Event Calendar

Friday, August 25, 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

  • Aug 29 Community Roundtable 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    This is the first Community Round Table of the year for Duke Law's student organizations. Presidents and Treasurers of student organizations will receive information on funding, event planning, and more. Attendance of at least one officer from each DBA-chartered student group is mandatory; groups that do not send at least one representative will be required to meet with staff from Student Affairs prior to planning an event or using any Duke funds. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Aug 29 Government, Public Interest and Pro Bono Kickoff 5:00 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. 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. Please RSVP here: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ujOn2pwfvXvw69. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Catherine Davis at Catherine.davis@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

  • Aug 30 Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Justice Daphne Barak-Erez, Justice on the Supreme Court of Israel, will deliver the Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law titled "Battles of Reproductive Technologies: Comparative Tales." The lecture will discuss landmark cases on controversies in the area of IVF law, using examples and models from several jurisdictions, thus exploring the potential contribution of comparative analysis to this area of law. More specifically, the analysis will distinguish between two "types" of litigation in this field - horizontal (between two private parties) and vertical (between individuals and the State) - mainly focusing on horizontal litigation and pointing to the judicial approaches used in this context, as well as to the relatively modest contribution of legislation to this area of law. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Co-sponsored by the Center for International & Comparative Law and the Office of the Dean. For more information, please see https://law.duke.edu/news/annual-bernstein-lecture-comparative-law-2/ or contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

  • Aug 31 Information Session: New Duke Law Certificate in Public Interest and Public Service Law 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Starting with the Class of 2018, Duke Law students can earn a Certificate in Public Interest and Public Service Law. Join us for an information session to learn more about the benefits of the program and the curricular requirements. An additional information session will be offered during the spring semester. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Stella Boswell at boswell@law.duke.edu.

  • Aug 31 A JD/LLM Conversation with Justice Barak-Erez 12:30 PMLaw School 4040

    The JD/LLM Program in International and Comparative Law is pleased to host Justice Daphne Barak-Erez, of the Supreme Court of Israel, for an informal conversation with interested JD/LLMs. Lunch will be provided. RSVP required as space is limited. Sponsored by the JD/LLM Program in International and Comparative Law. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

  • Aug 31 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 the U.S. legal market, U.S. bar exam information, and career and professional development resources available to LLM students at Duke. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the International Studies Office. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Aug 31 Black Law Students Association Class Preparation 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    A panel of 2L and 3L students will be discussing class preparation tips and strategies. This event is open to all first year students. Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association. For more information, please contact Marnishia Jernigan at mlj46@duke.edu.

  • Aug 31 Duke Law Veterans Welcome Lunch 12:30 PMLaw School 4044

    A lunch to allow the veterans of Duke Law School to meet and find resources and support from upperclassmen to help navigate law school. Sponsored by Duke Law Veterans (DLV). For more information, please contact Lance Beissner at james.beissner@lawnet.duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

  • Sep 5 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 elections and the 1L Representative application process. Sponsored by If/When/How. For more information, please contact Nicole Scully at nicole.scully@duke.edu.

  • Sep 5 Jessup Cup Informational Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    The Jessup Cup, now in its fifth decade at Duke Law, is Duke Law's intramural tournament sponsored by the Moot Court Board. Each fall, Duke Law students compete for Moot Court Board membership by arguing a closed-universe international law problem before the International Court of Justice. Duke's Jessup Cup is open to all enrolled students including LLMs. The top ten percent of eligible competitors will be selected for Moot Court Board membership. Additionally, Duke Jessup Cup finalists are eligible for participation in the intercollegiate Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. If you are interested in learning more about the competition or moot court board, please attend this informational session. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Moot Court Board. For more information, please contact dukejessupcupcoordinator@gmail.com.

  • Sep 5 Introduction to Business Law Society: Not Just for Future Business Lawyers 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Come to our information session to find learn more about the Business Law Society is, what we do, and how we can help you make the most of your 1L year and beyond! We facilitate relationships between students and law firms, we host lunch sessions to help you decode legal recruiting, we provide opportunities to get to know professionals, and we'll get you ready for your 1L and 2L summer job searches. If you're interested in working for a firm, think you might be interested in working for a firm, or aren't quite sure what you want to do with your legal career, please stop by for some free lunch and information about one of the most important clubs at Duke Law. Sponsored by Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Aseda Ghartey-Tagoe at essie.ghartey.tagoe@duke.edu.

  • Sep 5 International Law Society 2017 Kick-Off 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Kick-off and information session for Duke Law's International Law Society. Are you interested in international issues? Do you want to feel more cultured? Do you love international food? Come join the ILS to learn about upcoming events and how to get involved! Lunch provided. Sponsored by the ILS. For more information, please contact Lauren Hughes at lnh16@duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

  • Sep 6 1L Required Event: Principles of Professional Development 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    This event is your introduction to the Duke Law Career & Professional Development Center and all that we have to offer. We will go over your professional development plan for 1L year and beyond, discuss our programming and resources, identify concrete steps for you to take now, and give you the chance to ask early questions about career planning. The live panel will be in room 3041 and the event will be streamed live into room 3037. Please note: Attendance is required for all members of the Class of 2020. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

  • Sep 7 Careers in Service Speaker Series: Criminal Law 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Sep 7 Sports and Entertainment Law Society Kickoff Event 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Are you interested in sports and/or entertainment law? Do you want to find out more about how to jump start your legal career in the world of sports and entertainment? Come to the Sports and Entertainment Law Society's kick-off and information session to find out more about what we do and ways to get more involved in our organization. Sponsored by SELS. For more information please contact Dan Weissman at dew21@duke.edu.

Friday, September 8, 2017

  • Sep 8 Clinic Intensive 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

    Sponsored by the Law School clinics. For more information, please contact Sandra Pettiford at pettiford@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 8 Duke Law Wellness: Yoga 1:30 PMSee description

    Take a break from studying with a yoga class, just for you! Join your fellow law students for a relaxing yoga class at Blue Point Yoga Center. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited; please RSVP to the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 8 Student Activities Fair 3:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Interested in joining a student group? Come to the Student Activities Fair to learn more from the many Duke Law student organizations! Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and the Duke Bar Association. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 8 North Carolina Bar Association International Law Section LLM Student Reception 5:00 PMSee description

    Join the North Carolina Bar Association International Law Section for a LLM Student Reception. The reception will be at the Bar Center located at 8000 Weston Parkway in Cary, NC. Sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association. For more information, please contact Taylor Rowland at taylor.rowland@law.duke.edu.

Monday, September 11, 2017

  • Sep 11 Innocence Project Info Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Come learn more about the Duke Law Innocence Project from the current Case Managers and Executive Board. Applications will be distributed after the meeting. Food will be available. Sponsored by the Innocence Project. For more information, please contact Taylor Jones at tlj24@duke.edu.

  • Sep 11 Of Travels and Bans: President Trump's Executive Immigration Order 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Please join the Federalist Society in welcoming Mr. Josh Blackman, of the South Texas College of Law Houston, for a discussion on the legality of President Trump's Travel Ban. Another speaker will be announced at a later date. Sponsored by Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Patrick Butler at patrick.butler@duke.edu.

  • Sep 11 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.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

  • Sep 12 Federalist Society Kickoff Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Come learn about the Federalist Society! The Federalist Society is dedicated to fostering balanced and open debate about individual freedom, limited constitutional government, and judicial restraint. The Society is about ideas, scholarship, and fostering community on campus. We do not lobby for legislation, take policy positions, or endorse nominees and candidates for public service. While overall the Society believes in limited government, its members are diverse and often hold conflicting views on a broad range of issues such as tort reform, privacy rights, and criminal justice. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, contact Patrick Butler at patrick.butler@duke.edu.

  • Sep 12 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Sep 12 Ghost of the Innocent Man 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Join the Duke Law Innocence Project in welcoming Benjamin Rachlin to discuss his new book, Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption. Rachlin's debut chronicles the wrongful conviction and subsequent exoneration of Willie Grimes. NPR recently called it a gripping, "crisply written page turner," and Publisher's Weekly has named it one of the most anticipated books of the Fall. Rachlin will be joined by Mr. Grimes, who was exonerated in 2012 after being wrongly incarcerated for 24 years, and his attorney, Chris Mumma. Ghost of the Innocent Man also chronicles the creation of the NC Innocence Inquiry Commision, which was spearheaded by Ms. Mumma and Duke Law Professors Newman and Coleman. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Duke Law Innocence Project. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 12 Coalition Against Gendered Violence Kickoff Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    Come learn about the many ways to get involved with the Coalition Against Gendered Violence. Whether you have ideas for events at the school, want to do pro bono work on gendered violence issues, or simply want to meet like-minded people, please join us! Lunch will be served. Sponsored by CAGV. For more information, please contact Anya Benenson at anya.benenson@duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

  • Sep 13 Black Law Students Association General Body Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    The Black Law Students Association will be hosting its first general body meeting of the year. This event is open to all current members of BLSA and those interested in learning more about the organization. Sponsored by BLSA. For more information, please contact Marnishia Jernigan at mlj46@duke.edu.

  • Sep 13 Clerkship Kick-off: Faculty Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Join members of the law school faculty for a panel discussion about their clerkship experiences. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Hannah David at hannah.david@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 13 Information Session for the Duke Law Veterans Assistance Project 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Kickoff and information session for the Duke Law Veterans Assistance Project. Are you interested in veterans issues? Do you want the opportunity to do meaningful pro bono work impacting the community? Please consider getting involved in VAP. We provide pro bono opportunities to assist local veterans with a variety of legal issues, including Veterans Affairs benefits claims, expunctions, and military record corrections. The session will also include a presentation by the North Carolina Bar Associations Military & Veterans Law (MVL) section describing pro bono opportunities benefiting veterans open to law students through NCBA. Lunch provided. Co-sponsored by DBA, The Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Veterans Assistance project and the Duke Law Veterans. For more information, please contact Sam Howe at samuel.howe@duke.edu.

  • Sep 13 LLM Pro Bono Opportunities 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    LLM students are strongly encouraged to attend this special session that describes pro bono opportunities available to them while students at Duke Law School. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Kim Burrucker at burrucker@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 13 Jessup Cup Informational Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    The Jessup Cup, now in its fifth decade at Duke Law, is Duke Law's intramural tournament sponsored by the Moot Court Board. Each fall, Duke Law students compete for Moot Court Board membership by arguing a closed-universe international law problem before the International Court of Justice. Duke's Jessup Cup is open to all enrolled students including LLMs. The top ten percent of eligible competitors will be selected for Moot Court Board membership. Additionally, Duke Jessup Cup finalists are eligible for participation in the intercollegiate Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. If you are interested in learning more about the competition or moot court board, please attend this informational session. If you attended the informational session on September 5th, you do not need to attend this session. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Moot Court Board. For more information, please contact Gabrielle Skillings at dukejessupcupcoordinator@gmail.com.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

  • Sep 14 Careers in Service Speaker Series: Non-Profit Legal Work 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Sep 14 Lunch with the Dean 12:30 PMLaw School 2014

    The Office of Student Affairs is pleased to announce a wonderful opportunity to have lunch with Dean David F. Levi. This is an excellent opportunity to have some one-on-one time with the Dean to talk about your Law School experience. Unfortunately, seating is limited. If you are unable to attend this lunch, there will be other opportunities to have lunch with the Dean this semester. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information or if you would like to attend, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu no later than Monday, September 11 by 5:00 p.m.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

  • Sep 18 Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) Kick-off Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    Come learn about what Duke's chapter of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) has planned for the semester, including how animals can be positively impacted through legal practice. We will be discussing upcoming events as well as opportunities to apply for board positions. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by Duke's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter. For more information, please contact Leigh Markowitz at leigh.markowitz@duke.edu.

  • Sep 18 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.

  • Sep 18 Constitution Day: Interpreting the Constitution 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Please join the American Constitution Society for a special event celebrating Constitution Day, albeit one-day late. This year's event will focus generally on interpreting the Constitution. Speaker to be announced at a later date. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by ACS. For more information please contact Paul Brzyski at paul.brzyski@duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

  • Sep 19 Human Rights Law Society Informational Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Interested in human rights issues or pursuing a career in human rights law? Join the Human Rights Law Society (HRLS) for our first meeting of the year. HRLS provides a forum for students interested in human rights to share their ideas, put on events, and discuss human rights issues. Learn how to apply to become part of the 2017-2018 HRLS board. Open to all students, including LLMs. Lunch provided. Sponsored by the Human Rights Law Society. For more information, please contact Gabrielle Skillings at gabrielle.skillings@duke.edu.

  • Sep 19 The Federal Judicial Confirmation Process: A Perspective from the Front Lines 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Please join the Federalist Society in welcoming Mrs. Carrie Severino, Chief Counsel and Policy Director of the Judicial Crisis Network, for a discussion on the judicial confirmation process. Another speaker will be announced at a later date. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. Please contact Patrick Butler at patrick.butler@duke.edu.

  • Sep 19 The Cost-Benefit Revolution 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Cass R. Sunstein will speak on his new book, The Cost-Benefit Revolution. Mr. Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard. From 2009 to 2012, he was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), where he oversaw federal regulation, including prospective cost-benefit analysis of new rules and retrospective review of existing rules. He is the founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School. Mr. Sunstein is among the most published scholars in the world. He has testified before congressional committees on many subjects, and he has been involved in constitution-making and law reform activities in several countries. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Rethinking Regulation program at the Kenan Institute for Ethics (RR@KIE) at Duke University. For more information, please contact Prof. Jonathan Wiener at wiener@law.duke.edu, or Marlyn Dail at marlyn.dail@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

  • Sep 20 1L Required Event: Professional Development & Communication Skills 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Effective communication creates options and leads to opportunities for students and professionals alike. In this required 1L program, we will show you how experienced attorneys expect law students and new professionals to communicate. We will also discuss and identify common communication pitfalls and how to avoid them. All Duke Law students have the ability to become effective communicators and to set themselves apart as they proceed through law school and launch their careers. The live panel will be in room 3041 and the event will be streamed live into room 3037. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 20 Externships Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Come hear about the many ways to earn academic credit next year while gaining valuable experience in a judicial, government, non-profit, or general counsel externship, including Duke in DC. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from students who have done externships as well as faculty who coordinate the program. Come ready to ask questions, eat a delicious lunch, and hear about exciting opportunities in the Triangle area and beyond. This program is specifically tailored toward 2Ls and 3Ls. Sponsored by Duke Law Externships. For more information, please contact Anne Gordon at agordon@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

  • Sep 21 Flu Shots 10:00 AMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Flu shots are free to anyone with a Duke ID and are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 21 Incorporating Animal Law Into Your Career 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Please join Duke's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund for a panel discussion on the different ways to incorporate animal law into your career, from nonprofit work to pro bono. Sponsored by Duke SALDF. For more information, please contact Leigh Markowitz at leigh.markowitz@duke.edu.

  • Sep 21 LLM Resume & 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 2018. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 21 Introduction to Corporate Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Maybe you have heard the term "Corporate law" but you aren't quite sure what it means. We're here to help! Our lunch event will feature a panel of transactional attorneys excited to share their experiences in corporate law. Sponsored by Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Aseda Ghartey-Tagoe at eag44@duke.edu.

  • Sep 21 Opportunities for Women in National Security Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    The Center on Law, Ethics and National Security will sponsor a lunchtime panel on "Opportunities for Women in National Security Law." Pizza will be served. Sponsored by LENS. For more information, please contact the Center at lensmailbox@law.duke.edu.

Friday, September 22, 2017

  • Sep 22 Is Administrative Review of Granted Patents Constitutional? 12:00 PMWashington D.C.

    The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in Oil States Energy Services v. Greene's Energy Group, a case in which the petitioner argues that the most prominent U.S. Patent and Trademark Office process for analyzing the validity of granted patents "violates the Constitution by extinguishing private property rights through a non-Article III forum without a jury." This half-day conference will gather distinguished practitioners and legal scholars from a variety of perspectives to discuss potential implications of the case for patent law, for the administrative state, and for affected industries. The event is held at Duke in DC, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004 and is free and open to the public; however, you must register to attend: http://bit.ly/2utYFX2. Sponsored by The Center for Innovation Policy at Duke Law. For more information, including the speakers, please visit: http://bit.ly/2tUHADT or contact Balfour Smith and Carol Abken at innovationpolicy@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 22 Careers in Service Speaker Series: Government Agencies 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

Monday, September 25, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

  • Sep 26 Supreme Court Moot 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Please join the Program in Public Law for a Supreme Court Moot of District of Columbia v. Wesby. Lunch will be served. Additional details will be provided. Sponsored by Program in Public Law. For more information, please contact Jean Jentilet at jean.jentilet@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 26 Careers in International Law: Advising Clients on Cross-border Transactions in Europe, Asia, and Latin America 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Please join James Waters '14, an associate in the Charlotte office of Robinson Bradshaw, for a wide-ranging conversation about his work advising domestic and international clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint venture transactions, private equity finance, investment transactions, and general corporate law. Waters regularly guides clients in forming international supply chains, reducing and managing legal and political risks, and navigating international compliance matters such as economic sanctions. Waters will offer advice to students interested in pursuing careers in international corporate law, as well as broader international issues. Co-sponsored by the JD/LLM Program in International and Comparative Law. For more information, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 26 Intro to Islamic Law 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    Please join us for an Intro to Islamic Law, the first of a series. Islamic Law is often misconstrued by Muslims and others alike. To better understand the legal frameworks of the faith tradition, MLSA will be inviting speakers to discuss particular areas of law within Islam, such as family law and human rights law. At this introductory event, Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb from the Islamic Association of Raleigh will cover sources and legal interpretation of Islamic Law. If you are interested in attending future events in this series, don't miss the intro! Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Muslim Law Students Association. For more information, please contact Jana Zaidan at jana.zaidan@duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  • Sep 27 Human Rights Practioners Series: Scorecard Diplomacy 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Judith Kelley, Senior Associate Dean and Kevin D. Gorter Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy, will give a lecture on her recently published book titled "Scorecard Diplomacy: Grading States to Influence their Reputation and Behavior." This is part of the Human Rights Practitioner Series, which is co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic and Center for International and Comparative Law. Lunch will be provided. For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 27 1Ls: How to Outline for Exams 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    This is an instructional program for first year students presented by Professor Casey Thomson on how to outline and how outlining helps to prepare a student for exams. This is part of the Academic Success series of programs and follows the summer briefing assignment and LEAD Week presentation by Professor Blocher. Sponsored by Assistant Dean Tia Barnes and the Office of Academic Affairs. For more information, please contact Pam Wyatt at pamela.wyatt@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 27 International Food Fiesta and Fashion Show 5:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Join the Office of Student Affairs and the International Law Society for an evening of food and fashion. See styles from all over the globe and enjoy food prepared by your classmates. This year's Food Fiesta categories include best dessert, best spicy dish, best vegetarian dish, best dish on a public interest salary, most romantic dish, and most representative of your home country. Show off your cooking skills! Sign up to participate: https://law.duke.edu/students/intweek/dishes/! Please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu with any questions about the Food Fiesta. If you have an international outfit or the desire to be a model for the international fashion show, let us know; we're always looking for more people to get involved! For more information about the fashion show, please contact Kelsey Glover at kelsey.glover@lawnet.duke.edu. Sponsored by OSA and ILS.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

  • Sep 28 White House Counsel Neil Eggleston 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Come hear Neil Eggleston, White House Counsel for President Obama, speak about his experience as White House Counsel. Lunch with be served. Sponsored by ACS. For more information please contact Paul Brzyski at paul.brzyski@duke.edu.

  • Sep 28 Pathways to Employment in International Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Participate in a discussion on careers in international law with representatives from the American Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association. Moderated by Joshua Toman. Please register at https://americanbar.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8G5NbFE1fM2XM1f if you plan to attend. Sponsored by the American Bar Association Section on International Law in coordination with the North Carolina Bar Association International Law Section and the International Law Society. For more information, please contact Kelsey Glover at kelsey.glover@duke.edu.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

  • Oct 4 Pizza with the North Carolina Bar Association 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join the leadership of the North Carolina Bar Association regarding your free law student membership and ways you can be involved now to start networking and gain skills to further your career. All law students are welcome, and 1Ls are especially encouraged to attend. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Oct 4 1L Interest Meeting: JD-LLM in Law & Entrepreneurship 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Join program director Prof. Kip Frey and law school administrators to learn about the joint JD and Masters (LLM) in Law & Entrepreneurship. This joint degree program enables students to earn both degrees in three years (plus a one-month 1L summer program). Current 2L and 3L JD-LLM-LE students will be on hand to share their experiences with the program. Students may apply to the LLM-LE during the fall semester of the 1L year. Sponsored by the LLM-LE program. Lunch will be served. For more information or to RSVP please contact Dean Barnes at barnes@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 4 Lunch with the Dean 12:30 PMLaw School 2014

    The Office of Student Affairs is pleased to announce a wonderful opportunity to have lunch with Dean David F. Levi. This is an excellent opportunity to have some one-on-one time with the Dean to talk about your Law School experience. Unfortunately, seating is limited. If you are unable to attend this lunch, there will be other opportunities to have lunch with the Dean this semester. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information or if you would like to attend, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu no later than Friday, September 29 by 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

  • Oct 5 LLM Alumni Panel on Career Opportunities in the U.S. 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Please join LLM alumni currently working in the U.S. for a wide-ranging discussing of opportunities and challenges for foreign LLMs in the U.S. legal market and will share their own job search experiences. Panelists will discuss opportunities and challenges for foreign LLMs in the U.S. legal market. They will also share their career paths and offer advice to students interested in staying in the U.S. following graduation. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center and the International Studies Office. For more information, contact Taylor Rowland at taylor.rowland@law.duke.edu.

Friday, October 6, 2017

  • Oct 6 Prioritarianism in Practice Research Network 8:00 AMLaw School 3000

    The Prioritarianism in Practice research network aspires to develop the theory and application of prioritarianism, to the point that it can function as a full-blown policy assessment tool-a real, practicable alternative to cost-benefit analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis. The research network will include a series of projects aimed at advancing our understanding of prioritarianism in specific policy domains, either by synthesizing existing work or by doing new research. This first workshop of the network is sponsored by the Center for Law, Economics, and Public Policy at Duke Law. For more information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow and Carol Abken at clepp@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

  • Oct 7 Prioritarianism in Practice Research Network 8:00 AMLaw School 3000

    The Prioritarianism in Practice research network aspires to develop the theory and application of prioritarianism, to the point that it can function as a full-blown policy assessment tool-a real, practicable alternative to cost-benefit analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis. The research network will include a series of projects aimed at advancing our understanding of prioritarianism in specific policy domains, either by synthesizing existing work or by doing new research. This first workshop of the network is sponsored by the Center for Law, Economics, and Public Policy at Duke Law. For more information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow and Carol Abken at clepp@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • Oct 12 39th Annual Duke Estate Planning Conference 7:00 AMLaw 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 and tax practitioners and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate. Sponsored by Duke Law School and the Duke University Estate Planning Council. For more information, please contact Alyssa Alegre at depc@law.duke.edu.

Friday, October 13, 2017

  • Oct 13 39th Annual Duke Estate Planning Conference 7:00 AMLaw 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 and tax practitioners and legal scholars. Faculty members have been selected for their knowledge of the subjects, presentation skills, and ability to communicate. Sponsored by Duke Law School and the Duke University Estate Planning Council. For more information, please contact Alyssa Alegre at depc@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 13 Duke Law Campaign Celebration Weekend 12:00 PMLaw School 3rd Floor Loggia

    Sponsored by the Alumni & Development Office. For more information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 13 Duke-South Africa Conference on Comparative Foreign Relations Law 1:00 PMSee description

    The Duke-South Africa Conference on Comparative Foreign Relations Law, which is being organized by Duke Law School and is being held at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, brings together leading experts from around the world to compare and contrast how nations structure their decision-making about foreign affairs and how they incorporate international law within their domestic legal systems. The topics to be discussed include the making and application of treaties and other international agreements; decisions to withdraw from international commitments; the domestic incorporation and application of customary International law and jus cogens norms, including with respect to issues relating to sovereign and foreign official immunity; and decisions to use military force and participate in collective security. The conference will utilize a roundtable discussion format, and participants will also visit South Africa's Constitutional Court. To facilitate the discussion, each participant is preparing a draft chapter that will be circulated prior to the conference. These chapters will ultimately be included in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law. For more information, please see https://law.duke.edu/news/duke-south-africa-conference/ or contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

  • Oct 14 Duke-South Africa Conference on Comparative Foreign Relations Law 9:00 AMSee description

    The Duke-South Africa Conference on Comparative Foreign Relations Law, which is being organized by Duke Law School and is being held at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, brings together leading experts from around the world to compare and contrast how nations structure their decision-making about foreign affairs and how they incorporate international law within their domestic legal systems. The topics to be discussed include the making and application of treaties and other international agreements; decisions to withdraw from international commitments; the domestic incorporation and application of customary International law and jus cogens norms, including with respect to issues relating to sovereign and foreign official immunity; and decisions to use military force and participate in collective security. The conference will utilize a roundtable discussion format, and participants will also visit South Africa's Constitutional Court. To facilitate the discussion, each participant is preparing a draft chapter that will be circulated prior to the conference. These chapters will ultimately be included in The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Foreign Relations Law. For more information, please see https://law.duke.edu/news/duke-south-africa-conference/ or contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • Oct 17 Finding and Applying for International Summer Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join the Career & Professional Development Center and learn more about their resources for finding summer employment 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 and the International Studies Office. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • Oct 18 Diversity of Thought: Finding Common Ground 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Diversity shapes our individual viewpoints, but how do we navigate the challenges it poses to us as a community? The ability to resolve conflicts is a critical skill for an attorney. Join Paul James, from the Duke University Office of Institutional Equity, for a dialogue about how to communicate effectively about diversity and embrace our differences, while finding common ground. Co-sponsored by the Center on Law, Race and Politics, Student Affairs, and the Career & Professional Development Center. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • Oct 19 Introduction to Litigation 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Come hear about the life of a litigation attorney! Free lunch, and free career advice- you can't beat it. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Aseda Ghartey-Tagoe at eag44@duke.edu.

  • Oct 19 Information Session for 1Ls about joint JD & LLM in International and Comparative Law 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Join co-directors Rachel Brewster and Larry Helfer, law school administrators, and current JD-LLM students to learn about the joint JD and Masters (LLM) in International and Comparative Law. JD-LLM program enables students to obtain both degrees in three years (and one month abroad during their 1L summer). The deadline for applying to the joint degree program is November 1. Students apply to the joint degree program during the first semester of their 1L year. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law. For more information, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

  • Oct 21 5th Annual Program in Law & Entrepreneurship Tailgate 12:00 PMLaw School Beber Sculpture Garden

    Mark your calendars for the annual trek to Durham for a mini-reunion and fun day with your Law & Entrepreneurship friends! Students, alumni, faculty, and their families in the Program in Law & Entrepreneurship are invited to join us for a fun tailgate prior to the Duke vs. Pittsburgh football game in the Beber Sculpture Garden (behind the Law School). Time TBD (2 hours prior to kickoff). Discounted game tickets will be available. More information forthcoming, but mark your calendars today! Sponsored by LLMLE. For more information, please contact llmle@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 21 20th Annual Public Interest Retreat 12:00 PMOff-campus

    Students of all class years are invited to join us for the annual Public Interest Retreat. It is a day of fun, community and learning that culminates in a casual dinner. The Public Interest Retreat provides an opportunity for public interest and government-minded students to meet and mingle, engage with each other and hear from alumni. This year's retreat will be held at the lovely Camp Royall in Moncure, NC. More information coming soon. Please email Dean Stella Boswell with questions (boswell@law.duke.edu). Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center, the Government and Public Service Society and the Public Interest Law Foundation.

Monday, October 23, 2017

  • Oct 23 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.

  • Oct 23 Southern Justice Spring Break Trip Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Student leaders from the Southern Justice Spring Break Trip will provide information on the various opportunities available for the annual spring break legal service trips. We are currently offering locations in New Orleans, LA; Atlanta, GA and Dilley, TX . Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Public Interest & Pro Bono. For more information please contact Catherine Davis catherine.davis@lawnet.duke.edu.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  • Oct 24 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Project (VITA) is a pro bono project at the law school that works to generate approximately 1/2 million dollars annually for the greater Durham community. Duke Law VITA volunteers prepare income tax returns for low-income area residents. Join us to learn more about how you can get involved with VITA. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For information, please contact Zach Frye zachary.frye@lawnet.duke.edu and Andrew House andrew.house@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Oct 24 Theft! A History of Music Faculty Author celebration 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Join Professors Jamie Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins for a celebration of their new book, Theft! A History of Music - The Comic Book laying out a 2000-year long history of musical borrowing from Plato to rap. An epic battle between creatively and control. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Goodson Law Library and Office of the Dean. For more information please contact Melanie Dunshee at dunshee@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

  • Oct 25 Financial Regulation: from Dodd-Frank to Now 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Please join us for a conversation with from former Democratic Congressman Barney Frank and former Deputy Treasury Secretary, Sarah Bloom Raskin. Mr. Frank and Mrs. Raskin will be discussing their thoughts on the current state of financial regulation and how the finance industry has evolved post financial crisis. Co-sponsored by the Global Financial Markets Center and Rethinking Regulation. For more information, contact Lee Reiners at reiners@law.duke.edu

  • Oct 25 1L Required Event: Intro to the 1L Job Search 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    How do you find a 1L job? When and where should you start looking? In our final required program of the semester, we will answer those questions, introduce you to our job search resources, and lay the groundwork for your 1L job search. Lunch will be provided. The live panel will be in room 3041 and the event will be streamed live into room 3037. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Oct 27 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Chapel Tour and Tower Climb 2:00 PMSee description

    Take a break from studying and take a tour of Duke's most well-known landmark, the Chapel! Afterwards we will also climb the tower and have the opportunity to see out over campus. Space is limited; please RSVP to the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 27 Equal Justice Works Reception - Washington, D.C. 5:00 PMOff-campus

    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. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, the Career and Professional Development Center and the Duke Law Alumni Office. For more information, please contact Stella Boswell at boswell@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

  • Oct 31 Judicial Clerkships and Internships 101 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Working for a judge is a unique legal experience. Attend this program to learn more about judicial internships and externships, what the job entails, and the benefits to you. We will go over the process and timelines for applying and what you can be doing now. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information please contact Hannah David at hannah.david@law.duke.edu

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

  • Nov 1 Calm by and De-stress with Aromatherapy! 12:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Take a moment out of your busy day to make your own relaxing aromatherapy room spray! Duke Wellness will be here to help you create an aromatherapy room spray to take home and enjoy. Information about other great resources to help you de-stress will also be available. Stop by the Star Commons foyer from 12:00-2:00 p.m. and enjoy a moment of relaxation. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs and Duke Wellness. For any questions, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 1 Black Law Students Association Outlining Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    A panel of 2L and 3L students will be discussing exam preparation tips and strategies, as well as when and how to start outlining. This event is open to all first year students. Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association. For more information, please contact Marnishia Jernigan at mlj46@duke.edu.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

  • Nov 2 1L Job Search: Summer Diversity Fellowships Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Many law firms sponsor employment and educational programs for 1L law students from diverse backgrounds. These fellowship/scholarship opportunities may include summer employment, training programs, and opportunities for networking and career development. Please join us to learn about applying for these unique opportunities as well as to discuss the importance of diversity in the legal profession. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Nov 2 Careers in International Law: International Trade and Investment 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Please join David Ross '93 for a wide-ranging conversation about trade negotiations, export controls, and negotiation of international agreement. Mr. Ross serves as Counsel in the Washington, DC office of WilmerHale, focusing his practice on advising domestic and international clients on a broad range of regulatory and compliance matters. Mr. Ross spent four years as an International Trade Counsel on the minority staff of the Senate Finance Committee and eight years as attorney-adviser at the Office of the United States Trade Representative, where he represented the U.S. government before the World Trade Organization. Mr. Ross will discuss his career path, spanning both U.S. government and private practice, and offer advice to students interested in careers involving international trade, federal government, and foreign relations. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the JD/LLM Program in International and Comparative Law. For more information, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

Friday, November 3, 2017

  • Nov 3 Saving Nemo: Rethinking Ocean Conservation - Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum Symposium 8:30 AMTBD

    DELPF's 2017 symposium will look at the major challenges the oceans currently face, ocean conservation success stories, and how law and new technologies are being used to change how we think about ocean conservation and governance. Three expert panels will discuss these themes, followed by three breakout sessions where students and other attendees will have a chance to work in small groups with experts to address three distinct ocean challenges. Each group will focus their discussion around a series of questions related to the specific ocean challenge. Finally, the experts leading the discussions will come together for one more panel to discuss general thoughts on the breakout sessions. The symposium will end with refreshments and a networking opportunity for panelists and students. Breakfast and lunch will be served. The 2017 symposium is being held in conjunction with the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic's 10th anniversary celebration. Co-sponsored by DELPF and the Environmental Law & Policy Clinic. For more information, please contact Teddy Wan at theodore.wan@lawnet.duke.edu.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

  • Nov 7 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Nov 7 Cover Letter Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Cover letters are not just an essential part of your job application materials. They are also your first writing sample that a prospective employer will see. Join us for an overview of what employers are looking for in a cover letter, common mistakes to avoid, and tips for making your cover letter successful. This program will be followed by the opportunity to sign up for open review sessions with Career Counselors. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

  • Nov 8 Exam Preparation with Black Law Students Association 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    This event will focus on exam preparation strategies. Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association. For more information, please contact Marnishia Jernigan at mlj46@duke.edu.

  • Nov 8 LLM Interviewing and Networking Skills Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    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 and the International Studies Office. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 8 Lunch with the Dean 12:30 PMLaw School 2014

    The Office of Student Affairs is pleased to announce a wonderful opportunity to have lunch with Dean David F. Levi. This is an excellent opportunity to have some one-on-one time with the Dean to talk about your Law School experience. Unfortunately, seating is limited. If you are unable to attend this lunch, there will be other opportunities to have lunch with the Dean this semester. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information or if you would like to attend, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu no later than Friday, Nov. 3 by 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

  • Nov 9 Mergers & Acquisitions 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    The Business Law Society invites you to learn from current practitioners about the general structure of a M&A deal, the role that lawyers play in these transactions, and the skill sets to develop during law school to prepare for a successful career in M&A. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Aseda Ghartey-Tagoe at eag44@duke.edu.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • Nov 14 1L Required Event: Successful Interviewing for Lawyers: Telling Your Story 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The key to a successful interview is learning how to tell your story effectively. Join the Career Center and your 2L/3L Duke Law classmates for a panel discussion on how to prepare for interviews, what to expect, and tips and strategies for successful interviews. We strongly encourage all 1Ls to attend this session. Lunch will be provided. The live panel will be in room 3041 and the event will be streamed live into room 3037. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

  • Nov 30 Last Day of Class: Celebration for 1Ls 2:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Congrats to the 1L students for finishing your last class of the fall semester! Come celebrate with the Office of Student Affairs with cake. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at student_affairs@law.duke.edu.

Monday, December 4, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Monday, January 8, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

  • Feb 2 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy Symposium: Amending the Constitution 9:00 AMTBD

    The Constitution was never intended to be a perfect document, yet amendments to the Constitution have come very infrequently. Come join the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy in our annual symposium: Amending the Constitution. Several prominent Constitutional Law scholars will propose camera-ready examples of Constitutional Amendments and discuss and debate the merits of each proposal. We hope to see you there. Sponsored by the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy. For more information, please contact Kevin Zhao at kevin.y.zhao@duke.edu.

  • Feb 2 ESQ 4:30 PMLaw School 3041

    ESQ is a phenomenal way to kick off your 1L internship hunt, practice your networking skills, and get a hard start networking for OCI. The symposium is a great combination of break-out panels and formal and informal networking time. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Aseda Ghartey-Tagoe at essie.ghartey.tagoe@duke.edu.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

  • Feb 3 ESQ 8:30 AMLaw School 3041

    ESQ is a phenomenal way to kick off your 1L internship hunt, practice your networking skills, and get a hard start networking for OCI. The symposium is a great combination of break-out panels and formal and informal networking time. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Aseda Ghartey-Tagoe at essie.ghartey.tagoe@duke.edu.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

  • Feb 9 Advocating for Environmental Justice 8:30 AMTBD

    The Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic is hosting a half-day conference on environmental justice. Join us for two morning panels with attorneys, community activists, regulators, and elected officials discussing how to address environmental problems that disproportionately affect minority and low-income communities. The lunch panel will include a keynote speaker and a moderated discussion among environmental justice leaders. Sponsored by the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic. For more information, please contact Shannon Arata at shannon.arata@lawnet.duke.edu or Talia Sechley at talia.sechley@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 9 Advocating for Environmental Justice Reception 3:45 PMLaw School Third Floor Mezzanine

    Join the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic for a reception following the Advocating for Environmental Justice conference. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Duke Environmental Law & Policy Clinic. For more information, please contact Shannon Arata at shannon.arata@lawnet.duke.edu or Talia Sechley at talia.sechley@law.duke.edu.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

  • Mar 23 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 24, 2018

  • Mar 24 Admitted Students Open House 9:00 AMLaw School 3041

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

Monday, March 26, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

  • Apr 13 Reunion 2018 10:00 AMLaw School 3rd Floor Loggia

    On April 13-15, 2018, we will welcome back graduating classes ending in 3 or 8 and the Half-Century Club (any alum who graduated more than 50 years ago) for a full weekend of activities. See details at https://law.duke.edu/alumni/reunion/. Sponsored by Duke Law School. For more information, please contact Caitlin Shaw at caitlin.shaw@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018

  • May 11 Graduation Family Barbecue 5:00 PMSee description

    More details to follow. Event will be held at The Rickhouse, 609 Foster Street, Durham. For more information, contact Student Affairs.

  • May 11 Candlelight Dinner (International students and guests) 7:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    This event proves to be one of the most special of the year, as international students' and LLM students' families and friends travel from around the world to share in graduation. Sponsored by the Office of International Studies. Attendance is free. Business casual to semi-formal attire is recommended. For more information, please contact Suzanne Brown at brown@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

  • May 12 Law School Hooding Ceremony 5:30 PMCameron Indoor Stadium

    More details to follow. For more information, contact the Office of Student Affairs.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

  • Nov 1 Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The 2018-2019 Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law will be presented by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon of Singapore. Co-sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law and the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.