Upcoming Conferences

 

February 19, 2016

  • Feb 19
    DJCLPP Spring 2016 Symposium: Death Penalty in America Post-Glossip 9:00 AMLaw School 3041

    Please join the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy for its Spring 2016 symposium on the American Death Penalty After Glossip. The symposium, featuring several of the country's leading experts in the field, will assess the implications of the Supreme Court's 2015 decision in Glossip v. Gross, as well geographic disparities in the application of the death penalty and use of statistics in death penalty litigation. Sponsored by the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy, Quarles & Brady LLP, and the Eighth Amendment Project. For more information, please contact Matthew Sloan at matthew.sloan@duke.edu.

February 26, 2016

February 27, 2016

February 29, 2016

  • Feb 29
    Duke Journal of Gender, Law & Policy Annual Symposium: Gender Identity and Sexuality after Obergefell 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    The Duke Journal of Gender, Law & Policy's Symposium will discuss theories of sexuality, gender identity, and gender expression and the implications of the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. We welcome Ronald Turner, Alumnae Law Center Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center. He will present his paper "Marriage Equality and Obergefell's Generational (Not Glucksberg's Traditional) Due Process Clause." He has authored and co-authored several books, including employment discrimination and torts casebooks, and has published more than 90 articles addressing labor and employment and constitutional law issues in academic journals. He is a member of the American Law Institute and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. De Novo will be served. Co-sponsored by the Duke Journal on Gender Law & Policy and OUTLaw. For more information please contact Christine Kim at cik2@duke.edu.

March 01, 2016

  • Mar 1
    The Duke Journal of Gender, Law & Policy Annual Symposium: Gender Identity and Sexuality after Obergefell 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    The Duke Journal of Gender, Law & Policy's Symposium will discuss theories of sexuality, gender identity, and gender expression and the implications of the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. We are excited to host Scott Skinner-Thompson, Acting Assistant Professor at NYU School of Law. His research focuses on privacy and anti-discrimination, with a particular focus on LGBTQ and HIV issues. His talk, "The Straight Faces of Same-Sex Marriage," will discuss impact litigation after Obergefell. His most recent article, "Outing Privacy," was published in the Northwestern University Law Review. Scott is the editor and contributing author of AIDS and the Law (Aspen, 5th ed., 2015), one of the leading resources in the field. His shorter commentary has appeared in Slate, The New Republic, and elsewhere. In 2014, he was selected as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association. Lunch will be served. Co-sponsored by the Duke Journal on Gender Law & Policy and OUTLaw. For more information please contact Christine Kim at cik2@duke.edu.

March 02, 2016

March 03, 2016

  • Mar 3
    The Duke Journal of Gender, Law & Policy Annual Symposium: Gender Identity and Sexuality after Obergefell 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    The Duke Journal of Gender, Law & Policy's Symposium will discuss theories of sexuality, gender identity, and gender expression and the implications of the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. We welcome Dr. Melina Bell, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Law at Washington & Lee University. She will present her paper "Gender Essentialism and American Law: Why and How to Sever the Connection." Professor Bell's primary research interests are in political philosophy, philosophy of law, and feminist philosophy. Her publications have focused on several different ways in which the basic structure of society, or particular domains within it, reflect hierarchies of social power that unduly restrict human freedom and opportunity and impede human flourishing. Lunch will be served. Co-sponsored by the Duke Journal on Gender Law & Policy and OUTLaw. For more information please contact Christine Kim at cik2@duke.edu.

March 04, 2016

  • Mar 4
    Duke Forum for Law and Social Change Symposium 8:00 AMLaw School 3037

    The Duke Forum for Law and Social Change's annual symposium is focused on civil rights litigation and policing. Featured speakers will be announced at a later date. Breakfast and lunch will be served; all are welcome to attend. Sponsored by DFLSC. For more information, please contact Kayla Robinson at kayla.robinson@lawnet.duke.edu.

March 25, 2016

May 24, 2016

May 25, 2016

March 03, 2017

  • Mar 3
    Whiskey in the Courtroom 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

    Sponsored by the Duke Law Center for Criminal Justice & Professional Responsibility and North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

Conference Highlights

Criminal Justice Policy Symposium
The first Criminal Justice Policy Symposium, sponsored by the Duke Center for Criminal Justice and Professional Responsibility and the Duke Law Innocence Project, was designed to raise awareness about current problems and propose solutions for the future. Panel discussions about policy changes with exonerees highlighted the event.

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