Program in Public Law

Program in Public Law

The Program in Public Law promotes better understanding of our nation’s public institutions, of the Constitutional framework in which they function, and of the principles and laws that apply to the work of public officials.
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Upcoming Events

  • US Supreme Court Review

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3041

    The Program in Public Law presents its annual Supreme Court Review. Duke Law professors Kate Bartlett, Lisa Griffin, Neil Siegel, and Ernie Young review the most significant decisions of the past term of the U.S. Supreme Court. Lunch will be provided - first come, first served. For more information contact Sarah Holsapple at

  • Hate Crimes in Cyberspace - Danielle Citron

    Thursday, September 18, 2014 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3041 

    The Program in Public Law welcomes Danielle Citron, Duke Alum and Lois K. Macht Research Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law to discuss her new book Hate Crimes in Cyberspace. Co-sponsored by the Program in Public Law and the Kenan Institute for Ethics. Lunch will be provided. Please contact Sarah Holsapple at for more information.