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JD/LLM in International and Comparative Law

“This summer I had the chance to work on a potential IPO deal at a Beijing law firm. At the Duke Hong Kong Institute, I learned from professors from all over the world and had a truly unforgettable summer. If you’re looking to practice internationally, then there’s no question — the JD/LLM is a program you should be part of.”

— Ebosetale Okojie JD/LLM’13

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Faculty
  • Rachel Brewster
    Professor of Law

    Brewster’s scholarly research and teaching focus on the areas of international economic law and international relations theory.  She came to Duke Law in July 2012 from Harvard University where she was an assistant professor of law and affiliate faculty member of The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. Brewster serves as co-director of Duke’s Center for International and Comparative Law.

Video
  • Jean Baptiste Maillart | Islamic State and International Law: An Introduction

    Jean Baptiste Maillart, a visiting PhD student from the University of Geneva, he addresses the rise of Islamic State since 2014 as well as its brutality and cruel practices, often filmed and diffused online, that have sparked fear and indignity in the international community. The Islamic State's existence has also raised numerous legal issues under international law, some of which will be addressed in a series of lunch-time talks throughout the spring 2016 semester. This introductory session aims at providing a comprehensive overview of the history, structure and functioning of Islamic State as well as pointing out the main differences with Al-Qaeda. Some legal questions, such as the issue of statehood, will also be addressed. Sponsored by the International Law Society.

  • DJCIL Symposium 2015 | Concepción Escobar Hernández, Keynote

    12:30–1:25: Lunch and keynote speech with Concepción Escobar Hernández, the International Law Commission’s Special Rapporteur on Immunity of State Officials from Foreign Criminal Jurisdiction. Keynote

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