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McCubbins, a widely respected interdisciplinary scholar whose work explores the intersections of law, business and political economy, will hold a joint appointment in Duke’s Department of Political Science and Duke Law School, according to Duke Law School Dean David F. Levi and Trinity College of Arts and Sciences Dean Laurie Patton.Read More
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Marin K. Levy, whose scholarly interests include civil procedure, judicial administration, federal courts, remedies, and bioethics, joined the governing faculty on Jan. 1 as associate professor of law. Levy first joined the Duke Law faculty as a lecturing fellow in 2009; for the past year she has served as a visiting associate professor of law.Read More
John Wester is resolute.
“For years, I heard lawyers promise judges: ‘I’ll be brief’ ─ and then go on and on,’” he explains. “I resolved to skip the promise, try my best to be brief, and savor the relief on judges’ faces.”
Fountain won the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction for his first novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, which is now being adapted for the screen.
As a Minnesota state senator, Junge spearheaded the passage of the nation’s first charter school law in 1991. She recalls feeling “personally devastated” as a bruising three-year legislative battle came to an end.
Visiting Professor Charles Becton ’69 was preparing fall lectures for his Rhetoric and Advocacy class when he got a phone call, in late July, from University of North Carolina President Tom Ross, who made him an unexpected offer: To become the interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University.
An army-intelligence-trained, Arabic-speaking, travel-loving 3L, Aubart brings a genuine passion for even-keeled discussion to his leadership of the Federalist Society at Duke Law.
Sainati once planned a career as an English professor. She is still aiming to enter academia, but now has her sights set on the legal academy, with a focus on human rights. The shift came somewhat gradually, she explains.