David W. Ichel Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science
Neil Siegel is a renowned scholar of U.S. constitutional law who has directed and taught in the DC Summer Institute on Law & Policy since it began eight years ago. He also routinely teaches the first-year (“1L”) course on Constitutional Law at Duke Law School and two undergraduate courses on American Constitutional Development and Interpretation in Duke University’s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences. For many years, he has advised students on whether law school or graduate school would be a sound choice for them. He also has extensive experience helping students obtain judicial clerkships and serving on faculty hiring committees. His full bio is available here.
Levi Family Professor of Law and Judical Studies
Director, Bolch Judicial Institute
David F. Levi is the Levi Family Professor of Law and Judicial Studies and Director of the Bolch Judicial Institute. Levi was previously the James B. Duke and Benjamin N. Duke Dean of the School of Law. The 14th dean of Duke Law School, he served from 2007 to 2018. Prior to his appointment, he was the Chief United States District Judge for the Eastern District of California with chambers in Sacramento. He was appointed United States Attorney by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 and a United States district judge by President George H. W. Bush in 1990.
Professor of Law
Doriane Coleman specializes in teaching and scholarship related to culture, sex and gender, sports, and law. She regularly teaches the first-year (“1L”) course on Torts at Duke Law School for which she has her own co-authored casebook. She has received the school’s “Distinguished Teaching Award” from the student bar association and was instrumental in developing its 1L academic support program. As part of that program, she has taught universal sessions on class preparation, outlining, and exam taking, and has advised individual students who have needed additional assistance. A longtime chair of the faculty’s Admissions and Financial Aid Committee, she also has extensive experience with the law school applications process. Her full bio is available here.
Former Deputy Counsel and Deputy Assistant to President Barack Obama
During the final year of the Obama Administration, Dana Remus was the Deputy Counsel for Ethics and Deputy Assistant to the President. Prior to that, she was a faculty member at the University of North Carolina School of Law, where she studied legal and judicial ethics and the regulation of the legal profession. Dana clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. She earned her J.D. from Yale Law School and her A.B., summa cum laude, from Harvard College.
U.S. Senator Mike Lee
Senator Lee, who was first elected to the Senate in 2010, is Utah’s senior Senator. He is a member of the Judiciary Committee and chairs the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee. He also chairs the Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Water and Power Subcommittee and sits on the Commerce Committee. In 2019, he became chairman of the Joint Economic Committee. A graduate of Brigham Young University and BYU's School of Law, Lee served as a law clerk to Judge Dee Benson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah and twice clerked for Samuel A. Alito, Jr., once while Alito was a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and again when he became an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Siegel says he doesn't believe Dems would restructure the Supreme Court, despite feeling that it doesn't reflect the nation's values CNN
David F. Levi speaks at the 2019 Bolch Prize ceremony awarding the first annual Rule of Law Prize to retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy