Event Calendar

Friday, August 26, 2016

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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

    The Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono invites all new students to join us for a Public Interest and Pro Bono Kick-off event on Tuesday, August 30. Students will have the chance to learn about various pro bono and public interest opportunities from student group leaders and participants. A "cook out" dinner will be served. Please RSVP here: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eFeWraBNwmKZf25. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

  • Sep 1 Duke Law Innocence Project Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Come learn about the work of the Innocence Project! Volunteers can participate in active investigations of clients' cases, work professors on research and policy work, plan events to raise awareness surrounding wrongful convictions, and participate in outreach to the local community. Applications will be distributed during the meeting and lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Duke Law Innocence Project. For more information, please contact Executive Director Shannon Welch at shannon.welch@duke.edu.

  • Sep 1 Jessup Cup Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Come learn about Moot Court and sign-up for the Jessup Cup Tournament! This competition is open to 1Ls, 2Ls and 3Ls. Each participant has the chance to secure a spot on Duke's Moot Court Board. The Competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice. The problem is "closed-universe," so all materials will be provided and no outside research is required. We will have another information session next week if you cannot make this one. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Moot Court Board. For more information, please contact Hope Staneski at hope.staneski@duke.edu with any questions.

  • Sep 1 Career Kickoff and Pass the Bar for LLMs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join the Career Center and International Studies Office for an overview of US bar exams and job hunting in the United States and abroad. For more information, contact the Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 1 HUD Information Session on 2017-2018 Legal Honors Program 2:30 PMLaw School 4044

    Join members of the Department of Housing & Urban Development staff as they share information concerning the 2017-2018 Legal Honors Program with the HUD Office of General Counsel. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

  • Sep 6 Interested in Pursuing a Career in Academia? 12:30 PMLaw School 3000

    Panel discussion for all students who are interested in pursuing a career in academia. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Bonnie Millis at bonnie.millis@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Law Teaching Committee. For more information contact Marin Levy, Committee Chair at levy@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 6 Coalition Against Gendered Violence Interest Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

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

  • Sep 6 Duke Law Democrats Introductory Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Introductory meeting for the Duke Law Democrats - learn about the projects, volunteer opportunities, and events we have planned for the 2016-17 year. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Duke Law Democrats. For more information, please contact Joe Harris at joe.harris@duke.edu.

  • Sep 6 Introduction to Business Law Society: Not Just for Future Business Lawyers 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Come to our information session to find out who 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 Abigail Frisch at abigail.frisch@lawnet.duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

  • Sep 7 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 3043 and the event will be streamed live into room 3041. Please note: Attendance is required for all members of the Class of 2019. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 7 Jessup Cup Informational Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Come learn about Moot Court and sign-up for the year's first competition, the Jessup Cup Tournament! This competition is open to 1Ls, 2Ls and 3Ls. Each participant has the chance to secure a spot on Duke's Moot Court Board. The Competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice. The problem is "closed-universe," so participants will be provided with all materials and no outside research is required. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Moot Court Board. For more information, please contact Taylor West at taylor.r.west@duke.edu with any questions.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

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

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

  • Sep 8 Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

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

Friday, September 9, 2016

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

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

  • Sep 9 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 Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 9 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.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

  • Sep 11 Veterans Assistance Project (VAP) Training 10:00 AMLaw School 4047

    Join the Veterans Assistance Project for its annual required training to be placed on a claim. This is a two part training with the second portion addressing Expungements. The claims training portion will run from 10:00 until 12:00. The expungement portion of the training will run from 12:45 until 2:15. Food will be provided. Join us for a great opportunity to be involved in the Durham community and to get some hands on experience working for clients. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Hope Staneski at hope.staneski@lawnet.duke.edu or Luis Pinto at Luis.pinto@lawnet.duke.edu.

Monday, September 12, 2016

  • Sep 12 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 12 Bar Exams: What 3Ls Need to Know 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 obtain admission to any state bar - dates and deadlines, components of a bar application, the breadth of character and fitness investigations, and more. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 12 DBA Finance Committee Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    The DBA Finance Committee meets to approve funding requests from DBA-sponsored organizations. If you would like to request funding please fill out the form at: http://tinyurl.com/dukelawdbafunding and send a representative to the meeting at least two weeks prior to your event. Sponsored by DBA. For more information, please contact Cameron Hammel at cameron.hammel@lawnet.duke.edu with questions.

  • Sep 12 Cancer Pro Bono Project Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join members of the Cancer Pro Bono Project to learn about the work we do, the clients we serve, and how you can get involved. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Matt Colin at Matthew.Colinl@duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

  • Sep 13 LLM Pro Bono Opportunities 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    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 Guardian ad Litem Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Guardian ad Litem programs are a fantastic opportunity to serve your community by advocating for children who have been placed in foster care. Each program is responsible for advocating for the best interest of hundreds of children and rely on volunteer support. Come join us to hear from District Administrators, a Guardian ad Litem attorney advocate, and current students serving as Guardian ad Litems. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Chelsea DeMoss, chelsea.demoss@lawnet.duke.edu.

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

    Join members of the law school faculty for a panel discussion about their clerkship experiences. Panelists include Professors Joseph Blocher, Tom Metzloff, and Kathryn Bradley. Professor Blocher, clerked for Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Rosemary Barkett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Professor Metzloff clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in New Orleans, followed by a clerkship with the Supreme Court of the United States. Professor Bradley served as a law clerk to Judge Frederic N. Smalkin of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and Justice Byron R. White of the Supreme Court of the United States. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information please contact Hannah Beardsley at hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu

  • Sep 13 Lawyer on the Line Training 3:00 PMLaw School 4055

    Training for students who wish to participate in Lawyer on the Line. This is a program in partnership with Legal Aid of NC. Students provide legal assistance to very low income clients over the phone. Each case involves about 3 hours of pro bono service time. All interested students who have not already completed training must attend this training. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest & Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Ashton Garner at ashton.garner@duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

  • 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 would like to attend, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu no later than Friday, September 9 by 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. If you are unable to attend this lunch, there will be other opportunities to have lunch with the Dean this semester.

  • Sep 14 Black Law Student Association General Body Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    This is the Black Law Student Association's first General Body Meeting. All Duke Law students are welcome to come and learn more about BLSA and meet the members. Students will also learn about some of the events the Black Law Student Association is planning for the Fall semester. Sponsored by the Black Law Student Association. For more information, please contact Ennis Coble at ennis.coble@duke.edu.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

  • Sep 15 Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

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

  • Sep 15 A Conversation with Doug Bandow 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Come join us for a conversation with Doug Bandow from the Cato Institute. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Shelby Baird at shelby.baird@duke.edu.

  • Sep 15 Cancer Pro Bono Legal Project Training, Part 1 5:15 PMLaw School 4047

    Having a serious medical diagnosis is stressful enough without having to worry about legal concerns. The Duke Law Cancer Pro Bono Legal Project offers free legal assistance to help cancer patients deal with legal issues that may accompany their medical diagnosis and treatment. If you would like to volunteer with this project, then you must attend the training sessions. Breakfast will be served at 8:45 with training beginning at 9:00. 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.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

  • Sep 20 US Navy JAG Corps Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

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

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

  • Sep 21 Computer Science Primer For Lawyers 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    The first lecture of a three-part brief introduction to computer science by Professor Salman Azhar of the Duke University Computer Science department. Sponsored by the Law & Entrepreneurship Society. For more information, please contact Russell Deutsch at russell.deutsch@duke.edu.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

  • Sep 22 A Conversation with Judge Richard J. Leon 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Come join us for a conversation with Judge Richard J. Leon. Judge Leon has served as a judge for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia since 2002. Sponsored by the Federalist Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Shelby Baird at shelby.baird@duke.edu.

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

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

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

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

  • Sep 22 Cancer Pro Bono Legal Project Training Pt. II 5:15 PMLaw School 4047

    Having a serious medical diagnosis is stressful enough without having to worry about legal concerns. The Duke Law Cancer Pro Bono Legal Project offers free legal assistance to help cancer patients deal with legal issues that may accompany their medical diagnosis and treatment. If you would like to volunteer with this project, then you must attend the training sessions. This is part two of the training. You must have attended part 1 of the training and complete the quiz before attending part 2. Light refreshments will be served at 3:00. Training will begin at 3:15. 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.

Friday, September 23, 2016

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

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

Monday, September 26, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

  • Sep 27 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 27 US Army JAG Corps Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

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

  • Sep 27 1L Required Event: Professional Communication Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 27 Careers in International Law: International Trade & Maritime Law, a conversation with Jan Yves Remy and Coalter Lathrop '06 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Jan Yves Remy, Counsel at Sidley Austin and Coalter Lathrop, Principal at Sovereign Geographic for a wide ranging conversation about litigation and dispute resolution in the context of advising governments on international trade and maritime law matters. Mr. Lathrop '06 is an international lawyer and cartographer with litigation experience before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). Ms. Remy recent representations include matters involving sovereign governments engaged in high-profile ongoing disputes at the panel and appellate stages of WTO dispute settlement. The panelists will discuss their current work and offer advice to students interested in careers involving transnational litigation. Sponsored by the Office of International Studies. For more information, please contact Ashley Parson at Ashley.Parson@law.duke.edu

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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

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

  • Sep 28 International Week Panel: Discussion on International Summer Work 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    A panel of 2Ls and 3Ls will discuss their summer work experiences in international public interest placements and international private law firms. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

  • Sep 29 NCBA International Law Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join members of the North Carolina Bar Association for a panel discussion of current trends in transnational legal practices in North Carolina. All law students are welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 29 Panel on Human Trafficking 5:30 PMSanford Fleishman Commons

    This lecture will focus on the United States' anti-trafficking policies both domestically and internationally via diplomatic efforts, and will be presented by Duke Alumni Ambassador-at-Large in the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Person, Susan Coppedge, the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Homeland Security Advisor on the National Security Council Staff, the Honorable Amy Pope, and MPP/MBA alumna Andrea Wilson. Co-sponsored by the Sanford School of Public Policy, American Grand Strategy, and the Center for International and Comparative Law. For more information, please contact Mary Lindsley at mary.lindsley@duke.edu.

Friday, September 30, 2016

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

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

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

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

  • Sep 30 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. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 30 Meet the Clerks 4:00 PMOff-campus

    Meet local judicial law clerks, past and present. Hear about their experiences and the benefits of a post-graduate clerkship. Food will be provided. Event held at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe. Sponsored by the Office of Career and Professional Development. For more information, contact Hannah Beardsley at Hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

  • 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 would like to attend, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu no later than Friday, September 30 by 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. If you are unable to attend this lunch, there will be other opportunities to have lunch with the Dean this semester.

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

    This program will provide an overview of CPDC resources for finding international opportunities overseas. The topics discussed will include the array of international options available, including law firms, international organizations, and NGOS and how to find and apply for them. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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

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

  • Oct 5 Business 101: Breaking Business Down to Brass Tacks 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Maybe you came to law school because you're afraid of numbers. The bad news is, you probably can't avoid numbers. The good news is, we are here to help! No matter your background, we want to provide a very basic lesson on the most important accounting and finance concepts and terminology that will be relevant to your legal career no matter what your areas of interest are. Stuff you need to know! Free lunch! It doesn't get better than this. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Abby Frisch at abigail.frisch@lawnet.duke.edu.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

  • Oct 6 Capital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America's Corporate Age, Book discussion with Professor Samuel W. Buell 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    All are welcome to attend a reading and discussion of Capital Offenses: Business Crime and Punishment in America's Corporate Age, by Bernard M. Fishman Professor of Law, Samuel W. Buell. Prof. Buell, who served as the lead prosecutor for the Justice Department's Enron Task Force, delivers an incisive overview of the rampant and troubling growth of American white-collar crime, dissects the many difficulties facing those who work to root it out and punish criminals, and drafts a blueprint for improving the system going forward. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean and the Goodson Law Library. For more information please contact Melanie Dunshee, dunshee@law.duke.edu.

Friday, October 7, 2016

  • Oct 7 Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Judge Guido Calabresi of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will deliver Duke Law's annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture. Prior to his appointment to the bench in 1994, Judge Calabresi was Dean and Sterling Professor at Yale Law School, where he began teaching in 1959, and is now Sterling Professor Emeritus and Professorial Lecturer in Law. He received his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Yale College in 1953, a B.A. degree with First Class Honors from Magdalen College, Oxford University, in 1955, an LL.B. degree, magna cum laude, in 1958 from Yale Law School, and an M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University in 1959. A Rhodes Scholar and member of Phi Beta Kappa and Order of the Coif, Judge Calabresi served as the Note Editor of The Yale Law Journal, 1957-58, while graduating first in his law school class. Following graduation, Judge Calabresi clerked for Justice Hugo Black of the U.S. Supreme Court. He has been awarded some fifty honorary degrees from universities in the United States and abroad, and is the author of seven books and more than one hundred articles on law and related subjects. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Sandie MacLachlan at sandra.maclachlan@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

  • Oct 19 Introduction to Corporate Law 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Come hear about the life of a corporate attorney - learn just what it means to work on mergers & acquisitions, private equity deals, and transactional law generally. Free lunch, and free career advice - you can't beat it. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please check out our facebook page @DukeBusinessLawSociety or contact Abby Frisch at abigail.frisch@lawnet.duke.edu.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

  • Oct 26 Flu Shots 10:30 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 Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 26 Clerkships 101 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

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

Friday, October 28, 2016

  • Oct 28 Fall 2016 Leadership Weekend 8:00 AMTBD

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

  • Oct 28 Duke Law Wellness: Traditional Japanese Tea Gathering at the Duke Gardens 1:00 PMSee description

    Take a break and relax at the Duke Gardens teahouse, where, as a guest to Tea, you will experience the warmth of a traditional Japanese tea gathering. Enjoy this rich tradition over an enticing bowl of whisked green tea and a Japanese confection. A brief instruction will be given; no prior experience necessary. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

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

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

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

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

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

Monday, November 14, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

  • Nov 16 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 would like to attend, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu no later than Monday, November 14 by 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

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

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

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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

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

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

  • Feb 3 Duke Law Journal 8:30 AMTBD

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

  • Feb 3 ESQ 6:00 PMLaw School 3041

    ESQ is a professional event in which students will have the opportunity to continue learning about careers in corporate law while networking with practitioners. ESQ is open to all students at Duke University School of Law. Over 40 attorneys from a variety of law firms and in house organizations, geographic markets, and practice areas will be attending ESQ 2017. Students will learn about careers in law through gaining the experience and perspective of a variety of experienced practitioners, develop networking skills, build valuable connections with attorney, and prepare for interviews (1L, 2L, and beyond) by building a professional network at your targeted firms and geographical markets. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Abigail Frisch at abigail.frisch@lawnet.duke.edu.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

  • Feb 4 ESQ 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

    ESQ is a professional event in which students will have the opportunity to continue learning about careers in corporate law while networking with practitioners. ESQ is open to all students at Duke University School of Law. Over 40 attorneys from a variety of law firms and in house organizations, geographic markets, and practice areas will be attending ESQ 2017. Students will learn about careers in law through gaining the experience and perspective of a variety of experienced practitioners, develop networking skills, build valuable connections with attorney, and prepare for interviews (1L, 2L, and beyond) by building a professional network at your targeted firms and geographical markets. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Abigail Frisch at abigail.frisch@lawnet.duke.edu.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

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

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

Saturday, February 18, 2017

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

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

Monday, February 20, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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

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

Friday, February 24, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

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

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

Monday, March 6, 2017

  • Mar 6 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.

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

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

Monday, March 20, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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

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

Friday, March 24, 2017

  • Mar 24 Admitted Students Open House 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

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

Saturday, March 25, 2017

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

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

Monday, March 27, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

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

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

Saturday, April 1, 2017

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

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

Monday, April 3, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

  • May 18 CULP Colloquium 7:30 AMLaw School 4047

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

Friday, May 19, 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017