March 24, 2008
Sponsored by the Duke Law Federalist Society and the Program in Public Law
Robert A. Levy, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute and co-counsel for the plaintiff gun-owners in District of Columbia v. Heller, discusses the legal issues implicated in the case and then opens the floor to questions. Heller, argued on March 18, 2008, is the first Supreme Court case to consider seriously gun-ownership rights in the context of the Second Amendment since 1939.
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District of Columbia v. Heller: The Right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms
March 24, 2008
Stanback gift facilitates expansion, reach of Environmental Clinic
A leadership gift from Duke University alumni Fred and Alice Stanback has allowed the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic to expand its educational reach and improve its client service goals. Clinical Professor Ryke Longest, who directs the clinic, said the gift is being used to fund salaries for post-graduate clinical fellows, support pilot curricular initiatives, and expand financial aid available to students interested in public service careers in the field of environmental law.
Mansfield fellowships support students’ public interest work
During her 2L summer, Linda Atiase ’14 interned in Charlotte, N.C., with both the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Council for Children’s Rights, gaining solid legal skills while learning about the specific areas of employment discrimination and child advocacy. Her work was supported, in large part, by a summer service grant funded by Alan ’78 and Susan ’77 Mansfield.
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