Duke Law Magazine

   Summer 2014

Duke Law Magazine | Fall 2014, cover and feature story


Featured Story

International Human Rights ClinicStudents help U.N. craft principles on redress for human trafficking victims

The first six students enrolled in Duke Law’s International Human Rights Clinic advocated at the highest international levels to finalize a set of groundbreaking United Nations principles to guide governments in providing redress to human trafficking victims.

Faculty Focus


  • Steven Lepper '84
    Steven Lepper '84

    After being at the forefront of some of the military’s most significant legal developments of recent decades, the former deputy judge advocate general of the U.S. Air Force finds a similar sense of satisfaction and service at the ABA’s Rule of Law Initiative.

  • Geovette Washington '92
    Geovette Washington '92

    The general counsel and senior policy advisor for the White House Office of Management and Budget and member, by presidential appointment, of the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States has made public service the cornerstone of her career.

  • Don Willett JD/MA '92
    Don Willett JD/MA '92

    Justice Willett of the Supreme Court of Texas reflects on lessons learned from a “heroic” mother, his executive branch service, his love for “the most elegant branch of government,” and keeping it light on Twitter.

  • Morgan Abbott '16
    Morgan Abbott '16

    A visit to an orphanage during a high school trip to Kenya in 2007 opened up a world of possibility for Abbott, and even shaped the direction of her future law study.