Event Calendar

Friday, May 22, 2015

Saturday, May 23, 2015

  • May 23 Emerging Scholars 8:00 AMLaw School 4045

    For more information, please contact Guy Charles at charles@law.duke.edu.

  • May 23 Women in International Law Workshop 8:30 AMLaw School 3171

    Duke University's Center for International and Comparative Law (CICL) will host the inaugural "Women in International Law" research workshop at Duke Law School. The purpose of the workshop is to bring together female pre-tenure international law scholars to present works-in-progress and receive commentary from participants, as well as senior commentators in relevant fields. Topics cover a range of cutting-edge issues in a variety of international and comparative law fields, including foreign relations law, human rights law, and international economic law. The workshop is invite-only. Please visit https://law.duke.edu/news/women-international-law-workshop/ or contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu for more information.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

  • May 27 Inequality and the Economic Analysis of Climate Change 8:00 AMLaw School 4047

    Please join us for a conference on "Inequality and the Economic Analysis of Climate Change," organized by the Center for Law, Economics, and Public Policy in collaboration with SCRiM Network. The conference will include papers and presentations by economists, philosophers, policy scholars, and lawyers on many aspects of the topic, such as: the effect of intra- and intergenerational inequality on the social cost of carbon or optimal mitigation pathways; the distributional effects of mitigation policies such as carbon taxes, cap-and-trade, or REDD; how current integrated assessment models (IAMs) such as RICE, FUND or PAGE take account of distributional concerns, and how IAMs can be refined to better do so; how equity concerns should influence disaster aid or other efforts to reduce the effects of global warming; altruism and equity; the choice between utilitarian and equity-regarding (e.g., "prioritarian") social welfare functions as the normative basis for evaluating climate policies; and the relation between equity and corrective justice (compensatory) considerations with respect to climate policy. Please note space is limited and registration (free) is required. For registration, please go to the conference webpage at https://law.duke.edu/laweconomicsandpublicpolicy/conferences/climatechange/. Sponsored by by the Center for Law, Economics, and Public Policy in collaboration with SCRiM Network. For further information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow at icc2015@law.duke.edu

Thursday, May 28, 2015

  • May 28 Inequality and the Economic Analysis of Climate Change 8:00 AMLaw School 4047

    Please join us for a conference on "Inequality and the Economic Analysis of Climate Change," organized by the Center for Law, Economics, and Public Policy in collaboration with SCRiM Network. The conference will include papers and presentations by economists, philosophers, policy scholars, and lawyers on many aspects of the topic, such as: the effect of intra- and intergenerational inequality on the social cost of carbon or optimal mitigation pathways; the distributional effects of mitigation policies such as carbon taxes, cap-and-trade, or REDD; how current integrated assessment models (IAMs) such as RICE, FUND or PAGE take account of distributional concerns, and how IAMs can be refined to better do so; how equity concerns should influence disaster aid or other efforts to reduce the effects of global warming; altruism and equity; the choice between utilitarian and equity-regarding (e.g., "prioritarian") social welfare functions as the normative basis for evaluating climate policies; and the relation between equity and corrective justice (compensatory) considerations with respect to climate policy. Please note space is limited and registration (free) is required. For registration, please go to the conference webpage at https://law.duke.edu/laweconomicsandpublicpolicy/conferences/climatechange/. Sponsored by by the Center for Law, Economics, and Public Policy in collaboration with SCRiM Network. For further information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow at icc2015@law.duke.edu

Friday, June 5, 2015

  • Jun 5 Thoughts on Learning and Thinking in Law and Politics 9:00 AMLaw School 3000

    The Center on Democracy and the Rule of Law at the Duke Law School and the Department of Political Science is hosting a conference exploring the cognitive foundations of our understanding of law and the politics that give rise to it. If you would like to attend or participate please contact Mat McCubbins at mathew.mccubbins@duke.edu. Sponsored by Professor McCubbins. For more information, please contact Stephanie Lowd at stephanie.lowd@law.duke.edu.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

  • Jun 7 Japan Student - Alumni Gathering 12:00 PMSee description

    Current Duke Law students, please join alumni and friends in Japan for a summer gathering at Restaraunt Voie Lactee (inside Musee Tomo). This will be a fun event to meet and network with local alumni in Japan. Kindly hosted by Yuji Kondo. For questions or more information please contact Yuji at yuji.kondo@city-yuwa.com.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

  • 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.

Thursday, September 17, 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.

Friday, October 2, 2015

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.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

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.

Friday, October 23, 2015

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.

Friday, November 6, 2015

  • Nov 6 Global Health Law Symposium 8:00 AMTBD

    The first annual Global Health Law 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.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Thursday, February 25, 2016