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Sunday, December 04, 2022

  • Law School Star Commons

    Take a break from studying and enjoy Bojangles biscuits with your classmates. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, contact Rachel Mwombela at rachel.mwombela@duke.edu.

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

  • Law School 4047

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

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    An informal get-together over drinks and snacks - Researchers will give short 'lightning talks' about challenging issues of climate risk in their fields. Join the discussion about how these issues are being addressed and the kind of collaborations that could be created. The Duke Center on Risk is the host of this fifth in a series of conversations on risk. Moderators are Jonathan Weiner (Law) and Mark Borsuk (CEE). Speakers include Jerome P. Lynch, the Vinik Dean of Engineering at Duke, Tyler Felgenhauer of Duke CEE, Richard Larrick of Fuqua School of Business; Erika Weinthal, Lincoln Pratson, and Brian Silliman of the Nicholas School of the Environment; and Jennifer Lawson of the School of Medicine.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Thursday, January 12, 2023

  • Law School 3041

    Join the Federalist Society with 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Patrick J. Bumatay , who will discuss his career and his journey to the bench. Lunch will be provided. More details to come. For more information, please contact Tom Fogarty at tmf33@duke.edu.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

  • Law School 3037

    Join the Duke Law Florida Club for a panel of Kirkland & Ellis Miami attorneys for a conversation about the firm, their career work experiences, and their new Miami office. Sponsored by the Duke Law Florida Club. For more information, please contact Mark Pemberton at mark.pemberton@duke.edu.

Wednesday, January 18, 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. Daniel Medwed is a University Distinguished Professor of Law and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University School of Law. His book, Barred: Why the Innocent Can't Get Out of Prison, explores the range of procedural barriers that so often prevent innocent prisoners from obtaining exoneration. Join us for a conversation and Q&A with Medwed 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 3041

    Please join OutLaw for a conversation with Judge Beth Robinson of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by OutLaw. For more information, please contact Jackson Samples at jackson.samples@duke.edu.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

  • Law School 3043

    A panel of North Carolina attorneys speaking about their experiences living and working in North Carolina. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Troutman Pepper LLP, McGuire Woods LLP, Alston & Bird LLP, and North Carolina Club. Contact gina.campanelli@duke.edu for questions or more information.

  • Law School 3037

    Please join us for a conversation with guest speaker Perry Rogers. Additional information coming soon. Sponsored by Negotiation Faculty. For questions, please contact Marilyn Forbes at forbes@law.duke.edu.

  • Law School 4047

    Join attorneys from Latham & Watkins to learn more about their practice in IP litigation and their career path after law school! Latham's IP litigation department features over 100 litigators experienced in copyright, trademark, and trade secrets cases that reshape industries, as well as cutting-edge pharmaceutical and technology patent disputes. Sponsored by Duke Law & Technology Society. For more information, please contact Mina Li at mina.li@duke.edu.

Monday, January 23, 2023

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tuesday, January 31, 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 4045

    Join us for a conversation on career paths and opportunities in international law with Anuja Purohit (JD/LLM '92), Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, RTI International. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law, the Career and Professional Development Center, and the Center for International and Comparative Law. More information to come. Lunch will be available for attendees. For more information, please contact Isik Cotten (isik.cotten@law.duke.edu).

Tuesday, February 07, 2023

  • 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 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

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.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

  • 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.

Friday, February 17, 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.

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.

Sunday, February 19, 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 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 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 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

Friday, February 24, 2023

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

  • 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

    Sponsored by Bolch Judicial Institute. For more information, please contact Ann Yandian at ann.yandian@law.duke.edu.

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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

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

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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.

Tuesday, March 07, 2023

Wednesday, March 08, 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 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.

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.

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

  • 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.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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.

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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.

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

Tuesday, April 04, 2023

Wednesday, April 05, 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).

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 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.

Friday, April 14, 2023

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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.

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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

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

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).

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*Events marked with an asterisk are intended for the entire Duke Law School community. No conflicting events will be scheduled.