Event Calendar

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

  • Jul 7 "What is a Will?" Staff Program 12:00 PMLaw School 4042

    Duke Law Staff are invited to an information session about the different types of Wills--costs, making changes, probate, estate planning and more... Presented by Curtis A. Twiddy, Senior Lecturing Fellow-Duke University School of Law. This event is for Duke Law staff only. RSVP's are required. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Janse Haywood at haywood@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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

  • Aug 18 LEAD Week 8:00 AMSee description

    Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Student Affairs.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

  • Aug 19 LEAD Week 8:00 AMSee description

    Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Student Affairs.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

  • Aug 20 LEAD Week 8:00 AMSee description

    Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Student Affairs.

Friday, August 21, 2015

  • Aug 21 LEAD Week 8:00 AMSee description

    Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Student Affairs.

  • Aug 21 Governing Faculty Retreat 9:30 AMWashington Duke Inn

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Sandie MacLachlan at sandra.maclachlan@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

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.

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

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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 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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.