Event Calendar

Friday, August 7, 2015

  • Aug 7 Videoconferencing For Real Life 10:00 AMLaw School 4000

    Join the Media Services Team for a 1-hour video voyage around the Law School. Get tips and tricks for everyday use of your mobile device's audio & video capabilities while connecting in the classroom! Share your apps and discuss what will suit you best. Make a date with the Duke Law tech trio for the August installment of our Summer Tech Series. Sponsored by Media Services a subset of the Duke Law School Information Services. For more information email us at media@law.duke.edu.

Monday, August 10, 2015

  • Aug 10 On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayWashington Duke Inn

    Segment I of Fall 2015 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, August 10 through Thursday, August 13. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For more information, please contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

  • Aug 11 On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayWashington Duke Inn

    Segment I of Fall 2015 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, August 10 through Thursday, August 13. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For more information, please contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

  • Aug 12 On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayWashington Duke Inn

    Segment I of Fall 2015 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, August 10 through Thursday, August 13. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For more information, please contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

  • Aug 13 On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayWashington Duke Inn

    Segment I of Fall 2015 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, August 10 through Thursday, August 13. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For more information, please contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Friday, August 21, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Sunday, August 30, 2015

  • Aug 30 Alaska Law Review Orientation 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

    The Executive Board of the Alaska Law Review will be holding an orientation for all of their new journal members. Sponsored by the Alaska Law Review. For more information please contact Niki Ikahihifo-Bender at ili@duke.edu.

  • Aug 30 Duke Law and Technology Review Orientation 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    The Executive Board for the Duke Law and Technology Review will be holding an orientation for their new members. Sponsored by the Duke Law and Technology Review. For more information, please contact Kyle Jaep at kyle.jaep@duke.edu.

Monday, August 31, 2015

  • Aug 31 Duke Law Innocence Project Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Come learn about the work of the Innocence Project! Volunteers can participate in active investigations of clients' cases, research and policy work surrounding wrongful convictions, reintegration of exonerees, and outreach to the local community. Applications will be distributed during the meeting and lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Executive Director Chantalle Carles at chantalle.carles@lawnet.duke.edu.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

  • Sep 3 American Constitution Society Welcome Lunch 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) is one of the nation's leading progressive legal organizations. One of the most active communities at Duke Law, our events frequently feature prominent attorneys, scholars, policymakers, and activists. Please join us at our kickoff lunch to learn more about ACS, our exciting plans for the upcoming year, and opportunities to get involved. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society. Please contact Christina O'Tousa (christina.otousa@duke.edu) or Zachary Newkirk (zachary.newkirk@duke.edu) for more information.

  • Sep 3 Career Kickoff and Pass the Bar for LLMs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join the Career Center and International Studies Office for an overview of US bar exams and job hunting in the United States and abroad. Lunch will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Friday, September 4, 2015

  • Sep 4 Student Activities Fair 3:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Interested in joining a student group? Come to the Student Activities Fair to learn more from the many Duke Law student organizations! Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 4 Health Law Society Kickoff Dinner 6:00 PMSee description

    Come join the Health Law Society at Bull City Burger. Whether you just signed up at the activities fair or you're curious about health law, come have a burger and beer on us! Sponsored by Blueprint at Duke Law. For more information, contact the Health Law Society presidents: Bob Zhao (bob.zhao@lawnet.duke.edu) and Drew Douglas-Steele (drew.douglas.steele@lawnet.duke.edu).

Monday, September 7, 2015

  • Sep 7 Public Interest and Pro Bono Labor Day Kick-0ff Event 3:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    The Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Office of Public Interest Advising invite all new students to joins us for a Labor Day Kick-Off event. Enjoy Labor Day staples while learning about various pro bono and public interest opportunities from student group leaders and participants. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to burrucker@law.duke.edu

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

  • Sep 9 1Ls: Principles of Professional Development 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Your career as a lawyer is underway. Just as success in Contracts requires your mastery of a distinct body of knowledge and set of professional skills, so it is with your career. This initial session will cover goals to set, concrete steps to take now, and proven keys to professional success. Please note: Attendance is required for all members of the Class of 2018 and lunch will be served. For additional information, contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Saturday, September 12, 2015

  • Sep 12 Guantanamo Clinic Standdown 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    This two-day training session is required for students enrolled in the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. Meals will be provided. Sponsored by the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. For more information, please contact Gabriela McQuade at McQuade@law.duke.edu.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

  • Sep 13 Guantanamo Clinic Standdown 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    This two-day training session is required for students enrolled in the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. Meals will be provided. Sponsored by the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. For more information, please contact Gabriela McQuade at McQuade@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

  • Sep 15 3Ls: Passing the Bar 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    It is already time to prepare for the Bar Exam. Learn about the "nuts & bolts" of Bar Exams from experienced professionals, and the concrete steps you must take to maintain your eligibility for admission to any state bar this July - dates and deadlines, components of a bar application, the breadth of character and fitness investigations, and more. Contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu with any questions. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Thursday, September 17, 2015

  • Sep 17 Annual Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Paul Goldstein, Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, will deliver the Annual Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property, entitled "The Americanization of Global Copyright Norms." A globally recognized expert on intellectual property law, Paul Goldstein is the author of an influential four-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law and a one-volume treatise on international copyright law, as well as leading casebooks on intellectual property and international intellectual property. He has authored nine books including three novels devoted to intellectual property themes, Errors and Omissions and A Patent Lie. Some of his other works include Copyright¿s Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox, a widely acclaimed book on the history and future of copyright, and Intellectual Property: The Tough New Realities That Could Make or Break Your Business. In 2015 he was inducted by Intellectual Asset Management into the IP Hall of Fame, which honors those who have helped to establish intellectual property as one of the key business assets of the 21st century. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Sandie MacLachlan at sandra.maclachlan@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

  • Sep 19 Cancer Pro Bono Legal Project Training, Part I 8:45 AMLaw School 4047

    Having a serious medical diagnosis is stressful enough without having to worry about legal concerns. The Duke Law Cancer Pro Bono Legal Project offers free legal assistance to help cancer patients deal with legal issues that may accompany their medical diagnosis and treatment. If you would like to volunteer with this project, then you must attend the training sessions. Breakfast will served at 8:45 with training beginning at 9:00. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. If interested, please RSVP to burrucker@law.duke.ede.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015

  • Sep 24 LLM Resume and Cover Letter Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Career counselors will give an interactive presentation on crafting American-style resumes and cover letters. Bring a copy of your draft U.S.-style resume to the workshop for review. Workshop is mandatory for LLM students who plan to participate in the annual LLM Job Fair in January 2016. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 24 Meet the Clerks 4:00 PMOff-campus

    Location and further details coming soon. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Hannah Beardsley at hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu.

Monday, September 28, 2015

  • Sep 28 International Week Celebration: Croissants et Café 9:30 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Enjoy Croissants and other pastries in honor of International Week. Sponsored by the International Studies Department. If you have any questions, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobolev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 28 The Role of International Banks in the Global Corruption Landscape 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Please join Mr. José Ugaz, Chair of Transparency International, in a lunchtime lecture wherein he will address the the role that international financial organizations play in the international corruption landscape and agenda. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored jointly by the Duke International Anti-Corruption Law Society and by the "Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa" ("National Business Attorneys Association") of Mexico. For more information, please contact Michel.Levien.Gonzalez@duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

  • Sep 30 Careers in International Law: Practicing Global Competition Law, a Conversation with Aya Kobori '02 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Aya Kobori, counsel at the New York office of White & Case, for a wide ranging conversation about her practice counseling U.S. and foreign multinational corporations in matters involving antitrust law, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and corporate internal investigations. She will speak about her career path, day-to-day work, and offer advice to students interested in a career involving cross-border litigation and compliance. As Ms. Kobori spends a portion of her time in the Tokyo office of White & Case, she will also discuss entry-level and lateral opportunities for U.S. associates interested in working in Tokyo. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 30 International Week: International Food Fiesta 5:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Show off your cooking skills at the annual International Week Food Fiesta! This year's categories will include: best dessert, best spicy dish, best tapa, most kid-friendly dish, best vegetarian dish, most colorful dish, best comfort food, best dish on a public interest salary, most romantic dish, and most representative of your home country. Visit http://law.duke.edu/students/intweek/dishes to read the guidelines and sign up. This event is sponsored by the International Studies Program. Please contact Oleg Kobolev at Kobolev@law.duke.edu with any questions.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

  • Oct 1 NCBA International Law Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Randal Hanson (Partner, Womble Carlyle), Andrea Carska-Shepard (General Counsel, Workplace Options), and Jon Erwin (Partner, K&L Gates) for a discussion about current trends in transnational legal practices in North Carolina. Our guests will share their experiences in a spectrum of areas, including cross-border M&A and biotechnology, international business negotiations, import-export regulations, cross-border procurement, and international trade and arbitration. All law students are welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Department of International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

  • Oct 6 Finding and Applying for International Summer Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This program will provide an overview of the Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) resources for finding international opportunities overseas. The topics discussed will include the array of international options available, including law firms, international organizations, and NGOs and how to find and apply for them. Sponsored by the CPDC and the Office of International Studies. Lunch will be provided. Please contact Oleg Kobelev for more information at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 6 1Ls: Meet the Counselors: Career Center Open House 3:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Swing by Star Commons after class to meet members of the Career Center's Counseling Team. We'll be there to share more about our respective career paths, personal styles and to answer any questions you may have before signing up for your Initial Advising Session. Refreshments will be served, and we look forward to seeing you! For more information, please contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Oct 6 NC Bar Association's Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources Section Reception 6:00 PMLaw School Third Floor Mezzanine

    Please join us and meet attorneys practicing environmental law in North Carolina. (More details to come.) Sponsored by ELS and the NC Bar Association's EENR section. For more information, please contact Allison Carmody at ajc67@duke.edu.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

  • Oct 7 After Obergefell: Looking at Same-Sex Marriage Through the Lens of Gender 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    In the wake of the same-sex marriage decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, this panel discussion will analyze the decision's implications concerning whether or not same-sex marriage bans discriminate on the basis of sex or sexual orientation as classifications rooted in gender stereotypes. Sponsored by WLSA and ACS. For more information, please contact Christina O'Tousa at christina.otousa@duke.edu.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

  • Oct 8 Careers in International Law: Transnational Litigation and Antitrust/Competition 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Tiaunia Bedell (JD-LLM '07), a senior associate at Gibson Dunn in Los Angeles, for a wide-ranging conversation about transnational litigation, including her defense against the recognition of a fraudulent multibillion dollar judgment in the Chevron v. Donziger case in Ecuador. Ms. Bedell will discuss her career and day-to-day work, while offering advice to students pursing internationally focused legal careers. Lunch will be served. Please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu with any questions.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

  • Oct 15 37th Annual Duke University Estate Planning Conference 2:50 PMLaw School 3041

    This two day conference consists of a series of lecture sessions designed to examine in detail current developments in the estate and gift tax field; strengthen the practitioner's knowledge and application of estate planning techniques to a multitude of diverse and complex problems; and to provide a forum for the discussion of important estate planning problems and their solutions. Sessions will be led by a group of conference faculty members comprised of estate planning professionals and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

  • Oct 29 CICL Lecture: Economic Governance in Europe 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Professor Federico Fabbrini, Associate Professor of European & International Law at the Faculty of Law at University of Copenhagen, will give a talk titled after his forthcoming book "Economic Governance in Europe: Comparative Paradoxes, Constitutional Challenges." Lunch will be served. This lecture is sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law. For more information, please visit https://law.duke.edu/news/federico-fabbrini/ or contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

Friday, October 30, 2015

  • Oct 30 Transactional Law Competition 2015 8:30 AMSee description

    This is the 3rd Annual Transactional Law Competition negotiations and reception. Sponsored by the Law and Entrepreneurship Society. For more information, please contact Bill Warren at wsw3@duke.edu.

  • Oct 30 1L Professional Development Workshop 10:00 AMTBD

    The Career & Professional Development Center and upper-level students will work with all 1Ls to teach critical skills for success as law students and as attorneys - building professional relationships and interviewing. Participation is required for all students in the Class of 2017. For more information please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

Friday, November 6, 2015

  • Nov 6 Global Health Law and Policy Symposium 8:00 AMTBD

    The first annual Global Health Law and Policy Symposium will feature keynote speaker Dr. Lawrence Gostin of Georgetown University, who directs the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and was the Founding O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law. He served as Associate Dean for Research at Georgetown Law from 2004 to 2008. He is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, Professor of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, and Director of the Center for Law & the Public's Health at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. There will also be several other speakers participating in panel discussions on lessons from the recent Ebola outbreak, current litigation in health and human rights, and the conflict between intellectual property rights and access to medicine. Sponsored by the Health Law Society, Human Rights Law Society, International Law Society, and the Duke Global Health Institute. For more information, please contact Dani Glazer at dani.glazer@duke.edu.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

  • Nov 11 Finding Your 1L Summer Job: A 2L/3L Student Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    An informational panel of current 2L and 3L students will share their personal insights on how best to pursue and secure rewarding opportunities as a first-year candidate. All first-years are encouraged to join the discussion and benefit from the varied perspectives of their peers. For more information, please contact Alan Dickinson at Dickinson@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

  • Nov 19 The Thirteenth Amendment and Civil Rights 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Please join Professor Darrell Miller for a panel discussion on the Thirteenth Amendment and Civil Rights. More details to follow. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information, please contact Darrell Miller at dmiller@law.duke.edu.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Friday, January 29, 2016

  • Jan 29 ESQ 6:00 PMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society, in conjunction with the Career & Professional Development Center and the Alumni & Development Office, will host the Fourteenth Annual ESQ Career Symposium. This symposium is open to all law students. Attire for the event is business formal. More information to come. For more information, please contact Mitchell Brunson at mitchell.brunson@duke.edu.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

  • Jan 30 ESQ 9:00 AMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society, in conjunction with the Career & Professional Development Center and the Alumni & Development Office, will host the Fourteenth Annual ESQ Career Symposium. This symposium is open to all law students. Attire for the event is business formal. More information to come. For more information, please contact Mitchell Brunson mitchell.brunson@duke.edu.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

Thursday, February 25, 2016

  • Feb 25 Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Professor Michael S. Moore, Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Chair and Co-Director, Program in Law and Philosophy at the University of Illinois College of Law, will deliver the Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture entitled "The Elusive Quest for a Constitutional Right to Liberty." One of the country's most prominent authorities on the intersection of law and philosophy, he has published eight books and some 60 major articles, which have appeared in the country's top law reviews and peer reviewed journals in philosophy and psychiatry. He is the author of Placing Blame, a General Theory of the Criminal Law (Oxford University Press, 1997), widely regarded as the leading modern statement of the retributivist theory of punishment and of that theory's systematic application to criminal law doctrine. In Act and Crime: The Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law (Oxford University Press, 1993), Moore provided a unified theory of action that underlies English and American criminal jurisprudence. Professor Moore has presented more than 150 lectures and papers in law, jurisprudence, political theory, legal philosophy, political science and economics, philosophy, psychology, and psychiatry. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Sandie MacLachlan at sandra.maclachlan@law.duke.edu.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

  • Mar 22 1L Blueprint for Sucecss 5:00 PMOff-campus

    Duke Law CPDC will host the annual ¿1L Blueprint for Success¿ event at the Durham Convention Center. Students will have the opportunity to network with lawyers and recruiters from top law firm and government and public interest law offices across the country. For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

  • May 19 Culp Colloquium 7:00 AMLaw School 4042

    The Culp Colloquium is named in honor of former Duke Law Professor Jerome McCristal Culp Jr. Professor Culp was recognized as a great mentor of junior faculty, in particular junior faculty of color, and the Colloquium is meant to advance that part of Professor Culp's legacy. Interested faculty should contact Professor Charles at charles@law.duke.edu.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

Saturday, June 18, 2016