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News & Events for Alumni
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 9:30 PM
Duke Law News
- Welch '17 discusses Innocence Project at Duke Law Juris
- Zelenak: Border adjustment tax would would hit poorest citizens hardest USA Today
- Freeman '17, Harrington '17: Bizarre ID process is one reason why N.C. should free clinic client Long Innocence Project
- Center for Law, Economics and Public Policy hosts conference: New Scholarship on Population Ethics, April 24-25
- New scholarship honors Duke President Richard Brodhead, Cynthia Brodhead
- Richman, Rice, Rifkin ’17 work on Bass Connections project to find bipartisan solutions for Medicaid reform in N.C. Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy
- Maya LLM '90 makes South African history News 24
- Duke Law Tech Lab hosts demo day for legal tech startups ExitEvent
- Swain '12 and Wrongful Convictions Clinic work with NAACP for release of Dontae Sharpe Facing South
- Volunteer profile: Lin Chua LLM '00
From the Campus: Alumni News
Former United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch will address Duke Law School’s 2017 graduates at their hooding ceremony on May 13. She will subsequently receive an honorary degree from Duke University at its commencement exercises on May 14.
- Longest, Sechley: Don't repeal N.C.'s coastal plastic bag ban https://t.co/dHyPEfvCku - April 28, 2017
- Richman, Rice, Rifkin ’17 work on Bass Connections project to find bipartisan solutions for Medicaid reform in N.C. https://t.co/XY3OgxUNyS - April 28, 2017
- Prof. Dunlap explains "Lawfare 101" https://t.co/fDOIkCnPvl - April 28, 2017
- Prof. de Fontenay examines deregulation of private capital and the decline of the public company https://t.co/deIxIJfeTy - April 28, 2017
- Prof. Bowling: Yale grad student union hunger strike is absurd https://t.co/M1mUdmY7Qr - April 28, 2017
- Mark Costley JD'85 has been elected chairman of the Board of Trustees for the North Carolina Humanities Council, a state-wide nonprofit that “advocate for the discovery and understanding of the interdisciplinary role that the humanities play in the culture, identity, and history of North Carolina.” Mark is an estate planning partner at Walker Lambe Rhudy Costley & Gill with offices in Durham and Clayton.
- Brent Clinkscale JD'86 has been named to the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society. Brent is a partner at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, where he heads litigation in the firm’s Greenville, S.C. office.
- Amy Scarton JD'01 has been named assistant secretary of the Washington State Ferries Division of the Washington Department of Transportation. She previously was the department’s assistant secretary for community and economic development, and also served in senior transportation roles in the President Barack Obama and President George W. Bush administrations.
- Wendy Collins Perdue JD'78, dean of the University of Richmond School of Law, has been named president-elect of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). She has held a number of positions within AALS, including chair of its Membership Review Committee, chair of the Sections on Civil Procedure and Conflict of Laws, and membership on a prior Nominating Committee. Most recently, from 2013-15, Dean Perdue served a three-year term on the AALS Executive Committee.