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2007 (old website)

  • Lunchtime panel explores the significance of the first guilty plea by a Guantanamo detainee, March 28
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  • Professor Christopher Schroeder comments on the "showdown" between Democratic lawmakers and the president over whether senior White House aides will testify about the firing of eight U.S. attorneys
    » Congressional Quarterly
  • Professor Erwin Chemerinsky comments on the administration's argument that if the president has broad discretion to appoint U.S. attorneys, he also has the power to fire them for any reason » Slate
  • Professor Scott Silliman discusses who is liable for harm when service from private military contractors results in injury or death » WUNC
  • Professor James Cox comments on a move by the SEC that allows financial institutions to "manipulate" investor purchases in the auction-rate market » Bloomberg.com
  • Professor James Boyle asks, "in matters of intellectual property, who is the trespasser and who is the greedy landowner?" » Financial Times
  • Professor Catherine Fisk comments on the practice of imposing employment bans on whistle-blowers when settling termination suits » USA Today
  • Professors Walter Dellinger and Christopher Schroeder review congressional authority - beyond the power of the purse - to change the course of the Iraq war
    » The New York Times
  • Even taking into account different interpretations of the Second Amendment, Professor Erwin Chemerinsky says that an appeals court was wrong in striking down the District of Columbia's ban on handguns
    » Washington Post
  • Duke Law Professor Stuart Benjamin comments on the FCC's attempts to gain authority to regulate violence on broadcast and basic cable networks » more
  • Duke Law students get tips on dealing with difficult people in the workplace as part of the Career and Professional Development Center's "Fundamentals of Professionalism & Leadership" series » Herald Sun
  • Professor James Cox says that SEC seems to be making a historic shift away from investor interests
    » The New York Times
  • Professor Jerome Reichman calls for public funding and oversight of clinical trials, saying drug companies rarely compare how well new and cheaper products do against existing drugs » The News & Observer
  • Eleventh annual PILF Auction & Gala raises record amount for summer public interest fellowships
    » The Chronicle
  • Dr. Robert Hunt, senior economist with the Federal Reserve Bank in Philadelphia explores "The Geography of Innovation in the U.S." on Mar. 7, as part of "The Information Ecology" lecture series » more
  • "Synthetic Biology: The Intellectual Property Puzzle" - Workshop, March 2-3 » more
  • Duke Law Drama Society presents "The Laramie Project," March 1-3 » more
  • Yale scholar Reva Siegel delivers annual Currie Lecture, March 1 » more
  • Following a ruling that denies Guantanamo detainees access to federal courts to challenge their detentions, Professor Erwin Chemerinsky calls for the Supreme Court to hear their appeal on an expedited basis » Boston Globe
  • Faith, Politics and the Law:  Former head of White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives speaks at Law School Feb. 27 » more
  • Professors Joost Pauwelyn and Barak Richman comment on international process intended to keep conflict diamonds out of mainstream markets
    » Los Angeles Times
  • Ten years after its passage, Professor Doriane Coleman reflects on the educational significance of a federal law prohibiting female circumcision » Boston Globe
  • The Program in Public Law presents "The Battle of New London:  Understanding the Kelo Case," Feb. 26 » more
  • The Intellectual Property & Cyberlaw Society hosts 6th Annual 'Hot Topics' Symposium February 23 » more
  • PILF Auction & Gala set for February 24 » more
  • Professor Joel Fleishman urges new era of accountability in philanthropy » more
  • Intellectual Property & Cyberlaw Society hosts 6th annual "Hot Topics" Symposium, Feb. 23 » more
  • Professor Scott Silliman takes part in roundtable discussion on free speech and the military » WUNC
  • Judge Gerald Tjoflat'57 lectures, receives Federalist Society honors, Feb. 22 » more
  • Duke Law Journal’s 37th annual Administrative Law Conference: Regulating Food » more
  • Fifth Annual Duke Law ESQ Career Symposium highlights career opportunities » more
  • Court TV anchor and former prosecutor Jack Ford criticizes the "certainty" with which media outlets reported events in coverage of Duke lacrosse case
    » Herald Sun
  • Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz to deliver annual Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property, Feb. 16 » more
  • DBA Leadership Committee presents inaugural symposium on leadership, Jan. 19 » more
  • The Center for International and Comparative Law presents a lunchtime talk on "Happiness and the Law" by world-renowned economist Bruno Frey, Feb. 14
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  • Duke Law Professor James Boyle reacts to Steve Jobs' call for media companies to curb digital rights protections for music downloads » NPR
  • Professor Robinson O. Everett questions whether Durham DA Mike Nifong was obligated by the North Carolina evidence rules to fully disclose DNA test results to defense lawyers in the Duke lacrosse case
    » Herald Sun
  • The Program in Public Law presents Feb. 12 panel discussion on the legal issues surrounding the Military Commissions Act of 2006 » more
  • Professor Walter Dellinger tells the Senate Judiciary Committee that Congress can "validly limit the presidential use of force" » The New York Times
  • Panel examines role of prosecutor and press in high-profile cases » more
  • Professor Erwin Chemerinsky challenges U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales' assertion that the Constitution does not guarantee habeas corpus
    » San Francisco Chronicle
  • Court TV anchor Jack Ford discusses media coverage of Duke lacrosse case » more
  • Duke Law professors take part in Feb. 7 NCBA program on separation of powers » more
  • The Duke Law Leadership Experience:  Symposium highlights elements of leadership and professionalism
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  • Professor Clark Havighurst reflects on antitrust cases pending before the Supreme Court » National Law Journal
  • Professor Walter Dellinger to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee on "Exercising Congress's Constitutional Power to End a War" » more
  • Professors Thomas Metzloff, James Coleman, and Visiting Professor Michael Tigar discuss state bar ethics charges against DA Mike Nifong, and the role of the press in trying high profile cases » The News & Observer
  • Law & Contemporary Problems presents 2007 Symposium: "Odious Debts and State Corruption," Jan. 26 » more
  • Duke constitutional scholars say Congress has power to limit Iraq troop increase more
  • The Career and Professional Development Center at Duke Law School will host February workshop on dealing with conflict and difficult people » The New York Times
  • Adam Doverspike '09 and Justin Outling '08 are among 24 North Carolina students selected for spring internships with state agencies » more
  • Program in Public Law hosts Jan. 25 discussion on "Trying Cases in the Media: The Role of Prosecutor and Press" » more
  • Professor Erwin Chemerinsky calls for openness in Los Angeles police disciplinary proceedings
    » Los Angeles Times
  • Professors Barak Richman and Joost Pauwelyn critique the Kimberley Process, an international initiative aimed at keeping "blood diamonds" out of mainstream distribution » The News & Observer
  • Constitutional Scholar Sanford Levinson calls for a national conversation on "Our Undemocratic Constitution"» more
  • Professor Joel Fleishman discusses his new book, "The Foundation: A Great American Secret" » more
  • Duke University celebrates legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., January 12-16 » Commemoration
  • Provost names Federal Judge David Levi as the next Dean of Duke Law School » more
  • Professor Donald Horowitz elected to head American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy » more
  • Reflecting on Enron, Professor Steven Schwarcz says that in an age of increasing financial complexity, "the disclosure paradigm [alone] has become an anachronism" » The New Yorker
  • Professor Neil Vidmar takes part in on-air roundtable discussion about jury behavior » The State of Things
  • The Program in Public Law launches spring semester Jan. 10 with a lunch-time talk by constitutional scholar Sanford Levinson » more

2006

2005

2004

  • Television personality Bob Barker donates $1 million to Duke Law School for Animal Law study (more)
  • Criminal procedure expert Nancy J. King examines federal appellate review of sentencing in annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture at Duke Law School (more)
  • Living History: Great Lives in the Law features renowned historian and James B. Duke Professor Emeritus John Hope Franklin, in conversation with Duke Law Professor Walter Dellinger (more)
  • President Bush should bridge the divide, nominate a moderate jurist to the U.S. Supreme Court, says Duke Law Professor Neil Siegel (more)
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commissoner Sudeen Kelly and other policy makers, practitioners, and legal scholars discuss issues at the intersection of environmental regulation, energy, and economics at conference sponsored by Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum (more)
  • Sara Sun Beale, Charles B. Lowndes Professor of Law, has been appointed reporter to the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules (more)
  • AIDS Legal Project Director Carolyn McAllaster reflects on the changing face and challenges of AIDS, marking Dec. 1 World AIDS Day (more)
  • Student volunteers in Duke Law School's Innocence Project, advised by Jim Coleman, undertake six-month re-investigation of Winston Salem, N.C. assault case (more)
  • Thou Shalt Not? Yonat Shimron of the Raleigh News & Observer examines Van Orden v. Perry, a Ten Commandments case to be argued by Duke Law Professor Erwin Chemerinsky before the U.S. Supreme Court this term (more)
  • WTO Condemnation of U.S. Ban on Internet gambling pits free trade against moral values, says Duke Law Professor Joost Pauwelyn (more)
  • Duke Law Professor Jonathan Wiener and Fuqua School of Business Professor Laura Kornish on stopping the next flu pandemic: the vaccine shell game (more)
  • International law scholars Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks deliver Duke Law Journal Fall Lecture Nov. 18, entitled How to Influence States: Socialization and International Human Rights Law (more)
  • Honor Week Nov. 15-19 features presentations by Duke Law Professor and N.C. State Rep. Deborah Ross, Author David Callahan, and Duke Professor Bruce Payne (PDF)
  • Walter Dellinger prepares for oral argument before U.S. Supreme Court with Nov. 19 moot at Duke Law School (more)
  • Duke Law Professors Walter Dellinger, Erwin Chemerinsky, and Neil Siegel offer post-election analysis (more)
  • Duke Law Professor Carolyn McAllaster looks back on Greensboro Massacre as important reminder of the need to protect civil liberties (more)
  • Criminal practice and procedure expert Nancy King to deliver Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture Nov. 16 at Duke Law School (more)
  • Duke Law Professor Deborah DeMott testifies as expert witness in Walt Disney Company case (more)
  • Michigan Law Professor Carl Schneider speaks about legal career choices Nov. 8 at Duke Law School (more)
  • Duke Law Professor Walter Dellinger defends the Electoral College (more)
  • James Love, director of the Consumer Project on Technology, speaks about A New Trade Framework for Global Healthcare Research and Development as Information Ecology Series continues Nov. 4 (more)
  • Duke Law Professor Neil Siegel urges voters to consider the future of the Supreme Court (more)
  • Duke Law Professor Erwin Chemerinsky looks at possible election legal challenges (more)
  • Third Annual Bernstein Lecturer Chibli Mallat examines patterns in emerging constitutions (more)
  • Children's Education Law Clinic experience leads Luke Lantta '04 into fellowship; Duke Law clinics launch new websites (more)
  • Chief defense counsel for the "enemy combatant" detainees being held at Guantanamo Naval Base Will A. Gunn speaks at Duke Law School (more)
  • Duke Law School Information Services Week highlights the role of the Law Library, Computing Services and Educational Technologies in the law school community (pdf)
  • Duke Law School hosts second annual Workshop of the German Law Journal (more)
  • Sports and Entertainment Law Society hosts Oct. 29 panel discussion examining labor issues in professional sports at Duke Law School (more)
  • Duke Law Professor Robinson O. Everett lauded for professionalism; Everett Criminal Law Symposium Oct. 22 examines modern criminal law for the civil law practitioner (more)
  • Professor Curtis Bradley to join Duke Law faculty (more)
  • Fourth Annual International Week Oct. 18-22 features faculty debate, cultural extravaganza, and food festival (pdf)
  • A growing law school stays small: Dean Katharine Bartlett discusses new initiatives at Duke Law School (more)
  • Duke Law faculty integral to new Center for the Study of Public Genomics at Duke (more); fellowship opportunity available (more)
  • Duke Law Professor Neil Siegel: Upcoming U.S. Supreme Court term could include historic rulings (more)
  • Justice Stephen Breyer should recuse himself from ruling on constitutionality of federal sentencing guidelines, Duke Law Professor Erwin Chemerinsky says (more)
  • ACLU President Nadine Strossen in conversation with Duke Law Professor Erwin Chemerinsky Sept. 30 at Duke Law School (more)
  • Faculty Lives in Public Service: Jim Coleman shares his stories (more)
  • Islamic law expert Chibli Mallat speaks about Constitutions for the 21st Century: Emerging patterns-the EU, Iraq, Afghanistan in third annual Herbert L. Bernstein Memorial Lecture in International and Comparative Law Sept. 28 at Duke Law School (more)
  • Professor Scott Silliman discusses troubling questions in interrogating terrorists (from Duke Magazine) (more)
  • Duke Bar Association named top law school student government by American Bar Association (more)
  • Orientation 2004: Wrongly imprisoned, Darryl Hunt tells first-year students to "Do what's just" (more)
  • William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law James Boyle is one of four regular columnists for the Financial Times online-edition's New Economy Policy Forum (more)
  • Community Enterprise Clinic receives grant from Racial Justice Collaborative (more)
  • Enhancing the classroom with technology: Professor Tom Metzloff produces court-case documentaries to enrich legal instruction and learning (more)
  • Business Executive Stanley A. Star and the Star Family Foundation will give $3 million to Duke Law School in support of building and renovation projects (more)
  • Director of Computing Services Ken Hirsh receives National Computing Services-Special Interest Section Distinguished Service Award named in his honor (more)
  • Director Jane Wettach announces gift to Children's Education Law Clinic from Toys "R" Us (more)
  • The Duke Blueprint to LEAD charts the way for new student orientation Aug. 16-20 (PDF)
  • The Economist discusses a proposal by Duke Law Professor Arti Rai and others for an open-source approach to invent drugs to fight tropical diseases (more)
  • Community Enterprise Clinic Director Andrew Foster reports second-year success (more)
  • Professor Robinson Everett receives North Carolina Bar Association's highest award (more)
  • Special seminars, alumni reception and tour of World Bank highlight Summer Passport Series for joint-degree students (PDF)
  • Professor Scott Silliman, director of Duke's Center for Law, Ethics and National Security, comments on prison abuse at Abu Ghraib (more)
  • Professors Jim Coleman and Theresa Newman work to right wrongful convictions (more)
  • Brown v. Board gains are being undone, says Professor Charles Clotfelter, author of the new book After Brown: The Rise and Retreat of School Desegregation (more)
  • Law Professors Steven Schwarcz, Jonathan Wiener and Lawrence Zelenak earn distinguished professorships (more)
  • Five graduating students receive Justin Miller Awards (more)
  • The Arts Project at Duke's Center for the Study of the Public Domain hosts conference on how law constructs and constrains culture and launches 2-minute moving image contest
  • U.S. Solicitor Theodore Olson advises 307 law graduates on professional success - and failure - at 2004 commencement ceremony (more)
  • Professor Deborah Rhode of Stanford Law School takes on tort reform in third annual Siegel Memorial Lecture (more)
  • Global Capital Markets Center hosts third annual conference on corporate governance (more)
  • Students gain hands-on legal experience helping others in Southern Justice Spring Break Mission Trip (more)
  • U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olson to address law graduates (more)
  • Gala, Justin Miller Awards headline week of graduation activities for Class of 2004 (PDF)
  • Duke Law scholarly journals publish new works addressing criminal and constitutional law and science, technology and the law (more)
  • Professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Catherine Fisk recruited to Duke Law (more)
  • Distinguished environmental law scholar James Salzman, noted author Jedediah Purdy, and U.S. Supreme Court clerk Neil Siegel will join the Duke Law School faculty (more)
  • Duke Law welcomes back alumni and friends for Reunion Weekend 2004 (more)
  • Duke Law School Center on Law, Ethics and National Security hosts major conference on U.S.-Canadian Relations Apr. 15-16 (more)
  • Public Law Conference Apr. 16-17 to recognize scholarship of Professor William Van Alstyne (more)
  • Dean Katharine T. Bartlett interviews Julie Goodridge, plaintiff in the Massachusettes same-sex marriage case, in Apr. 13 event (PDF)
  • Nominations sought for Justin Miller Awards honoring outstanding graduating students (more)
  • Duke Law Library holds fourth annual Faculty Authors Reception Apr. 8 (more)
  • The Arts Project at Duke's Center for the Study of the Public Domain, in association with the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, sponsors Apr. 2 conference on how law constructs and constrains culture (more)
  • Duke Law Journal sponsors thirty-third annual Administrative Law Conference Apr. 2 (more)
  • Business Law Society brings together students, alumni, practitioners for second annual Business Law Career Symposium Apr. 2 (more)
  • Legal ethics and gender discrimination scholar Deborah Rhode delivers Mar. 31 Rabbi Seymour Siegel Memorial Lecture in Medical-Legal Ethics (more)
  • Duke Law Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society hosts Mar. 26 Hot Topics in Intellectual Property Law Symposium (CLE credit available) (more)
  • Duke Law Students Dimitri Varmazis '04 and Sebastian Kielmanovich '04 receive competitive North Carolina public interest law fellowships (more)
  • Jonathan Krause '04 wins 2004 Dean's Cup Moot Court Competition (more)
  • Duke Law School hosts Seminar for Federal Judges ( more)
  • Duke Law community mourns the death of Professor Jerome Culp (more)
  • SEC Selects Duke Law professor Francis McGovern to distribute $400M to aggrieved investors (more)
  • The Honorable Richard Goldstone delivers Mar. 1 Great Lives in the Law lecture (more)
  • Public Interest Law Foundation hosts annual Auction and Gala Feb. 27 and launches new website featuring Duke Law apparel for sale to raise money for summer public interest employment (more)
  • Judaic Themes in American Law lunch discussion Feb. 26 features prominent scholar, Rabbi Yosef Y. Jacobson (more)
  • Duke Law students take second place in WTO Moot Court Competition (more)
  • Science and technology policy expert Lewis Branscomb delivers Feb. 19 Meredith and Kip Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property Law (more)
  • Students take a break from job interviews and studying to participate in the second annual Student Leadership Retreat for organization leaders (more)
  • Charles Ogletree, documentary film highlight Duke's 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration (more)

2003

  • Duke Law Professor Joost Pauwelyn examines Iraqi reconstruction projects and the World Trade Organization, of which he was formerly a legal officer (more)
  • Richard H. Brodhead named ninth president of Duke University (more)
  • American Bar Association President Dennis Archer calls on students to be healers in Great Lives in the Law talk at Duke Law (more)
  • Constitutional law scholar Robert Nagel discusses diversity and the practice of interest assessment in Currie Memorial Lecture at Duke Law School (more)
  • Duke University professor and noted journalist William Raspberry leads lively community discussion of race and racism in inaugural Jean E. and Christine P. Mills Conversation Series talk at Duke Law School (more)
  • Student-organized environmental law symposium brings leaders in environmental policy to Duke Law School (more)
  • The Society for Risk Analysis presents its prestigious Young Risk Analyst Award to Duke Law Professor and Director of the Duke Center for Environmental Solutions Jonathan Wiener (more)
  • Duke Law community hosts celebration at Duke Children's Hospital holiday party (more)
  • Duke Law Professor Paul Haagen chairs Duke University's Student-Athlete Counseling Committee (more)
  • Faculty Lives in Public Service lunch discussion Nov. 24 features Duke Law Professor Neil Vidmar (more)
  • The website of the Program in Public Law now covers the U.S. Supreme Court and other public law issues online (more)
  • In a Duke Magazine Campus Forum, intellectual-property expert and Duke Law Professor James Boyle calls for freer access to information and ideas ( more)
  • Harvard Law Professor William W. Fisher III delivers Nov. 21 talk onAlternative Compensation Systems for Digital Entertainment (more)
  • Environmental law expert and professor of law Jim Salzman gives Nov. 20 talk on Creating Markets for Ecosystem Services: Notes from the Field ( PDF)
  • Steven Shavell, Harvard Law School professor, delivers Fairness Versus Welfare Lecture Nov. 20 (more)
  • Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum Hosts Natural Resources Policy Symposium Nov. 14. (more)
  • Duke Law alumnus Amos Mills '72 launches conversation series on race with Nov. 4 talk by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and Knight Professor of Communications and Journalism William J. Raspberry (more)
  • Robert F. Nagel, Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Colorado School of Law, will give the Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture Nov. 13 (more)
  • Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, delivers Information Ecology Lecture Nov. 10 (more)
  • Michael Ashley Stein, William and Mary Associate Professor of Law, gives Duke Law Journal fall lecture Nov. 6 (more)
  • American Bar Association President Dennis Archer delivers Great Lives in the Law lecture Nov. 3 (more)
  • Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law publishes summer 2003 volume Comparisons and Connections: A Symposium in Memory of Herbert Bernstein (more)
  • Donald Francis Donovan, international law expert, delivers Duke Journal of Comparative and International Law fall lecture Oct. 24 (more)
  • More than 150 of Duke Law School's alumni volunteer leaders convened at the School Oct. 10-11 for Leadership Weekend (more)
  • Duke Women's Initiative: Study finds progress for women, but equity remains elusive (more)
  • Third Annual International Week Sept. 14-20 shines spotlight on Duke Law's international programs (more)
  • Phillip Allen '97 begins six-city book tour to promote first novel, Play Money. (more)
  • Vik Patel '05 leads by example (PDF)
  • Now What? Duke Law Professors Scott Silliman and Michael Byers discuss rationale for conflict in Iraq, consider world wide consequences (PDF)
  • Wired In: Stuart Benjamin joins the Duke Law Faculty; pursues intersection of law and technology (PDF)
  • Professor Richard Epstein (Oct. 2nd, 9am) reflects on antidiscrimination laws since his book Forbidden Grounds (more)
  • The Center for the Study of the Public Domain is starting a lecture series on "The Information Ecology"; Duke Law Professor James Boyle will deliver the inaugural lecture at 4pm on Sept. 19 (more)
  • Christian Joerges, a professor at the European University Institute, will deliver the second annual Herbert L. Bernstein Memorial Lecture in International and Comparative Law at noon on Sept. 16 (more)
  • A class of 203 JD students arrived on campus the week of Aug. 18, participating in a host of orientation events and beginning their classes (more)
  • Allyson Duncan ’75 was confirmed in July as a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit (more)
  • Law professionals from across the country recently paid tribute to Duke Law Professor Robinson Everett ’59 for his five decades of distinguished service to the legal profession (more)
  • Duke Law alumnus Bruce Elvin '93 accepts position as Assistant Dean for Career Services (more)
  • Veteran fund-raiser and administrator Tom Hadzor of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center to become Law School’s Associate Dean for External Relations (more)
  • Faculty members, student research assistants, gather to discuss recent projects (more)
  • James Boyle, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law, Wins 2003 World Technology Award for Law for his work on theory and practice of protecting the "intellectual ecology" of the public domain (more)
  • Duke Law relocates July 6 - Aug. 5 Asia-America Institute in Transnational Law from Hong Kong to Fukuoka, Japan (more)
  • Assistant Dean for Career Services Bob Smith returned to the legal consulting field after nine years at Duke Law School (more)
  • CALI conference draws hundreds to Law School from June 19-21 for high-level technology discussions (more)
  • 271 Duke Law students were awarded hoods, degrees at May 10 ceremony (more)
  • Stephen Wallenstein, executive director of the Global Capital Markets Center and professor of the practice of law, business and finance, will participate in a June 4 panel on corporate governance and cleaning up corporate abuses (more)
  • International Meeting of the Board of Visitors, International Alumni Reunion and Summer Institute in Transnational Law headline Geneva program of activities July 17-20 (more)
  • Professor of Law, Environmental Policy and Public Policy Studies Jonathan Wiener convened a May 11-12 conference at Duke on the topic of his new book, Reconstructing Climate Policy (more)
  • Four graduating JD students recently were named winners of the 2003 Justin Miller Awards (more)
  • Richard Danner named Archibald C. and Frances Fulk Rufty Law Library and Information Technology Research Professor (more)
  • Associate Dean for External Relations Linda Steckley to leave Duke Law in June for The Brookings Institution (more)
  • Duke Law celebrates recent faculty books in April 15 ceremony as Professor of Law Laura Underkuffler wins Dean's Prize for faculty scholarship (more)
  • Duke Law hosted a major sports law and policy conference April 14: Challenges and Opportunities for Professional Sports in the 21st Century (more)
  • Duke Law's Center on Law, Ethics and National Security hosted April 10-11 conference on Confronting Iraq: Legal and Policy Considerations (more)|( Duke News story)
  • Duke Law hosted an international law and economics conference April 4-6 on International Public Goods and Transfer of Technology under a Globalized Intellectual Property Regime (more)
  • ABA president-elect Dennis Archer to address Class of 2003 at commencement ceremony on May 10 (more)
  • Three Duke Law moot court teams shine in recent competitions. One team takes a national championship. (more)
  • James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science Donald Horowitz led an April 8 presentation on constitutional issues and ethnic conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq (more)
  • New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer spoke at Duke on April 23 (more)
  • Students Mayur Patel '04 and Ronce Almond '03 challenged Professors Scott Silliman, pictured, and Michael Byers in the International Law Society's Great Debate on April 7 about the war in Iraq (more)
  • Duke Law celebrates faculty authors in April 15 event (more)
  • Professor of Law Laura Underkuffler receives the 2003 Distinguished Teaching Award at the Donuts with the Deans breakfast reception on April 2 (more)
  • Duke Law hosts first international law and economics conference Apr. 4-6 on International Public Goods and Transfer of Technology under a Globalized Intellectual Property Regime (more)
  • The Honorable Sandra Day O’Connor discussed her youth, education and place on the U.S. Supreme Court in a visit to Duke Law School on March 18 as part of the Great Lives in the Law series (more)
  • Duke Law welcomes alumni back for Reunion Weekend 2003, April 11-13 (more)
  • International Law Society, in conjunction with the Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society, hosts Apr. 3 panel discussion on The TRIPS Agreement: Balancing Incentive for Innovation with Access to Medicines (more)
  • The FCC will hold a public hearing March 31 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at Duke Law School on media concentration (more)
  • Mirah Horowitz ’00, a former clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, returned to Duke Law on March 27 with advice for students interested in becoming clerks (more)
  • Faculty Lives in Public Service lunch discussion Mar. 25 features Professor Carolyn McAllaster, founding director of the AIDS Legal Assistance Project at Duke Law (more)
  • Community Economic Development Law Clinic at Duke hosts conference on affordable housing and economic development (more)
  • Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society and The Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke lead Second Annual Hot Topics in IP Law Symposium (more)
  • Women’s History Month programs unite students, faculty, alumni (more)
  • The honorable >Sandra Day O’Connor discussed her youth, education and place on the U.S. Supreme Court in a visit to Duke Law School on March 18 as part of the Great Lives in the Law series. (more)
  • The FCC will hold a public hearing March 31 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at Duke Law School on media concentration (more)
  • Private Censorship and Perfect Choice: The Future of the Internet? Second Annual Duke Magazine Forum Mar. 28 to feature Duke Law Professor James Boyle in conversation with UNC Law Professor Adrienne Davis (more)
  • Professor Michael Byers leads Mar. 26 discussion at the John Hope Franklin Center: What Coalition? The New Unilateralism in International Affairs
  • Faculty Lives in Public Service lunch discussion Mar. 25 features Professor Carolyn McAllaster, founding director of the AIDS Legal Assistance Project at Duke Law (more)
  • Students from Duke Law, Duke Med come together to lead Mar. 22 Dedicated to Durham community service project (more)
  • Duke Law Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society, in conjunction with the Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke, hosts Mar. 21 Hot Topics in Copyright and Patent Law Symposium (CLE credit available) (more)
  • Champion of school vouchers Clint Bolick and Duke Law Professor Laura Underkuffler tackled the debate over school vouchers on March 5 (more)
  • Professor Scott Silliman and Duke Law students comment to WRAL-TV on March 3 about methods of interrogation used on a top al-Qaeda official ( video, courtesy of WRAL)
  • A Duke Law Moot Court team sweeps through regional rounds and will advance to the national final rounds of the ABA's National Appellate Advocacy Competition, to be held in Chicago from April 3 to 5 (more)
  • Bertis Downs, general counsel of R.E.M., discussed legal and business challenges to the music industry in a March 3 talk at Duke Law (more)
  • President-Elect of the N.C. Bar Association Allyson Duncan '75 to discuss American "enemy combatants" on March 17 (more)
  • Record-breaking PILF auction raises almost $30,000 for Public Interest Fellowships (more)
  • Institute for Justice founder Clint Bolick and Duke Law Professor Laura Underkuffler debate pros and cons of school vouchers on Mar. 5 (more)
  • Francis E. McGovern, a Duke professor of law generally recognized as the top expert in the field of mass torts, has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. (more)
  • Duke Law team wins regional round in Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (more)
  • Looking Like the Enemy: The Japanese American Internment Cases in Perspective: a Mar. 4 discussion at Duke Law led by Peter Irons, professor of political science at UC-San Diego, and UNC Law Professor Eric Muller (more)
  • What are you waiting for? Duke Law Drama Society performs Waiting for Godot Feb. 28 and Mar. 1 (more)
  • Jack Valenti, president and chief executive officer of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), will visit Duke Law School on Monday, Feb. 24 to present the third annual Meredith and Kip Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property. (more)
  • Professor James Cox says America should look to the past to develop an economic stimulus plan ( more)
  • Professor Jeff Powell’s book on the President’s powers leads to symposium (more)
  • Christopher Mills '04 emerged as the winner of the 2003 Dean's Cup Moot Court Competition (more)
  • Business Law Society brings together students, alumni, leading business practitioners for day-long event Feb. 22 (more)
  • Dr. Leon Kass, chair of the President's Commission on Bioethics, presents Feb. 4 Siegel Memorial Lecture: Preventing a Brave New World: Why We Should Ban Human Cloning (more)
  • Professor Neil Vidmar leads one-of-a-kind study of jury room interactions (more)
  • Faculty Lives in Public Service lunch discussion Feb. 6 features Professor James Boyle, leading scholar in intellectual property and cyberlaw and co-director of the Center for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke (more)
  • Fourth Circuit Judge Diana Gribbon Motz visits Duke Law Feb. 5 (more)
  • Judge David Sentelle of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Roger Gregory of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and Magistrate Judge Brent McKnight lead group judging annual Dean's Cup Moot Court Competition Feb. 3-7 (more)
  • ABA technology expert shares practical wisdom with Duke Law students (more)
  • The Duke Law website launches a new look designed to increase communication about the activity of the Duke Law community (more)
  • Independent documentary filmmaker Louis Massiah screens film at Duke Law on Jan. 24 (more)
  • Faculty Lives in Public Service lunch discussion Jan. 16 features Andrew Foster, director of the Duke Community Economic Development Law Clinic (more)
  • Ken Starr '73 leads Jan. 13 discussion of his new book, First Among Equals: The Supreme Court in American Life (more)
  • Harvard Law Professor Lani Guinier leads Jan. 19 lunch discussion at Duke Law (more)
  • Duke Law team of third-year students Jackie Sumer, Dhamian Blue and Meg Turner wins regional stage of National Moot Court Competition (more)
  • New educational series for students kicks off with Jan. 21 session focusing on use of technology in legal practice (more)
  • Many forces led to Columbine and to general rise in childhood emotional dysfunction, says senior lecturing fellow Doriane Coleman (more)
  • Ken Starr '73 to lead Jan. 13 discussion of his new book, First Among Equals: The Supreme Court in American Life (more)

2002

  • Justice Anthony M. Kennedy offers Duke Law students, faculty insight into workings of U.S. Supreme Court (more)
  • Two Duke Law alumni argue first amendment case before U.S. Supreme Court (more)
  • Law School Helps Students, Families Endure Ice Storm (more)
  • Erwin Chemerinsky, visiting professor, speaks as part of the "Faculty Lives in Public Service" lecture series (more)
  • Panel including Raymond Price, Philip Lacovara, Ole Holsti and Edward Nixon discusses legacy of Richard M. Nixon (L '37) (more)
  • Harvard Law’s Janet Halley Speaks at 36th Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture (more)
  • Duke Law honored 92 students on Nov. 5 at Public Interest Summer Employment Recognition Day, highlighting their public sector work last summer (more)
  • Jeff Powell awarded 2002 University Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award (more)
  • Panel to discuss legacy of Richard M. Nixon (L'37), November 14, 2002 (more)
  • Janet Halley to give Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture November 7, 2002 (more)
  • Distinguished Lecture by Ambassador James Joseph, Cultural Extravaganza and Food Fiesta Highlight International Week October 27 - November 2 (more)
  • Julius Chambers, noted civil rights litigator and educator, discusses his life's work as part of Program in Public Law series (more)
  • Duke Law and Roscoe Pound Institute Symposium Examined Consumer Arbitration (more)
  • SEC's Harvey Pitt Offers Steps to Restore Market Integrity in Speech Sponsored by Duke Global Capital Markets Center ( more)
  • Global Capital Markets Center to Launch Directors’ Education Institute at Duke - October 21-23 (more)
  • More than 150 of Duke Law School's alumni volunteer leaders convened at the School Oct. 11-12 for Leadership Weekend (more)
  • More than 30 Duke Law students take a 24-hour break from job interviews and studying on the weekend of Oct. 4-5 to participate in the inaugural Student Leadership Retreat for organization leaders (more)
  • The Duke Law Private Adjudication Center Co-Sponsors Symposium on Mandatory Arbitration - October 4-5 (more)
  • Students gain first-hand experience with the criminal justice system through The Innocence Project, examining evidence of the innocent being convicted and jailed, particularly in capital cases (more)
  • Faculty members, students, researchers, government officials, and members of the biotech community partake in symposium on the Commercialization of Human Genomics: Consequences for Science and Humanity (more)
  • Duke Law founds first ever university center to study public domain and the intellectual "commons" (more)
  • Duke Law Professors Speak on September 11 Legal Issues (more)
  • Professor Dr. Hein D. Kötz delivers inaugural Herbert L. Bernstein Memorial Lecture in International and Comparative Law (more)
  • First year curriculum includes innovative multi-media Contracts course delivered via DVD-ROM (more)
  • Christopher Schroeder, Charles S. Murphy professor of law and professor of public policy, comments on the biggest reorganization of government since the days of FDR, and on the tension between individual liberty and security, in the July-August issue of Duke Magazine. (more)