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.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
News & Events for Alumni
Monday, November 27, 2017, 6:30 PM
Duke Law News
- Duke Law's first student from Madagascar joins Duke's growing international student population Duke Today
- Holton gives talk on housing issues for the poor
- Bradley and Helfer elected co-editors-in-chief of the American Journal of International Law
- High Court of New Zealand cites Boyle and Jenkins' "Theft! A History of Music" in Eminem copyright ruling Courts of New Zealand
- Second-year students Hamachi, King, and Stewart selected for Duke's first cohort of Margolis Scholars in Health Policy and Management Margolis Center for Health Policy
- Dixon '04 stresses "strengthening the links between us" at annual Links banquet Chatham Star-Tribune
- Carroll '16 discusses attending law school as a veteran Law.com
- Lawson '12 goes viral with #MeAt14 in effort to "remind people kids deserve protection" Washington Post
- Utah Bar celebrates the legacy of Christine Durham '71 Utah Bar Journal
- University of Iowa honors Drake '72 with Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Memorial Award Iowa Now
From the Campus: Alumni News
Susan Akers JD/MEM ’91 and Amy Gillespie ’93: DOJ colleagues pursue civil remedies for environmental violations
Akers JD/MEM ’91 and Gillespie ’93, longtime colleagues in the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), use remarkably similar terms to characterize the mission underlying the pursuit of civil remedies for violations of federal environmental laws.
- Prof. Rai: CRISPR dispute reveals consequences of race for broad patents https://t.co/fZSs2THuRy - November 17, 2017
- Prof. Baxter discusses regional banks streamlining services to avoid federal oversight https://t.co/k4P2m9JdSJ - November 16, 2017
- Prof. Zelenak: GOP tax plans excise "several things which add a lot of complexity for a lot of ordinary taxpayers" https://t.co/zqSw6MRhpn - November 15, 2017
- Prof. Zelenak: Targeted income tax cut or payroll tax cut would help middle-class workers more than current tax pro… https://t.co/YDep4QPvH7 - November 15, 2017
- Prof. Foster: Tax reform can move us closer to American ideals of "equal opportunity, shared sacrifice and common c… https://t.co/diEqXeVldF - November 14, 2017
- Justin Outling JD'08 , an attorney in the Greensboro, N.C. office of Brooks, Pierce has been included in the News & Record’s “People of Influence: Top 20” list, which recognizes his role as an elected member of the Greensboro City Council as well as his service on several community boards. Justin focuses his practice on business litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and health care litigation. He also serves on the Board of Visitors for UNC-Greensboro, his undergraduate alma mater.
- Richard Ferris JD/LLM'88 has joined the Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development in Washington, D.C., as senior counsel. He previously was a partner and chair of the China regulatory and international practice team at Foley and Lardner. He also serves on the boards of several environmental and sustainability organizations, including the International Fund for China’s Environment and the China Roundtable.
- Kathleen Hamm JD'88 has been named the global leader of securities and fintech and the senior strategic adviser to the CEO on cyber solutions at Promontory Financial Group, an IBM company. Earlier this year she rejoined the firm from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where she had served as counselor to the deputy secretary and advised on risk management and regulatory issues in the financial services sector. While at Treasury, Kathleen also spearheaded the department's domestic and international cybersecurity strategy and related policy initiatives.
- Darrell Zurovec JD'93 joined Touchstone Communities in San Antonio, Texas in August as general counsel. He joins Touchstone from Zurovec PLLC, which he founded in 2008. Prior to leading Zurovec PLLC, Darrell served as senior vice president and general counsel for the Cornerstone Health Care Group and and for Mariner Healthcare. He serves on the Legal Committee for the Texas Health Care Association.