Meet the Duke Law Class of 2020
Two-hundred fourteen JD students are now immersed in their first-year classes.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
News & Events for Alumni
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5:00 PM
Friday, October 27, 2017, 1:00 PM
Monday, October 30, 2017, 2:00 PM
Duke Law News
- Wiener addresses climate policy, trade, and adaptive regulation with recent research
- Purdy leads multidisciplinary project on humanity’s place in Anthropocene with Divinity’s Wirzba
- A new calculation for the social cost of carbon
- Newkirk JD/LLM ’18 selected for inaugural class of Douglass Fellows by Human Trafficking Institute The Human Trafficking Institute
- Policy Shock: A new book examines how governments respond to crises -- and how to do better
From the Campus: Alumni News
Cahen-Salvador is spending the first half of the yearlong fellowship working in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and will spend the second half with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC). Both posts are in Geneva, Switzerland.
- Prof. Helfer addresses UN Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities regarding new IP treaty https://t.co/QfS86Tovdk - August 21, 2017
- Podcast: Prof. Gulati discusses options for solving Venezuelan debt crisis https://t.co/NAWkH85Oyt - August 21, 2017
- Profs. Boyle and Jenkins discuss copyright, creativity, and "Theft! A History of Music" https://t.co/XkiAHyKv3R - August 17, 2017
- Prof. Beskind comments on proposed N.C. bill protecting drivers who inadvertently injure protesters https://t.co/if2p1bCGlI - August 17, 2017
- Prof. Haagen comments on concussion litigation and sports league insurance https://t.co/ftSr7xAOby - August 14, 2017
- Anne Fitzgerald JD'90 is featured in the July issue of Canadian Lawyer for her work as the chief legal officer at Cineplex Entertainment. She has been a key player in the company’s growth over the last 13 years. See the article at http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/author/sandra-shutt/managing-growth-in-the-spotlight-3674/
- Lee Perla JD'06 has moved to the Department of Justice’s Civil Division – commercial litigation branch after six years in DOJ's Tax Division. He is in the intellectual property section, representing the United States in patent, trademark, and copyright litigation, mostly in the Court of Federal Claims.
- Jonathan Kim JD'16 is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Alston & Bird, where he is a member of the litigation and trial practice team. He previously practiced at Reed Smith
- Nancy Joseph '16 , magistrate judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, was honored by the Milwaukee Business Journal amongst its "Women of Influence" award recipients. The award recognizes Milwaukee-area women who are making a difference. Judge Joseph was recognized for her leadership in creating programs to expose Milwaukee's middle and high school students to the work of the federal courts and to careers in law.