Duke Law Center for Judicial Studies

Bridging the gap between academia and the bench and bar.

Center for Judicial Studies

By bringing together judges, practitioners, teachers, and key government officials, the Center for Judicial Studies fosters an interdisciplinary exploration of the judiciary and case-resolution process to achieve a better understanding of the judiciary and generate law-reform, improving the law.Read more

 


 


 

To do your job better, you have to understand how you do your job. And that's what I've gotten here.”

Magistrate Judge George C. Hanks Jr.,
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, is a member of the inaugural Master of Laws in Judicial Studies class.

 


The Storied Third Branch

Current issue:

A Conscience Steeled By The Face of Evil
"His duties across the pond brought him face to face with individuals deeply involved in the Third Reich, and its calculated machinery of death and destruction..." writes Judge Michael Daly Hawkins, regarding Judge Charles Andrew Muecke.

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