Event Calendar

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Friday, June 5, 2015

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

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

Sunday, June 7, 2015

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

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

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

  • Aug 18 LEAD Week 8:00 AMSee description

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

  • Aug 19 LEAD Week 8:00 AMSee description

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

Thursday, August 20, 2015

  • Aug 20 LEAD Week 8:00 AMSee description

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

Friday, August 21, 2015

  • Aug 21 LEAD Week 8:00 AMSee description

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

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

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

Thursday, September 3, 2015

  • Sep 3 Career Kickoff and Pass the Bar for LLMs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join the Career Center and International Studies Office for an overview of US bar exams and job hunting in the United States and abroad. Lunch will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

  • Sep 9 1Ls: Principles of Professional Development 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Your career as a lawyer is underway. Just as success in Contracts requires your mastery of a distinct body of knowledge and set of professional skills, so it is with your career. This initial session will cover goals to set, concrete steps to take now, and proven keys to professional success. Please note: Attendance is required for all members of the Class of 2018 and lunch will be served. For additional information, contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

  • Sep 15 3Ls: Passing the Bar 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    It is already time to prepare for the Bar Exam. Learn about the "nuts & bolts" of Bar Exams from experienced professionals, and the concrete steps you must take to maintain your eligibility for admission to any state bar this July - dates and deadlines, components of a bar application, the breadth of character and fitness investigations, and more. Contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu with any questions.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

  • Sep 17 Annual Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Paul Goldstein, Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, will deliver the Annual Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property, entitled "The Americanization of Global Copyright Norms." A globally recognized expert on intellectual property law, Paul Goldstein is the author of an influential four-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law and a one-volume treatise on international copyright law, as well as leading casebooks on intellectual property and international intellectual property. He has authored nine books including three novels devoted to intellectual property themes, Errors and Omissions and A Patent Lie. Some of his other works include Copyright┬┐s Highway: From Gutenberg to the Celestial Jukebox, a widely acclaimed book on the history and future of copyright, and Intellectual Property: The Tough New Realities That Could Make or Break Your Business. In 2015 he was inducted by Intellectual Asset Management into the IP Hall of Fame, which honors those who have helped to establish intellectual property as one of the key business assets of the 21st century. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Sandie MacLachlan at sandra.maclachlan@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

  • Sep 24 LLM Resume and Cover Letter Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Career counselors will give an interactive presentation on crafting American-style resumes and cover letters. Bring a copy of your draft U.S.-style resume to the workshop for review. Workshop is mandatory for LLM students who plan to participate in the annual LLM Job Fair in January 2016. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

  • Oct 6 Finding and Applying for International Summer Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This program will provide an overview of the Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) resources for finding international opportunities overseas. The topics discussed will include the array of international options available, including law firms, international organizations, and NGOs and how to find and apply for them. Sponsored by the CPDC and the Office of International Studies. Lunch will be provided. Please contact Oleg Kobelev for more information at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 6 1Ls: Meet the Counselors: Career Center Open House 3:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Swing by Star Commons after class to meet members of the Career Center's Counseling Team. We'll be there to share more about our respective career paths, personal styles and to answer any questions you may have before signing up for your Initial Advising Session. Refreshments will be served, and we look forward to seeing you! For more information, please contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015

  • Oct 15 37th Annual Duke University Estate Planning Conference 2:50 PMLaw School 3041

    This two day conference consists of a series of lecture sessions designed to examine in detail current developments in the estate and gift tax field; strengthen the practitioner's knowledge and application of estate planning techniques to a multitude of diverse and complex problems; and to provide a forum for the discussion of important estate planning problems and their solutions. Sessions will be led by a group of conference faculty members comprised of estate planning professionals and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

  • Oct 30 Transactional Law Competition 2015 8:30 AMSee description

    This is the 3rd Annual Transactional Law Competition negotiations and reception. Sponsored by the Law and Entrepreneurship Society. For more information, please contact Bill Warren at wsw3@duke.edu.

Friday, November 6, 2015

  • Nov 6 Global Health Law Symposium 8:00 AMTBD

    The first annual Global Health Law Symposium will feature keynote speaker Dr. Lawrence Gostin of Georgetown University, who directs the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and was the Founding O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law. He served as Associate Dean for Research at Georgetown Law from 2004 to 2008. He is Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, Professor of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, and Director of the Center for Law & the Public's Health at Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities. There will also be several other speakers participating in panel discussions on lessons from the recent Ebola outbreak, current litigation in health and human rights, and the conflict between intellectual property rights and access to medicine. Sponsored by the Health Law Society, Human Rights Law Society, International Law Society, and the Duke Global Health Institute. For more information, please contact Dani Glazer at dani.glazer@duke.edu.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Thursday, February 25, 2016

  • Feb 25 Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Professor Michael S. Moore, Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Chair and Co-Director, Program in Law and Philosophy at the University of Illinois College of Law, will deliver the Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture entitled "The Elusive Quest for a Constitutional Right to Liberty." One of the country's most prominent authorities on the intersection of law and philosophy, he has published eight books and some 60 major articles, which have appeared in the country's top law reviews and peer reviewed journals in philosophy and psychiatry. He is the author of Placing Blame, a General Theory of the Criminal Law (Oxford University Press, 1997), widely regarded as the leading modern statement of the retributivist theory of punishment and of that theory's systematic application to criminal law doctrine. In Act and Crime: The Philosophy of Action and its Implications for Criminal Law (Oxford University Press, 1993), Moore provided a unified theory of action that underlies English and American criminal jurisprudence. Professor Moore has presented more than 150 lectures and papers in law, jurisprudence, political theory, legal philosophy, political science and economics, philosophy, psychology, and psychiatry. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Sandie MacLachlan at sandra.maclachlan@law.duke.edu.