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Schedule of Events

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Friday, April 13th

3:00 – 9:00 p.m. –
Reunion ’18 Registration
3rd Floor Fishman Loggia, Duke Law School

 

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. –
Tours of Duke Law School
3rd Floor Jaime Aleman Welcome Center, Duke Law School
Join current students and faculty for a tour of spaces old and new.

 

6:00 – 7:30 p.m. –
Reception for Members of the Lanty L. Smith Society, Barrister Donor Society, and Heritage Society
(invitation only)
Washington Duke Inn
Join Dean David F. Levi and President Vincent E. Price at this invitation-only event honoring members of the Lanty L. Smith Society, Barrister Donor Society and the Heritage Society in recognition of their leadership and support. For more information, email Rachel Ferebee at rachel.ferebee@law.duke.edu.

 

7:00 – 10:30 p.m. –
Child Care and Children's Activities
Duke Law School
Child care, refreshments, activities will be provided for children ages 2 to 12 while parents gather with classmates and enjoy the evening's festivities.

 

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. –
Tours of Duke Law School
3rd Floor Jaime Aleman Welcome Center, Duke Law School 

 

7:30 – 10:30 p.m. –
Reunion '18 Kick-Off Celebration
Star Commons, Duke Law School
Kick off your reunion weekend fun with a strolling supper, full bar, photo booth, and live music, plus time to reconnect with your classmates and with Duke Law School. Please note that the classes of 1993, 1968, and the Half Century Club will be celebrating in alternate locations.

 

7:30 – 10:30 p.m. –
Class of ’93 Kick-Off Dinner
Clouds Brewing, 905 W Main Street, Durham

 

7:30 – 10:30 p.m. –
Class of ’68 Kick-Off Dinner
JB Duke Hotel

 

7:30 – 10:30 p.m. –
Half Century Club Kick-Off Dinner
JB Duke Hotel

 

Saturday, April 14th

7:15 – 9:00 a.m. –
Pine Cone Pacer 5K Run/Walk
Duke Forest Gate 12, located just off of NC-751
Get some exercise, and support Duke Forest trail projects, public outreach activities, and student internships. Race begins at 8:00.

 

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. –
Golf at the Washington Duke Inn
Duke Golf Course, West Campus
The Law School has reserved a limited number of tee times specifically for our alumni from 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. and 12:50-1:30 pm. Contact the Duke University Golf Club between March 8- 24 to secure your play time or to request other golfing opportunities. Call (919) 681-2288, and mention the “Duke Law Block.”

 

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. –
Reunion ’18 Registration
3rd Floor Fishman Loggia, Duke Law School

 

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. –
Continental Breakfast
Cochran Loft, 3rd Floor Mezzanine, Duke Law School

 

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. –
HappymessART Activities for Kids
Duke Law School
Kids are invited to make their own journals using collage techniques.  ARTistas will provide instruction on the art of collage, and lead drawing and writing exercises if time permits.  Drop in anytime, and stay for a few minutes or a few hours!

 

9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. –
You’re in the Picture: The Goodson Law Library Photo Tagging Event
J. Michael Goodson Law Library Entrance, Duke Law School
View photographs from the Law School’s archives, and help identify former classmates and friends.

 

9:30 – 10:20 a.m. –
A Duke Law Retrospective and Alumni Awards Presentation
Room 3041, Duke Law School
Join Dean David F. Levi for a conversation with special guests as he reflects on Duke Law School's journey to become one of the premier law schools in the world. He will also recognize this year's Law Alumni Association Award winners

 

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. –
Law and Place: A History of Durham
Room 3037, Duke Law School
Join Joseph Blocher, Professor of Law, 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.

 

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. –
Duke Law Gear Sale to Benefit PILF
Star Commons, Duke Law School
Shop for classic Duke Law apparel and accessories. Proceeds benefit the Public Interest Law Foundation, which provides summer fellowships to students who wish to work in public interest positions.

 

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. –
Our Brains: Our Last Bastion of Freedom
Room 3041, Duke Law School
Join Professors Jeff Ward J.D.’09, LL.M.’09 and Nita Farahany A.M.’04, J.D.’04, Ph.D.’06 for  interactive session looking at the newest neurotechnologies, the ways in which big brain data are collected, used, and shared with others and are likely to be in the future, and the ways in which the law could—and perhaps should—protect our brains, our last bastion of freedom. North Carolina CLE credit is pending.  Directions on how to apply for credit in other states will be provided.

 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. – 
Alumni Family Picnic & BBQ
Marcy’s Garden and Noble Plaza, Duke Law School
Join us for a traditional southern barbecue and an afternoon of family fun with lawn games, photo booth, and live music.

 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. –
Half-Century Club Lunch
Star Commons, Duke Law School
The classes of 1958, 1963, 1968, and all other Half-Century Club members gather for a private lunch.

 

12:50 – 1:30 p.m. –
Golf at the Washington Duke Inn
Duke Golf Course, West Campus
The Law School has reserved a limited number of tee times specifically for our alumni from 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. and 12:50-1:30 pm. Contact the Duke University Golf Club between March 8- 24 to secure your play time or to request other golfing opportunities. Call (919) 681-2288, and mention the “Duke Law Block.”

 

2:00 – 4:30 p.m. –
Gathering for the Class of 2008
Carolina Ale House, 3911 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Durham, NC 27707

 

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. –
Tours of Duke Law School
3rd Floor Jaime Aleman Welcome Center, Duke Law School

 

1:00 p.m. – 
Duke Football Spring Showcase
Wallace Wade Stadium (free admission)

 

2:15 – 3:30 p.m. –
Lemur Center Tours
Science Drive Entrance of Duke Law School
See the world-renowned lemurs of Madagascar at the Duke Lemur Center. Bus departs the Law School from Science Drive at 2:15 p.m., and tour begins promptly at 2:30 p.m.

 

2:30 – 3:45 p.m. –
Bus Tour of Durham
Science Drive Entrance of Duke Law School
See how much the Bull City has grown! A tour bus will take you through campus and to various sites to view the revitalization of downtown Durham. Bus departs the Law School from Science Drive at 2:30 p.m.

 

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. –
Gathering for the Class of 2013
Fullsteam Brewery, 726 Rigsbee Ave., Durham, NC 27701

 

4:15 – 6:45 p.m. –
Class of 1963 Reception at the home of David Ross L’63 & Ele Ross
Fearrington Village (Chapel Hill)
Shuttle departs Washington Duke Inn at 4:15 p.m., reception 4:45 – 6:15 p.m., shuttle departs Ross home at 6:15 p.m. and returns to Washington Duke Inn at 6:45 p.m.

 

4:45 – 6:45 p.m. –
Class of 1973 Reception at the home of Jim Zimpritch L’73 & Lyn Means
Croasdaile Farms (Durham)
Shuttle departs Washington Duke Inn at 4:45 p.m., reception 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., shuttle departs Zimpritch home at 6:30 p.m. and returns to Washington Duke Inn at 6:45 p.m.

 

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. –
Duke Law Journal’s Annual Alumni Tribute Reception
(invitation open to all alumni who served on the DLJ staff as students)
Washington Duke Inn
A reception and presentation honoring the history and tradition of the Journal, celebrating its impact on American law and society and planning for its future. Sponsored by Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

 

6:00 – 6:45 p.m. 
General Reception & Affinity Gatherings
Washington Duke Inn
Gather for cocktails with all reunion guests or participate in an affinity group gathering before your class dinner.  Affinity gatherings will be held celebrating African-American Alumni, International Alumni, Hispanic Latino Alumni, and Alumni Working in Public Service and the Public Interest.

 

6:45 – 9:00 p.m. –
Class Dinners
Washington Duke Inn
Share memories from your days at Duke Law while you enjoy a private dinner with your class.

 

6:00 – 9:30 p.m. –
Children’s Dinner
Washington Duke Inn
While parents gather with classmates, children ages 2 to 12 are invited to a supervised dinner and child care with kid-friendly entertainment. Dress comfortably and come ready to have fun!
 

9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. –
Post-Reception
Bull Durham Bar, Washington Duke Inn
When class dinners are over, the reminiscing doesn’t have to stop. Gather at the Washington Duke Inn with other Law classes. Cash bar.

Sunday, April 15th

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. –
Champagne Toast
(in conjunction with Duke University Reunion Weekend)
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, West Campus
Rain site: Cameron Indoor Stadium