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Thursday, February 02, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    Do you know what "success" looks like as a summer or entry-level law firm associate? Curious how to use your time and energy as your launch your career to maximize the choices you'll have a few years in? Join us for this 4-part series providing specific advice on how to be a great associate and what to do to control your own career path.
    Students and new attorneys who understand the business drivers of a large firm are best positioned to add value to their firm and to be competitive for the best opportunities at and beyond their firm. Associate Dean Bruce Elvin introduces the business and economics of law firms today. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by January 30 for planning purposes.
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    Sponsored by CPDC. For more information, please reach out to Jasminka Vujic (jasminka.vujic@law.duke.edu).

  • Law School 4045

    Curious about how you can get involved in entrepreneurship as a JD? Please join the Duke Law and Entrepreneurship Society for its inaugural event! We will hear from a panel of current and former attorneys connected to Duke Law about their careers in the world of entrepreneurship and the law. Lunch will be served! Please register for the event here: https://forms.gle/vcHUMTTu324Hobzm8. Hosted by Duke Law and Entrepreneurship Society. Sponsored by DBA and co-sponsored by Duke Law and Technology Society. For more information, please contact Carolyn Walworth at carolyn.walworth@duke.edu.

  • Law School 4044

    LALSA members are invited to join with their mentors and mentees over lunch to check in on each other's semesters and discuss important topics like dealing with imposter syndrome, and preparing for job interviews. For additional information, email alexandra.gomez@duke.edu or manuel.alvarez@duke.edu

Friday, February 03, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    Twenty-first century technologies, surveillance, our data economy, and the lack of effective privacy protective laws create a post-Dobbs landscape rife with privacy challenges and harms. Our Data Privacy Day 2023 event will explore these issues. Visit our website, https://techpolicy.sanford.duke.edu/dpdad/, for agenda and speaker information. Sponsored by The Kenan Institute for Ethics and Duke Law. Co-sponsored by Sanford School of Public Policy and Science and Society. For more information, contact Jolynn Dellinger at jdellinger@law.duke.edu or David Hoffman at david.hoffman@duke.edu.

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    Put on your running shoes and join the Duke Law Run Club community for a run around campus! Meet us next to the Law School Sign at 12:30pm. We will depart at 12:35pm sharp. Friends and family are welcomed. Distance: Just under 4 miles. Pace groups: 9-minute/mile & 11-minute/mile. Sponsored by Duke Law Run Club. For more information, please contact Wenyi Zhou at wenyi.zhou@duke.edu or DM on Instagram @dukelawrun.

Monday, February 06, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    Join the Business Law Society for the pre-ESQ information session. We will address event logistics, go over best practices for networking, and answer any questions you may have. Sponsored by the Business Law Society Contact: Regan Barney, regan.barney@duke.edu

  • Law School 3043

    Novel Justice is a book event series sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Christopher Slobogin is a Milton Underwood Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School and the director of Vanderbilt Law School's Criminal Justice Program. His book, Virtual Searches: Regulating the Covert World of Technological Policing, develops a useful typology for sorting through the bewildering array of old, new, and soon-to-arrive policing techniques. It then lays out a framework for regulating their use that expands the Fourth Amendment's privacy protections without blindly imposing its warrant requirement, and that prioritizes democratic over judicial policymaking. Join us for a conversation and Q&A with Slobogin about his work. Professor Brandon Garrett, Director of the Wilson Center, will moderate. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. For more information, please contact Stella Kreilkamp at stella.kreilkamp@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3171

    Please join the Law Teaching Committee as they discuss student papers intended for publication. The paper for each workshop will be sent out in advance. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Law Teaching Committee. For more information, and to be added to the invitation list, please contact Leanna Doty at leanna.doty@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, February 07, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    This presentation will talk about how to prepare financially for the bar exam and the licensure process. They will discuss about the potential Character and Fitness requirements, and how to get your credit report. Sponsored by AccessLex and hosted by the Office of Student Affairs. Please RSVP by 02/03/2023 at https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bBZWZdHnXgkfXds For more information please contact Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu

  • Law School 4055

    General body meeting for members of the Mock Trial Board. Lunch will be provided, sponsored by the Mock Trial Board. For more information, please contact moksh.gudala@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3043

    Filing for Optional Practical Training (OPT) is necessary in order for graduating LL.M. and J.D. students in F-1 visa status to obtain work authorization in the United States if they are not currently a U.S. citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident. Maxine Sanders, from Duke's Visa Services Office, will be at the Law School to present information on the OPT process, as well as offer an opportunity to ask questions. Sponsored by the International Studies Office. For more information, contact Leslie Allen at leslie.allen@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Frances Curran at Frances.curran@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

  • Law School 4045

    Please join the Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) for our first general body meeting of the semester. Members will discuss upcoming events and have the opportunity to connect with mentors. All members welcome. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by LALSA. For more information, please contact Alexandra Gomez at adg69@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3043

    With recent news about law school rankings, an impending recession, and a crisis of legitimacy in the American judicial system, conversations about the current state of the legal profession are more important than ever. Join us for a discussion with David Lat, the highly influential founder of Above the Law, Jennifer Dickey, the Deputy Chief of the US Chamber of Commerce Litigation Center, and Mark Rothrock, a local attorney at Smith Anderson. The three will discuss emerging issues in the legal world and how the next generation of lawyers can prepare themselves for the profession. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by The Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Thomas Fogarty at tmf33@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3000

    Professor Metzloff will be breaking down the basics of American Football for International Students who do not understand the game. Sponsored by GLSA For more information, please contact Christope Nießen, Christophe Hennico or Evangeline Inyang at christoph.niessen@duke.edu, christophe.hennico@duke.edu, evangeline.inyang@duke.edu.

  • Law School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, please contact Monica Roberson at monica.roberson@law.duke.edu with questions.

  • Law School 4042

    Join the Business Law Society for our first firm spotlight of the semester. Attorneys from Simpson Thacher will discuss the firm, their careers, and their advice for 1Ls and LLMs. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. Please RSVP by Tuesday, February 7th at noon. For more information, contact Dani Macuil at dani.macuil@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    Please Join JLSA for a lecture on the evolution of Jewish law from Reuven Friedman who is a NYU Law School alumnus, a former attorney with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan's New York City office, as well as an archaeologist with a doctorate in Archaeology from Bar-Ilan University. The program is taking place in memory of Jerrol Silverberg, Duke University School of Law class of 1944. Sponsored by Jewish Law Students Association. For more information please contact Adam Morris at adam.morris2@duke.edu. Please pre-register here to guarantee lunch: https://forms.gle/MRBEtZNkH2QxNX5k7

Thursday, February 09, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    When the US Constitution won popular approval in 1788, it was the culmination of thirty years of passionate argument over the nature of government. But ratification hardly ended the conversation. For the next half century, ordinary Americans and statesmen alike continued to wrestle with weighty questions in the halls of government and in the pages of newspapers. To discuss this important history, join us for a conversation with one of America's top legal scholars, Professor Akhil Amar of Yale Law School. Professor Amar will detail the history of our constitutional conversation and discuss how it can provide lessons for contemporary debates about the text's meaning. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Thomas Fogarty at tmf33@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3043

    Join OutLaw for our Spring Semester General Body Meeting! We will review our upcoming events for the remainder of the school year and share important information regarding the March elections. Lunch will be provided. See you there! Sponsored by OutLaw. Contact Morgan Kelleher(Morgan.Kelleher@duke.edu) for more information. RSVP here: https://forms.gle/ijMZjuc22vuDXiNr7

  • Law School 4045

    On December 7, 2022, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in MOORE v. HARPER, a landmark redistricting case out of North Carolina. Come learn from leading legal minds about the history of redistricting in North Carolina, the trajectory of MOORE v. HARPER, and its implications for voting across the United States. Speakers include Justice Robin E. Hudson, NC DOJ Deputy Attorney General & General Counsel Sarah Boyce, and Professor H. Jefferson Powell. RSVP: https://forms.gle/8WDKhMRdANtCWeAS6. Sponsored by North Carolina Club. For more information, please contact Jean Wilson-Stayton at jgw30@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    Please join ACS for a chat with Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Toby J. Heytens, moderated by Dean Kerry Abrams, about Judge Heytens' path to the bench, including extensive work in government service and academia. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP at https://forms.gle/ckH8hw4kmwhLekSD7. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society and the Clerkship Office. For more information, please contact Paul Finkelstein at Paul.finkelstein@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3041

    Please join the Transactional Law Board for a Q&A on the upcoming Transactional Law Competition. An overview of the competition will be provided, and exec members will be in attendance to provide tips and answer any questions you may have. Sponsored by the Transactional Law Board For more information please contact Brian Budd at brian.budd@duke.edu

  • Law School Third Floor Mezzanine

    We hope to commemorate this year and our Black Duke community in an authentic way by crafting a yearbook, where we'll capture the countless faces, personalities, cultures and identities that shape Black Duke '22-'23. This session will focus on our graduate students, staff and faculty. All members of the Black Duke community (students, faculty, and staff) are invited to participate. Cosponsored by the Duke Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture (MLWC). For more information, please contact Cole Walker at cole.walker@duke.edu.

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying to get creative! Join your classmates and a local artist for a step-by-step painting tutorial. Registration is required and space is limited. Please register here: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d4fTiYCQbvyU2ge Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, contact Rachel Mwombela at rachel.mwombela@duke.edu.

  • Law School 4047

    Come join BLSA as we celebrate the beginning of Black History Month 2022! Every year, we host this event to build community, remember our history, and come together to enjoy a night of trivia. Grab and go dinners will be provided by Dame's Chicken & Waffles. Sponsored by BLSA. For more information, please contact Sulu Adewole at aaa117@duke.edu.

Friday, February 10, 2023

  • Law School 2014

    Third-year students are invited to meet with Dean Abrams and talk about their law school experience. Seating is limited and spots fill quickly. Lunch will be provided. RSVP: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25AHzV3W4XhdC5w Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, contact Rachel Mwombela at rachel.mwombela@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3041

    ESQ is a professional networking symposium held by the Business Law Society, in conjunction with the Career & Professional Development Center and the Alumni & Development Office. The event gives first year students an opportunity to meet over 60 attorneys and alumni from diverse practice areas and markets. The event will include a keynote address, networking breakout rooms, and a social hour. For more information, please contact Katie Retzbach at kathryn.retzbach@duke.edu.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

  • Law School 3rd Floor Loggia

    Duke Law's Annual Intramural Transactional Law Competition brings together 1Ls and LLMs to negotiate a mock transaction in front of practicing corporate attorneys. During the first round of the event, students mark up term sheets and exchange them via email. During the second round of the event, students participate in a face-to-face negotiation. The event concludes with a networking reception and announcements of the winners. Sponsored by the Transactional Law Board For more information please contact: Brian Budd at brian.budd@duke.edu or Ava Parisi at ava.parisi@duke.edu.

Monday, February 13, 2023

  • Law School 3210 Flex Learning

    As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, please join us for a one-hour, interactive group career counseling session with Ben Lewis, Human Rights Officer, Migration Unit, Office of United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to discuss pathways to human rights careers. This is a great opportunity to interact in an informal small-group setting with a human rights practitioner. Co-sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic. Attendance is limited; please RSVP to Bonnie Blundell at bonnie.blundell@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 4055

    One of the cruelest voices we hear can be the one that is in our own heads. Despite often hearing that we should be hard on ourselves to succeed, research shows that self-criticism prevents us from overcoming setbacks and achieving our goals. This session will demonstrate robust evidence for, and opportunities to practice, a different internal voice - one of self-compassion. Presented by Dr. Carrie Adair, Assistant Director of Research at the Duke Center for Healthcare Safety and Quality and sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Contact Rachel Mwombela at rachel.mwombela@duke.edu for more information. Register here: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_77mHQnBGCO0KlcG

  • Law School 4045

    Attorneys from Orrick will be joining SALSA to discuss their firm, their careers, and their experiences navigating the legal field as a South Asian attorney. Although this event is geared towards SALSA members, if you are not a SALSA member but still interested in attending, please reach out using the contact information. Sponsored by SALSA. For more information, please contact Moksh Gudala at moksh.gudala@duke.edu.

  • Law School 4042

    Join us for a conversation on private sector careers in environmental law. Four guest speakers will share their experiences in the field: Blan Holman, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Pine Gate Renewables; Alisha Mehta Adams (Duke Law '16), Associate at Jackson Walker; and two more speakers, to be confirmed. This event is co-sponsored by the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic. For more information, please contact Elza Bouhassira at elza.bouhassira@law.duke.edu. Register here: https://forms.gle/M2BtjtxN1g5wYShy5

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

  • Law School 3037

    As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program featuring Catherine Addo, Founder, Racial Equity Impact Practice & Senior Strategy Director, Purpose; Genevieve Sauberli, Human Rights Officer, OHCHR Migration Team; and Richard Gaines, Global Advocacy team, Wikimedia Foundation. Speakers will discuss messaging for social change. Co-sponsored by APALSA, BLSA, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Human Rights Law Society, Duke Immigrant and Refugee Project, International Law Society, LALSA, MENALSA, NALSA, SALSA, and WoCC. Moderated by Aya Fujimura-Fanselow, Clinical Professor of Law (Teaching) and Supervising Attorney, International Human Rights Clinic, Duke Law. Event will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person. Lunch provided for attendees. For more information, contact Bonnie Blundell (bonnie.blundell@law.duke.edu). Livestream link: https://bit.ly/3GESqGE

  • Law School 4042

    Join us for a conversation on public interest careers in environmental law. Four guest speakers will share their experiences in the field: Chandra Taylor-Sawyer, Senior Attorney and Leader of the Environmental Justice Initiative at the Southern Environmental Law Center; Michael Hiatt (Duke Law '09), deputy managing attorney of the Clean Energy program at Earthjustice; Mae Wu (Duke Law '01), Deputy Undersecretary of Marketing and Regulatory Programs at the US Department of Agriculture; and Patrick Duggan (Duke Law and Nicolas School '10), a Prosecutor at the Environmental Crimes Section of the United States Department of Justice. This event is co-sponsored by the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic. For more information, please contact Elza Bouhassira at elza.bouhassira@law.duke.edu. Register here: https://bit.ly/3Jsafue

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

  • Law School 4045

    Please join OutLaw for a conversation with Jennifer Levi, Duke Law Professor and Senior Director of Transgender and Queer Rights at GLBTQ+ Legal Advocates and Defenders. We will discuss the current status of transgender rights in the U.S. as well as careers in the civil rights field. Sponsored by OutLaw. Questions? Contact Jackson Samples at jackson.samples@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    Please join the Business Law Society in welcoming Skadden to campus. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Regan Barney, regan.barney@duke.edu

  • Law School 4055

    International Career Panel featuring lawyers from Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America - providing an insight into different practice areas and the legal markets in their respective countries. Sponsored by GLSA For more information, please contact Christophe Nießen, Christophe Hennico or Evangeline Inyang at christoph.niessen@duke.edu, christophe.hennico@duke.edu, evangeline.inyang@duke.edu. Information on how to register will be emailed by GLSA prior to the event.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    Do you know what "success" looks like as a summer or entry-level law firm associate? Curious how to use your time and energy as your launch your career to maximize the choices you'll have a few years in? Join us for this 4-part series providing specific advice on how to be a great associate and what to do to control your own career path.
    Join Sang Lee, https://www.linkedin.com/in/sangjinlee/ or https://www.thine.co/sang-lee, a leading legal industry entrepreneur with decades of experience in the legal industry. Hired by law firms around the country to train their attorneys, Sang will share some of the specific behaviors and attributes her clients prize in summers and entry-level attorneys. If you're a headed to a law firm this summer or fall, you won't want to miss this special opportunity. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by February 13 for planning purposes.
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    Sponsored by Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Jasminka Vujic (jasminka.vujic@law.duke.edu).

  • Law School 3041

    More information coming soon. Sponsored by the Richard A. Horvitz Program in Constitutional & Public Law. For more information, please contact Marin Levy at levy@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    Join the Duke Law Florida Club for a panel of White & Case attorneys for a conversation about the firm, their career and work experiences, and their Miami office. Food will be provided. RSVP at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchkjyxLRyFWeysfcXNDVbyWx_hMcO…. Sponsored by the Duke Law Florida Club & the Business Law Society For more information, please contact Mark Pemberton at mark.pemberton@duke.edu

  • Law School 4045

    Students interested in studying abroad for the Fall 2023 semester are invited to this interest meeting for the Duke Law study abroad/exchange program. Representatives from Academic Affairs and International Studies will discuss the guidelines and application process for studying abroad. Recent JD graduates will also be on hand to share their study abroad experience. Lunch will be available. Sponsored by the Academic Affairs and International Studies. For more information, please contact Leslie Allen leslie.allen@law.duke.edu.

  • Virtual

    Connect with the broader Duke Law public interest community! Informally mix and mingle with over 50 young public interest alumni. Hear what they love most about their work, talk about shared interests, and learn more about government and public interest careers. Attendees will be able to move freely between virtual tables to talk with alumni across various issue areas and practice settings. Casual attire. Learn more and RSVP: https://sites.law.duke.edu/pipb/gpicareers/public-interest-alumni-stude…. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information or questions, please contact Holly Dorfman.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

  • Law School 3rd Floor Loggia

    Please join us for the return of Duke Law's Family Weekend to get an inside view of life at the Law School! Events will include mock classes, tours, and more! Additional information coming soon. Sponsored by Duke Bar Association. For questions, please contact dba@law.duke.edu.

Monday, February 20, 2023

  • Law School 3037

    Join the celebration for Professor H. Jefferson Powell's recent book, The Practice of American Constitutional Law (e-book available at https://find.library.duke.edu/catalog/DUKE010495796). The new title explores the "Constitution-in-practice, the set of legal rules and principles that lawyers and judges have created in the course of trying to apply the written Constitution to the real world of legal and political conflict." James Boyle, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law, will moderate the discussion. Lunch will be served for attendees. Co-sponsored by the Goodson Law Library and Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Jennifer Behrens (behrens@law.duke.edu).

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

  • Law School 4045

    Please join the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association for our annual Biglaw in a Bite Series, a four-part panel event dedicated to exploring Duke's largest legal markets for corporate work. The Biglaw in a Bite: Additional Markets panel will showcase alumni and attorneys working in Houston, Raleigh, Chicago, Philadelphia, and more who will address regional considerations regarding practice trends, hiring, diversity, and lifestyle. More information about the panelists will follow. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by 2/17 at https://forms.gle/svQgLhbqW5auiUAz7. Sponsored by APALSA. For more information, please contact Isabella Cheng at Isabella.cheng@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3043

    Join our distinguished panelists, the Honorable R. Guy Cole, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, the Honorable Robin S. Rosenbaum, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, and the Honorable Justin R. Walker, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, for a discussion about clerkships. The judges will share their perspectives on topics such as the benefits of clerking, what they look for in applications, and how they work with their clerks. They will also answer questions. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Clerkship Office. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Frances Curran at Frances.curran@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program featuring Katharine G. Young, Associate Dean of Faculty and Global Programs, Professor, and Dean's Distinguished Scholar at Boston College Law School, who will be discussing her piece on "Human Rights Originalism." Moderated by Jayne Huckerby, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, International Human Rights Clinic, Duke Law. Co-sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union, American Constitution Society, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Human Rights Law Society, and International Law Society. Event will be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person. Lunch provided for attendees. For more information, contact Bonnie Blundell (bonnie.blundell@law.duke.edu). Livestream link: https://bit.ly/3CTR8FC

  • Law School 3041

    Co-sponsored by the Duke Law Moot Court Board and the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact deanscup@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, please contact Monica Roberson at monica.roberson@law.duke.edu with questions.

  • Law School 3043

    Please join the Business Law Society in welcoming Latham & Watkins to campus. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For morning information, please contact Regan Barney, regan.barney@duke.edu

  • Law School 4045

    Please join the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association for our annual Biglaw in a Bite Series, a fourthree-part panel event dedicated to exploring Duke's three largest legal markets for corporate work. The Biglaw in a Bite: DC panel will showcase alumni working in the Washington D.C. area to address regional considerations regarding practice trends, hiring, diversity, and lifestyle. More information about the panelists will follow. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by APALSA. For more information, please contact Hsi-Lin Chu at hsi-lin.chu@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    Many commentators have flagged the startling uses of the Supreme Court's "Shadow Docket" over the last few years. But what exactly is this Shadow Docket? Is it really just a way for the Court's conservative Justice to hear the cases they care about most? Join us for a discussion with Judge Trevor N. McFadden, a Federal District Court Judge in the U.S. Court for the District of Columbia. Lunch will be provided. More details to come. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Tom Fogarty at tmf33@duke.edu or Matthew Mcknight at mcm141@duke.edu.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

  • Law School 3000

    Please join NLG for its Spring Semester General Body Meeting. Non-members are welcome too. Lunch will be provided pursuant to DBA funding. Please register here: https://forms.gle/szjTZ3P55c1Pd2du6. Sponsored by NLG. Please contact fac19@duke.edu for questions.

  • Law School 4047

    We'll show some of our unique transactional and litigation tools, and highlight our practices centers, corporate research and legal news! Lunch is provided. Please RSVP at https://forms.gle/dpNSJgnMZA1DiAAE7 For more information, please contact Will Thompson at wthompson@bloombergindustry.com, Sadé Harper at sade.harper@duke.edu, or Vanessa Keverenge at vanessa.keverenge@duke.edu

  • Law School 4045

    Please join the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association for our annual Biglaw in a Bite Series, a five-part panel event dedicated to exploring Duke's largest legal markets for corporate work. The Biglaw in a Bite: NY panel will showcase alumni working in the New York area to address regional considerations regarding practice trends, hiring, diversity, and lifestyle. More information about the panelists will follow. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by APALSA. For more information, please contact Chris Rim at hr132@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3041

    LENS will host a panel on "Careers in National Security Law featuring RADM Melissa Bert, Judge Advocate General, U.S. Coast Guard; Mr. Phillip Carter, Senior Director, Public Sector Legal, Salesforce; Ms. Michele Pearce, Of Counsel, Covington & Burling; and Ms. Genelle Francis, Assistant General Counsel, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sponsored by the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security. For more information, please contact Amanda Gonzalez at lensmailbox@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 4049

    Please join us for the final round of the Twiggs-Beskind Mock Trial Competition. To attend in person or online, please fill out the form at bit.ly/twiggsfinal. Sponsored by Duke Law Mock Trial. For more information, please contact Brandon Avers at brandon.avers@duke.edu.

Friday, February 24, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    The 28th Annual National Security Law Conference will be held on February 24-25, 2023, at Duke Law School. Learn updates on a variety of issues and hear candid discussions about challenges and potential solutions from experts in government, the military, agencies, and the civilian sector. Please visit our website (https://web.law.duke.edu/lens/conference/2023/) for more information. Sponsored by the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security. For questions, please contact Amanda Gonzalez at lensmailbox@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, February 25, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    The 28th Annual National Security Law Conference will be held on February 24-25, 2023, at Duke Law School. Learn updates on a variety of issues and hear candid discussions about challenges and potential solutions from experts in government, the military, agencies, and the civilian sector. Please visit our website (https://web.law.duke.edu/lens/conference/2023/) for more information. Sponsored by the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security. For questions, please contact Amanda Gonzalez at lensmailbox@law.duke.edu.

Monday, February 27, 2023

  • Law School 3171

    Please join the Law Teaching Committee as they discuss student papers intended for publication. The paper for each workshop will be sent out in advance. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Law Teaching Committee. For more information, and to be added to the invitation list, please contact Leanna Doty at leanna.doty@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 4045

    Join to hear from Judge Sam Hamadani, a district court judge here in Wake County, North Carolina. Judge Hamadani will share her background as an Iranian immigrant and her work experience prior to the bench, including in public defense, at the NC DOJ, and at (then) Senator Biden's office. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association. For more information, please contact Emma Shahabi at emma.shahabi@duke.edu.

  • Law School 4047

    Do you know what "success" looks like as a summer or entry-level law firm associate? Curious how to use your time and energy as your launch your career to maximize the choices you'll have a few years in? Join us for this 4-part series providing specific advice on how to be a great associate and what to do to control your own career path. Join Jason Pearl, hiring partner for Willkie Farr & Gallagher, and Adrian Davis, Chief Human Capital and Talent Officer for Latham & Watkins, for a conversation about succeeding as a summer and entry level associate. Learn tips and advice for how to build relationships with firm decision makers, become the go-to associate within your practice group, and generate work for yourself as an associate. Whether your goal is to continue your career at a law firm or take a different path after a few years, associates with these attributes will be in high demand. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by February 22 for planning purposes:
    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScr4aEha2Q5aIWmpNDqn78PfLz-82j…
    Sponsored by Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Jasminka Vujic (jasminka.vujic@law.duke.edu).

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

  • Law School 3043

    Please join the Business Law Society for our Milbank Spotlight. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Regan Barney, regan.barney@duke.edu

  • Law School 3037

    State Constitutions play an integral role in the laws that shape American life. So why don't more scholars pay attention to them? Join us for a discussion featuring 8th Circuit Judge David Stras. Judge Stras will discuss the value of State Constitutions and their importance in the American system. More details to come. Sponsored by Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Tom Fogarty at tmf33@duke.edu.

  • Nasher Museum of Art

    The International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ), the 2023 recipient of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law, will be honored for the organization's remarkable efforts to help evacuate, support, and resettle Afghan women judges. Justice Susan Glazebrook of the Supreme Court of New Zealand will accept the award on behalf of the IAWJ and deliver a keynote address. This event is sponsored by the Bolch Judicial Institute and is by invitation only. For press and general inquiries, please email Melinda Vaughn at melinda.vaughn@law.duke.edu. To learn more about the Bolch Prize and the IAWJ, visit https://loom.ly/FucCf9Y.

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    You are warmly invited to the Spring 2023 Meeting of the Alumnae Leadership Council. The meeting will take place at the J.B. Duke Hotel. This event will be hosted by the Duke Law Office of Alumni & Development. For more information, please email us at alumni_office@law.duke.edu

Thursday, March 02, 2023

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    You are warmly invited to the Spring 2023 Meeting of the Alumnae Leadership Council. The meeting will take place at the J.B. Duke Hotel. This event will be hosted by the Duke Law Office of Alumni & Development. For more information, please email us at alumni_office@law.duke.edu

  • Law School 3041

    Members of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ), the 2023 recipient of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law, will discuss their efforts to coordinate an emergency evacuation of women judges in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover in 2021. The panel will include Justice Susan Glazebrook of the New Zealand Supreme Court, Justice Mona Lynch of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Judge Vanessa Ruiz of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Judge Patricia Whalen of the Vermont State Court. The discussion will be moderated by Christie Jones, executive director of the IAWJ. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law. For more information, please contact Ann Yandian at ann.yandian@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    Please join ACS for a chat with Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judge L. Felipe Restrepo about his path to the Third Circuit, including extensive work in public defense, as a federal magistrate judge, as a member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and as a judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP at https://forms.gle/VaVABZdxz1LpoUNY7. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society, LALSA, and the Clerkship Office. For more information, please contact Paul Finkelstein at Paul.finkelstein@duke.edu.

Friday, March 03, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    Duke Law Journal (DLJ) is pleased to host its 53rd annual Administrative Law Symposium. The event will feature multiple panels discussing the growing importance of behavioral economics in administrative law. Sponsored by Duke Law Journal. For more info, please contact Robert Bourret at robert.bourret@duke.edu

  • Law School 4047

    Duke Law students along with NC-licensed faculty, and staff attorneys will host a Call 4All call center to provide pro bono intake and legal advice for North Carolina residents. Sponsored by PIPB. For more information, please contact D.J. Dore (dj.dore@law.duke.edu ) or Holly Dorfman (holly.dorfman@law.duke.edu ).

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    Duke Bar Association will be hosting its annual Barrister's Ball from 9pm-1am. Additional details forthcoming. Sponsored by Duke Bar Association. For more information, please contact DBA Social Chair Katie Retzbach at Kathryn.retzbach@duke.edu.

Monday, March 06, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    For the past few years scholars have engaged in an ongoing debate about the continued utility of qualified immunity. While the doctrine was originally meant to empower police officers to protect communities, many today see it as a shield for officers commit misconduct. Many others advocate abandoning the doctrine altogether. To discuss the arguments in favor and against qualified immunity, join us for a discussion with Anya Bidwell of the Institute for Justice and Duke Law Professor Brandon Garrett. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Federalist Society and the Duke Law Wilson Center for Science and Justice. For more information, please contact Tom Fogarty at tmf33@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3043

    Join Georgia State College of Law Professor Anthony Michael Kreis for a conversation on the threats to our democracy. In his talk, Prof. Kreis will discuss recent election denialism in Georgia, while also looking at historical parallels to analyze the future of American democracy. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP here: https://forms.gle/eBjj5SmzpneeoDLg8. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society Duke Law Chapter and North Carolina Lawyers Chapter. For more information, please contact Paul Finkelstein at Paul.finkelstein@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    OutLaw will come together to elect its Executive Board for the 2023-2024 academic year. All members of the General Body are encouraged to attend to hear the candidates and participate in this important process! To learn more about elections, please contact current OutLaw President, Morgan Kelleher (Morgan.Kelleher@duke.edu). Sponsored by OutLaw

  • Law School 4042

    Come and listen to Professors Buccafusco and Jenkins discuss the intersection of IP and food law. Sponsored by Food Law Society and Intellectual Property Law Society. For more information, please contact Mary Peyton Brown at Mary.brown@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3041

    Sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society. For more information, please contact Connor Sakati at cos10@duke.edu.

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    For 1Ls only: In preparation for the mandatory rounds of the 2021 Hardt Cup Competition, please attend this training session. The Hardt Cup Coordinators will provide further information on the competition, general tips for oral advocacy, and answer any questions you may have about the competition. Sponsored by the Duke Law Moot Court Board. For more information, please contact the coordinators at dukehardtcup@gmail.com.

  • Law School 3037

    This is a mandatory information session for most LLM students who plan to sit for the New York bar exam. We will review parts of the NY Bar application including the LLM Certificate of Attendance form and the transcript request process. Sponsored by the International Studies Office. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Leslie Allen at leslie.allen@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Frances Curran at Frances.curran@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, March 08, 2023

  • Law School 3043

    For 1Ls only: In preparation for the mandatory rounds of the 2021 Hardt Cup Competition, please attend this training session. The Hardt Cup Coordinators will provide further information on the competition, general tips for oral advocacy, and answer any questions you may have about the competition. Sponsored by the Duke Law Moot Court Board. For more information, please contact the coordinators at dukehardtcup@gmail.com.

  • Law School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, please contact Monica Roberson at monica.roberson@law.duke.edu with questions.

  • Law School 4045

    The North Carolina Club invites all members to join for a general body meeting and test their NC knowledge with a fun, barely-competitive social event! All are welcome, and food will be provided. Sponsored by the NCC and DBA. For more information, please contact Sarah Couillard at sec100@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3000

    Please join Professor Chris Buccafusco for a lunchtime discussion of Professor Jessica Silbey's (Boston University) book Against Progress: Intellectual Property and Fundamental Values in the Internet Age. More information to follow. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Professor Chris Buccafusco. For more information, please contact Leanna Doty at leanna.doty@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    Please join us for our Hogan Lovells Spotlight. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Regan Barney, regan.barney@duke.edu

Thursday, March 09, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    Melissa Murray, the Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, will give the annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture. Murray, who is also the faculty director for the Birnbaum Women's Leadership Network at NYU Law, is a leading expert in family law, constitutional law, and reproductive rights and justice. Her award-winning research focuses on the legal regulation of intimate life and encompasses such topics as the regulation of sex and sexuality, marriage and its alternatives, the marriage equality debate, the legal recognition of caregiving, and reproductive rights and justice. Her publications have appeared in the California Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Harvard Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Pennsylvania Law Review, Virginia Law Review, and Yale Law Journal, among others. She is an author of Cases on Reproductive Rights and Justice, the first casebook to cover the field of reproductive rights and justice, and a co-editor of Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories. Prior to joining the NYU faculty, Murray was on the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where she was the recipient of the Rutter Award for Teaching Distinction. From March 2016 to June 2017, she served as interim dean of the Berkeley Law. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For questions, please contact Events@law.duke.edu.

Friday, March 10, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    Join us for the 9th Annual Whiskey in the Courtroom: Evolving Trends in Forensic Science. Forensic science experts and attorneys who have litigated cases involving complex scientific evidence will present on a range of topics designed to help attorneys understand the latest trends in forensic evidence, limitations to this evidence, and legal challenges that can be made. The program is open to criminal defense attorneys and investigators and is expected to offer 6.25 CLE hours. Sponsored by the Duke Law Center for Criminal Justice & Professional Responsibility, NC Office of Indigent Defense Services and Wilson Center for Science and Justice. For more information, please contact Marlyn Dail at marlyn.dail@law.duke.edu.

Monday, March 20, 2023

  • Law School 3043

    Novel Justice is a book event series sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Nicholas Dawidoff is the critically acclaimed author of five books, including The Catcher Was a Spy and In the Country of a Country. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and has also been a Guggenheim, Berlin Prize, and Art for Justice Fellow. Dawidoff's latest book, The Other Side of Prospect: A Story of Violence, Injustice, and the American City, is a landmark work of intimate reporting on inequality, race, class, and violence, told through a murder and intersecting lives in an iconic American neighborhood. Join us for a conversation and Q&A with Dawidoff about his work. Professor Brandon Garrett, Director of the Wilson Center, will moderate. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. For more information, please contact Stella Kreilkamp at stella.kreilkamp@duke.edu.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    Professor Lee Tiedrich will discuss the growing use of AI in the Judicial System with Judge Grimm. Sponsored by Science & Society. For more information contact Patricia Mitchell at patricia.mitchell@law.duke.edu

  • Law School 4047

    Do you know what "success" looks like as a summer or entry-level law firm associate? Curious how to use your time and energy as your launch your career to maximize the choices you'll have a few years in? Join us for this 4-part series providing specific advice on how to be a great associate and what to do to control your own career path. Students and new attorneys who understand the business drivers of a large firm are best positioned to add value to their firm and to be competitive for the best opportunities at and beyond their firm. Associate Dean Bruce Elvin introduces the business and economics of law firms today. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by January 30 for planning purposes. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeeAnriEy7M3MVstT9Qzapw5-LzYk8…
    Sponsored by CPDC. For more information, please reach out to Jasminka Vujic (jasminka.vujic@law.duke.edu). Please note this event has been rescheduled from an earlier date in February.

  • Law School 4042

    Join LLM alumni who successfully passed the New York Bar for their top 10 tips on preparing for the Bar Exam. They will answer your questions such as: 1) Should I take a commercial review course? 2) Is it worth studying for the course locally? 3) How should I pace my study? 4) Which test center should I choose? 5) Which hotel to book and when to book it? 6) What to expect during the exam? And many more! Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Leslie Allen at leslie.allen@law.duke.edu

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Thursday, March 23, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    The final meeting of the school-wide community discussion groups. Sponsored by the DEI Faculty Committee. For more information, please contact Prof. Barak Richman at richman@law.duke.edu

  • Law School Marcy's Garden

    This is the official class photo for all JDs, LLMs, and LLM-LEs for the Class of 2023. You must wear a dark suit for the shoot. Rain date: March 27, 2023. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Rachel Mwombela at rachel.mwombela@duke.edu.

  • Law School Star Commons

    Please join MENALSA in celebrating Nowruz! We look forward to welcoming you, as well as Afghani refugees in the Durham area. Nowruz is the Iranian New Year, also known as the Persian New Year, which begins on the spring equinox. Although Nowruz has Iranian origins, it is celebrated by many countries in the Middle East and Central Asia. Join us as we ring in the New Year! Sponsored by MENALSA. For more information, please contact Neeki Memarzadeh at neeki.memarzadeh@duke.edu.

Saturday, March 25, 2023

  • Law School 3rd Floor Loggia

    The Transactional Law Society is excited to host its annual Interscholastic Transactional Law Competition, aimed at providing an opportunity for law students across the country to come together and gain transactional law experience marking up and negotiating a contract. Sponsored by Transactional Law Society. For more information, please contact Ava Parisi at ava.parisi@duke.edu.

Monday, March 27, 2023

  • Law School 3210 Flex Learning

    As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, please join us for a one-hour, interactive group career counseling session with Elizabeth Ashamu Deng, Humanitarian Assistance Officer, USAID, to discuss pathways to human rights careers. This is a great opportunity to interact in an informal small-group setting with a human rights practitioner. Co-sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic. Attendance is limited; please RSVP to Bonnie Blundell at bonnie.blundell@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 3171

    Please join the Law Teaching Committee as they discuss student papers intended for publication. The paper for each workshop will be sent out in advance. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Law Teaching Committee. For more information, and to be added to the invitation list, please contact Leanna Doty at leanna.doty@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 3000

    The Center for International and Comparative Law welcomes Paul B. Stephan, the John C. Jeffries, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia, to discuss his new book, "The World Crisis and International Law: The Knowledge Economy and the Battle for the Future." Lunch will be available, first come, first served. For information, contact Bonnie Blundell (bonnie.blundell@law.duke.edu).

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Frances Curran at Frances.curran@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    Join us for a panel event featuring moot court board members from the various affinity groups at Duke Law. The student panelists will provide tips and advice for minority students interested in competing in the 2023 Hardt Cup. There will also be significant time for questions from the audience. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by MENALSA, LALSA, BLSA, NALSA, SALSA, WOCC and Outlaw. For more information, please contact Emma Shahabi at emma.shahabi@duke.edu.

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    All 1Ls considering a 2L private sector job search should attend this annual networking event to establish meaningful connections with law firms from around the country that frequently hire Duke Law 2Ls. The event will be held at the Durham Convention Center. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Susan Anderson at susan.anderson@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean, please contact Monica Roberson at monica.roberson@law.duke.edu with questions.

  • Law School 3037

    Please join ACS and the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law School for a chat with recently retired North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Robin Hudson as she reflects on her impressive career, including 16 years of service on the NC Supreme Court. Judge Paul W. Grimm, Director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, will moderate. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society and the Bolch Judicial Institute. For more information, please contact Paul Finkelstein at Paul.finkelstein@duke.edu.

  • Law School 4046

    Please join us to hear from Faegre Drinker's writing coach on how to adapt what you've learned in legal writing to your summer legal experience. We'll discuss how you can understand your audience, reach a well-reasoned conclusion, communicate effectively with assigning lawyers, and write concisely, clearly, and correctly. Sponsored by BLSA. For more information, please contact Caira Watson at caira.watson.haynes@duke.edu. Space is limited. Please RSVP at https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2rALhaLwVzYjuYK by March 27.

Thursday, March 30, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    Please join us as Rebecca Tushnet, the Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment at Harvard Law School, delivers the 2023 David L. Lange Lecture on Intellectual Property. After clerking for Chief Judge Edward R. Becker of the Third Circuit and Associate Justice David H. Souter on the Supreme Court, Professor Tushnet practiced intellectual property law at Debevoise & Plimpton before beginning teaching. Her publications include "Worth a Thousand Words: The Images of Copyright Law" (Harvard L. Rev. 2012); "Gone in 60 Milliseconds: Trademark Law and Cognitive Science" (Texas L. Rev. 2008); and "Copy This Essay: How Fair Use Doctrine Harms Free Speech and How Copying Serves It" (Yale L.J. 2004). Her work currently focuses on copyright, trademark and false advertising law. Her blog, at tushnet.blogspot.com, has been on the ABA's Blawg 100 list of top legal blogs for the past three years. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For questions, please contact Events@law.duke.edu.

Friday, March 31, 2023

Saturday, April 01, 2023

Monday, April 03, 2023

  • Law School 3043

    Novel Justice is a book event series sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. We invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. Jeffrey Bellin is the Cabell Research Professor and Mills E. Godwin, Jr., Professor of Law at William and Mary Law School. His latest book, Mass Incarceration Nation: How the United States Became Addicted to Prisons and Jails and How it Can Recover, offers a novel, in-the-trenches perspective to explain the factors - historical, political, and institutional - that led to the current system of mass imprisonment in the United States. The book examines the causes and impacts of mass incarceration on both the political and criminal justice systems. Join us for a conversation and Q&A with Bellin about his work. Professor Brandon Garrett, Director of the Wilson Center, will moderate. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. For more information, please contact Stella Kreilkamp at stella.kreilkamp@duke.edu.

  • Law School 3037

    As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program featuring Meg Satterthwaite, Professor of Clinical Law; Faculty Director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice; Director, Global Justice Clinic; Faculty Director, Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights at NYU Law & UN Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers. Professor Satterthwaite will discuss human rights and legal empowerment. Moderated by Jayne Huckerby, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, International Human Rights Clinic, Duke Law. Co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Human Rights Law Society, International Law Society, and National Lawyers Guild. For those unable to attend in person, livestream will be available. Lunch provided. Contact Bonnie Blundell (bonnie.blundell@law.duke.edu). Livestream link: https://bit.ly/3JqSmMw

Tuesday, April 04, 2023

Wednesday, April 05, 2023

Thursday, April 06, 2023

Friday, April 07, 2023

Monday, April 10, 2023

  • Law School 3037

    Join Nita A. Farahany (JD/MA '04, Ph.D. '06), Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law & Philosophy, for a celebration of her new book, The Battle for Your Brain: Defending the Right to Think Freely in the Age of Neurotechnology. The new title explores important questions of law, ethics, privacy, and freedom that arise from rapid advances in neuroscience and technology. Lunch will be served. Co-sponsored by the Goodson Law Library and Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Jennifer Behrens (behrens@law.duke.edu).

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

  • Law School 4045

    Are you attending Duke Law School on F1 or J1 visa and intend to remain in the U.S. following the conclusion of your Optional Practical Training (OPT)? If so, please join Lorcan Shannon LLM'10 for a detailed discussion on the process and requirements of securing permanent residence in the U.S. At the session, students will learn about H1B work visa program, types of companies that generally hire H1Bs, employer requirements, next steps (i.e. Green Card) and many more. Mr. Shannon will also share his own career path and experience and offer advice to students interested in pursuing immigration law as a career. Co-sponsored by the Office of International Studies and the Office of Student Affairs. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Leslie Allen at leslie.allen@law.duke.edu

  • Law School 4042

    Please join DJLS for a talk with Professor Frank Upham of NYU Law on Same-Sex Marriage and Gender Issues in Japan. Sponsored by Duke Japanese Law Society. Please contact zs108@duke.edu for inquiries.

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Thursday, April 13, 2023

  • Law School 3000

    Please join Mila Trezza LLM '03, Executive Coach and Founder of Coaching Lawyers by Mila Trezza, for an in-person interactive conversation about identifying obstacles in your job search process, strengthening a focused mindset, targeting support around job applications skills/strategies and navigating your long-term career goals. The session will incorporate a professional coaching approach of partnering in a thought-provoking and creative process to expand personal and professional potential. Ms. Trezza Mila is a former General Counsel of a major energy company and a dual-qualified UK Solicitor and Italian lawyer. The event will be limited to 20 students (first come, first served). Please email Isik Cotten (isik.cotten@law.duke.edu) with your interest in participating. Confirmed attendees will receive a confirmation email. Lunch provided. Sponsored by International Studies Office and Career and Professional Development Center.

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    You are warmly invited to the Fall 2022 meetings of the Duke Law Board of Visitors. This event is hosted by the Duke Law Office of Alumni & Development. For more information, email us at alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

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    You are warmly invited to the Spring 2023 meetings of the Law Alumni Association Board of Directors. This event is hosted by the Duke Law Office of Alumni & Development. For more information, email us at alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

Friday, April 14, 2023

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    You are warmly invited to the Spring 2023 meetings of the Law Alumni Association Board of Directors. This event is hosted by the Duke Law Office of Alumni & Development. For more information, email us at alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

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    You are warmly invited to the Fall 2022 meetings of the Duke Law Board of Visitors. This event is hosted by the Duke Law Office of Alumni & Development. For more information, email us at alumni_office@law.duke.edu.

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    On April 14-16, 2023, we will welcome back graduating classes ending in 3 or 8, and the Half Century Club, for a full weekend of activities. It promises to be a fun and enriching weekend full of opportunities to mingle with friends and classmates, attend educational sessions highlighting our outstanding faculty, experience tours of interesting places around Duke University and Durham, and enjoy a festive dinner with your class. This event is hosted by the Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please law.duke.edu/reunion or contact alumni_office@law.duke.edu

Saturday, April 15, 2023

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    On April 14-16, 2023, we will welcome back graduating classes ending in 3 or 8, and the Half Century Club, for a full weekend of activities. It promises to be a fun and enriching weekend full of opportunities to mingle with friends and classmates, attend educational sessions highlighting our outstanding faculty, experience tours of interesting places around Duke University and Durham, and enjoy a festive dinner with your class. This event is hosted by the Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please law.duke.edu/reunion or contact alumni_office@law.duke.edu

Sunday, April 16, 2023

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    On April 14-16, 2023, we will welcome back graduating classes ending in 3 or 8, and the Half Century Club, for a full weekend of activities. It promises to be a fun and enriching weekend full of opportunities to mingle with friends and classmates, attend educational sessions highlighting our outstanding faculty, experience tours of interesting places around Duke University and Durham, and enjoy a festive dinner with your class. This event is hosted by the Alumni & Development Office. For additional information, please law.duke.edu/reunion or contact alumni_office@law.duke.edu

Monday, April 17, 2023

  • Law School 4045

    Join us for a conversation with federal district court Judge Angel Kelley from the district of Massachusetts. Judge Kelley will share her experiences as one of the first Black female judges and one of the first Asian American judges to serve on the court. She will also speak to her background as a former Legal Aid attorney and how she ended up on the bench. There will be time at the end for Q&A from the audience and lunch will be provided. RSVP at https://forms.gle/EgbrbEcSqyaFFxHM9. Sponsored by the Womxn of Color Collective. For more information, please contact Emma Shahabi at emma.shahabi@duke.edu.

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Thursday, April 20, 2023

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    Join the Office of Student Affairs in celebrating the last day of classes with ice cream in the Duke Law Parking Lot near the Beber Sculpture Garden! Dairy-free option available. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please email student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

Monday, April 24, 2023

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing chair massage! Sign up for a time slot in the Office of Student Affairs, Room 2007. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Contact Rachel Mwombela at rachel.mwombela@duke.edu for more information.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing chair massage! Sign up for a time slot in the Office of Student Affairs, Room 2007. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Contact Rachel Mwombela at rachel.mwombela@duke.edu for more information.

Monday, May 01, 2023

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing chair massage! Sign up for a time slot in the Office of Student Affairs, Room 2007. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Contact Rachel Mwombela at rachel.mwombela@duke.edu for more information.

Wednesday, May 03, 2023

  • Law School Blue Lounge

    Take a break from studying for exams with a relaxing chair massage! Sign up for a time slot in the Office of Student Affairs, Room 2007. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Contact Rachel Mwombela at rachel.mwombela@duke.edu for more information.

Tuesday, May 09, 2023

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Saturday, May 13, 2023

Monday, May 15, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    Duke Law School will host the annual Culp/Emerging Scholars conferences in Spring 2023. Attendance is by invitation only. Sponsored by the Duke Law Center on Law, Race, and Policy and The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School. For more information, please contact Leanna Doty at leanna.doty@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    Duke Law School will host the annual Culp/Emerging Scholars conferences in Spring 2023. Attendance is by invitation only. Sponsored by the Duke Law Center on Law, Race, and Policy and The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School. For more information, please contact Leanna Doty at leanna.doty@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

  • Law School 4047

    Duke Law School will host the annual Culp/Emerging Scholars conferences in Spring 2023. Attendance is by invitation only. Sponsored by the Duke Law Center on Law, Race, and Policy and The Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School. For more information, please contact Leanna Doty at leanna.doty@law.duke.edu.

Monday, May 22, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    This program provides leaders with the tools they need to address the next generation of threats. Co-Sponsored by: Duke Law School, Duke Pratt School of Engineering, Duke Sanford School of Public Policy and Duke Department of Computer Science. For more information, please contact David Hoffman (david.hoffman@duke.edu) or Shane Stansbury (stansbury@law.duke.edu).

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    This program provides leaders with the tools they need to address the next generation of threats. Co-Sponsored by: Duke Law School, Duke Pratt School of Engineering, Duke Sanford School of Public Policy and Duke Department of Computer Science. For more information, please contact David Hoffman (david.hoffman@duke.edu) or Shane Stansbury (stansbury@law.duke.edu).

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    This program provides leaders with the tools they need to address the next generation of threats. Co-Sponsored by: Duke Law School, Duke Pratt School of Engineering, Duke Sanford School of Public Policy and Duke Department of Computer Science. For more information, please contact David Hoffman (david.hoffman@duke.edu) or Shane Stansbury (stansbury@law.duke.edu).

Thursday, May 25, 2023

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