Monday, April 6, 2009
3:00 - 6:00 pm • Room 4044 (may change, please check again)
Attendance is free but RSVP required. Please contact Neylân Gürel
In his new book, General Jurisprudence: Understanding Law from a Global Perspective (Cambridge University Press 2009), William Twining, Quain Professor of Jurisprudence Emeritus at University College London and perhaps the world's preeminent scholar on law and globalization, proposes to expand and adapt the Anglo-American tradition of general jurisprudence for the age of globalization. Leading scholars will discuss some of the numerous topics in this book.
The preface of the book in pdf form can be downloaded here.
George Christie: Duke University School of Law
Nicola Lacey: London School of Economics
Ralf Michaels: Duke University School of Law
Gerald Postema: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
William Twining: University College London
3:00-4:15 pm I. The Theory of a General Jurisprudence
A Brief for a Globally-Aware Philosophical Jurisprudence
Gerald Postema, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
General Jurisprudence and Comparative Law
Ralf Michaels, Duke University School of Law
Response 1 - William Twining
4:15 - 4:45 pm - Break
4:45-6:00 pm II. The Practice of a General Jurisprudence
Law as a Discipline and Empirical Legal Studies: Compatible Projects
Nicola Lacey, London School of Economics
Obstacles to the Development of a Truly Universal Law of Human Rights
George Christie, Duke University School of Law
Response 2 - William Twining 2
General Jurisprudence: A Symposium in Honor of William Twining
Monday, April 6, 2009
Case Docket: The Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, fall 2014
In the fall of 2014, the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic took on four exciting new cases and clients.
One new project involves the Boone, N.C.-based environmental group Arctic Voices, headed by Dr. Harvard Ayers. Students working this project are thinking globally while acting locally, as Artic Voices is interested in combatting climate change by mobilizing local communities to install rooftop solar power.
Postcards from practice: Stanback interns reflect on summer work in environmental advocacy
Twelve Duke Law students spent their summer engaged in environmental advocacy, law, and policy as Stanback interns.
- Anne Gallagher
- Zephyr Teachout discusses her book Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United
- Bradley discusses sovereign liability for terrorist support Forbes
- David Gartner
- Watch: Duke Law events address civil rights, from Ferguson to the Voting Rights Act Duke Law YouTube