Upcoming Events

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  • Oct 9
    "Law and Place: A History of Durham" with Joseph Blocher, Professor of Law 11:30 AMLaw School 3041

    Join Professor Blocher as he tells Durham's history through the lens of the law. Using maps, photographs, and other historical materials, the lecture will provide a comprehensive history of Durham, beginning with the town's founding in the aftermath of the Civil War and continuing with the rise of the tobacco industry, the success of Black Wall Street, the founding of the universities, the fight for desegregation, and the city's more recent struggles and revitalization. All students and faculty are welcome to attend. Hosted by the Alumni and Development Office. No registration required. For more information, please contact Zoey Kernodle at zoey.kernodle@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 14
    Duke Endowment Reception 5:30 PMSee description

    Join us at the new Duke Endowment headquarters where guests will enjoy a reception and panel discussion providing insight into the amazing philanthropy that emanates from this headquarters facility. Panelists include Duke Law alumni Russell Robinson LL.B.¿56, P¿78, P¿81, P¿84, GP¿08, GP¿11 and Charles Lucas J.D.¿90, P¿17. The event is sponsored by Duke Alumni Association. Learn more and RSVP here: https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor....

  • Oct 15
    International LLM Alumni-Student Reception 6:00 PMSee description

    Join the Duke International Advisory Board for a reception with Duke Law's international program graduates in the New York area and current LLM students. This event will take place at Pepper Hamilton LLP (The New York Times Building). Sponsored by the Duke International Advisory Board. Learn more and RSVP here: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_40Hn1EuFM2OAK9L.

  • Oct 23
    American Bar Association (ABA) Awards Luncheon Honoring Prof. James Coleman - Washington, D.C. 12:00 PMSee description

    Help celebrate the ABA Criminal Justice Section award winners, including our own Professor James Coleman, who will receive the Raeder-Taslitz Award. This award is given to a law professor whose excellence in scholarship, teaching or community service has made a significant contribution to promoting public understanding of criminal justice, justice and fairness in the criminal justice system, or best practices on the part of lawyers and judges. This event will be held at the Loews Madison Hotel, Washington, DC and is sponsored by the ABA. Learn more and RSVP for the luncheon here: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/criminal_justice/events_cle/fall2015.html. To join our Duke table, please email Anna Walker at walker@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 23
    Duke Law Miami Bar Review 6:00 PMSee description

    The Duke Law Miami Bar Review welcomes Trinity Alumni! Please join us for the second Duke Law Miami Bar Review happy hour. Gather with alumni from the Law School once a month for casual happy hour drinks and to network with guest alums from other schools and departments at Duke University. Duke friends and family are always welcomed. This event will take place at Area 31 at the Epic Hotel (16th Floor, 270 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL). Hosted by the Duke Law Alumni Office. Learn more and RSVP here: https://www.squadup.com/events/duke-law-miami-bar-review-1.

  • Oct 23
    Equal Justice Works Reception Recognizing Alumni in Public Service and Public Interest 6:30 PMSee description

    All Duke alumni in the DC area are welcome to join us for a reception recognizing D.C. area Duke Law School alumni practicing in government and public interest law. Come and share information and advice about your work with current Duke Law students who will be in D.C. for the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair. The gathering will take place at the Daily Grill (1200 18th St NW #2, Washington D.C.) Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and the Duke Law Alumni Office. Check back soon for Registration link!

  • Nov 2
    Neil Asks: The Impact of Inclusion on Community Life 6:30 PMSee description

    You are invited to a special program honoring the legacy of Duke Law alumnus L. Neil Williams, Jr. B.A.'58, J.D.'61. The event will feature a reception and panel discussion with Dr. Eugene Washington, Chancellor for Health Affairs and President and CEO of Duke University Health System; LaTonya King, Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Duke Energy; and Judy Woodruff A.B.'68, Co-Host of the PBS NewsHour. Read more about Mr. Williams and the panelists at neilasks.org. Hosted by the Neil Asks program at the Duke Endowment in Charlotte. Learn more and RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/next-neil-asks-lecture-series-november-2-20....

  • Nov 4
    Duke Boston Women's Forum: Art & Cocktails 6:30 PMSee description

    Spend an evening with fellow Boston area alumnae, learning from Ruta Laukien JD'02, MBA'02 about how she turned her career, passion for art, travel and food into the newly-opened Liquid Art House restaurant and art gallery in Back Bay (100 Arlington St, Boston). Over cocktails and light hors d'heuvres, we will hear from Ruta and her Art Director, Brenda Taylor, about how Liquid Art House came to be, current art on display at the restaurant. Sponsored by Duke Boston Women's Forum. Learn more and RSVP here: https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor....

  • Nov 5
    Atlanta Welcome Party with Grant Hill - Atlanta, Ga. 6:00 PMSee description

    Please join Duke Atlanta for a party to welcome the newest Duke alums to the area. The gathering will feature remarks by special guest, Grant Hill T'94 with a reception and program. More details and registration will be available soon! Sponsored by Duke Alumni Association. For more information, please contact Zoey Kernodle at zoey.kernodle@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 8
    Duke Law Cocktail Hour at the AALS Annual Meeting, NYC 6:00 PMSee description

    Alumni, faculty, and friends are invited to join us for a Duke Law cocktail hour in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). It will take place at the Lobby Bar within the NY Hilton Midtown (meeting hotel). Light appetizers and drinks will be provided. Learn more and RSVP here: https://www.squadup.com/events/duke-law-cocktail-hour-aals. Sponsored by the Duke Law Alumni Office.