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D.C. Summer Institute on Law and Policy

The Duke D.C. Summer Institute offers short courses taught by Duke Law faculty on topics of broad interest to college and graduate students, as well as professionals working in D.C. Launched in 2013, the Institute is designed for individuals considering law school or careers in the public sector and others interested in how the law shapes policy and regulation in the United States. It's a wonderful complement to Capitol Hill and other D.C.-based positions and summer internships.

Mason Reynolds "The combination of exposure to classroom instruction and candid presentation of the legal profession in practice makes the D.C. Summer Institute an invaluable resource for any prospective law student. My interest in attending law school was heightened and solidified by my participation in the Summer Institute."

Mason Reynolds, Duke University Class of 2013


Contact us

Amanda Lacoff

Duke University School of Law
Box 90362
Durham, NC 27708-0362
Telephone:  919.613.8527
Fax: 919.613.7158

Neil Siegel

Director of the D.C. Summer Institute on Law and Policy

Duke in Washington

1201 New York Ave., NW
Suite 1110
Washington, D.C.
(office located near Metro Center)