Law students are invited to apply for Energy 790: Renewables and the World's Poor, an interdisciplinary class for graduate students with the objective of exploring how to provide electricity to the world's poor. Jim Rogers and Tim Profeta will lead the course, which meets this fall on Wednesdays from 1:25-2:40 p.m. in 104 Gross Hall. To apply, submit name, school, program of study, year in program, brief statement of interest in the class, and brief description of the background you bring to the subject to Jessica.Sheffield@duke.edu. Applications due by July 21st; contact Tim Profeta (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested but may need additional time to apply.
Apply for ENERGY 790: "Renewables and the World’s Poor"
Salzman analyzes strengths and predicts pitfalls on the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act
The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was signed into law on Dec. 16, 1974. On the 40th anniversary of that signing, Professor James Salzman reflects on the law’s effectiveness in an essay for Slate, concluding that the SDWA was groundbreaking in ways that may be taken for granted today, but also that it faces significant challenges going forward.
Rabiej co-authors Federal Appellate Procedure Manual
John K. Rabiej, director of Duke Law’s Center for Judicial Studies, has co-authored the new Federal Appellate Procedure Manual with Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Both have extensive, first-hand experience in the rulemaking process.