumni Reception & Dinner - New York, NY 5:30 PMSee description

    Join us as we strengthen our ties with Duke Law School, fellow alumni, prospective employers and the current class of LLM students. Dean David F. Levi, Associate Dean Jennifer Maher '83, and the International Advisory Board of Duke Law School cordially invite you to attend one or both of these special programs: Reception in Honor of the International Student Interview Program at 5:30 p.m. and/or Sixth Annual Duke Law School International Alumni and Student Dinner at 8:00 p.m. Sponsored by the International Studies Office at Duke Law. Learn more and register here: https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor.... Questions? Contact Oleg Kobelev at Kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Friday, January 30, 2015

  • Jan 30
    1L Photoshoot 9:30 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    A photographer will be in the Blue Lounge on Friday, January 30th to take professional headshots for the 1L class. These headshots will be used in the Employer Guide for 2L recruiting. Please sign up by 5 pm, Monday, January 26 at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c094ba5a72ca5f49-1lphotoshoot. You must dress in business attire. All 1Ls should participate. If you are unavailable on January 30, please notify erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu. Sponsored for the Career & Professional Development Center. For further information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu

  • 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
    CANCELED: 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 6:00 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. Sponsored by BLS and CPDC. 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. Sponsored by BLS and CPDC. For more information, contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 31
    Alaska Law Review Spring Citechecking Training 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

    Information session on changes to the citechecking process. Sponsored by Alaska Law Review. For more information, please contact Joy Tsai at Joy.Tsai@duke.edu.

  • Jan 31
    Duke Forward in Dallas - Dallas, TX 1:30 PMSee description

    Alumni and friends are invited to join us for a memorable afternoon and evening of community, conversation, and celebration at Duke Forward in Dallas! This is a unique opportunity to connect with generations of Duke alumni, parents, and friends in the North Texas area-and to participate in incredible programming led by some of our remarkable faculty and students. At the Fairmont Dallas, 1717 North Akard Street, Dallas, TX. Sponsored by the Office of University Development. Learn more and register here: http://dukeforward.duke.edu/events1/duke-forward-in-dallas#event-program. Questions? Contact Tyler Bray at (919)-613-6117 or rsvp@dev.duke.edu.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

  • Feb 3
    Making a Career in IP Law with Diverse Backgrounds 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join the Women Law Students Association, Duke Law & Technology Review, and Intellectual Property & Cyberlaw Society for a panel discussing IP law and how women can get involved in this rapidly growing field, no matter their educational background. We will be discussing careers in all aspects of IP law, from trademarks to copyright to patents. This is the first panel of WLSA's Professional Development Spring Series. Our panelists include Jennifer Anderson, a partner at Olive & Olive who focuses on copyright and trademark issues, Julie Richardson, a Duke Law alumna and shareholder at Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec who focuses on patent law, and Professor Jennifer Jenkins, who runs the Arts Project at Duke's Center for the Study of the Public Domain. Our panelists will share how their backgrounds influenced their decision to pursue IP law, and share tips for students trying to get involved in the field! Sponsored by Hogan Lovells. For more information, please contact Elle Stuart at elle.stuart@duke.edu.

  • Feb 3
    Twiggs-Beskind Judge Training for Mock Trial Board Members 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    This is a mandatory judge training session for all members of the Mock Trial Board. All Board members will be judging mock trial rounds during the Twiggs-Beskind Cup on February 9-11th and this brief lunch session will introduce you to the basics of judging mock trial and how the score sheet works. Sponsored by the Mock Trial Board. For more information, please contact Elana Reman at elana.reman@duke.edu.

  • Feb 3
    CANCELED: Health Law Society: NC Bar Association Health Law Section Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 3000

    The Health Law Society hosts the North Carolina Bar Association's Health Law Section meeting. For more information, please contact Dani Glazer at dani.glazer@duke.edu.

  • Feb 3
    Teen Court Spring Meeting 4:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Please join the Teen Court committee for our Spring 2015 meeting. We will discuss involvement in Teen Court at the Durham County Court House, Teen Court Mock Trial, and answer any questions you may have. Anyone who is interested in Teen Court is welcome to attend, no previous volunteering necessary! Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Aly Rutsch at alyrutsch@gmail.com.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

  • Feb 4
    Duke Law Red Cross Blood Drive 9:00 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Please sign up for your life-saving appointment at redcrossblood.org using sponsor code Duke. Donors may need to "Register Now" as a New User with minimal personal information to create a donor profile. Feel free to also stop by the Blue Lounge in the Law School between 10 and 2:30 to donate! Sponsored by DBA. For more information, please contact Naina Soni at Naina.Soni@lawnet.duke.edu. If you have Eligibility Questions, please call 1-866-236-3276.

  • 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 co-CEO 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
    Duke Law School Gathering in Singapore 6:30 PMSee description

    Join fellow alumni and students from Singapore, and the surrounding regions for a casual gathering with Professor Ralf Michaels, and Judy and Don Horowitz, at ONE°15 Marina Club. Enjoy light appetizers and a complimentary beverage. Cash bar thereafter. This event is hosted by Bharat Dube L'86. For more information, please email Bharat at bharatdube@sipi-ip.com.

  • 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
    Ukrainian Reality and How It Affects Other Countries 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    The panel will discuss the current situation in Ukraine in its legal dimensions, including Ukrainian quest for democracy and rule of law as well as the legal consequences of the Crimean Peninsula's annexation. The emphasis will be on the probable outcomes and impacts these events will have on Ukraine as well as other international players. The panelists are as follows: Honorable Bohdan Futey was the U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge in 1987-2014, Victor Rud is an international law attorney, Duke School of Law alumnus, and a cofounder of the Ukrainian American Bar Association, Ivanna Bilych is an attorney, civil activist, and board member of Razom for Ukraine (Together for Ukraine). Sponsored by the International Law Society, National Security Law Society and Duke Bar Association. For more information, please contact Mariia Khorun at mariia.khorun@duke.edu. Please fill out this survey if you plan to attend the panel https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_2fb2AYhsv6axvOl.

  • Feb 5
    1Ls/2Ls: LANC Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Come hear about the partnership between Legal Aid of NC (LANC) and Duke Law School. The summer begins with a week-long training "boot camp" at Duke covering civil litigation skills and substantive law. Interns will then spend 10 weeks of the summer in one of LANC's twenty-four offices in the state working closely with attorneys and trying cases before courts and administrative bodies. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Stella Boswell at boswell@law.duke.edu or Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 5
    Faculty Tech Talks 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Faculty, please join us for regular Tech Talks given 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 to the weekly invitation. The presentation will generally last about a half hour, with a following optional question-and-answer period until no later than 1:30pm. Sponsored by Academic Technologies. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 5
    NC Bar Association International Law & Practice Section Ukrainian Reception 4:00 PMLaw School Third Floor Mezzanine

    By invitation only. This reception is intended to gather the international law practitioners, scholars, and activists to discuss the current situation in Ukraine. Sponsored by the NC Bar Association International Law & Practice Section. For more information please contact Mariia Khorun at mariia.khorun@duke.edu.

  • Feb 5
    Duke Law Houston Cocktail Hour - Houston, TX 6:00 PMSee description

    Alumni and friends in the Houston area, join us for a cocktail hour with Dean David F. Levi and other faculty members, visiting for the American Bar Association meeting. This event is hosted by Jackson Walker L.L.P. Learn more and RSVP at http://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_3Pk373pEPG04F9j. Questions? Contact Anna Walker at walker@law.duke.edu.

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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.

    http://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bBM8WB2x5ZLSZZH

  • 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
    CANCELLED 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 Meetings 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: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding 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.

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

    Join us for a conversation with Ms. Anne Fitzgerald L'90, 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
    Address by Steve Lehotsky 1:00 PMLaw School 3037

    Address will be given by Steve Lehotsky, a former law clerk for Justice A. Scalia. Lehotsky currently works as the deputy chief counsel for litigation for the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center, the litigation arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Chase Harrington at chase.harrington@duke.edu.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

  • Feb 10
    Snapshots in Sports Law - Kevin Warren of the Minnesota Vikings 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    The Sport and Entertainment Law Society invites you to come and listen to Kevin Warren, Executive Vice President-Legal Affairs & Chief Administrative Officer of the Minnesota Vikings as he discusses his unique career in the professional sports industry and the current challenges he faces as the general counsel of an NFL franchise. Warren is the highest ranking African-American business executive of a franchise in the National Football League, and has had a career in the NFL for 17 seasons. This conversation is an opportunity to learn more about the role of attorneys within the professional sports industry. Lunch provided by DBA. Co-Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association and the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. Please contact Lauren Vickers at lauren.vickers@duke.edu for more information.

  • Feb 10
    3Ls: Bridge to Practice Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Come learn more about the Bridge to Practice Fellowship Program. This information session will outline how current 3Ls can use the Bridge to Practice Fellowship Program as a part of their search for permanent employment. Prior Bridge to Practice Fellows will discuss how they leveraged their Bridge to Practice experiences into rewarding careers. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 10
    PILF Auction Ticket Sales 11:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Come buy your tickets for the event of the season - the PILF Auction & Gala! This year's auction will be at Washington Duke Inn and include fabulous food, drinks, and auction items. Tickets are $25 in advance (will be $30 at the door). We will be accepting credit and debit cards only at this time - no cash or checks. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Wendy Angus-Anderson at wea2@duke.edu.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

  • Feb 11
    PILF Merchandise Sale 9:00 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Our first merchandise sale of the semester! Come get your Duke Law gear! We are only taking credit cards and debit cards this sale. No cash or flex. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Kendra Simon at kendra.simon@duke.edu.

  • Feb 11
    How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution: Theories of Originalism in Constitutional Interpretation 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Who says all conservatives and libertarians are the same? Inspired by Professor Epstein's book, "How Progressives Rewrote the Constitution," Professor Richard Epstein from NYU Law and our very own Professor Stephen Sachs debate theories of orginalism in Constitutional interpretation. Lunch will be catered by King's Sandwich Shop. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Mariana Estévez at mariana.estevez@duke.edu.

  • Feb 11
    BAR Exam Talk 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Attention all 3Ls! BarBri is hosting an informational talk to prepare you for the upcoming bar exam. BarBri is the nation's leading bar review prep company and is available in all 50 states. We will discuss the structure of the exam, options for early prep, and ways to sign up. Classes begin in late May. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Barbri. Please RSVP for the program (lunch is limited): nur.ibrahim@duke.edu.

  • Feb 11
    Duke in DC Info Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join the Office of Public Interest & Pro Bono in an information session about the Duke in DC program. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by PIPB. For more information, please contact Susanna Epling at susanna.epling@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 11
    CANCELED: 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, February 12, 2015

  • Feb 12
    Heart Health Awareness Cookie Giveaway 10:30 AMSee description

    Join the Health Law Society in celebrating American Heart Month and Valentines Day! Drop by our table across from the Goodson Library to enjoy free homemade cookies and heart health information from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM (time subject to change). Gluten free, lactose free/vegan, and nut-free cookies will be available. Sponsored by the Duke Bar Association. For more information, contact Dani Glazer at dani.glazer@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.

  • Feb 12
    Faculty Tech Talks 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Faculty, please join us for regular Tech Talks given 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 to the weekly invitation. The presentation will generally last about a half hour, with a following optional question-and-answer period until no later than 1:30pm. Sponsored by Academic Technologies. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 12
    Women as Change-Makers: Using your Law Degree in the Legislature 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Please join the Women Law Student's Association for a panel discussing the environment of lobbying on behalf clients in the legislature or state government agencies. Our panelists come from DC and NC and will share with you tips for successful lobbying in a variety of environments. Come join WLSA to hear more about their experience as they used their law degree to affect changes in public policy and lawmaking This event is part of WLSA's Professional Development Spring Series. Sponsored by Hogan Lovells. For more information, please contact Khahilia Shaw at kys7@duke.edu.

  • 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
    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. There are twelve 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. Sponsored by Professors Buell and Ward. For more information, please contact Erika Buell at ebuell@law.duke.edu or Jeff Ward at ward@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 12
    Graduate and Professional Student Caucus Alumni-Student Mixer 5:30 PMSee description

    Join fellow Duke Alumni and current students from across the nine graduate and professional schools for a casual alumni-student mixer. The event will take place at Von Canon, lower level of the Bryan Center (125 Science Drive). Dress is casual. RSVP here: http://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_bmGK3kTMYseesVn. Sponsored by DAA and The Graduate & Professional School Alumni Caucus. Questions? Contact Zoey Kernodle at zoey.kernodle@law.duke.edu.

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  • Feb 12
    PILF Auction Ticket Sales 11:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Come buy your tickets for the event of the season - the PILF Auction & Gala! This year's auction will be at Washington Duke Inn and include fabulous food, drinks, and auction items. Tickets are $25 in advance (will be $30 at the door). We will be accepting credit and debit cards only at this time - no cash or checks. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Wendy Angus-Anderson at wea2@duke.edu.

Friday, February 13, 2015

  • Feb 13
    Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy Symposium: Fraud on the Market after Halliburton 8:30 AMLaw School 3041

    In Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, the Court upheld the Fraud On The Market presumption of reliance for securities fraud cases but chose to allow defendants to rebut the presumption at the class certification stage of a class action proceeding. The Halliburton holding, along with other sweeping securities rulings from the high Court in recent years reflects an ever more uncertain landscape for securities lawsuits. The Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy's 2015 symposium will discuss the coherence of fraud on the market as a body of law, the practical implications of the Court's decision in Halliburton, and alternative enforcement mechanisms for securities fraud. Find more information at http://djclpp.law.duke.edu/symposium/. Sponsored by the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy. For more information, please contact Mariana Estévez at mariana.estevez@duke.edu.

    http://djclpp.law.duke.edu/symposium/

  • Feb 13
    Young, Gifted, and Black 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Please join Duke Law's Black Law Student Association as we celebrate Black History Month with our "Young, Gifted, and Black" Panel Discussion. This event will feature four panelists: Antonio Lewis from King and Spaulding, Sonny Haynes from Womble Carlyle, Nathan Harrill a law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of NC. and Tolani Akinkuotu from Kilpatrick Townsend. The panelists will discuss their experience as a young black attorney in the legal profession. Sponsored by BLSA. For more information, please contact Brittany Mixon at Brittany.mixon@duke.edu.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

  • Feb 14
    Teach-In: Policing, Civil Rights, and Race 10:00 AMLaw School 3041

    Given the recent tragedies in Ferguson, Cleveland, and New York City, issues of policing and race are in the news. The purpose of this event will be to foster a dialogue between Duke Law School, its students, and the Duke community on issues of police practice, police misconduct, civil rights, and race. Scheduled participants include Dean David F. Levi, Duke Law Professors Lisa Kern Griffin, Samuel Buell, Darrell Miller, Guy-Uriel Charles, and James Coleman Jr.; Kami Chavis Simmons, of Wake Forest Law School, an expert on police practice and race, Chris Brook of the North Carolina ACLU, and Police Chief James C. Moore of Rocky Mount will contribute their knowledge. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP here: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bOYFe065RcILja5. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Kathy Julian at julian@law.duke.edu.

    http://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bOYFe065RcILja5

Sunday, February 15, 2015

  • Feb 15
    Alaska Law Review: Elections 2:30 PMLaw School 4045

    The Alaska Law Review is holding an election for the Editor-in-Chief position. All Journal Members are required to attend. (Non-journal members should not attend.) Sponsored by the Alaska Law Review. For more information, please contact Philip Tarpley at philip.tarpley@lawnet.duke.edu.

Monday, February 16, 2015

  • Feb 16
    PILF Auction Ticket Sales 10:00 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Come buy your tickets for the event of the season - the PILF Auction & Gala! This year's auction will be at Washington Duke Inn and include fabulous food, drinks, and auction items. Tickets are $25 in advance (will be $30 at the door). We will be accepting credit and debit cards only - no cash or checks. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Wendy Angus-Anderson, Auction Director, at wea2@duke.edu.

  • 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
    DBA Finance Committee Meetings 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: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding 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.

  • 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.

  • Feb 16
    Progress and Contestation in Combatting Discrimination: A Global Perspective on LGBT Rights 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    As marriage equality seems poised to take effect nation-wide in America within the immediate future, many advocates of LGBT rights are shifting their energies towards challenging other forms of discrimination faced by LGBT individuals, both domestically and internationally. Join us as Duke Law's own Professor Larry Helfer presents a lecture on the current state of LGBT rights and issues across the globe, drawing from his own well-recognized work in international LGBT advocacy. Co-sponsored by OutLaw, the Human Rights Law Society, and the International Law Society. For more information, please contact Jason Ervin at rje14@duke.edu.

  • Feb 16
    Women in Mergers & Acquisitions: Navigating a Career in the Field 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Although women account for 40 percent of first- and second-year associates in M&A groups at top law firms, only 15 percent of these women go on to make partner in the field, according to an ABA study. Please join the Women Law Students Association and The Business Law Society for a discussion with attorneys from Hogan Lovells, Brooks Pierce, and Smith Anderson exploring M&A practice generally, the specific challenges that face female M&A lawyers, and how our panelists have overcome these challenges in order to attain success in the field. This is the third in a series of panels as part of WLSA's Professional Development Spring Series, sponsored by Hogan Lovells. Co-sponsored by WLSA and BLS. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Rosemary Chandler at rosemary.chandler@duke.edu.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

  • Feb 17
    POSTPONED: PILF Auction Ticket Sales 10:00 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Come buy your tickets for the event of the season - the PILF Auction & Gala! This year's auction will be at Washington Duke Inn and include fabulous food, drinks, and auction items. Tickets are $25 in advance (will be $30 at the door). We will be accepting credit and debit cards only - no cash or checks. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Wendy Angus-Anderson, Auction Director, at wea2@duke.edu.

  • Feb 17
    POSTPONED: A Panel Discussion on Duke's Exchange Programs 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    The International Law Society invites students to a panel discussion on fall study abroad opportunities and experiences with Director of Overseas Programs Tonya Jacobs and some students returning to Duke from a range of our exchange partner institutions. Sponsored by DBA and the Office for International Studies. For more information, contact Bryan O'Brien at bpo7@duke.edu.

  • Feb 17
    POSTPONED: Student Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Collaborative event between OUTLaw, BLSA, and Christian Legal Society to allow students to voice their opinions about current events and important matters of the day through guided open panel discussion led by a prominent faculty member. Sponsored by Outlaw. For more information, please contact Seth Pearson at seth.pearson@duke.edu.

  • Feb 17
    POSTPONED: 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.

  • Feb 17
    POSTPONED: PILF Spring Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    The Public Interest Law Foundation will hold its spring semester meeting to include information for Auction volunteers, updates about other upcoming events and volunteer opportunities, and a chance to discuss the organization's year so far. All volunteers are strongly encouraged to attend. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact the PILF board at pilf@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 17
    "The Supreme Court, the First Amendment and Judicial Independence", with Prof. Tom Metzloff - Atlanta, GA 5:30 PMSee description

    Alumni and friends are welcome to join this special reception and discussion of "The Supreme Court, the First Amendment and Judicial Independence" with Thomas B. Metzloff, Professor of Law. The event will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m., with the discussion from 6:00-7:00. This event is sponsored by Ogletree Deakins P.C. Learn more and RSVP here: https://www.squadup.com/events/atlanta-lawclub-event-tommetzloff.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

  • Feb 18
    PILF Auction Ticket Sales 10:00 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Come buy your tickets for the event of the season - the PILF Auction & Gala! This year's auction will be at Washington Duke Inn and include fabulous food, drinks, and auction items. Tickets are $25 in advance (will be $30 at the door). We will be accepting credit and debit cards only - no cash or checks. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Wendy Angus-Anderson, Auction Director, at wea2@duke.edu.

  • Feb 18
    Spanish Con Salsa 12:30 PMLaw School 4040

    Queridos amigos, please join the Hispanic Law Students Association for a Spanish language chat during lunch! This is an informal get-together to brush up on your Spanish skills, meet the friendly members of HLSA and get to know some of the Spanish-speaking LLMs. All español levels are welcome and encouraged to participate. Native and non-native speakers alike will be around to strike up a conversation or help you practice for interviews. Please bring your own lunch. ¡Hasta pronto! Sponsored by HLSA. For more information, please contact Melany Cruz Burgos at melany.cruz.burgos@duke.edu.

  • Feb 18
    The Clean Air Act & Existing Power Plants: What Will Compliance Mean This Summer? 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Please join us for a lunch talk about the EPA's proposed rule under the Clean Air Act 111(d). This rule will regulate the greenhouse gas emissions of existing power plants. The anticipation of the new compliance standards has created a whirlwind of legal inquiries of interest to regulators and companies alike. Insights of Professor Monast, Professor Pizer, and Professor Wiener will cover both economic and international perspectives on the issue. Enzo's pizza will also be provided. Sponsored by DBA and the Environmental Law Society. For more information, please contact Allison Carmody atajc67@duke.edu.

  • Feb 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.

  • Feb 18
    Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy 12:30 PMLaw School 3171

    Elections to the executive board of DJGLP (for current journal members only). Sponsored by DJGLP. For more information, please contact Talley Wood at tkw9@duke.edu.

  • Feb 18
    Student Loan Repayment: Options for Students Working in Public Service and Public Interest 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Are you considering pursuing public interest or government work post-graduation? Learn more about accessing financial assistance in making your loan payments through Duke Law's generous Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) and federal government repayment options. 3L students who have accepted or are considering accepting positions that may be eligible for LRAP are encouraged to attend; 1L and 2L students are welcome. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society; the Office of Financial Aid; the Office of Public Interest Advising; and the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. Any questions contact Chris D'Alessio at ced27@duke.edu.

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 Dean Belk at belk@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
    PILF Auction Ticket Sales 10:00 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Come buy your tickets for the event of the season - the PILF Auction & Gala! This year's auction will be at Washington Duke Inn and include fabulous food, drinks, and auction items. Tickets are $25 in advance (will be $30 at the door). We will be accepting credit and debit cards only - no cash or checks. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Wendy Angus-Anderson, Auction Director, at wea2@duke.edu.

  • Feb 19
    Faculty Tech Talks 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Faculty, please join us for regular Tech Talks given 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 to the weekly invitation. The presentation will generally last about a half hour, with a following optional question-and-answer period until no later than 1:30pm. Sponsored by Academic Technologies. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 19
    Brazil Fighting Corruption in the XXI Century 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Please join us in a lecture imparted by Professor Lucas Rocha Furtado, Ph.D. in Law and Economic Aspects of Corruption (University of Salalmanca-Spain), Prosecutor of the "Tribunal de Contas da União" of Brazil, Professor of Law at the University of Brasilia, and one of the world's leading Anticorruption experts. Co-sponsored by Duke International Anticorruption Law Society and the International Law Society. For more information, please contact Michel.Levien.Gonzalez@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • 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 and DBA. For more information, please contact Will Robinson at will.robinson@duke.edu.

  • Feb 19
    Pluralism in the Private Sector 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Join us for a lunch-time panel discussion focused on the intersection of rights involved with decisions regarding diverse religious groups at a private university. Are universities obliged to treat various student groups equally? What are their obligations to donors? Do students forgo rights via contract at the time of enrollment? Speaking on these issues will be a panel comprised of Professor Richman, Dr. Christy Lohr Sapp, and Mr. Steven Hinkle moderated by Professor Miller. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by American Constitution Society and DBA. For more information please contact Allison Carmody at ajc67@duke.edu.

  • Feb 19
    WLSA Executive Board Roundtable 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join the current WLSA Executive Board for a question and answer session on what it is like to serve on the Executive Board of the Women Law Students Association. Each individual will describe her position and her favorite things about serving on the WLSA Exec. Board. We will also discuss the logistics of WLSA Elections which are scheduled for March 16 at lunch. Sponsored by WLSA. For more information please contact Katie Karges at kjk23@duke.edu.

  • Feb 19
    Lunar New Year Celebration 5:00 PMLaw School Third Floor Mezzanine

    Join the Asian Law Students Association in celebration of the Lunar New Year. Usher in the year of the Sheep with good food and good people! Please contact Cathy Kim (catherine.kim@duke.edu) for more information. Sponsored by DBA.

Friday, February 20, 2015

  • Feb 20
    Duke Forum for Law and Social Change Symposium 9:00 AMLaw School 3041

    The Duke Forum for Law and Social Change's annual symposium is focused on mental health and the law. Featured speakers include James Jones (Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Professor), Allison Robertson (Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke), and Jeffrey Swanson (Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke). Breakfast and lunch will be served; all are welcome to attend. Sponsored by DFLSC. For more information, please contact Sarah Krajewski at sarah.krajewski@duke.edu.

  • Feb 20
    PILF Auction Ticket Sales 10:00 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Come buy your tickets for the event of the season - the PILF Auction & Gala! This year's auction will be at Washington Duke Inn and include fabulous food, drinks, and auction items. Tickets are $25 in advance (will be $30 at the door). We will be accepting credit and debit cards only - no cash or checks. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Wendy Angus-Anderson, Auction Director, at wea2@duke.edu.

  • Feb 20
    19th Annual PILF Auction & Gala 6:00 PMSee description

    Join DBA and PILF in welcoming the families of our students for a weekend in Durham, starting Friday, February 21st with the PILF Gala & Auction at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club. Pre-sale tickets available for $25 at Star Commons during the lunch hour from Feb. 16-20. Tickets are $30 at the door. Sponsored by PILF and DBA. To RSVP and for more information, please visit https://law.duke.edu/students/dba/parentsweekend/ or e-mail Jana Kovich at jana.kovich@duke.edu.

  • Feb 20
    Motown Program Featuring Prof. Darrell Miller 6:30 PMSee description

    Alumni, families and friends, join us for and in-depth look at the music of Motown and its influence on the Civil Rights Movement. In a series of events including lectures, panel discussions, and presentations, participants will explore the contributions of Motown. As part of the weekend's program, participants will attend a performance of Motown the Musical, directed by alumnus Charles Randolph Wright, at the Durham Performing Arts Center. View a full list of details and RSVP here: http://tinyurl.com/qjsjwes. Sponsored by DAA. Questions? Email alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

    http://tinyurl.com/qjsjwes

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

  • Feb 22
    DJCLPP: Elections 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    The Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy will elect a new editorial board for the next academic year. Sponsored by DJCLPP. For more information, please contact Eduardo Leal at eml12@duke.edu.

Monday, February 23, 2015

  • Feb 23
    Life as a Big Law Associate: California 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    ALSA is inviting our alumni working in California to come speak about their experiences working in "big law" as an Asian American lawyer. This event is a part of a three-part series, with other panel events focusing on alumni from New York and Washington DC. Sponsored by ALSA. For more information, please contact Anais Ning at zln2@duke.edu.

  • Feb 23
    Clerkships - Lunch with Judges, Picking / Using Clerks 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join us to hear Dean's Cup panelists Chief Judge R. Guy Cole, Jr. (6th Circuit) and Judge Robert Hinkle (Northern District of Florida) talk about how they pick their clerks and how they work with their clerks. They will provide useful insight into the clerkship process, and will happily take questions. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Hannah Beardsley at Hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 23
    DBA Finance Committee Meetings 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: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding 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.

  • 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. Lynn Beller of Columbia University will be presenting her paper on removing children from victims of domestic violence. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the DJGLP. For more information, please contact Ann Orsini at amo23@duke.edu.

  • Feb 23
    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 23
    Dean's Cup Final Round 5:00 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. Please come support your finalists, Annie Showalter L'16, Logan Mohs L'15, Zharna Shah L'15 and Chantalle Carles L'16. The Honorable Mark Martin, Chief Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court, The Honorable R. Guy Cole, Jr., Chief Judge, US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and The Honorable Robert Hinkle, Northern District of Florida will preside. 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
    Prenatal Discrimination: A Discussion Exploring the Intersection of Gender, Disability, and a Woman's Right to Choose 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Should the law stop abortion decisions which are informed by the fetus's gender or disability? Join the Federalist Society in a discussion with the Director of the Bioethics Defense Fund, Mr. Nikolas Nikas, Esq. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Federalist Society and DBA. For more information contact Courtney Thomson at cas120@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.

  • 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. Lauren Sampson, Sarah Chappell, Talley Wood, Joline Doedens, and Christine Kim, all current and incoming board members of the DJGLP, will be presenting their notes on a variety of domestic violence topics. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by DJGLP. For more information, please contact Ann Orsini at amo23@duke.edu.

  • Feb 24
    Alumni and Admitted Student Reception - Washington, DC 6:00 PMSee description

    Please join Dean David F. Levi and your fellow alumni at a reception to welcome prospective students recently admitted to Duke Law School. This gathering is an opportunity for you to visit with current and future students, fellow alumni, and key members of the Duke Law community. This event will take place at Crowell & Moring LLP, 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20004. Learn more and RSVP by February 17, 2015. https://www.squadup.com/events/alumniadmitted-student-reception-dc.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

  • Feb 25
    POSTPONED: Pre-Graduation Fair 10:00 AMLaw School Star Commons

    The Pre-Graduation Fair provides 3L's, LLM's and LLMLE's the opportunity to ask graduation-related questions and check items off their graduation "to-do" lists. All graduating students should stop by. Representatives from the Offices of Student Affairs, the Career and Professional Development Center, and Alumni & Development, representing the 2015 Class Gift, will attend. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, contact Dean Belk at belk@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 25
    Class Gift Information Table 12:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Stop by the Class Gift Committee table in Star Commons this afternoon to learn more about the Class Gift, our kickoff event and how you can make your meaningful contribution to this campaign. Sponsored by the 2015 Class Gift Committee. For more information, please contact Kate Shivar at kate.shivar@law.duke.edu.

  • 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
    Diversity in the Legal Profession with Peter Wilson 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join the Black Law Student Association as we celebrate Black History Month with Peter Wilson, Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Proskauer Rose LLP in New York. This event will address topics such as diversity recruitment, diversity retention, tokenism and community within the legal profession. Sponsored by BLSA. For more information, please contact Brittany Mixon at brittany.mixon@duke.edu.

  • Feb 25
    Children Crossing: A Discussion on the Legal Rights of Unaccompanied Alien Children 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    The recent surge in unaccompanied minors crossing into the United States raises issues of immigration law, human rights, and children's rights. Eunice Lee, a Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at U.C. Hastings, will provide an insightful presentation highlighting the legal issues involved in the children crossing the border and their treatment upon arrival. Previously, Ms. Lee worked at the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project, first as an Equal Justice Works Fellow in New York focusing on the education rights of immigrant students, then as a Detention Attorney in its San Francisco office, litigating class action challenges to prolonged and mandatory immigration detention. Eunice also practiced and taught refugee and asylum law as the Albert M. Sacks Clinical Teaching and Advocacy Fellow at Harvard Law School's Immigration and Refugee Clinic. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by DBA. Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Law Society, the International Law Society and the Immigration Education Project. For more information, please contact Bryan O'Brien at bpo7@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

    http://law.duke.edu/career/blueprint/

  • Feb 25
    POSTPONED: Countdown to Graduation: Class of 2015 Gift Campaign Kick-Off 7:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Come join the Class Gift Committee in Star Commons to celebrate the Class of 2015. Play trivia, watch the Duke v. Virginia Tech basketball game on a big screen, and learn more about the Class Gift Campaign. Pizza and beer/wine will be served. Sponsored by Alumni & Development. For more information, please contact Kate Shivar at kate.shivar@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

  • Feb 26
    POSTPONED: 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. Tom Lininger of the University of Oregon will present his paper on the ethics of firearm prohibitions for those convicted of domestic violence offenses. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by DJGLP. For more information, please contact Ann Orsini at amo23@duke.edu.

  • Feb 26
    POSTPONED: What to Expect from the OCI Process: a Law Firm's Perspective 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Please join Schulte Roth & Zabel attorneys and recruiting professionals for an informal discussion of how to best prepare for the 2L recruiting season. Our program, "What to Expect from the OCI Process: a Law Firm's Perspective," will focus on the various phases of the on campus and callback interview processes, provide insight into employers expectations and offer tips on how best to navigate each stage. The program will allow plenty of time for candid questions and answers and an open dialogue. Come prepared to ask us anything you ever wanted to know about law firm recruiting but were afraid to ask! Q-Shack will be served. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For questions, please contact Dorothy Jenke at dorothy.jenke@duke.edu

  • Feb 26
    CANCELED: 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.

  • Feb 26
    POSTPONED: Having your Cake and Eating It Too: Pro Bono at a Law Firm 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Law firms are attractive for a number of reasons, but going to a law firm doesn't mean you give up the opportunity to engage in public interest work. In this event we will lift the firewall that keeps you from knowing the details of a firm's Pro Bono projects and will help give a glimpse into the role you might have on a Pro Bono project at a law firm. Please join us for a lunch discussion with attorneys from Wilmer Hale, Katten Muchin Rosenman, and Nelson Mullins who will share their experiences working on Pro Bono projects. The discussion will be moderated by Dean Bart and is panel number 4 of the 6 WLSA Spring Series. Lunch and cake will be served. Sponsored by Hogan Lovells. For more information, please contact Shanna Rifkin at shr13@duke.edu.

  • Feb 26
    CANCELED: LENS Early Arrival Event: @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex by Shane Harris 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Mr. Shane Harris, senior correspondent at The Daily Beast, will discuss his book @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex. His book discusses how the United States military currently views cyberspace as the "fifth domain" of warfare, and the DOD, the NSA, and CIA all field teams of hackers who can, and do, launch computer virus strikes against enemy targets. He won the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism for his first book, The Watchers. His work has appeared in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, National Journal, The Washington Post, and many other media outlets. This event is an early arrival event for the 2015 LENS Conference being held on Feb. 27-28, 2015. For conference information and registration, please visit http://web.law.duke.edu/lens/. This event is open to the public and does not require a registration. Sponsored by LENS. For further information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow at victoria.zellefrow@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 26
    CANCELED: Faculty Tech Talks 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    Faculty, please join us for regular Tech Talks given 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 to the weekly invitation. The presentation will generally last about a half hour, with a following optional question-and-answer period until no later than 1:30pm. Sponsored by Academic Technologies. For more information, please contact Wayne Miller at wayne.miller@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 26
    CANCELED: Guantanamo Bay 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Professor Madeline Morris and Steven Engel will discuss the future of Guantanamo Bay. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. Lunch from Old Havana Sandwich Shop will be served. Contact Michael Adamson at mba6@duke.edu for more information.

  • Feb 26
    CANCELED: Careers in International Law: Global Opportunities for Capital Markets Lawyers, David Boles '02 4:45 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join David Boles, a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins, a major global law firm, for an informal conversation about living and practicing law abroad, life in "big law," and representing clients in the areas of international capital markets and securities regulation. Coffee and cookies will be provided. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law and the Career and Professional Development Center.