March 18, 2010
Duke Law School
Sponsored by the American Constitution Society and the Program in Public Law
Jeff Redding, Assistant Professor of Law at Saint Louis University School of Law, discusses recent developments in the debate about same-sex marriage in the U.S. In particular, Professor Redding addresses how Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the recent case filed in federal court in California, affects this debate.
For more information about the case, follow this link to the United States District Court, Northern District of California, site.
Avoiding Marriage: Why Progressives Should Not Support Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
March 18, 2010
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.
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.
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