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.
Summer 2017 Offerings Will Be Announced by Monday, January 30, 2017
Session One: July 10-20, 2017
Session Two: July 24-August 3, 2017
Registration will open Monday, March 6, 2017, for Summer 2017 Courses
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"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