Event Calendar

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

  • Jul 28 Social Media - Tech talk 10:00 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Do you have questions about social media platforms? Would you like to tweet your insta pic of that fantastic sculpture outside or see what others are saying about Duke Law? Perhaps you are wondering about Skype or WebEx apps for your phone or tablet? Please join the Media Services team in Star Commons at 10 am or 2 pm for a fun tour of your favorite social media platforms and connect with Duke Law. Please bring your mobile devices! Sponsored by Duke Law Media Services, a division of Academic Technologies and Duke Law School Information Services. For more information, please email media@law.duke.edu or stop by the office.

  • Jul 28 Social Media - Tech talk 2:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Do you have questions about social media platforms? Would you like to tweet your insta pic of that fantastic sculpture outside or see what others are saying about Duke Law? Perhaps you are wondering about Skype or WebEx apps for your phone or tablet? Please join the Media Services team in Star Commons at 10 am or 2 pm for a fun tour of your favorite social media platforms and connect with Duke Law. Sponsored by Media Services. For more information, please email media@law.duke.edu or stop by the office.

  • Jul 28 A U.S. Supreme Court Term Review with Thomas B. Metzloff, Professor of Law - Atlanta, GA 6:00 PMSee description

    Please join Professor Metzloff for a reception and discussion with local alumni, parents, and students in the area for the summer. The event will take place at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Terminus 200, 3333 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 2500, Atlanta, GA. Presented by the Duke Law Club of Atlanta and generously hosted by Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Kedrick Eily A.B.'91, J.D.'04. Learn more and RSVP here: https://www.squadup.com/events/duke-law-atlanta---supreme-court-term-pre.... For more information, please contact Anna Walker at walker@law.duke.edu.

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

  • Aug 8 On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayLaw School 4055

    Segment I of Fall 2016 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, August 8 through Thursday, August 11. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

  • Aug 9 On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayLaw School 4055

    Segment I of Fall 2016 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, August 8 through Thursday, August 11. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

  • Aug 10 On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayLaw School 4055

    Segment I of Fall 2016 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, August 8 through Thursday, August 11. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Aug 10 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.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

  • Aug 11 On-Campus Interviewing, Segment I All DayLaw School 4055

    Segment I of Fall 2016 On Campus Interviews will take place Monday, August 8 through Thursday, August 11. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

Saturday, August 27, 2016

  • Aug 27 Guantanamo Defense Clinic Standdown 8:30 AMLaw School 4172

    This is the mandatory training session for students enrolled in the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. Sponsored by the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. For more information, please contact Gabriela McQuade at McQuade@law.duke.edu.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

  • Aug 28 Guantanamo Defense Clinic Standdown 8:30 AMLaw School 4172

    This is the mandatory training session for students enrolled in the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. Sponsored by the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. For more information, please contact Gabriela McQuade at McQuade@law.duke.edu.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

  • Aug 30 Government, Public Interest and Pro Bono Kickoff 4:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    The Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono invites all new students to join us for a Public Interest and Pro Bono Kick-off event on Tuesday, August 30. Students will have the chance to learn about various pro bono and public interest opportunities from student group leaders and participants. A "cook out" dinner will be served. Check back soon for RSVP information and more details. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Duke Law Alumni Office. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

  • Sep 1 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. For more information, contact the Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 1 Coalition Against Gendered Violence Interest Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Join the Coalition Against Gendered Violence to learn more about the many ways to get involved in the organization. Whether you want to put on events at the school, meet like-minded people, or do pro bono work during your time in school in the many areas encompassed under gendered violence, please join us! Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by CAGV. For more information, please contact Nicole Scully at nicole.scully@duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

  • Sep 7 1L Required Event: 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. The live panel will be in room 3043 and the event will be live streamed into room 3041. Please note: Attendance is required for all members of the Class of 2018 and lunch will be served. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

  • Sep 8 If/When/How (f.k.a. Law Students for Reproductive Justice) Kickoff Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join the Duke Chapter of If/When/How (formerly known as Law Students for Reproductive Justice) for our kickoff event! Come to learn about what reproductive justice means, the events and pro bono opportunities we are planning, and how to get involved. We will also discuss our 1L Representative application process. Sponsored by If/When/How. For more information, please contact Nicole Scully at nicole.scully@duke.edu.

Friday, September 9, 2016

  • Sep 9 Patent Quality Conference - Santa Clara, CA 8:00 AMSee description

    This is the first of two conferences on patent quality. The conferences are designed to examine the PTO's ongoing efforts on patent quality, to assess the progress of these efforts, and to explore next steps in the PTO's continuing efforts to ensure the highest quality for U.S. patents. For more information on this conference, contact Professor Colleen Chien at cchien@scu.edu or visit https://t.co/UqGC9DLZhn. Co-sponsored by the Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy and Santa Clara Law's High Tech Law Institute with the participation of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). Deadline for proposals: June 15, 2016.

  • Sep 9 Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    On Fridays this September, all students are invited to join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Alumni and practicing attorneys from around the country will be on hand to speak about their experiences. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Check back for the specific topics on each date. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

  • Sep 13 Faculty Clerkship Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Join members of the law school faculty for a panel discussion about their clerkship experiences. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information please contact Hannah Beardsley at hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu

Friday, September 16, 2016

  • Sep 16 Women in International Law Roundtable 8:00 AMLaw School 3000

    By invitation only. Sponsored by CICL. For more information, contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu

  • Sep 16 Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    On Fridays this September, all students are invited to join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Alumni and practicing attorneys from around the country will be on hand to speak about their experiences. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Check back for the specific topics on each date. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

  • Sep 21 US Army JAG Corps Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

    Interested in working with the Army JAG Corps? A representative will be on campus to discuss the application process and what life as an Army JAG officer is like. It is highly suggested you attend this session if you are interested in applying for the Army JAG internship or working as an Army JAG after graduation. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

  • Sep 22 LLM Resume and Cover Letter Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Career counselors to 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. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 22 The Second Amendment, with Speaker Alla Lefkowitz '10 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Alla Lefkowitz '10, Staff Attorney at Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, will speak about the Second Amendment. More details to follow. Sponsored by Program in Public Law. For more information, please contact Jean Jentilet at jean.jentilet@law.duke.edu.

Friday, September 23, 2016

  • Sep 23 Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    On Fridays this September, all students are invited to join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Alumni and practicing attorneys from around the country will be on hand to speak about their experiences. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Check back for the specific topics on each date. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

  • Sep 28 Carcano v McCrory: A Look at the Lawsuit Challenging HB 2 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    This event will feature a panel discussion on the legal challenge to HB 2 filed in a March by the North Carolina ACLU. Panelists will include Chris Brook, Legal Director at the North Carolina ACLU and one of the lawyers challenging the law; Scott Skinner-Thompson '08, a professor at NYU Law whose research focuses on LGBTQ issues; and Erica Lachowitz, a Business Applications Manager in Charlotte who has previously spoken out about the impact of the law on the trans* community. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by WLSA, OUTLaw, ACS, and CAGV. For more information, please contact Rebecca Gentilli at rebecca.gentilli@duke.edu.

Friday, September 30, 2016

  • Sep 30 Law and Contemporary Problems: Consumer Credit in America 9:00 AMTBD

    This symposium will feature speakers from around the country highlighting the issues surrounding the legal implications on a very real aspect of everyday life--consumer credit. It will have four panels throughout the day with four speakers included in each panel. Sponsored by Law and Contemporary Problems. For more information, please contact Zach Siegel at zps@duke.edu

  • Sep 30 Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    On Fridays this September, all students are invited to join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Alumni and practicing attorneys from around the country will be on hand to speak about their experiences. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Check back for the specific topics on each date. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

  • Oct 4 Finding and Applying for International Summer Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This program will provide an overview of 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. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

  • Oct 5 JD/LLM Careers in International Law: Practicing Cross-border M&A in Brazil 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Jonathan Kellner '03, counsel at Shearman & Sterling's Sao Paulo office, for a discussion on working as a corporate attorney in Brazil. Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Mr. Kellner served as counsel at Linklaters and a senior associate at Skadden. His practice focuses on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, bank finance and investment funds for United States and Brazilian corporations and financial institutions. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at Kobelev@law.duke.edu

Friday, October 7, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

  • Oct 26 Clerkships 101 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

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

Friday, October 28, 2016

  • Oct 28 Fall 2016 Leadership Weekend 8:00 AMTBD

    Sponsored by the Alumni and Development Office. For more information, please contact Anna Walker at walker@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 28 Equal Justice Works Reception 6:30 PMSee description

    All Duke alumni in the DC area are welcome to join us for a reception recognizing D.C. area Duke Law School alumni practicing in government and public interest law. Come and share information and advice about your work with current Duke Law students who will be in D.C. for the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair. Check back soon for Registration link and more details. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Duke Law Alumni Office. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

  • Nov 9 LLM Interviewing and Networking Skills Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Designed specifically for LLM students, this interactive presentation will focus on interviewing skills and techniques designed to help students prepare for the International Student Interview Program in January. The workshop will address the basics of interview preparation and help you master more advanced skills such as handling open-ended questions with confidence, addressing difficult or uncomfortable questions, and crafting thoughtful questions to ask the interviewer. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

  • Nov 17 Finding Your 1L Summer Job: A 2L/3L Student Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

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

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

  • Dec 13 Patent Quality Conference - Alexandria, VA 8:00 AMSee description

    This is the second of two conferences on patent quality. The conferences are designed to examine the PTO's ongoing efforts on patent quality, to assess the progress of these efforts, and to explore next steps in the PTO's continuing efforts to ensure the highest quality for U.S. patents. For more information, contact Professor Arti Rai at rai@law.duke.edu or visit https://t.co/UqGC9DLZhn. Co-sponsored by the Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy and Santa Clara Law's High Tech Law Institute with the participation of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). Deadline for proposals: June 15, 2016.

Friday, February 3, 2017

  • Feb 3 Duke Law Journal 8:30 AMTBD

    The Duke Law Journal will be hosting its 47th Annual Administrative Law Symposium. The topic is "Exclusion, Inclusion, and the Law of the Administrative State." The symposium will evaluate what role administrative agencies play in applying laws of inclusion and exclusion in order to promote equality. In addition to presenting a number of viewpoints from prominent legal scholars from across the nation, the Symposium will host a keynote address from Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chief Commissioner Chai Feldblum. Sponsored by Duke Law Journal. For more information, please contact Zach Siegler at zachary.siegler@duke.edu.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

  • Feb 17 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy Spring Symposium 8:30 AMTBD

    The Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy cordially invites all members of the Duke Law community to our annual spring symposium ton emerging issues in constitutional law and recent decisions by the Supreme Court. Sponsored by DJCLPP. For more information, please contact David Friedman at daf18@duke.edu.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

  • Feb 18 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy Spring Symposium 8:30 AMTBD

    The Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy cordially invites all members of the Duke Law community to our annual spring symposium ton emerging issues in constitutional law and recent decisions by the Supreme Court. Sponsored by DJCLPP. For more information, please contact David Friedman at daf18@duke.edu.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

  • Feb 21 Dean's Cup Final Round 6:00 PMLaw School 3041

    The Duke Law Moot Court Board invites you to the final round of this year's Dean's Cup, Duke's premier oral advocacy competition. Exact time TBD. Sponsored by Moot Court. For more info, please contact Christine Umeh at Christine.Umeh@duke.edu.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

  • Mar 3 Whiskey in the Courtroom 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

    Sponsored by the Duke Law Center for Criminal Justice & Professional Responsibility and North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

  • Mar 3 Whiskey in the Courtroom 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

    Sponsored by the Duke Law Center for Criminal Justice & Professional Responsibility and North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

Monday, March 6, 2017

  • Mar 6 Annual Robert R. Wilson Lecture 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Rebecca Scott, the Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School, will deliver Duke University's Robert R. Wilson Lecture. Professor Scott, who teaches on civil rights and the boundaries of citizenship in historical perspective, as well as the law in slavery and freedom, is the co-author of Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation (Harvard University Press, 2012), which traces one family's interaction with law and official documents across five generations, from West Africa to the Americas to Europe. This event is free and open to the public. A light lunch will be available on a first-come, first served basis. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Sandie MacLachlan at sandra.maclachlan@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

  • Mar 23 Annual Lange Lecture in Intellectual Property 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    William. W. Fisher, the WilmerHale Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Faculty Director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, will deliver the annual David L. Lange Lecture in Intellectual Property Law (formerly named the Meredith and Kip Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property Law). Professor Fisher is the author of four books, including Promises to Keep: Technology, Law and the Future of Entertainment (Stanford University Press 2004), as well as numerous other publications on intellectual property law and American legal history. He received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and J.D. and Ph.D. from Harvard University before serving as a law clerk to Judge Harry T. Edwards of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and then to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court. He has taught at Harvard Law School since 1984. Seating and lunch will be provided on a first come first served basis. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information please contact Sandra MacLachlan at sandra.maclachlan@law.duke.edu

Friday, March 24, 2017

  • Mar 24 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 25, 2017

  • Mar 25 Admitted Students Open House 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

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

Friday, March 31, 2017

  • Mar 31 American Constitution Society National Student Convention 12:00 PMLaw School 3041

    The American Constitution Society is excited to invite students to the Student National Convention, an annual gathering of top progressive-minded law students, faculty, attorneys, and guest speakers. Duke Law is proud to host the fourth annual student convention - the first in the eastern United States. All student attendees must be pre-registered to attend. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society. For more information, please contact Zach Newkirk at zachary.newkirk@duke.edu.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

  • Apr 1 American Constitution Society National Student Convention 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

    The American Constitution Society is excited to invite students to the Student National Convention, an annual gathering of top progressive-minded law students, faculty, attorneys, and guest speakers. Duke Law is proud to host the fourth annual student convention - the first in the eastern United States. All student attendees must be pre-registered to attend. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society. For more information, please contact Zach Newkirk at zachary.newkirk@duke.edu.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

  • May 18 CULP Colloquium 7:30 AMLaw School 4047

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

Friday, May 19, 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017