Recent Activities

 

 

Matthew Adler

  • Professor Adler gave a Meador Lecture at the University of Alabama. The theme of the lecture series was equality. (April 14, 2014) » Listen to the podcast
  • Professor Adler taught a week-long mini-course on Well-Being and Fair Distribution at the Max Planck Institute of Economics in Jena, German. The couse was given as part of a summer school for graduate students in economics and psychology. (July 31, 2013)
  • Professor Adler presented his paper, "Happiness Surveys and Public Policy: What's the Use?" at several U.S. law school faculty workshops in March and April 2012. (September 25, 2012)
  • Professor Adler was a fellow at the Institute for Global Studies in Paris in June, working with the welfare economics group, and presented a paper on the social valuation of risk reduction.  While in Paris, Adler also participated in a conference on climate change, speaking about the theoretical framework for valuing harms to future generations. (June 01, 2012)
  • Professor Adler spoke about the social valuation of risk reduction as part of a conference on statistical versus identified lives hosted by the Harvard Global Health Institute and Harvard Program in Ethics and Health in April.   (April 01, 2012)

Katharine T. Bartlett

  • Professor Bartlett was on the selection committee for the ALI Young Scholars Award and the Class Gift Committee for the 1989 ALI Life Member class. (July 16, 2014)
  • Professor Bartlett participated in several amici briefs, including Windsor and Kitchen v. Herbert.  (July 16, 2014)
  • Professor Bartlett was a round table participant at the Feminist Legal Theory, Law & Society annual meeting.  (May 31, 2014)
  • Professor Bartlett was a speaker at the Indiana Journal of Law & Social Equality Symposium. (April 30, 2014)
  • Professor Bartlett was a moderator at the Eighth Annual Feminist Theory Workshop, hosted by Duke University. (March 21, 2014)
  • Professor Bartlett was a speaker at the event, Find Your Moxie: Duke Women Creating Change. (February 22, 2014)
  • Professor Bartlett gave a Meador Lecture at the University of Alabama School of Law. (November 12, 2013) » Listen to the podcast
  • Professor Bartlett was a speaker at the Critical Theory Colloquium, hosted by the University of Colorado School of Law. (March 31, 2013)

Lawrence G. Baxter

  • Professor Baxter shared his expertise on a panel at the George Washington University Law School entitiled "The Future Direction of Financial Regulation After the 2012 Election" that included Professor Cox on February 8. (February 08, 2013) » More
  • Professor Baxter will speak at the ICFR Annual International Regulatory Summit in London on Sept. 26. (September 26, 2012)
  • Professor Baxter met with Andy Haldane, Director of Financial Stability, Bank of England, to discuss new thinking on banking regulation on Sept. 25. (September 25, 2012)
  • Professor Baxter participated in the International Center for Financial Regulation conference at the Guildhall in London, Sept. 25-26. He was one of four on a private members' panel for the ICFR conference. (September 25, 2012)
  • Professor Baxter delivered a presentation to the Seoul National University School of Law on "Dilemmas of Modern Banking Regulation," on Sept. 22. (September 22, 2012)
  • Professor Baxter delivered a paper entitled "A Current Assessment of Some Extraterritorial Impacts of the Dodd-Frank Act with Special Focus on the Volcker Rule and Derivatives Regulation," at the joint conference of the Korean Banking and Financial Lawyers' Association and the Korea Institute of Finance on "Recent Reforms in International Banking and Financial Regulation and its Future Prospects," on Sept. 21. (September 21, 2012)
  • Professor Baxter delivered a paper entitled "The Fundamental Forces Driving Global and US Financial Reform," at the Global Science and Technology Law Institute of the Sungkyunkwan University Law School on Sept. 20. (September 20, 2012)
  • Professor Baxter delivered a presentation at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, on "Developments in the Dodd-Frank Act in the US:  Implications and Prospects," on Sept. 19. (September 19, 2012)
  • Professor Baxter handled interviews with the media, including three on South African television and radio on the various scandals surrounding the banking industry during the summer (2012). (July 01, 2012)
  • Professor Baxter participated on a panel with the Chairman of the FDIC, Sheila C. Bair, as part of Fuqua Business School's Distinguished Speaker Series. (February 08, 2011)
  • Professor Baxter presented a panel paper on "Capture in Financial Services," at the Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law Symposium sponsored by Fordham Law School in New York City. (February 07, 2011)
  • Professor Baxter delivered lectures on "US Financial Reform: Dodd-Frank and G20/Basel," at the Seminar on Comparative Law, Commercial Law and Enterprise Law," at the National Taiwan University College of Law in Taipei. (December 06, 2010)
  • Professor Baxter presented "U.S. Financial Reform: Dodd-Frank and the G20/FSB/Basel Committee" at the National Taiwan University College of Law's Seminar on Comparative Commercial Law and Enterprise Law. (December 06, 2010)
  • Professor Baxter participated in a panel discussion on "Assessing the Outcome of Financial Reform" at Duke's Kenan Institute for Ethics (November 11, 2010)
  • Professor Baxter participated in a panel on Financial Reform (with Dan Ariely, William Cohan & Ed Balleisen), sponsored by the Kenan Institute of Ethics at Duke University. (November 11, 2010)
  • Professor Baxter delivered the Oliver Schreiner Memorial Lecture on "Adaptive Regulation in the Amoral Bazaar" at the University of Witwatersrand School of Law in Johannesburg, South Africa. (October 20, 2010)
  • Professor Baxter presented a paper entitled "Exploring the WFO Option for Global Banking Regulation" at the Globalisation and Governance Conference 2010, at the Mandela Institute in Johannesburg, South Africa. (October 15, 2010) » Read the paper

Sara Sun Beale

  • Professor Beale testified before the House Judiciary Committee on the topic of over-federalization, and before the Sentencing Commission on the guidelines for financial offences. (July 17, 2014)
  • Professor Beale presented a comparative research workshop titled, "A Cohesive Model to Counteract Financial Crime and Corruption in he Public Sector in Greece," at Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece. (September 24, 2013)
  • Professor Beale spoke spoke at the German National Committee of Comparative Law at The Philipp University in Marburg, Germany. The presentation was titled "Prosecuting Corporations for Crimes: US Law and Comparative Perspective." (September 12, 2013)
  • Professor Beale, along with Professors Lisa Griffin and Samuel Buell, hosted a conference on "Adjudicating the Guilty Mind" at Duke Law School. (May 10, 2011)
  • Professor Beale attended a meeting of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules in Portland, Oregon, as the committee's reporter. (April 11, 2011)
  • Professor Beale chaired a panel at a conference on "The Future of Adversary Systems," at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. (April 01, 2011)
  • Professor Beale presented "Prosecutorial Independence: Comparing The U.S. to its Common Law Cousins," during a faculty workshop at the University of Virginia Law School in Charlottesville, Virginia. (March 25, 2011)
  • Professor Beale presented "Prosecution of Terrorists in Federal Courts" at the Federal Judicial Center's seminar on Law and Terrorism at Duke Law School. (March 03, 2011)
  • Professor Beale, with James Felman L'87, co-authored a chapter entitled "Enlisting and Deploying Federal Grand Juries in the War on Terrorism," Included in "Grand Jury 2.0: Modern Perspectives on the Grand Jury." (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Beale moderated a panel on "Happiness" during a conference on "Dancing on the Glass Ceiling: Tools and Creative Solutions for Professional and Personal Success," at Duke Law School. (January 28, 2011)
  • Professor Beale attended and served as commentator during a Criminal Justice Roundtable at Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville. (December 10, 2010)
  • Professor Beale spoke at "Overcriminalization 2.0," a conference sponsored by the Journal of Law, Economics and Policy and others in Washington, D.C. (November 21, 2010)
  • Professor Beale spoke on a panel on "Expansion of Federal Criminal Power: Too Much or Too Little?" at the Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention, Washington, D.C. (November 18, 2010)
  • Professor Beale spoke on a panel on "White Collar Sentencing" at the ABA Criminal Justice Section's Sentencing & Reentry Institute in Washington, D.C. (November 05, 2010)
  • Professor Beale spoke on "Media and Public Policy," at the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice conference on "Sentencing and Corrections: Sentencing Theory Meets Practice," Vancouver, British Columbia. (October 15, 2010)
  • Professor Beale attended the meeting of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules, on which she serves as the reporter, in Boston, Massachusetts. (September 27, 2010)
  • Professor Beale taught a course for judges, sponsored by the Law and Economics Center, on "Corporations and the Limits of Criminal Law" at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. (September 24, 2010)

Stuart M. Benjamin

  • Professor Benjamin presented a paper at the Harvard Law Review Symposium, a conference in celebration of the 50th anniversary of New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964). (February 15, 2014) » Watch the symposium
  • Professor Benjamin presented "Algorithms, Communication, and the First Amendment" as part of the symposium, The Evolving Internet, at the University of Pennsylvania Law School on Oct. 19. (October 19, 2012)
  • Professor Benjamin spoke on "Standing the Test of Time: The Breadth of Majority Coalitions and the Fate of U.S. Supreme Court Precedents," at the "Judicial Collegiality: Positive Theories and Empirical Analyses," conference hosted by the USC-Caltech Center for the Study of Law and Politics and the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in Los Angeles, California. (November 11, 2011)
  • Professor Benjamin delivered the keynote address at a conference entitled, "Incentive Auctions & Spectrum Secondary Markets: Complements or Substitutes?" hosted by the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy in Washington, D.C. (June 16, 2011)
  • Professor Benjamin was the keynote speaker at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy's conference on "Incentive Auctions and Spectrum Secondary Markets: Complements or Substitutes?" (June 16, 2011)
  • Professor Benjamin, with Professor Rai, presented a paper, "Structuring U.S. Innovation Policy: Creating a White House Office of Innovation Policy" at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. (June 24, 2010) » More

Donald H. Beskind

  • Professor Beskind served as Vice President of the Roscoe Pound Institute for Civil Justice. (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Beskind taught a joint program for the Department of Justice and National Institute for Trial Advocacy on trial skills for lawyers representing victims of domestic violence held in New Orleans, Louisiana. (January 03, 2011)
  • Professor Beskind, through the National Institute for Trial Lawyers, designed and conducted a trial skill training program for Lawyers at the Raleigh City Attorney's office. (September 01, 2010)

Joseph Blocher

  • Professor Blocher will participate in a Second Amendment conference sponsored by the Wisconsin Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy at the University of Wisonsin-Madison in November. (November 01, 2012)
  • Professor Blocher presented "Second Amendment Localism" at the Guns in America: Conflicting Points of View conference sponsored by the Wisconsin Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy on Nov. 1. (November 01, 2012)
  • Professor Blocher will discuss current issues before the U.S. Supreme Court with Duke Law alumni in Houston in October. (October 11, 2012)
  • Professor Blocher participated in a webinar for the ACLU regarding First Amendment issues at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (August 20, 2012) » More
  • Professor Blocher participated in a Faculty Workshop on "Rights To and Not To" at Duke Law School. (July 08, 2011)
  • Professor Blocher served as advisor at an Entry Level Professor Workshop at Duke Law School. (May 19, 2011)
  • Professor Blocher participated in a panel discussion on JDB v. North Carolina, at Duke Law School. (April 06, 2011)
  • Professor Blocher participated in a seminar on "Capitalism, Institutions, and Economic Growth: 'Thin' Rule of Law," at Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy. (February 10, 2011)
  • Professor Blocher was an organizer and moderator for the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy's annual symposium on "The Very Idea of Judicial Takings." (February 04, 2011)
  • Professor Blocher spoke about "Reverse Incorporation" during the Federalism Seminar at Duke Law School. (January 21, 2011)
  • Professor Blocher participated in a panel discussion with the Hon. Jeff Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, at Duke Law School. The topic discussed was "State Constitutional Law: Why Practice It, Why Study It." (January 11, 2011)
  • Professor Blocher delivered a paper, "Reverse Incorporation of State Constitutional Law," at the Constitutional Law & Theory Colloquium at Cornell Law School. (November 08, 2010)
  • Professor Blocher delivered a paper, "When and How Is It Appropriate for Federal Courts to Borrow State Constitutional Law?" at the "State Constitutionalism in the 21st Century" symposium at Penn State Law School. (September 22, 2010)

Daniel S. Bowling III

  • Senior Lecturing Fellow Bowling spoke on the connection between leadership and happiness at the Memphis University School's Rogers Leadership Forum. (February 07, 2014) » Read the article
  • Professor Bowling was the keynote speaker at the North Carolina Bar Association Winter CLE in Pinehurst, NC. His keynote was "Lawyers and their Elusive Pursuit of Happiness: Does it Matter?," which discussed his ongoing empirical research into lawyer personality traits and how Aristotelian virtue ethics should be related to modern legal professionalism. (February 24, 2012)
  • Professor Bowling was the featured speaker at the Atlanta Duke Law Alumni winter meeting, speaking on well-being for lawyers. (January 31, 2012)
  • Senior Lecturing Fellow Dan Bowling delivered an address on "What's Up with Young Lawyers" to the annual conference of the U.S. 11th Circuit Court. Bowling discussed generational differences in the practice of law and their impact on the current crop of law school graduates. (May 03, 2011)
  • Professor Bowling delivered a lecture at Emory Law School as part of the four-year "Pursuit of Happiness" project, conducted by the Center for Law and Religion at Emory. (September 09, 2010)

James Boyle

  • Professor Boyle delivered the keynote address at the 20th Annual Madrid Future Trends Forum on the topic, “Flows of Capital.” (June 05, 2013) » Watch the keynote address
  • Professor Boyle delivered the 2011 Melville B. Nimmer Memorial Lecture on "Back to the Future: Piracy, Technological Revolution and a 'Scheme of Greed,'" at UCLA School of Law in Los Angeles, California. (November 03, 2011) » More
  • Professor Boyle wrote about "Fantasy and reality in intellectual property policy" for the Financial Times' New Technology Policy Forum. (December 01, 2010)
  • Professor Boyle delivered "A Brief History of Copyright" for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Spark programme as part of its coverage of Canada's pending new copyright act. (November 28, 2010)
  • Professor Boyle received one of five Electronic Freedom Foundation 2010 Pioneer Awards for his work "to celebrate and protect the values of cultural and scientific openness." (November 08, 2010)
  • Professor Boyle joined Ryan Radia and Paul Jones to discuss "Is the Net Neutral Territory?" on WUNC's The State of Things. (September 28, 2010)
  • Professor Boyle wrote about "Who steals the gene from the off the common" for the Financial Times' New Technology Policy Forum. (September 25, 2010)
  • Professor Boyle, with Jennifer Jenkins, and Keith Aoki, created an editorial cartoon for the San Francisco Chronicle on "Copyright's Futures" (September 25, 2010)
  • Professor Boyle, Jennifer Jenkins, Keith Aoki, Deborah De Angelis, and Lorenzo De Tomasi, released an Italian translation of the educational comic/graphic novel "Racconti dal pubblico dominio : Prigioniera della Legge ?" (Tales of the Public Domain: Bound By Law?) (September 21, 2010)
  • Professor Boyle, with Professor Jennifer Jenkins, discussed S.3728: the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act," which would extend copyright protection to the fashion industry, for Newsweek. (August 20, 2010)
  • Professor Boyle was the keynote speaker at the Open Rights Group Conference in London, U.K. He discussed "The Incredible Shrinking Public Domain: A Paradox." (July 24, 2010)
  • Professor Boyle delivered the keynote address at the 3rd IRF Symposium in Vienna, Austria. His talk was titled: "What If the Web Really Worked for Science? Reimagining Data Policy and Intellectual Policy." (June 02, 2010)

Curtis A. Bradley

  • Professor Bradley has been appointed by the American Law Institute to serve as a Reporter on the proposed Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States. There are a total of eight Reporters, and his particular focus will be on the sections of the Restatement relating to treaties. (October 27, 2012) » More
  • Professor Bradley co-organized a day-long workshop titled "Are Government Institutions Constrained by Law" at Columbia Law School in September. (September 01, 2012)
  • Professor Bradley presented "Approaches of National Courts to Engagement with International Law," at the International Law Association's annual conference in Sofia, Bulgaria in August. (August 01, 2012)
  • Professor Bradley was elected as a vice president of the American Society of International Law, at the society's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. (March 30, 2012)
  • Professor Bradley participated in a panel discussion on "Suing Foreign Officials under the Alien Tort Statute," as part of a conference on "Official and Municipal Liability for Constitutional and International Torts Today" at Fordham Law School in New York City. (April 08, 2011)
  • Professor Bradley presented a paper on foreign sovereign immunity at the Annual International Law in Domestic Courts Workshop, at the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia. (December 01, 2010)
  • Professor Bradley delivered a lecture, "International Law and the U.S. Common Law of Foreign Official Immunity" at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. (December 01, 2010)
  • Professor Bradley moderated and participated in the annual Duke-Harvard Foreign Relations Law Workshop. (November 01, 2010)
  • Professor Bradley served as a panelist as part of a discussion of foreign official immunity at the International Law Association's International Law Weekend in New York. (October 01, 2010)
  • Professor Bradley and Professor Mitu Gulati presented their recently published article, "Withdrawing from International Custom," at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut. (September 01, 2010)

Samuel W. Buell

  • Professor Buell presented, "Is the White Collar Offender Privileged?," to the Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in September. (September 01, 2012)
  • Professor Buell presented, "Is the White Collar Offender Privileged?," at a faculty workshop at the Duke University School of Law in August. (August 01, 2012)
  • Professor Buell participated in a Criminal Law Roundtable as a commenter at the Columbia University School of Law in May. (May 04, 2012)
  • Professor Buell delivered written and oral testimony as a witness before the United States Sentencing Commission at a public hearing on "Proposed Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines" in March. (March 14, 2012)
  • Professor Buell was an organizer and principal presenter at the American Law Institute Meeting on the Law of Criminal Fraud and Contemporary Corporate Enforcement at Duke Law School in Ocotober. (October 08, 2011)
  • Professor Buell, along with Professors Sara Beale and Lisa Griffin, hosted a conference on "Adjudicating the Guilty Mind" at Duke Law School. (May 10, 2011)
  • Professor Buell was elected to two-year term on the Duke University Academic Council. (May 03, 2011)
  • Professor Buell served as a panelist on the, "Forum on Corporate Enforcement," held in Charlottesville, Virginia. (May 01, 2011)
  • Professor Buell presented his paper, "Consciousness of Wrongdoing, Conference on Adjudicating the Guilty Mind," at Duke Law School. (May 01, 2011)
  • Professor Buell presented his paper, "What Is Securities Fraud?," at a Faculty Workshop held at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida. (April 01, 2011)
  • Professor Buell presented his paper, "What Is Securities Fraud?," to the Conference on Corporate Governance and Business Ethics in a Post-Crisis World, held at Notre Dame Law School in South Bend, Indiana. (March 01, 2011)
  • Professor Buell served as a panelist on, "Hard Choices in Teaching Criminal Law,"as part of the Criminal Justice Section meeting at the AALS Annual Meeting, held in San Francisco, California. (January 01, 2011)
  • Professor Buell presented his paper, "What Is Securities Fraud?," at a Faculty Workshop held at Duke Law School. (November 01, 2010)
  • Professor Buell presented his paper, "What Is Securities Fraud"?, at the Faculty Workshop at Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. (October 01, 2010)
  • Professor Buell delivered written and oral testimony as a witness before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary at a hearing titled, "Restoring Key Tools to Combat Fraud and Corruption After the Supreme Court's Skilling Decision." (September 28, 2010)

Guy-Uriel Charles

  • Professor Charles participated in a panel "Citizens United: Right or Wrong?" at the University of Minnesota Law School's "Citizens United: Democracy Realized or Defeated?" conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (October 21, 2011) » More

George C. Christie

  • Professor Christie's new book "Philosopher Kings? The Adjudication of Conflicting Human Rights and Social Values," was published by Oxford University Press. (February 01, 2011)
  • Professor Christie delivered the keynote address, "The Role of Courts in Enforcing Environmental Rights" at the Greening Humanity Conference at the University of Athens in Athens, Greece. (October 14, 2010)
  • Professor Christie taught the weekly legal philosophy seminar at the University of Athens faculty of law and used as the basis of that seminar a chapter of his book,"Philosopher Kings? The Adjudication of Conflicting Human Rights and Social Values." (October 01, 2010)

Charles Clotfelter

  • Professor Clotfelter participated in a panel discussion, "Crucial Conversation - When the government promotes gambling: A budget solution or a state-sponsored exploitation?," presented by the North Carolina Justice Center's NC Policy Watch forum held in Raleigh, North Carolina. (March 27, 2012)
  • Professor Clotfelter has been awarded the 2011 Spencer Foundation Award by The Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management. The Spencer Foundation Award recognizes noteworthy contributions through research and analysis in the field of education policy and management. (October 27, 2011)
  • Professor Clotfelter presented, "Should Commercial Sports be in University Mission Statements?" at the College Sport Research Institute Conference. (April 21, 2011)
  • Professor Clotfelter presented, "Teachers, Labor Markets, and the Effect of Policies Outside the Classroom," to the HBCU-ETS Collaboration Conference, sponsored by Winston-Salem State University. (April 18, 2011)
  • Professor Clotfelter authored "It's Madness as Universities Play for Pay," for the Raleigh News and Observer, Seattle Times, Toronto Globe and Mail, and South Florida Sun-Sentinel. (April 11, 2011)
  • Professor Clotfelter was appointed to Subcommittee on Financial Exigency and Program Discontinuance," by the American Association of University Professors. (April 11, 2011)
  • Professor Clotfelter presented "Big-Time Sports in American Universities," part of the "Talk to Texas Schools Project," at the University of Texas at Dallas. (April 01, 2011)
  • Professor Clotfelter presented, "American Universities in a Global Market," to the North Carolina State University School of Education, as part of their series on the future of universities. (February 11, 2011)
  • Professor Clotfelter participated in a seminar at Stanford University's Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) on the topic, "Is Big-Time Sports a Core Function of Universities?" (January 27, 2011)
  • Professor Clotfelter gave an after-dinner talk to the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics in Washington, DC. (December 14, 2010)
  • Professor Clotfelter delivered a presentation, "The Power of 'March Madness'" at the Southern Economic Association meetings in Atlanta, Georgia. (November 21, 2010)
  • Professor Clotfelter was interviewed WNCU Radio's "The State of Things," on the subject of college sports. (November 16, 2010)
  • Professor Clotfelter presented, "Success in Community Colleges: Do Institutions Differ?" at the Beyond Test Scores conference. The presentation reported on joint work with Helen Ladd, Jacob Vigdor, and Clara Muschkin. (November 11, 2010)
  • Professor Clotfelter presented, "New Destinations, New Trajectories? The Educational Attainment and Persistence of Hispanic Youth in North Carolina," at the Association for Public Policy and Management in Boston, Massachusetts. The presentation was based on joint work completed with Helen Ladd and Jacob Vigdor. (November 06, 2010)
  • Professor Clotfelter authored, "Is Sports in Your Mission Statement?" for the Chronicle of Higher Education. (October 24, 2010)

James E. Coleman, Jr.

  • Professor Coleman participated in a panel discussion about the influence of race in the criminal justice system with Frank Stasio, host of "The State of Things," on North Carolina Public Radio (WUNC) on January 16, 2012. The discussion followed a screening of the documentary film, "The Trials of Darryl Hunt." (January 16, 2012)

James D. Cox

  • Professor Cox shared his expertise on a panel at the George Washington University Law School entitiled "The Future Direction of Financial Regulation After the 2012 Election" that included Professor Baxter on February 8. (February 08, 2013) » More
  • Professor Cox, with T. Hazen, authored "Treatise on The Law of Corporations." (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Cox authored "Lying and Getting Caught: Empirical Study of the Impact of Securities Class Action Settlements on Defendant Firms", U. Pennsylvania Law Review (2010). (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Cox served as a member of the Standing Advisory Group, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Cox served as a member of the Corporate Laws committee, Business Law Section, ABA. (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Cox participated in an Academic Roundtable before FINRA in New York, New York. (November 22, 2010)
  • Professor Cox presented "Tweaking Corporate Governance for Small Companies after Dodd-Frank," at the Weinberger Corporate Governance Center at the University of Delaware. (November 12, 2010)
  • Professor Cox was a commentator for the Law and Finance Workshop hosted by Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville, Tennessee. (October 15, 2010)
  • Professor Cox moderated "The Financial Crisis" a panel sponsored by Labaton Sucharow in New York, New York. (September 30, 2010)
  • Professor Jim Cox moderated "Innovation and Startups," a panel sponsored by Law School and Fuqua School of Business Chicago Alumni clubs in Chicago, Illinois. (September 23, 2010)
  • Professor Cox participated in a roundtable on "Emerging Issues in Public Accounting", convened by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board in Washington, D.C. (September 21, 2010)

Richard A. Danner

  • Professor Danner received the 2012 Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award for "The IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management," co-edited by Jules Winterton, by the American Association of Law Libraries. (July 01, 2012)
  • Professor Danner gave a presentation titled "Open Access in the Law School Journal Environment," at a conference on Implementing the Durham Statement: Best Practices for Open Access Law Journals, at Duke Law School. (October 22, 2010)
  • Professor Danner organized the conference: "Implementing the Durham Statement: Best Practices for Open Access Law Journals," at Duke Law School. (October 22, 2010)
  • Professor Danner was featured in the "Office Hours" program webcast by Duke's Office of News and Communications. (October 22, 2010) » View "Office Hours"
  • Professor Danner coordinated the program, "The Durham Statement on Open Access One Year Later: Preservation and Authentication of Legal Scholarship," at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. (July 25, 2010)

John M. de Figueiredo

  • Professor de Figueiredo discussed, "Back and Forth: Producing Information Strategically in Judicial Panels," at the "Judicial Collegiality: Positive Theories and Empirical Analyses," conference hosted by the USC-Caltech Center for the Study of Law and Politics and the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in Los Angeles, California. (November 11, 2011)
  • Professor de Figueiredo delivered the European Union Lectures on the Economics and Management of Network Industries in Paris, France. (April 26, 2011)

Deborah A. DeMott

  • Professor DeMott presented her paper, "The Fiduciary Character of Agency and the Interpretations of Instructions," at the Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law conference at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago. (July 20, 2013)
  • Professor DeMott spoke at the New York City Bar Center's event, "Litigation Corporate Governance: Recent Developments in Shareholder Derivative Litigation and Merger Related Litigation." (February 28, 2013)
  • Professor DeMott presented "Artful Good Faith: Law, Custom, and Intermediaries in Art Markets," as part of the Chapman Dialogue Series at Chapman University on Oct. 18. (October 18, 2012)
  • Professor DeMott will participate in "Who Owns the Past?" - a meeting of local leaders in the field of cultural property issues to discuss the problems of repatriation, looting, displaying and acquiring antiquities, and ideas for advancing legal and practical solutions. The event will be Sept. 20 at the Nasher Museum of Art. (September 20, 2012)
  • Professor DeMott and Professor Michaels participated in a comparative law conference at National Taiwan University in May. (May 24, 2012)
  • Professor DeMott's book, "Liability of Asset Managers" (ed. with Danny Busch), was recently published by Oxford University Press. Professor DeMott discussed the book at a symposium hosted by University of Nijmegen in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (April 20, 2012) » More
  • Professor DeMott's 1988 article in the Duke Law Journal, "Beyond Metaphor: An Analysis of Fiduciary Obligation" appears (as number 13) in a study that identifies the most-cited articles involving corporate law and Delaware. (March 26, 2012) » More
  • Professor DeMott delivered "Fiduciary Boundaries," the Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt Distinguished Lecture in Business Law at the Faculty of Law, Queens University (Ontario). (January 10, 2012)
  • Professor DeMott served as a commentator for the Inaugural Junior Faculty Business and Financial Workshop, sponsored by the George Washington University Law School, Center for Law, Economics, and Finance, located in Washington, D.C. (April 01, 2011)
  • Professor DeMott served as a presenter and moderator for, "Investment Funds: A Roundtable Discussion," held at Boston University School of Law. (December 09, 2010)
  • Professor DeMott presented, "Causation in the Fiduciary Realm," at "The Role of Fiduciary Law and Trust in the 21st Century: A Conference Inspired by the Work of Tamar Frankel," sponsored by Boston University School of Law. (October 28, 2010)
  • Professor DeMott presented, "Investing in Work: Wilkes as an Employment Law Case," at the conference on "Fiduciary Duties in the closely Held Business 35 Years After Wilkes v. Springside Nursing Home, " sponsored by the Western New England College of Law. (October 21, 2010)

Diane Dimond

  • Professor Dimond gave a plenary presentation at the Annual Conference of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys on Effective Legal Negotiation in Asheville, N.C. (October 05, 2013)
  • Professor Dimond participated in the panel, "Thinking Forward," part of a workshop hosted by the Legal Writing Institute at Wake Forest University Law School. (December 03, 2010)

Maj. Gen. Charles J. Dunlap, Jr., USAF (Ret.)

  • Professor Dunlap received the honor of "Distinguished Alumni" by Saint Joseph's University's Air Force ROTC unit. (May 02, 2014)
  • Professor Dunlap was appointed to the US Naval War College's International Law Studies Board of Advisors. (March 27, 2014)
  • Professor Dunlap took part in a panel on "War Powers in the Age of Technology - Does the Constitution Matter (Anymore)?" as part of the symposium "The Constitution in the Age of Technology" at the University of California, Los Angeles on May 30. (October 08, 2012)
  • Professor Dunlap was on a panel devoted to the topic, "Cyber Considerations for Military Forces," at the 25th Annual International Military Operations and Law Conference in Singapore on June 14. (October 08, 2012)
  • Professor Dunlap participated in the Command Responsibility panel at the Naval War College's "Cyber War and International Law" conference on June 26. (October 08, 2012)
  • Professor Dunlap participated on the "Present and Future" panel at Chicago-Kent College of Law's conference, Under Watchful Eyes: The Technologies that Track on Oct. 5. (October 05, 2012) » More
  • Professor Dunlap participated on a panel addressing, "The Intersection of Legal Advice and Policy from the Service Branch Perspective," for the 3rd Annual Seminar on the Teaching Law and National Security, "Educating the Next Generation of Decision Makers: The Intersection of Law and International Affairs," co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on National Security Law and the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism at Syracuse University. (September 15, 2012)
  • Professor Dunlap discussed ethics and national security as a guest speaker for the course "National Security Decision Making: Theory & Practice" at the Institute for Defense and Business in Chapel Hill, N.C on July 16. (July 16, 2012)
  • Professor Dunlap gave a guest lecture entitled, "Beating Law Books into Swords: A Perspective on Law, Lawyers and 'Lawfare' in Modern Conflict," at the Twentieth National Security Law Institute of the University of Virginia, Center for National Security Law on June 6. (June 06, 2012)
  • Professor Dunlap gave a presentation on "Legal Issues of Civil Military Relations" for the Practical Civil-Military Relations for Senior Officers Workshop, offered by the Triangle Institute for Security Studies in Chapel Hill, N.C. on May 28. (May 28, 2012)
  • Professor Dunlap participated in a panel at Stanford University entitled "The Future of Ethics and War: A Crystal Ball Look at the World of 2022" on May 16. (May 16, 2012)
  • Professor Dunlap was the keynote speaker for the McCain Conference hosted by the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the U.S. Naval Academy on April 27.  (April 27, 2012) » More
  • Professor Dunlap presented "Ethical Issues in the Practice of National Security Law: A Perspective," at the 2012 Carhart Program on Legal Ethics hosted by Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law in Ada, Ohio. (March 02, 2012)
  • Professor Dunlap was a panelist on "The Role of Peacebuilding and Conflict Management in a Future American Grand Strategy" for the conference on Conflict Management and Peacebuilding: Pillars of a New American Strategy co-sponsored by the U.S. Army Strategic Studies Instituted and Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia. (February 24, 2012) » More
  • Professor Dunlap gave a presentation entitled, "Cybersecurity: A Perspective on Cyber-terrorism and Cyberwar," for the World Affairs Council of Eastern NC, at Eastern Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. (February 18, 2012) » More
  • Professor Dunlap participated in a panel discussion on legal opportunities in the national defense and homeland security industries as part of a meeting of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law panel held in Toronto, Ontario. (August 17, 2011) » More
  • General Dunlap presented, "No More Bullet Sponges! Observations About Contemporary Counterinsurgency Issues," as part of a debate with Dr. Michael O'Hanlon, Brookings Institution on, "Is COIN a Passing Fad?" The debate was sponsored by the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. (April 20, 2011)
  • General Dunlap presented his paper, "Clever or Clueless? Observations About Bombing Norm Debates," as part of the "Bombing Norms Workshop," sponsored by Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York. (April 08, 2011)
  • General Dunlap participated in a panel discussion on "Libya's No Fly Zone: War or Humanitarian Intervention?," sponsored by the Student Organization for Legal Issues in the Middle East and North Africa (SOLIMENA) and the International Criminal Court Student Network (ICCSN) at Duke Law School. (April 06, 2011)
  • General Dunlap participated as a judge in the Hardt Cup Moot Court Competition Quarterfinals held at Duke Law School. (April 05, 2011)
  • General Dunlap spoke on "The Philosophical Basis of Civilian Control of the Military," in conjunction with the "Civilian Control of the Military and American Democracy," conference sponsored by the Foreign Policy Research Institute, held at The First Division Museum at Cantigny in Wheaton, Illinois. (April 02, 2011) » Watch the Presentation
  • General Dunlap chaired a panel discussion on Ashcroft v. al-Kidd, at Duke University School of Law. The event was sponsored by the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy. (March 21, 2011)
  • General Dunlap presented on JAG, for the "Government and Public Interest Career Symposium: Finding Your Way," at Duke University School of Law. (March 18, 2011)
  • General Dunlap participated in the 2011 Uniform Code of Military Justice Committee, sponsored by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. General Dunlap was appointed to the committee by the Secretary of Defense pursuant to 10 U.S. C. §946. (March 02, 2011)
  • General Dunlap participated in the panel, "Whole-of-Government Prospects and Challenges," part of the "Conflict Management: A Tool for U.S. National Security Symposium," sponsored by Kennesaw State University, in Kennesaw, Georgia. (February 25, 2011)
  • General Dunlap participated in, "In Wartime The Laws Fall Silent," a panel discussion previewing Robert Redford's forthcoming movie "The Conspirator," at the American Bar Association Midyear meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. (February 12, 2011) » More about "The Conspirator"
  • General Dunlap participated in a panel, "Manuals for Customary International Law" as part of the "Air and Missile Warfare Manual: A Critical Analysis" Conference sponsored by The University of Texas Law School in Austin, Texas. (February 11, 2011)
  • General Dunlap was a luncheon speaker on "Contemporary National Security Law Issues," at the Durham Lions Club. (February 09, 2011)
  • General Dunlap was a guest lecturer on the topic "Law, Ethics, and War: The Rise of Lawfare in Modern Conflicts," as part of the U.S. Naval War College Ethics Conference. (February 03, 2011)
  • General Dunlap was a panelist on "The Wars Within: Thoughts on the State of Civil-Military Relations in 2011," part of the "Military-Industrial Complex at 50: Assessing the Meaning and Impact of Eisenhower's Farewell Address" Conference sponsored by the CATO Institute. (January 13, 2011) » More
  • General Dunlap was appointed to the Department of Defense Code Committee for a three-year term. (January 03, 2011)

Nita A. Farahany

  • Professor Farahany participated in the Intelligence Squared debate in New York, New York. The debate proposition was "Prohibit genetically engineered children." (February 13, 2013) » Listen to the radio broadcast

Lisa Kern Griffin

  • Professor Griffin was elected to the American Law Institute. (January 26, 2012)
  • Professor Griffin presented "Reconstructing Brady Obligations," which was selected from a call for papers for a panel concerning the Pretrial Process at the AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. (January 08, 2012)
  • Professor Griffin received the AALS Criminal Justice Section's award for best paper by a junior scholar, for her article "Stories in Adjudication." (January 07, 2012)
  • Professor Griffin presented on a panel concerning the Supreme Court's 2011-12 Term during the ABA's Appellate Advocacy Program, held at Duke Law School. (November 18, 2011)
  • Professor Griffin presented her paper, Stories in Adjudication, at a Faculty Workshop at the University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia. (October 07, 2011)
  • Professor Griffin presented her paper, Stories in Adjudication, at a Faculty Workshop at Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (September 14, 2011)
  • Professor Griffin testified before the United States House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, on pending public corruption legislation. (July 26, 2011)
  • Professor Griffin presented a paper, "Fictions in Adjudication," at a Faculty Workshop at Duke Law School. (May 25, 2011)
  • Professor Griffin presented a paper, "Stories of Culpability," at a conference on "Adjudicating the Guilty Mind" at Duke Law School. (May 10, 2011)
  • Professor Griffin, with Professors Sara Beale and Samuel Buell, hosted a conference on "Adjudicating the Guilty Mind" at Duke Law School. (May 10, 2011)
  • Professor Griffin authored a chapter entitled "Inside-out Enforcement," in Prosecutors in the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct, published by New York University Press. (April 18, 2011)
  • Professor Griffin participated in a panel discussion on "JDB v. North Carolina: Juveniles, Miranda Warnings, and the 'Reasonable Person,'" at Duke Law School. (April 06, 2011)
  • Professor Griffin presented her paper, "The Federal Common Law Crime of Corruption," at a symposium on "Adaptation and Resiliency in Legal Systems," at University of North Carolina Law School. (October 15, 2010)

John F. Hart

  • Senior Lecturing Fellow Hart gave a talk entitled "Property and the Public Good in 18th Century America," as part of the Symposium on Eminent Domain at Vermont Law School, in Royalton, Vermont. (March 29, 2012)

Laurence R. Helfer

  • Professor Helfer spoke at a conference on the future of the European Court of Human Rights that included Supreme Court judges, judges of the ECtHR and a member of the UK House of Commons. (November 18, 2013)
  • Professor Helfer edited the volume, Intellectual Property and Human Rights, published by Edward Elgar Press. (October 23, 2013)
  • Professor Helfer spoke at the University of Hong Kong's Rights Talk, "LGBT Rights in International and Comparative Law." (October 17, 2013) » View the program
  • Professor Helfer presented International Courts as Agents of Legal Change: Evidence from LGBT Rights in Europe at a Scholarship Roundtable at Vanderbilt University Law School on Sept. 28 and at the inaugural conference of iCourts: The Danish National Research Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for International Courts at the University of Copenhagen on Sept. 13. (September 28, 2012)
  • Professor Helfer is an affiliated researcher with iCourts: The Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts. (September 17, 2012) » More
  • Professor Helfer presented Dispute Settlement for International Economic Agreements: The Legal and Political Implications of Alternative Models and Design Choices at a workshop on ASEAN Integration Through Law at the National University of Singapore on Aug. 23. (August 23, 2012)
  • Professor Helfer presented A New International Human Rights Court for West Africa: The Court of Justice for the Economic Community of West African States, to the Hauser Colloquium on Interdisciplinary Approaches to International Law at NYU Law School on Nov. 8; at a faculty workshop for iCourts: The Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts at the University of Copenhagen on June 12; and at the Conference on International Courts and the Quest for Legitimacy at the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Tel Aviv and the law faculty at Hebrew University of Jerusalem on June 3-4. (June 12, 2012)
  • Professor Helfer, with Karen J. Alter, authored "Nature or Nurture? Judicial Law-Making in the European Court of Justice and the Andean Tribunal of Justice," 64 Int'l Org. 563 (2010) (peer review journal). (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Helfer authored "Exiting Custom: Analogies to Treaty Withdrawals," 21 Duke J. Comp. & Int'l L. 65 (2010). (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Helfer authored "Collective Management of Copyright and Human Rights Revisited 75-104," Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights (2d Ed.) (Daniel Gervais, ed. 2010). (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Helfer co-presented, "International Law and the U.S. Common Law of Foreign Official Immunity," during a meeting of ASIL Interest Group on International Law in Domestic Courts, University of Virginia Law School in Charlottesville, Virginia. (December 13, 2010)
  • Professor Helfer served as a commentator for the "Meeting on International Law and Regulation, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation," at the University of California, San Diego. (December 08, 2010)
  • Professor Helfer served as a commentator for the Duke/Harvard Foreign Relations Workshop at the Duke University Law School, Durham, North Carolina. (November 07, 2010)
  • Professor Helfer co-presented "Measuring Judicial Influence: Does the European Court of Human Rights Promote Social and Legal Change," during the Conference on the Domestic Consequences of International Human Rights Treaty Ratification hosted by NYU Law School, New York, New York. (October 15, 2010)
  • Professor Helfer served as a judge and commentator at Stanford/Harvard International Junior Faculty Forum hosted by Stanford Law School, Stanford, California. (October 08, 2010)

Donald L. Horowitz

  • Professor Horowitz is currently a Senior Fellow at the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy.  In April 2014, the printed version of his Lipset Lecture at the NED appeared in the Journal of Democracy under the title, “Ethnic Power Sharing: Three Big Problems.”  In May and June 2014, he delivered three keynote addresses at three conferences in Europe in three weeks: in Geneva, at the conference of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies Network on Institutions for Sustainable Peace; in Budapest, at the Association for the Study of Nationalities-Central European University joint conference on Nationalist Responses to Economic and Political Crises; and also in Budapest, at the conference on Narratives of Violence,  hosted by CEU. (June 30, 2014)
  • Professor Horowitz was a visiting professor in the University of Malaya’s Academic Icon program from December 2013 through March 2014. While there, he delivered a public lecture at the University of Malaya on ethnic power sharing and also spoke at a meeting of the organization Sisters in Islam and gave the inaugural lecture at a new think tank called the Centre for Progressive Research.  During a weeklong visit to Sri Lanka sponsored by the International Center for Ethnic Studies, he gave four lectures, in Colombo, Kandy, and Jaffna, on themes concerning interethnic conciliation. (March 30, 2014)
  • Professor Horowitz gave a lecture at the book lauch for Constitutional Change and Democracy in Indonesia in Berlin, Germany. The event was organized by GIGA, the German Institute for Global and Area Studies. (May 16, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz presented lectures, "Constitutional Change and Democracy in Indonesia," and "The Way Forward in Divided Societies," at a conference on Political Institutions in Divided Societies. The conference was organized by the Center for the Study of Imperfections in Democracies at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. (May 09, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz presented the lectures, "Constitutional Design for Severely Divided Societies" and "Young Researchers Workshop: Democracy in Plural Societies" at the Center for International Studies, a joint enterprise of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, Switzerland. (April 25, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz gave a lectured titled, "Democratic Puzzles: Ethnic Conflict and Interethnic Compromise," at the Technical University of Dresden Center for the Study of Constitutionalism and Democracy in Dresden, Germany. (April 23, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz gave a lecture titled, "Constitutional Design for Severely Divided Societies,"  at the American Academy in Berlin, Germany. (April 18, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz gave a lecture titled, "Ethnic Conflict and Interethnic Compromise," at the Colloquium on the History of Violence at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany. (April 10, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz's book, Constitutional Change and Democracy in Indonesia, was published by Cambridge University Press. (March 31, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz gave a lecture titled, "The Ideal and the Actual: Constitutional Design for Severely divided Societies," in Berlin, Germany. (February 17, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz gave a a lecuture titled "Electoral Design for Divided Societies" at the Winter School on Challenges to Democracies in Neum, Bosnia, sponsored by the Swiss Government in collaboration with the Universities of Zurich and Aarau. (January 31, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz presented a workshop titled, "Challenges of Constitutional Reform in Multiethnic Societies" at the Winter School on Challenges to Democracies in Neum, Bosnia, sponsored by the Swiss Government in collaboration with the Universities of Zurich and Aarau. (January 31, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz published "Excessive Skepticism? A Comment on Jon Elster's "Excessive Ambitions (II)," Capitalism and Society, Vol.8, Issue 1, Article 4 (January 2013), pp. 1-14. (January 31, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz gave a seminar to the Policy Planning Staff at the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the topic of "Fragile States." (January 23, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz will become a fellow of the American Academy in Berlin in January 2013. (January 01, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz will be an Academic Icon at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur for part of 2013-2014. (January 01, 2013)
  • Professor Horowitz started a Reagan-Fascell Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy (that lasts until January). (October 08, 2012)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke on “Indonesia’s Path to Constitutional Democracy” twice on Aug. 8 - to the law faculty for the National University of Singapore and at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore. (August 08, 2012)
  • Professor Horowitz, along with four other scholars, presented an analytical critique of the Transitional Constitution of South Sudan for consideration by the Constitution Review Commission of South Sudan, which is to draft a new constitution for the country. (June 01, 2012)
  • Professor Horowitz was awarded a Reagan-Fascell Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy for the fall of 2012. (May 01, 2012)
  • Professor Horowitz discussed how political institutions can prevent conflict in deeply divided societies on a panel, at the International Studies Association convention. (April 01, 2012)
  • Professor Horowitz co-chaired a pre-convention workshop on "Institutions for Sustainable Peace," at the International Studies Association, held in San Diego, California. (March 31, 2012)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke on "Constitution Making and Electoral Design in the Arab Spring," at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, D.C. (March 29, 2012)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke at the Kennedy School of Harvard University on “Democracy in Hard Places: The Case of Indonesia." (March 21, 2012)
  • Professor Horowitz discussed "How Indonesia Became a Constitutional Democracy," at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (March 21, 2012)
  • Professor Horowitz joined the international editorial board of Kita, a new Malaysia-based journal of ethnic relations. (March 01, 2012)
  • Professor Donald L. Horowitz spoke on Constitutional Design and Cultural Diversity at a Symposium to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan. (January 07, 2012)
  • Professor Donald L. Horowitz spoke at a faculty workshop on ethnicity and patronage politics in Yemen and Jordan, hosted by the University of Maryland (College Park). (November 30, 2011)
  • Professor Donald L. Horowitz spoke at a conference at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, on the "Arab Spring." (November 18, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke on "Constitutionalism in Crisis," at a session on "Courts and Constitutions," at a Transatlantic Law Forum conference in Hamburg, Germany. (October 28, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke on "Indonesia's Path to Constitutional Democracy." at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) in Hamburg, Germany. (October 27, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke at the annual conference of the American Society of Comparative Law on "Revolution and Constitution." (October 21, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz became a member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Journal of Conflictology. (October 17, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz served as a commentator on a paper on "US Foreign Policy Habits in Ethnic Conflict" at The George Washington University Comparative Politics Workshop, held in Washington D.C. (October 14, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies Southeast Asia Program workshop on "How Indonesia Became a Constitutional Democracy," held in Baltimore, Maryland. (October 05, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke on "Constitutional and Electoral Measures to Reduce Ethnic Conflict," at MIT's XXI Century conference on Foreign Politics, International Relations, and the National Interest held in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (October 01, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz delivered a lecture, "The Possibilities of Federalism," at a National Defense University conference on Iraq. (September 21, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke on "Financial Arbitration in the United States" at Ko Guan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, in Shanghai, China. (August 04, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz was awarded an honorary doctoral degree at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels). (May 25, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz addressed the Flemish Association of Political Scientists on "Constitutional Design for Severely Divided Societies." (May 24, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke on "Creating and Sustaining Democracy in the Middle East: Constitutional and Governance-Building Considerations" at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. His specific topic was the likely impact of various electoral systems in Tunisia and Egypt. (May 02, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz presented remarks on South Sudan's transitional constitutional process at a workshop on that subject sponsored by the United States Institute of Peace and the National Democratic Institute. (March 15, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz delivered a paper on "Electoral Systems and the Reduction of Ethnic Conflict" at the Indiana University Law School Center for Constitutional Democracy conference on Difference and Constitutionalism in Pan-Asia. (March 05, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz was a commentator on a paper on "Constitutional Compliance" at the George Washington Law School Annual Roundtable on Comparative Constitutional Law held in Washington, D.C. (March 04, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz was cited in the Washington Post as having been consulted by the White House council on the Egyptian problem. (February 14, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz was interviewed on WTOP Radio in Washington D.C. concerning the turmoil in Egypt. (February 14, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz spoke on "Options for a Negotiated Transition Agenda: issues, actors, processes, and timing" at a meeting on "The Challenge of Democratization in Egypt" at the National Endowment for Democracy. (February 11, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz presented his paper on "Electoral Systems" at a Duke Law School Roundtable. (January 30, 2011)
  • Professor Horowitz delivered a paper at the George Washington University Comparative Politics Workshop on "How Indonesia Became a Constitutional Democracy." Horowitz is currently a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington. (October 12, 2010)
  • Professor Horowitz delivered a paper at the George Washington University Comparative Politics Workshop on "How Indonesia Became a Constitutional Democracy." (October 12, 2010)

Jayne Huckerby

  • Professor Huckerby's database of gender equality provisions in constitutions worldwide. Originally produced for UN Women to assist Arab Spring countries, Huckerby's database is the first compilation of its kind. (December 11, 2013) » View the database
  • Professor Huckerby was a panelist in the OSCE session on “Women’s roles in countering violent extremism and radicalization that lead to terrorism” at an international symposium on terrorism and transnational crime organized by the Turkish Police Academy in Antalya, Turkey.  (December 06, 2013)
  • Professor Huckerby was a panelist in consultation on “The roles of families and communities in strengthening community resilience against violent extremism” hosted by Hedayah (the International Center for Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism) and the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation, in Abu Dhabi. (December 04, 2013)
  • Professor Huckerby presented at the panel discussion, "Women, Terrorism & Counterterrorism: Deconstructing Myths, Discussing Realities," at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. (November 04, 2013) » Watch the panel discussion

Ted Kaufman

  • Visiting Professor Kaufman provided his expertise in he panel discussion, "Too big to tolerate? How to right-size America's giant banks," in Washington, DC. (May 12, 2013) » Watch the panel discussion

David L. Lange

  • Professor Lange spoke at the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment Law and Technology's conference at Vanderbilt Law School on January 25. Professor Lange focused his remarks on the 2012 Beijing Treaty on Performers' Rights in the Film Industry. (January 25, 2013) » More

David F. Levi

  • Dean Levi was a panelist for "Balls and Strikes, Original Intent and the Living Constitution: What Does the Supreme Court Actually Do?" at the Fall Meeting of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers in Washington, D.C. (November 08, 2010)
  • Dean Levi presented the Devitt Award to Judge Anthony J. Scirica at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (September 13, 2010)

Ryke Longest

  • Professor Longest presented "North Carolina Regulatory Control of Natural Gas Exploration" at the Summit on Impacts of Fracking conference at the 27th Annual Meeting of Clean Water for NC, held in Pittsboro, North Carolina. (September 10, 2011) » More
  • Professor Longest participated in a panel discussion on the "Role of EPA in the Courts" at a seminar looking at the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, held at Duke Law School. (January 24, 2011)

Marty Lybecker

  • Professor Lybecker was awarded the 2011 Grass Roots Advocacy Award, presented by ABA President Stephen Zack during ceremonies at the U.S. Supreme Court. (April 13, 2011)
  • Professor Lybecker spoke on "Managing the Portfolio: Topical Legal Issues Confronting Lawyers Today," at the 2011 Institutional Investor Forum, sponsored by PLI, held in New York City. (March 22, 2011)
  • Professor Lybecker spoke on "Navigating the Latest Federal Regulatory and Legislative Developments," at the 2011 Wealth Management Trust Conference, sponsored by the Texas Bankers Association in San Antonio, Texas. (March 17, 2011)
  • Professor Lybecker spoke on "Changes to the Federal Securities Laws, The Dodd-Frank Act: A New Framework for the Regulation of Financial Services in the U.S.," as part of the ABA CLE Webinar Program. (February 01, 2011)
  • Professor Lybecker moderated, "Developments in Hedge Funds, Investment Funds, a Roundtable Discussion," sponsored by the Boston University School of Law. (December 10, 2010)
  • Professor Lybecker spoke on the "Family Office Exemption," at the Florida Family Office Exchange. (November 29, 2010)
  • Professor Lybecker spoke on the "Family Office Exemption," at the Fall Meeting of the Subcommittee on Hedge Funds, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, American Bar Association, held in Washington, D.C. (November 19, 2010)
  • Professor Lybecker spoke on the "Investment Advisers Act," at the FOX Private Wealth Conference, held in Chicago, Illinois. (November 10, 2010)
  • Professor Lybecker spoke on "Family Office Exemption," at the FOX Fall Forum, held in Chicago, Illinois. (October 18, 2010)
  • Professor Lybecker spoke on "Dodd-Frank Financial Reform and Its Impact on the Banking Industry," at the ALI-ABA Course of Study, held in Washington, D.C. (October 07, 2010)

Jennifer D'A. Maher

  • Dean Maher moderated a panel discussion on women in leadership in Afghanistan and Egypt at the Women in the Profession Committee of the NC Bar Association in Asheville, North Carolina. (April 27, 2012)
  • Dean Maher moderated a panel discussion on Afghan policy makers at "The Changing Face of Leadership In Our Backyard and Beyond" conference sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association in Asheville, North Carolina. (April 26, 2012)

Carolyn McAllaster

  • Professor McAllaster, along with Jennifer Brobst, co-authored The North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys: Creating Camaraderie, Nurturing Leaders, and Protecting the Rights of Women, which was published in the North Carolina State Bar Journal. (October 06, 2011)
  • Professor McAllaster co-authored an article in the Fall 2011 North Carolina State Bar Journal entitled: The North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys: Creating Camaraderie, Nurturing Leaders, and Protecting the Rights of Women. (October 06, 2011)
  • Professor McAllaster and Professor Allison Rice conducted an Ethics Continuing Legal Education Workshop on Special Ethical Concerns Raised by the Representation of Clients with Stigmatizing Conditions, at the NC Association of Women Attorneys annual meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina. (September 16, 2011)
  • Professor McAllaster presented at the Reducing Harm & Building Communities: Addressing Drug Use in the South Conference: workshop: Human Rights and HIV in the South: The Criminal Law and HIV-Positive People, Sex Workers, and Drug Users, in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. (September 08, 2011)
  • Professor MacAllaster presented on "Access to Justice: Identifying Resources, Creating Networks" at the Ford Foundation Convening: HIV/AIDS Strategic Litigation/Access to Justice in New York City. (April 27, 2011)
  • Professor McAllaster gave a presentation on the "Legal Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS" at the Duke Addictions Group in Durham, North Carolina. (April 07, 2011)
  • Professor MacAllaster was elected co-chair of the North Carolina AIDS Action Network (NCAAN). (April 01, 2011)
  • Professor McAllaster co-presented a workshop at the Equality North Carolina annual meeting in Greensboro, entitled "HIV Policy in North Carolina: Successes and Challenges." (November 13, 2010)

Francis McGovern

  • Professor McGovern participated in the "Mediation and Settlement of MDL Litigation,"at the Johnson & Johnson DePuy Hip Implant Litigation Conference in Durham, North Carolina. (November 17, 2010)
  • Professor McGovern participated in"Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Study Project," at the Transferee Judges' Conference in Palm Beach, Florida. (October 26, 2010)
  • Professor McGovern delivered "Advanced Mediation Strategy," at the U.S. Courts Conference in Pocatello, Idaho. (October 22, 2010)
  • Professor McGovern received the 2010 Leadership Award from the National Center for Victims of Crime, in New York City. (September 28, 2010)
  • Professor McGovern was awarded a 2010 Leadership Award by the National Center for Victims of Crime. (September 28, 2010)
  • Professor McGovern delivered "Distribution Process in Class Action and SEC Settlements," to the Bank Depository User Group in Clearwater Beach, Florida. (September 23, 2010)
  • Professor McGovern delivered "The 'I Hate Class Actions' Approach to Multidistrict Litigation," at The Inner Circle of Advocates, in Princeville, Hawaii. (August 09, 2010)
  • Professor McGovern spoke on "The Classical Age of Greece," at DIKEMES, College Year in Athens, in Athens, Greece. (July 01, 2010)

Thomas B. Metzloff

  • Professor Metzloff spoke on a panel entitled "VMI and Co-education: The Civil War Revisited or Defenders of Educational Creativity?" at Washington and Lee Law School in Lexington, Virginia. (November 01, 2010)

Ralf Michaels

  • Professor Michaels was the keynote speaker at the anual meeting of the Japenese Association of Private International Law at Chuo University in Tokyo, Japan. His talk concerned the foundations of party autonomy in private international law. Professor Michaels also spoke at the universities of Nagoya, Kyoto, Doshisha, Kyushu, and Tokyo. (June 01, 2013)
  • Professor Michaels and Professor DeMott participted in a comparative law conference at National Taiwan University in May. (May 24, 2012)
  • Professor Michaels delivered a keynote address, "What Private International Law Is About," to 200 participants at the biannual conference of the Journal of Private International Law in Milan, Italy. (April 15, 2011)
  • Professor Michaels delivered a keynote lecture on "The role of academics and practitioners in private international law" to 150 members of the invitation-only German Association of International Law in Cologne, Germany. (March 30, 2011)
  • Professor Michaels delivered a keynote address, "Neocolonialism in European Private Law? Lessons from the legal pluralism debate," at the Pluralism and European Private Law Conference in Exeter, England. (March 25, 2011)
  • Professor Michaels discussed "Legal Origins, Doing Business and Rule of Law Indicators: The Economic Evaluation of Legal Systems," at the Annual Conference of the American Society of International Law in Washington, D.C. (March 24, 2011)
  • Professor Michaels discussed "Comparing Law: Debates on Method" with Pierre Legrand at Duke Law School. (February 26, 2011)
  • Professor Michaels participated in a panel discussion on "Comparing Law: Debates on Method," at Duke Law School. (February 16, 2011)
  • Professor Michaels participated in the "CICL-CLRP Scholarship Roundtable: Challenges to Democracy in Divided Societies," at Duke Law School. (January 29, 2011)
  • Professor Michaels participated in the panel, "Beyond the State? Comparative Approaches to Group Political Identity in the Age of the Transnational,"with Karen Knop and Annelise Riles at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California. (January 08, 2011)
  • Professor Michaels presented, "The Mirage of Nonstate Governance," at a seminar held at the University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis. (November 22, 2010)
  • Professor Michaels discussed, "National Law in a Global Context," at the Symposium LAPA 10-year Anniversary held at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. (October 22, 2010)
  • Professor Michaels was a commentator on, "Roundtable: Law Beyond Borders: Jurisprudence for a Hybrid World," held at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (October 08, 2010)

Theresa A. Newman

  • Professor Newman, with Darryl Hunt, spoke to at the annual meeting of Durham Congregations in Action. (January 20, 2011)

Michelle Benedict Nowlin

  • Professor Nowlin was a panelist at the Vermont Law School's inaugural Conference on Agriculture and Food Systems on Sept. 28. (October 30, 2012)
  • Professor Nowlin moderated a panel titled, The Critical Role of Water in Energy Facility Siting, Development, and Operation, at the American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy and Resources Law Summit on Oct. 11. (October 11, 2012) » More
  • Professor Nowlin developed a poster presentation entitled, "Protecting Sea Turtles Through Science-Based Fishery Regulations," for display at the International Sea Turtle Symposium. (April 11, 2011)
  • Professor Nowlin presented, "An Introduction to Environmental Law: What Every Advocate Needs to Know," to the North Carolina Conservation Network. (April 08, 2011)

H. Jefferson Powell

  • Professor Powell gave a lecture at Indiana University - Bloomington's Constitution Day. (September 17, 2013) » Read the press release
  • Professor Powell gave two lectures at Wake Forest University on Sept. 12 for the Institute for the Public Trust on the role of the Constitution in the Executive Branch. (September 12, 2012)

Jedediah Purdy

  • Professor Purdy participated in the panel discussion, "A Millionaires' Amendment? The Roberts Court's Approach to Free Speech," in Washington, DC. (May 13, 2014) » Watch the panel discussion
  • Professor Purdy wrote an essay on the administration's mountaintop removal policy. (September 18, 2012) » More
  • Professor Purdy was a presenter at the "New Directions in Environmental Law," conference held at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut. (April 01, 2011)
  • Professor Purdy participated in a "Discussion of Hanoch Dagan's Property: Values and Institutions," at the Association for Law, Property, and Society. (March 01, 2011)
  • Professor Purdy presented, "Women's, Feminist, and Gender History," as part of a Duke/UNCworking group on, "Feminist Pedagogy in Legal Education." (March 01, 2011)
  • Professor Purdy presented his paper, "American Natures," on the history of environmental lawmaking, at Harvard Law School (March 2010), Columbia Law School (April 2010), Georgetown Law Center and UCLA Law School faculty workshops (October 2010). (February 22, 2011)
  • Professor Purdy presented at the White Center Annual Conference on Constitutional Law, sponsored by Colorado Law School and The University of Denver Law School. (January 01, 2011)
  • Professor Purdy presented "American Natures," at a Georgetown Law Center Faculty Workshop held in Washington, D.C. (October 01, 2010)
  • Professor Purdy presented, "American Natures," at a UCLA Law School Faculty Workshop held in Los Angeles, California. (October 01, 2010)
  • Professor Purdy participated as a panelist in the 2010 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights conference in honor of Carol Rose at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. (September 01, 2010)
  • Professor Purdy delivered a lecture: "What Are the Norms Behind the Mortgage Crisis?" at the AALS mid-year Property section. (June 01, 2010)

Arti K. Rai

  • Professor Rai was appointed to serve on the Defense Advance Research Project Agency (DARPA) Synthetic Biology Expert Panel. (October 06, 2011)
  • Professor Rai delivered the 9th annual Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property at Duke Law School. (March 24, 2011)
  • Professor Rai participated in the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Roundtable on Federal Government Engagement in Standards in Washington, D.C. (January 25, 2011)
  • Professor Rai delivered the keynote address at the 11th Annual Silicon Valley Advanced Patent Law Institute. (December 10, 2010)
  • Professor Rai delivered the 13th annual Niro Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture at DePaul Law School in Chicago, Illinois. (October 20, 2010)
  • Professor Rai served until September 2010 as the administrator of the Office of External Affairs at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (September 30, 2010)
  • Professor Rai testified at hearings on synthetic biology held by the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues in Washington, D.C. (September 13, 2010)

William A. Reppy, Jr.

  • William Reppy received the A. Kenneth Pye Award in honor of his career accomplishments and dedication to Duke Law School. (February 22, 2011)

Allison Rice

  • Professor Rice and Professor Carolyn McAllaster conducted an Ethics Continuing Legal Education Workshop on Special Ethical Concerns Raised by the Representation of Clients with Stigmatizing Conditions, at the NC Association of Women Attorneys annual meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina. (September 16, 2011)

Barak D. Richman

  • Professor Richman participated in a panel discussion at the American Enterprise Institute titled "Big Health: Consolidation and Competition Under the Affordable Care Act" on March 1. (March 01, 2013) » More
  • Professor Richman served as Senior Fellow at the Center on law, Economics, and Organization at the Columbia Law School in New York. (March 01, 2011)
  • Professor Richman was selected to be a Senior Fellow at Duke's Kenan Institute for Ethics. (January 01, 2011)
  • Professor Richman was selected to be on the editorial board for Business & Politics. (October 01, 2010)

Thomas D. Rowe, Jr.

  • Professor Emeritus Rowe participated in an international conference on teaching procedure in Sussex, England. (June 01, 2010)

Stephen E. Sachs

  • Professor Sachs presented "How Congress Should Fix Personal Jurisdiction," at the Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop at William & Mary Law School on Oct. 28. (October 28, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs presented "Constitutional Backdrops," at the Constitutional Law and Theory Colloquium at Cornell University Law School on Oct. 15. (October 15, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs participated in "The 'Unwritten Constitution' and Unwritten Law" symposium on Akhil Amar's America's Unwritten Constitution at the University of Illinois College of Law on Oct. 12. (October 12, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs participated in the "It's Constitutional, What Now?" panel for the American Constitutional Society, Federalist Society, and Health Law Society event at Duke Law on Sept. 4. (September 04, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs served on a panel titled "It's Constitutional, What Now?" sponsored by the American Constitution Society, the Federalist Society, and the Health Law Society at Duke Law School on Sept. 4. (September 04, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs presented "How Congress Should Fix Personal Jurisdiction," at a UNC-Duke junior faculty workshop in Chapel Hill on Sept. 4. (September 04, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs presented Zivotofsky v. Clinton at a Supreme Court Lunch Series at the University of North Carolina School of Law on June 12. (June 12, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs presented "How Congress Should Fix Personal Jurisdiction," at a Duke Law faculty workshop on June 6. (June 06, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs participated on the panel titled "You Can Call It Obamacare, but Can You Call It Unconstitutional?," for the Duke Law Alumni Association on April 21. (April 21, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs participated in the Invited Class Lectures at the U.S. Naval Academy on March 23. (March 23, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs participated on the panel titled "The Court and the Affordable Care Act," at the Duke Law Program in Public Law on Feb. 27. (February 27, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs was the moderator for "Policies, Proposals, and Practical Implications," The Consequences and Constitutional Dilemmas of State Debt for the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy at Duke Law School on Feb. 10. (February 10, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs presented "Constitutional Backdrops," at the Third Annual Originalism Works-in-Progress Conference for the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism at the University of San Diego School of Law on Feb. 4. (February 04, 2012)
  • Professor Sachs presented "Constitutional Backdrops," at a Duke Law faculty workshop on Jan. 27. (January 27, 2012)

James Salzman

  • Professor Salzman was the keynote speaker at the UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) event, "Mainstreaming Natural Capital into Development Decisions." His presentation was titled, "Lessons Learned from Payments for Ecosystem Services." (May 30, 2014)
  • Professor Salzman gave a lecture on his book, Drinking Water: A History, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (January 31, 2013) » Read the article
  • Professor Salzman presented on the role of payments for ecosystem service markets in Western land management at the Property and Environmental Research Center (PERC) in Bozeman, Montana. (December 01, 2010)
  • Professor Salzman presented the keynote speech at the Ecosystem Markets Conference, held in Raleigh, North Carolina, and sponsored by the World Resources Institute and American Forest Foundation. (December 01, 2010)
  • Professor Salzman participated in a panel discussion on innovative regulatory approaches to ecosystem service markets at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (December 01, 2010)
  • Professor Salzman delivered the 11th Annual Kerlin Lecture on Environmental Law at Pace Law School. His lecture was titled "What is the Emperor Wearing? The Secret Lives of Ecosystem Services." (October 18, 2010)

Richard L. Schmalbeck

  • Professor Schmalbeck made a presentation to a meeting of philanthropic leaders at Independent Sector in Washington, on developments relating to hybrid organizational forms that are structured to accomplish charitable ends. (August 01, 2011)
  • Professor Schmalbeck gave a workshop on the treatment of churches under American tax law at the University of Toronto Law School. (March 01, 2011)
  • Professor Schmalbeck taught short executive education courses in international tax to groups of lawyers and accountants in programs in Neuchatel, Switzerland; Mexico City and Monterrey, Mexico; and to two separate groups of tax collection officials from India who visited Duke University. (January 01, 2011)
  • Professor Schmalbeck gave a formal commentary on a paper presented by John Colombo at the annual conference of the National Center for Philanthropy and Law at New York University. (October 28, 2010)
  • Professor Schmalbeck gave a presentation on Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies at the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association in Chicago. (June 01, 2010)

Steven L. Schwarcz

  • Professor Schwarcz was the keynote speaker at the University of St. Thomas Law Journal Spring Symposium, "Beyond Crisis-Driven Regulation: Initiatives for Sustainable Financial Regulation." (April 11, 2014) » View the symposium agenda
  • Professor Schwarcz spoke at the University of Iowa's event, "Fiscal Reform Monetization or Default: How will the United States Solve the Problem of its National Debt?" (April 13, 2013)
  • Professor Schwarcz was the keynote speaker at American University's conference, "Transactional Lawyering: Theory, Practice and Pedagogy." (April 05, 2013)
  • Professor Schwarcz has had several scholarly works translated into Chinese and published in China. The three scholarly lectures that were previously delivered in China were published by the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (through the efforts of Dean & Prof. Ni Shoubin). Fudan University (through the efforts of Prof. Linda Lingyun Gao) is preparing Chinese translations of a large number of scholarly articles and published those articles as a book in 2013, in conjunction with Shanghai Century Publishing Group.  Additionally, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (through the efforts of Prof./Ass’t Dean Xu Duoqi) republished the article, "Regulating Shadows: Financial Disintermediation and the Need for a Common Language," in the SJTU Law Review. (December 14, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz gave a series of scholarly lectures during his trip to China on the topics of (i) “Commercial Trusts” including and comparing China’s Trusts Act of 2001; (ii) “Shadow Banking and Financial Regulation” including and comparing China’s shadow banking system; and (iii) “Securitization, Structured Finance, and Covered Bonds” including and comparing China’s new asset-backed notes law.  The venues for these lectures included six universities: Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) KoGuan Law School; Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade (SIFT); Fudan University School of Law; China University of Politics and Law (CUPL); Peking University Law School; and Tsinghua University School of Law. (December 12, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz was the keynote speaker along with Dean/Professor Li Shuguang of China University of Politics and Law, at an all-day seminar for China’s financial leaders and regulators on the topic of China’s new asset-backed notes law. The seminar was held at the Zhong Lun Law Firm’s main office in Beijing. (December 10, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz was appointed the honorary title of 2013-2014 Guest Professor of Law by the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade and also as Honorary Director of the Financial Law and Policy Center of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. (December 10, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz will give a series of high-level scholarly and government talks in China (Shanghai and Beijing), sponsored by the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade in early December. (December 03, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz provided roundtable advice to the Secretariat of the Board for the European Systemic Risk Board (at the request of Francesco Mazzaferro, Head of ESRB Secretariat) on Oct. 21. (October 21, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz gave the framing address titled "Rethinking Financial Markets," at the Berle IV Symposium at the University College London on June 14. (June 14, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz delivered advice to the U.S. Government Accountability office (at their request), regarding "GAO Study on Benefits and Costs of the Dodd-Frank Act." on March 27. (March 27, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz delivered the inaugural address at the Boston University Review of Banking & Financial Law Inaugural Symposium on Feb. 24. (February 24, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz was a speaker at the Penn Program on Regulation, Risk Regulation Seminar Series (a joint program of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania on Jan. 24. (January 24, 2012)
  • Professor Schwarcz delivered the first annual Roberta Mitchell Lecture at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. (October 28, 2011) » More
  • Professor Schwarcz delivered the keynote address, "A Regulatory Framework for Managing Systemic Risk," at the European Central Bank's Seminar on Regulation of Financial Services in the EU: Surveillance—Resilience—Transparency, held in Frankfurt, Germany. (October 20, 2011) » Read the Speech
  • Professor Schwarcz delivered the Diane Sanger Memorial Lecture on "Protecting Investors in Securitization Transactions: Does Dodd-Frank Help, or Hurt?" at Georgetown Law School, sponsored by the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society, in Washington D.C. (March 28, 2011)
  • Professor Schwarcz gave the Keynote Speech, "Identifying and Managing Systemic Risk: An Assessment of Our Progress," at George Mason University AGEP Advanced Policy Institute on Financial Services Regulation in Arlington, Virginia. (March 10, 2011)
  • Professor Schwarcz delivered the Keynote Speech at the Chapman Law Review's 2011 Symposium: "The Future of Financial Regulation" at Chapman University School of Law in Orange, California. This speech also served as the Chapman Law School's 2011 Chapman Dialogue Series Address. (January 28, 2011) » View the Presentation
  • Professor Schwarcz released his article, "Marginalizing Risk." (December 01, 2010) » Read the article
  • Professor Schwarcz presented his paper "Compensating Market Value Losses," at the Law and Finance Workshop co-sponsored by the University of Oxford's Faculty of Law and Said Business School faculty. (November 16, 2010)
  • Professor Schwarcz gave faculty workshops on his research at the University of Leicester School of Law, London School of Economics, Queen Mary (University of London), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, University College London Faculty of Laws, and the University of Manchester, School of Law. (November 01, 2010)
  • Professor Schwarcz delivered three Leverhulme Lectures 2010, "The Global Financial Crisis and Systemic Risk," "Regulating Complexity in Financial Markets," and "The Future of Securitization" as the Leverhulme Visitng Professor of Law at the University of Oxford. (November 01, 2010) » View the Presentation
  • Professor Schwarcz participated in Systemic Risk and the Global Financial Crisis, at the Global Economic Governance (GEG) Seminar, University College (University of Oxford). (October 29, 2010)
  • Professor Schwarcz participated as an "expert" on improving the settlement of financial market disputes at the World Legal Forum's Expert Roundtable, The Hague Peace Palace. (October 25, 2010)
  • Professor Schwarcz participated in a research interaction, Regulating Systemic Risk, with Oxford faculty and graduate students. (October 20, 2010)
  • Professor Schwarcz advised the Ministry of Finance, Republic of Chile about reforming regulation of the Chilean financial markets. (September 01, 2010)

Neil S. Siegel

  • Professor Siegel participated in the panel discussion "From Suffrage to Workplace Equality" at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Pa. (May 05, 2014)
  • Professor Siegel participated in the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism Spring 2012 John W. Pope Foundation Lecture, "Is ObamaCare Constitutional: A Debate." (February 29, 2012) » More

Scott L. Silliman

  • Professor Silliman was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremonies of Duke University's Model United Nations Convention. Some 650-700 high school students from all over the country attended. (February 16, 2012) » More
  • Professor Silliman participated in a panel entitled "9/11: Civil Liberties and Legal Implications," at The University of California Irvine School of Law. He was joined by UCI Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Professor Stephen Vladeck of American University, and Professor Mario Barnes of UCI (moderator). (January 18, 2012) » More
  • Professor Silliman was a guest speaker at the monthly luncheon of the West Triangle Chapter of the United Nations Association of the United States of America. (April 27, 2011)
  • Professor Silliman coordinated the "National Security Since 9/11: New Norms for a New Decade" Conference held at Duke University. (April 14, 2011)
  • Professor Silliman served on a panel discussing the "No Fly" zone in Libya at a luncheon program sponsored by the Student Organization for Legal Issues in the Middle East and North Africa (SOLIMENA). (April 06, 2011)
  • Professor Silliman once again served as Duke Law School's principal organizer and joined LENS Board members Sara Beale, Chris Schroeder, and Curt Bradley in offering a program for 45 federal judges under the auspices of the Federal Judicial Center. This year's conference featured a "Law and Terrorism Seminar." (March 03, 2011)
  • Professor Silliman debated Professor John Radsan from William Mitchell College of Law at a meeting of the Duke Law Federalist Society. (February 25, 2011)
  • Professor Silliman was the featured speaker at a meeting of the UNC Christian Legal Society. (February 21, 2011)
  • Professor Silliman was a featured speaker at a plenary session of Duke University's 2011 Model United Nations. (February 18, 2011)
  • Professor Silliman served as a guest lecturer at the University of North Carolina Law School's annual two-day CLE program in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He presented his regular National Security Law Update lecture to over 165 attorneys. (February 12, 2011)
  • Professor Silliman delivered an address, "Legal Aspects of the Ongoing Conflict against Terrorists," to the student body at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. (December 06, 2010)
  • Professor Silliman taught a two-week segment of a course entitled "Detention, Interrogation and Prosecution of Enemy Combatants and Alleged Terrorists" as part of the 2010 Duke-Geneva Institute in Transnational Law. (July 12, 2010)
  • Professor Silliman participated in the District of Columbia Circuit Judicial Conference at the invitation of Chief Judge David Sentelle. (June 08, 2010)

Michael E. Tigar

  • Professor Tigar was a panelist at the Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference, and the keynote speaker at the Patrick Higginbotham Inn of Court in Dallas, Texas. (May 01, 2011)
  • Professor Tigar presented a paper, "The Crisis in Legal Ethics," at the Carhart Conference on Legal Ethics at Ohio Northern University Law School. (April 28, 2011)
  • Professor Tigar was the keynote speaker at the Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court in Washington, D.C. (April 22, 2011)
  • Professor Tigar was a keynote speaker at the Judicial Conference of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. (April 02, 2011)
  • Professor Tigar was an expert witness on counsel in capital cases before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Washington, D.C. (October 29, 2010)
  • Professor Tigar taught a session on cross-examination to the Office of Military Defense Counsel, Washington, D.C. (October 25, 2010)
  • Professor Tigar delivered a lecture "Why You Should Be An Advocate" at Temple University Law School. (October 18, 2010)
  • Professor Tigar's play "The Trial of John Peter Zenger" was performed by a theatre group from Temple University at the Philadelphia Bench/Bar Conference in Atlantic City, NJ. The performance was followed by a panel discussion in which Professor Tigar participated with judges and lawyers. (October 15, 2010)
  • Professor Tigar gave a six-hour presentation on "Nine Principles of Litigation – and Life" at the New Jersey Bar on August 19, 2010, and at the Ohio Bar. (October 08, 2010)

John C. Weistart

  • Professor Weistart spoke at the state motor vehicle commissioners annual meeting in Baltimore, Md. His presentation was on  the contractual and antitrust implications of present efforts by several state automobile dealer associations to bar Tesla Motors from selling their innovative cars directly to consumers via the internet. (September 26, 2013)

Jane R. Wettach

  • Professor Wettach, director of the Law School's Children's Law Clinic, was chosen by the North Carolina Justice Center to be a recipient of their 2010 Defenders of Justice Award. (August 25, 2010)

Jonathan B. Wiener

  • Professor Wiener spoke at the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC) annual meting at l’Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. His presentation was titled "Governing Risk-Risk Tradeoffs." (November 22, 2013) » View the program
  • Professor Wiener spoke at the World Bank's annual World Development Report launch event, "Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk for Development," in Geneva, Switzerland. The report cites his work on risk tradeoffs, risk regulation comparisons across countries and his proposal for each country to create a 'national risk board.' (November 20, 2013)
  • Professor Wiener delivered the keynote speech, “Comparing US and European Risk Regulation,” at the conference on “Mapping the Global Regulatory Space for Risk Governance,” at the European University Institute (EUI) by video in Florence, Italy May 28-29. (November 21, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener co-led a project on "Recalibrating Risk: Crises, Perceptions, and Regulatory Response" with Ed Balleisen (History Department), Lori Bennear (Nicholas School) and Kim Krawiec (Law), as part of the University "Rethinking Regulation" initiative hosted by Duke Kenan Institute on Ethics. (October 15, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener presented “The Reality of Precaution, Comparing Risk Regulation and the Diffusion of Regulatory Oversight,” to the Australian Department of Finance / Office of Best Practice Regulation and to the Australian Productivity Commission in Canberra, Australia on July 23. (July 23, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener served as co-chair of the 2012 World Congress on Risk, held in Sydney, Austrailia in July. (July 01, 2012) » More
  • Professor Wiener presented “The Diffusion of Regulatory Oversight,” at the Society for Environmental Law & Economics' (SELE) annual meeting at Indiana University on June 1.   (June 01, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener was a discussant on the panel titled “Presidential Oversight of Administrative Agencies,” for the Center for Judicial Studies at Duke Law School on April 27. (April 27, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener presented “From Precaution to Better/Smarter Regulation in Europe,” at the Rethinking Regulation program at Duke University on April 18.   (April 18, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener presented “Decision Making Across Disciplines,” at the Duke Center for Interdisciplinary Decision Science on March 30. (March 30, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener presented “China’s Environmental and Climate Change Policy in the 21st Century,” to the Program in Public Law and Center for International & Comparative Law at Duke Law School on March 29. (March 29, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener presented “Risk Analysis and the Law,” at the Harvard School of Public Health on March 22.   (March 22, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener was a session moderator for “The New Toolbox,” at the Duke Law Journal annual Administrative Law Symposium, on “Emerging Alternatives to the Traditional Model of Administrative Rulemaking” on Feb. 24. (February 24, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener co-taught "Regulation" (Law 590) with Professor Ed Balleisen of the History Department in the spring of 2012. He will co-teach "Climate Change and the Law" (Law 520) with Professor Billy Pizer of the Sanford School in spring of 2013. Both courses enroll combinations of JD, LLM, MEM, MPP and PhD students. (January 15, 2012)
  • Professor Wiener presented, "The Tragedy of the Uncommons," at the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. (December 09, 2010)
  • Professor Wiener presented, "US Domestic Climate Policy and International Relations," at the conference on "Pricing Carbon," at Université Paris-Dauphine in Paris, France. (November 09, 2010)
  • Professor Wiener presented, "Addressing Risk in Regulatory Decision-Making" at the conference on "Regulatory Policy at the Crossroads: Toward a New Policy Agenda," OECD in Paris, France. (October 28, 2010)
  • Professor Wiener presided as session chair at the "Global Cost-Benefit Analysis," conference held by the NYU Institute for Policy Integrity in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (October 26, 2010)
  • Professor Wiener delivered "The (Mis)Use of Risk Analysis, the Financial Crisis, and Reform," at the conference held by Labaton Sucharow LLP in New York, New York on the "The New Regulatory Paradigm: What Has Been Accomplished and What Remains to be Done?" ? (October 01, 2010)
  • Professor Wiener was the opening plenary keynote speaker on "Priorities for Precaution" at the annual meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)-Europe at King's College London. (June 21, 2010)
  • Professor Wiener has been invited to be a Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report, in Working Group III for Chapter 13 on "International Cooperation: Agreements and Institutions." (June 01, 2010)

Lawrence A. Zelenak

  • Professor Zelenak discussed "The Income Tax in Situation Comedies—First Encounters with the Income Tax," at NYU Law School Tax Movie Night. (March 29, 2012)
  • Professor Zelenak presented his paper, "Choosing between Tax and Non-Tax Delivery Mechanisms for Health Insurance Subsidies," at the University of Kentucky School of Law Faculty Speaker Series. (February 17, 2012)
  • Professor Zelenak presented his early-stage paper, "Customary Deviations from the Statute in the Administration of the Federal Income Tax," at the Duke Law Journal Custom Symposium. (February 11, 2012)
  • Professor Zelenak presented his paper, "Choosing between Tax and Non-Tax Delivery Mechanisms for Health Insurance Subsidies," at the Boston College Law School Tax Policy Seminar. (February 09, 2012)
  • Professor Zelenak presented his paper, "The Federal Income Tax in Popular Culture," at the University of Iowa College of Law Faculty Workshop Series. (February 03, 2012)
  • Professor Zelenak presented his paper, "The Federal Income Tax in Popular Culture," at the National Tax Association Annual Conference, held in New Orleans, Louisiana. (November 17, 2011)
  • Professor Zelenak presented his paper, "Choosing between Tax and Non-Tax Delivery Mechanisms for Health Insurance Subsidies," at the NYU/UCLA Annual Tax Policy Conference, hosted by UCLA Law School in Los Angeles, California. (October 28, 2011)
  • Professor Zelenak was a speaker at NYU Law School's "Second Annual Tax Movie Night," featuring tax-related situation comedy episodes from The Honeymooners to The Simpsons. (April 07, 2011)
  • Professor Zelenak was a commentator at "Confronting the Intersection of Tax Law, Gender, and Sexuality," a symposium sponsored by the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law in Washington, D.C. (March 30, 2011)
  • Professor Zelenak presented his work-in-progress, "Learning to Love the Form 1040: Two Cheers for the Return-Based Mass Income Tax," at the University of Pennsylvania Law School's Tax Law and Policy Seminar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (January 26, 2011)
  • Professor Zelenak presented his paper, "Learning to Love the Form 1040: Two Cheers for the Return-Based Mass Income Tax," at Washington and Lee Law School Faculty Workshop Series, Lexington, Virginia. (November 01, 2010)
  • Professor Zelenak spoke on "Two Cheers for the Return-Based Mass Income Tax," University of Montana Law School Tax Institute, Missoula, Montana. (October 22, 2010)
  • Professor Zelenak presented his paper, "A Loophole You Can Drive an SUV Through: The SUV Deduction as a Case Study in the Greening of the Internal Revenue Code," at Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. (October 08, 2010)
  • Professor Zelenak served as a commentator at the Duke Law Journal symposium on judging. (October 01, 2010)
  • Professor Zelenak presented, "Many Not-So-Unhappy Returns: The Underappreciated Virtues of the Return-Based Mass Income Tax," at the University of Colorado Law School Summer Tax Workshop in Boulder, Colorado. (July 16, 2010)