Event Calendar

Thursday, June 22, 2017

  • Jun 22 Duke Law Alumni & Students Baltimore Harbor Boat Cruise 5:30 PMNone

    We will be departing from the dock at Harbor East Marina (adjacent to the Four Seasons Hotel, 200 International Drive, Baltimore). Parking is available at the Four Seasons and the boat will depart the dock promptly at 6:30 p.m. for a relaxed harbor cruise. Soft-soled shoes are requested, and light refreshments and beverages will be provided. Advance registration is required. Kindly RSVP here at your earliest convenience. As space is limited, a waiting list will be created when capacity is reached. In the event of inclement weather, an alternate plan will be announced. Hosted by the Law Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

  • Jun 22 Northern CA: Duke Law Club Karaoke Night Hosted by Eugene Lao L'95, L'95 9:30 PMSan Francisco, CA

    Join the Duke Law Club of Northern California for a night of karaoke, generously sponsored by Eugene Lao L'95 L'95. We will be in the Jack Daniels Room at Pandora Karaoke & Bar in Union Square, SF. For additional information and to RSVP, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/duke-law-club-karaoke-night-hosted-by-eugen.... Hosted by the Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Friday, June 23, 2017

  • Jun 23 A Legacy of Leadership: Duke Law Reception at the North Carolina Bar Association Annual Meeting 5:30 PMNone

    You are warmly invited to join Theresa Newman J.D. '88, Clinical Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Wrongful Convictions Clinic, and Darrell Miller, Professor of Law for the Duke Law Reception at the North Carolina Bar Association Annual Meeting. This year we are honored to celebrate the inauguration of President-Elect Caryn McNeill J.D.'91. As we recognize Caryn's achievement, we will also be celebrating Duke Law's legacy of leadership within the North Carolina Bar Association. Specific Location: Omni Grove Park Inn, Room: Roosevelt K/L, 290 Macon Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28804. Hosted by the Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Monday, June 26, 2017

  • Jun 26 Healthcare Reform: A Look Ahead to the Future of Law & Healthcare Policy in a Changing World 6:00 PMBoston, MA

    Gain valuable insight on the impact of law and policy on the delivery and financing of healthcare, and discuss the impact of current events on the rapidly changing landscape of medical practice in the United States. Panelists include: Alexis Finkelberg Bortniker, J.D.'07, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP, Jason Hanson, J.D.'94, President, CEO and Director, Ohana Biosciences, A Flagship Pioneering Company, Benjamin Wilson, J.D.'10, Associate, Ropes & Gray LLP, Michael Frakes, Professor of Law, Duke Law School (moderator). Specific Location: Ropes & Gray LLP, 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199. Hosted by the Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

  • Jun 27 Duke Law New York Summer Alumni & Students Reception 6:00 PMNew York, NY

    All Duke Law alumni, students, and friends are invited to join us for an evening of conversations and connections to celebrate the Duke Law alumni network in New York City. Hosted by the Law Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

  • Jun 29 Duke Law Dallas Summer Alumni & Students Reception 7:00 PMDallas, TX

    All Duke Law alumni, students, and friends are invited to join us for an evening of conversations and connections to celebrate the Duke Law alumni network in Dallas. Hosted by the Law Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

  • Jul 11 NC Triangle: Duke Law & Nicholas School of the Environment Alumni and Students Happy Hour 5:00 PMRaleigh, NC

    Duke Law alumni, students, and friends are invited to join Nicholas School alumni for a happy hour this summer. This is a great chance to connect with local alumni across the Duke graduate and professional school alumni community in the NC Triangle. Location: World of Beer, North Raleigh, 4208 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 267609. Hosted by the Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

  • Jul 11 Duke Law Chicago Summer Alumni & Students Reception 7:00 PMChicago, IL

    All Duke Law alumni, students, and friends are invited to join us for an evening of conversations and connections to celebrate the Duke Law alumni network in Chicago. Hosted by the Law Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

  • Jul 19 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 3000

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow at victoria.zellefrow@law.duke.edu.

  • Jul 19 Toward Greater Justice: Duke Law Clinics Advocate for At-Risk Children and the Wrongfully Convicted 6:00 PMMiami, FL

    Clinic Directors Jane Wettach and Theresa Newman J.D.'88 will describe the remarkable work of Duke Law students in the provision of direct client services, ranging from gaining access to critical educational services for disabled children to securing freedom for the wrongfully convicted. Clinical work has become an integral part of the law school experience for most Duke Law students, allowing them to test their emerging legal skills in a structured but real-world setting. When justice is achieved, both clients and law students are profoundly changed. Specific Location: Akerman LLP, Three Brickell City Centre, 98 Southeast Seventh Street, Suite 1100, Miami, FL 33131. Hosted by the Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

  • Aug 30 Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Daphne Barak-Erez, Justice on the Supreme Court of Israel, will deliver the Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Co-sponsored by the Center for International & Comparative Law and the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

  • Sep 12 Ghost of an Innocent Man 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Join the Duke Law Innocence Project in welcoming Benjamin Rachlin to discuss his new book, Ghost of an Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption, about the wrongful conviction and subsequent exoneration of Willie Grimes. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Duke Law Innocence Project. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • Oct 12 39th Annual Duke Estate Planning Conference 7:00 AMLaw 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 and tax practitioners and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate. Sponsored by Duke Law School and the Duke University Estate Planning Council. For more information, please contact Alyssa Alegre at depc@law.duke.edu.

Friday, October 13, 2017

  • Oct 13 39th Annual Duke Estate Planning Conference 7:00 AMLaw 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 and tax practitioners and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate. Sponsored by Duke Law School and the Duke University Estate Planning Council. For more information, please contact Alyssa Alegre at depc@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 13 Duke Law Campaign Celebration Weekend 12:00 PMLaw School 3rd Floor Loggia

    Sponsored by the Alumni & Development Office. For more information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

  • Nov 3 Saving Nemo: Rethinking Ocean Conservation - Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum Symposium 8:30 AMTBD

    DELPF's 2017 symposium will look at the major challenges the oceans currently face, ocean conservation success stories, and how law and new technologies are being used to change how we think about ocean conservation and governance. Three expert panels will discuss these themes, followed by three breakout sessions where students and other attendees will have a chance to work in small groups with experts to address three distinct ocean challenges. Each group will focus their discussion around a series of questions related to the specific ocean challenge. Finally, the experts leading the discussions will come together for one more panel to discuss general thoughts on the breakout sessions. The symposium will end with refreshments and a networking opportunity for panelists and students. Breakfast and lunch will be served. The 2017 symposium is being held in conjunction with the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic's 10th anniversary celebration. Co-sponsored by DELPF and the Environmental Law & Policy Clinic. For more information, please contact Teddy Wan at theodore.wan@lawnet.duke.edu.

Friday, November 17, 2017

  • Nov 17 Adoption Law Conference 7:00 AMTBD

    Professors Bradley and Kunz will hold an Adoption Law Conference. More information will be available closer to the date. Sponsored by Professors Bradley and Kunz. For more information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow at victoria.zellefrow@law.duke.edu.

Friday, February 2, 2018

  • Feb 2 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy Symposium: Amending the Constitution 9:00 AMTBD

    The Constitution was never intended to be a perfect document, yet amendments to the Constitution have come very infrequently. Come join the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy in our annual symposium: Amending the Constitution. Several prominent Constitutional Law scholars will propose camera-ready examples of Constitutional Amendments and discuss and debate the merits of each proposal. We hope to see you there. Sponsored by the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy. For more information, please contact Kevin Zhao at kevin.y.zhao@duke.edu.

Friday, February 9, 2018

  • Feb 9 Advocating for Environmental Justice 8:30 AMTBD

    The Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic is hosting a half-day conference on environmental justice. Join us for two morning panels with attorneys, community activists, regulators, and elected officials discussing how to address environmental problems that disproportionately affect minority and low-income communities. The lunch panel will include a keynote speaker and a moderated discussion among environmental justice leaders. Sponsored by the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic. For more information, please contact Shannon Arata at shannon.arata@lawnet.duke.edu or Talia Sechley at talia.sechley@law.duke.edu.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

  • Mar 23 Admitted Students Open House 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

    Sponsored by the Office of Admissions. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

  • Mar 24 Admitted Students Open House 9:00 AMLaw School 3041

    Sponsored by the Office of Admissions. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions.

Friday, April 13, 2018

  • Apr 13 Reunion 2018 10:00 AMLaw School 3rd Floor Loggia

    On April 13-15, 2018, we will welcome back graduating classes ending in 3 or 8 and the Half-Century Club (any alum who graduated more than 50 years ago) for a full weekend of activities. See details at https://law.duke.edu/alumni/reunion/. Sponsored by Duke Law School. For more information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

  • May 10 Graduation Gala 7:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    More details to follow. For more information, please contact Student Affairs.

Friday, May 11, 2018

  • May 11 Graduation Family Barbecue 5:00 PMSee description

    More details to follow. Event will be held at The Rickhouse, 609 Foster Street, Durham. For more information, contact Student Affairs.

  • May 11 Candlelight Dinner (International students and guests) 7:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    This event proves to be one of the most special of the year, as international students' and LLM students' families and friends travel from around the world to share in graduation. Sponsored by the Office of International Studies. Attendance is free. Business casual to semi-formal attire is recommended. For more information, please contact Suzanne Brown at brown@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

  • May 12 Law School Hooding Ceremony 5:30 PMCameron Indoor Stadium

    More details to follow. For more information, contact the Office of Student Affairs.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

  • Nov 1 Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The 2018-2019 Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law will be presented by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon of Singapore. Co-sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law and the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.