Event Calendar

Friday, August 28, 2015

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Sunday, August 30, 2015

  • Aug 30 Alaska Law Review Orientation 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

    The Executive Board of the Alaska Law Review will be holding an orientation for all of their new journal members. Sponsored by the Alaska Law Review. For more information please contact Niki Ikahihifo-Bender at ili@duke.edu.

  • Aug 30 Duke Law and Technology Review Orientation 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

    The Executive Board for the Duke Law and Technology Review will be holding an orientation for their new members. Sponsored by the Duke Law and Technology Review. For more information, please contact Kyle Jaep at kyle.jaep@duke.edu.

  • Aug 30 DJCIL Orientation 2:00 PMLaw School 4045

    The Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law will be hosting an orientation for new journal members. Sponsored by DJCIL. For more information, please contact Vinay Mysoor at vinay.mysoor@duke.edu.

Monday, August 31, 2015

  • Aug 31 Duke Law Innocence Project Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Come learn about the work of the Innocence Project! Volunteers can participate in active investigations of clients' cases, research and policy work surrounding wrongful convictions, reintegration of exonerees, and outreach to the local community. Applications will be distributed during the meeting and lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Executive Director Chantalle Carles at chantalle.carles@lawnet.duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

  • Sep 1 Lawyer on the Line Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Come learn about volunteering with Lawyer on the Line and JusticeMatters! Lawyer on the Line volunteers work with attorneys through Legal Aid of North Carolina to provide legal assistance to low-income individuals and gain experience interviewing clients and providing legal advice. JusticeMatters is an organization providing trauma-informed immigration and family law services to marginalized individuals in North Carolina, including survivors of human trafficking. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Ashton Garner at ashton.garner@duke.edu.

  • Sep 1 Guardian ad Litem Interest Meeting 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 Daniel Stockton at daniel.stockton@duke.edu.

  • Sep 1 HUD Information Session on the 2016-2017 Legal Honors Program 2:30 PMLaw School 3000

    Join members of the Department of Housing & Urban Development staff as they share information concerning the 2016-2017 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 Career & Professional Development Center.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

  • Sep 2 Externship Orientation 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Orientation for students enrolled in fall 2015 externships. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. Please contact Susanna Epling at susanna.epling@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Sep 2 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.

  • Sep 2 Information Session with US Marine Corps JAG 2:00 PMLaw School 4046

    Interested in working with the Marine Corps JAG offices? A representative will be on campus to discuss the application process and what life as a Marine JAG officer is like. It is highly suggested you attend this session if you are interested in applying for the Marine JAG internship. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center

  • Sep 2 Duke Forum for Law and Social Change Orientation 5:30 PMLaw School 4040

    Mandatory orientation for all new members of the Duke Forum for Law and Social Change. Sponsored by DFLSC. For more information, please contact Kayla Robinson at kayla.robinson@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Sep 2 An Evening with the Charlotte Knights 7:05 PMSee description

    Join us for an evening at the ballpark to cheer on the Knights as they take on the Durham Bulls at BB&T Ballpark (324 South Mint Street, Charlotte, NC). We have group tickets conveniently located in section 102. Your $17 ticket price includes a $2 concession stand credit. Get your tickets today as there are a limited number. Hosted by Aleks Kopec JD'07 and Mike Barrett JD'10. Learn more and RSVP here: https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/DUKE/event/showEventFor...

Thursday, September 3, 2015

  • Sep 3 Coalition Against Gendered Violence Interest Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    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 Gabs Lucero at gabrielle.lucero@duke.edu

  • Sep 3 American Constitution Society Welcome Lunch 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) is one of the nation's leading progressive legal organizations. One of the most active communities at Duke Law, our events frequently feature prominent attorneys, scholars, policymakers, and activists. Please join us at our kickoff lunch to learn more about ACS, our exciting plans for the upcoming year, and opportunities to get involved. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society. Please contact Christina O'Tousa (christina.otousa@duke.edu) or Zachary Newkirk (zachary.newkirk@duke.edu) for more information.

  • Sep 3 Information Session with Navy JAG Corps 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    Interested in working with the Navy JAG Corps? A representative will be on campus to discuss the application process and what life as a Navy JAG officer is like. It is highly suggested you attend this session if you are interested in applying for the Navy JAG internship. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

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

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

  • Sep 3 Veteran's Assistance Project Information Meeting 1:00 PMLaw School 4000

    Join the Veteran's Assistance Project for an information session on what we do and how to get involved. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by VAP. For more information, please contact Gabs Lucero at gabrielle.lucero@duke.edu.

Friday, September 4, 2015

  • Sep 4 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 4 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 4 Happy Hour with the American Constitution Society at Full Steam Brewery 5:30 PMSee description

    Come enjoy good food and great local beer with the Executive Board of Duke's American Constitution Society (ACS). We are excited to host this year's happy hour at Full Steam Brewery, one of Durham's best breweries. ACS is one of the nation's leading progressive legal organizations. We foster dialogue at Duke Law by hosting events featuring prominent attorneys, scholars, policymakers, and activists. We look forward to meeting fellow students interested in voting rights, criminal justice reform, constitutional interpretation, campaign finance, civil rights, freedom of speech, and so on. Please contact Christine Kim (cik2@duke.edu) for more information. Full Steam Brewery is located at 726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701.

  • Sep 4 Health Law Society Kickoff Dinner 6:00 PMSee description

    Come join the Health Law Society at Bull City Burger. Whether you just signed up at the activities fair or you're curious about health law, come have a burger and beer on us! Sponsored by Blueprint at Duke Law. For more information, contact the Health Law Society presidents: Bob Zhao (bob.zhao@lawnet.duke.edu) and Drew Douglas-Steele (drew.douglas.steele@lawnet.duke.edu).

Saturday, September 5, 2015

  • Sep 5 Mentors in Mindfulness: WLSA Kickoff Event 4:30 PMSee description

    Please join WLSA in our kickoff mentorship event, Mentors in Mindfulness. This hour long yoga and meditation workshop, held at Blue Point Yoga Studio (2816 Erwin Road, #203), will teach you some strategies to manage the stress of your first year of law school. Please bring an open mind and comfortable clothes. Space is limited, so you MUST RSVP by September 1st to shanna.rifkin@duke.edu and receive confirmation of your attendance. This event is sponsored by the Women Law Student Association. For more information, please contact Shanna Rifkin at shanna.rifkin@duke.edu.

Monday, September 7, 2015

  • Sep 7 2015 Jessup Cup Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Come learn about and sign-up for the Moot Court Jessup Cup Tournament! This competition is open to 1Ls, 2Ls and 3Ls. And each participant has the chance to secure a spot on Duke's Moot Court Board. This is the first opportunity to join the board for 1Ls, and 1Ls are highly encouraged to participate! The Competition is a simulation of a fictional dispute between countries before the International Court of Justice, the judicial organ of the United Nations. The problem is "closed-universe," so no outside research is required. Lunch will be provided. We will have another information session next week if you cannot make this one. Email Sarah Williamson at sarah.williamson@duke.edu with any questions.

  • Sep 7 Duke Business Law Society Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Come learn about the Duke Business Law Society! The Business Law Society is a student-led organization that promotes social and academic interaction among Duke Law students interested in business, corporate, and financial law. Our goal is to enhance the legal education of our members and promote an interdisciplinary work in law and business. If you are interested in joining please attend this information session. We will also be looking for 1L representatives for the executive board. Sponsored by BLS. For more information contact Ashley Waid at ashley.waid@duke.edu.

  • Sep 7 Public Interest & Pro Bono Labor Day Kick-0ff Event 3:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    The Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Office of Public Interest Advising invite all new students to joins us for a Labor Day Kick-Off event. Enjoy Labor Day staples while learning about various pro bono and public interest opportunities from student group leaders and participants. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. Please RSVP here by Wednesday, September 2 if you plan to attend: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2crlxx3CicqULrL. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

  • Sep 8 PILF Kickoff Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Come to one of the Public Interest Law Foundation's kick-off meetings! Learn how PILF can help you fund your public interest job next summer and how 1Ls can join the board. All students who might want a summer fellowship for an unfunded internship must attend one of the two information sessions. Food will be provided. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Danny Stockton at Daniel.Stockton@duke.edu or Christine.Umeh@duke.edu

  • Sep 8 Another Hurdle to Marriage Equality?: A Discussion with Mayor Kleinschmidt of Chapel Hill on North Carolina's Religious Exemption Bill 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Please join the American Constitution Society for a discussion with Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt of Chapel Hill on the issue of North Carolina's recent enactment of the "religious freedom" bill, which allows public officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriage ceremonies based upon a "sincerely held religious objection." Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the American Constitution Society. For more information, please contact Christina O'Tousa at christina.otousa@duke.edu.

  • Sep 8 LLM Pro Bono Opportunities 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    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. Please RSVP to burrucker@law.duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

  • Sep 9 1L Required Event: Principles of Professional Development 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

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

  • Sep 9 DAA Philadelphia Welcome Event 6:00 PMSee description

    Duke Law alumni, join other alums across the larger Duke community for a Welcome Party at Vesper Club (223 Sydenham Street, Philadelphia, PA). This is a great opportunity to connect with Duke Philadelphia over light hors d'oeuvres and drinks! Appetizers will be provided, cash bar. Sponsored by the Duke Alumni Association. Learn more and RSVP here: http://tinyurl.com/pyhneej.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

  • Sep 10 PILF Kickoff Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Come to one of the Public Interest Law Foundation's kick-off meetings! Learn how PILF can help you fund your public interest job next summer and how 1Ls can join the board. All students who might want a summer fellowship for an unfunded internship must attend one of the two information sessions. Food will be provided. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Danny Stockton at Daniel.Stockton@duke.edu or Christine.Umeh@duke.edu

  • Sep 10 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Sep 10 BLSA General Body Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Please join us at BLSA's first General Body Meeting of the year to welcome the 1Ls. Sponsored by BLSA. For more information, please contact President Marcus Benning at marcus.benning@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Sep 10 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 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals 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 United States Supreme Court. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP for the fall clerkship programs: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bwneYgnr5cB5PJX. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information please contact Hannah Beardsley at hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu.

Friday, September 11, 2015

  • Sep 11 Careers in Government & Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • 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.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

  • Sep 12 Guantanamo Clinic Standdown 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    This two-day training session is required for students enrolled in the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. Meals will be provided. Sponsored by the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. For more information, please contact Gabriela McQuade at McQuade@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 12 Veteran's Assistance Project 10:00 AMLaw School 4055

    Join the Veteran's Assistance Project for its annual required training to be placed on a claim. 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 VDAP. For more information, please contact Gabs Lucero at gabrielle.lucero@duke.edu.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

  • Sep 13 Guantanamo Clinic Standdown 8:00 AMLaw School 4172

    This two-day training session is required for students enrolled in the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. Meals will be provided. Sponsored by the Guantanamo Defense Clinic. For more information, please contact Gabriela McQuade at McQuade@law.duke.edu.

Monday, September 14, 2015

  • Sep 14 StreetLaw & Teen Court Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    Come learn about opportunities to get involved with StreetLaw & Teen Court this year at Duke Law. StreetLaw is divided into two groups - through the Middle School Mock Trial project, Duke Law students work with groups of middle schoolers to help them choose and play out roles in a simulated criminal or civil trial that is held at the law school, where law students serve as "jury" and a local judge presides. Through the Durham Youth Home Street Law Project, Duke law students work with kids in juvenile detention, to teach them about the criminal justice system, children's rights, the political system and democracy. In Teen Court, law students work as teachers and coaches to youth attorneys participating in the Durham County Teen Court and Restitution Program. Lunch provided. Sponsored by StreetLaw. For more information, please contact Harrison Stanwyck at harrison.stanwyck@duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

  • Sep 15 Healthcare Law: Waller and others give practical advice 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Sponsored by the Health Law Society. For more information, please contact Dani Glazer at dani.glazer@duke.edu.

  • Sep 15 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

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

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

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

  • Sep 16 Information Session with Army JAG 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    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. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 16 Interested in Becoming a Law Professor? 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    Join members of the law school faculty for a discussion of what it means to be a legal academic and how students can prepare to become one. Panelists will include Professors Marin Levy, Maggie Lemos, Ernie Young, Sara Greene, and Stuart Benjamin. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Law Teaching Committee. For more information, please contact Jean Jentilet at jean.jentilet@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 16 Black Lives Matter, Atticus Finch, and the Ethics of Legal Fictions 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics, the Program in Public Law, the Duke Council on Race & Ethnicity, the Black Law Students Association and the Black Student Alliance will host Black Lives Matter, Atticus Finch, and the Ethics of Legal Fictions, a discussion based on the controversy surrounding Go Set A Watchman/To Kill a Mockingbird. This will explore such questions as: Who is Atticus Finch? Does it matter? What does "he" owe us? What do we owe "him"? What, if anything, does the appearance of this "revision" of the Mockingbird story reveal/teach/reflect about race in our culture/legal system? What, if anything, does it say about the law, ethics, and politics of Black Lives Matter? Sponsored by the Duke Council on Race & Ethnicity, the Black Law Students Association and the Black Student Alliance. For more information, please contact Julie Moushon at julie.moushon@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 16 SELS Kickoff Event 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    The Duke Law Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS) is dedicated to exploring legal issues and career opportunities available in the area of sports and entertainment law. Please join us for our first gathering of the year as we enjoy food and share an overview of the organization's plans for the year! Sponsored by SELS. For more information, please contact Brittany Mills at brittany.mills@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Sep 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 the Dean. 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 11 at 5pm. If you are unable to attend this lunch, there will be other opportunities to have lunch with the Dean this semester.

  • Sep 16 Duke in DC Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join the Office of Public Interest & Pro Bono in an information session about the Duke in DC program. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by PIPB. For more information, please contact Susanna Epling at susanna.epling@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

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

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

Friday, September 18, 2015

  • 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 Careers in Government & Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

  • Sep 19 Cancer Pro Bono Legal Project Training, Part I 8:45 AMLaw 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 served at 8:45 with training beginning at 9:00. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. If interested, please RSVP to burrucker@law.duke.ede.

Monday, September 21, 2015

  • Sep 21 Cybersecurity in the Post-OPM Hack Era 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Paul Rosenzweig, founder of a homeland security consulting company (Red Branch Consulting PLLC) and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of Homeland Security, will be discussing cyber security in the post-OPM hack era. This event is sponsored by The Center for Law, Ethics, and National Security (LENS). For more information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow at victoria.zellefrow@law.duke.edu

  • Sep 21 Introduction to Corporate Law Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The most successful and fulfilled professionals purposely build their careers upon personal interests, strengths and passions, and the career options within corporate law are vast. As you continue to think about your own professional goals, we invite you to learn more about transactional law from a practitioner's perspective. Panelists will answer your questions and share their views about what it takes to excel as a corporate lawyer. Sponsored by the Duke Business Law Society. Lunch will be Provided. For more information please contact Mitchell Brunson at mitchell.brunson@duke.edu

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015

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

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

  • Sep 24 Cancer Pro Bono Legal Project Training, Part II 5:00 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 the part two of the training. You must have attended part 1 of the training and complete the quiz before attending part 2. Dinner will served at 5:00 with training beginning at 5:15. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. If interested, please RSVP to burrucker@law.duke.edu..

  • Sep 24 Hartford Law Alumni Reception with Prof. Don Beskind 5:30 PMSee description

    Please join Duke Law alumni at the offices of Murtha Cullina (CityPlace I, 185 Asylum Street, 29th Floor, Hartford, CT). Mix, mingle, and enjoy special refreshments from Max Downtown. Catch up on happenings at Duke Law with Professor Don Beskind who will provide an update on the state of the Law School, talk about his current projects and answer your questions. Sponsored by Murtha Cullina and Bob Kaelin JD'92. Learn more and RSVP here: https://www.squadup.com/events/duke-law-hartford

Friday, September 25, 2015

  • Sep 25 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 25 Careers in Government & Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Sep 25 Duke Law Wellness: Duke Lemur Center Tour 1:00 PMSee description

    Take a break and relax with a tour of the Duke Lemur Center! Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs. Space is limited, please RSVP to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu no later than Wednesday, September 23 at 12pm.

  • Sep 25 Miami Law/Fuqua Happy Hour 6:00 PMSee description

    Join us for a casual happy hour with Law and Fuqua alumni in the Miami area. Location and time are TBD. Hosted by Nicole Hines L'07. Please check back soon for more details.

Monday, September 28, 2015

  • Sep 28 International Week Celebration: Croissants et Café 9:30 AMLaw School Star Commons

    Enjoy Croissants and other pastries in honor of International Week. Sponsored by the International Studies Department. If you have any questions, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 28 The Role of International Banks in the Global Corruption Landscape 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Please join Mr. José Ugaz, Chair of Transparency International, in a lunchtime lecture wherein he will address the role that international financial organizations play in the international corruption landscape and agenda. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored jointly by the Duke International Anti-Corruption Law Society and by the "Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa" ("National Business Attorneys Association") of Mexico. For more information, please contact Michel.Levien.Gonzalez@duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

  • Sep 29 International Week Panel: Discussion on International Summer Work 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    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.

  • Sep 29 Documentary Film Screening & Discussion 5:30 PMLaw School 4000

    In celebration of International Week, we invite you to watch "Seeking Truth in the Balkans" followed by a discussion of the film. Sponsored by the International Studies Office. Please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu for additional information.

  • Sep 29 Meet the Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Lawyers of NC 6:00 PMLaw School Third Floor Mezzanine

    Please join us and meet attorneys practicing environmental law in North Carolina. Members of the North Carolina Bar Association's Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources section will be available to chat with students about their work and career paths. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by ELS and the NC Bar Association's EENR section. For more information, please contact Allison Carmody at ajc67@duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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

    First -year students, please join Professor Doriane Coleman for an instructional program on how to outline and to hear more about how outlining helps you prepare for exams. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, contact Dean Barnes at barnes@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 30 Counseling a Pro Sports Team: A Panel Discussion with the General Counsels of the NFL's Carolina Panthers and NHL's Carolina Hurricanes 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Richard Thigpen, General Counsel for the NFL's Carolina Panthers, and Billy Traurig, General Counsel for the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes, will compare their experiences serving as the top lawyer for a major professional sports team. Professor Paul Haagen, co-director of the Center for Sports Law and Policy, will moderate. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information, please contact Ashley Waid at ashley.waid@duke.edu or Will Robinson at will.robinson@duke.edu.

  • Sep 30 Careers in International Law: Practicing White Collar and Corporate Internal Investigations in Asia and the U.S., a Conversation with Aya Kobori '02 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Aya Kobori, counsel at the New York office of White & Case, for a wide ranging conversation about her practice counseling U.S. and foreign multinational corporations in matters involving the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), corporate internal investigations, and antitrust law. She will speak about her career path, day-to-day work, and offer advice to students interested in a career involving cross-border litigation and compliance. As Ms. Kobori spends a portion of her time in the Tokyo office of White & Case, she will also discuss entry-level and lateral opportunities for U.S. associates interested in working in Tokyo. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 30 International Week: International Food Fiesta 5:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Show off your cooking skills at the annual International Week Food Fiesta! This year's categories will include: best dessert, best spicy dish, best tapa, most kid-friendly dish, best vegetarian dish, most colorful dish, best comfort food, best dish on a public interest salary, most romantic dish, and most representative of your home country. Visit http://law.duke.edu/students/intweek/dishes to read the guidelines and sign up. This event is sponsored by the International Studies Office. Please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu with any questions.

  • Sep 30 Women in the Judiciary: A Conversation with Bay Area Duke and Stanford Alumnae 6:00 PMSee description

    Please join Duke and Stanford alums for a conversation with women serving in the Judiciary - Featuring Senior U.S. District Judge Susan Illston (Duke BA '70, Stanford JD'73) and Presiding Justice Barbara Jones (Duke BA '65) of the California Court of Appeals. This event will take place at Latham & Watkins LLP (505 Montgomery Street, Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA). Sponsored by Latham & Watkins, presented by Duke Law Club of Northern California, Duke Women's Forum and Stanford Law Alumni Office. More details and registration coming soon, here: https://law.duke.edu/alumni/connected/clubs/northerncalifornia/.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

  • Oct 1 NCBA International Law Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Randal Hanson (Partner, Womble Carlyle), Andrea Carska-Shepard (General Counsel, Workplace Options), and Jon Erwin (Partner, K&L Gates) for a discussion about current trends in transnational legal practices in North Carolina. Our guests will share their experiences in a spectrum of areas, including cross-border M&A and biotechnology, international business negotiations, import-export regulations, cross-border procurement, and international trade and arbitration. All law students are welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Department of International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 1 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Oct 1 International Week Fashion Show 6:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Please join the International Law Society for our International Fashion Show! See styles from all over the globe, modeled by your classmates! If you've got an international outfit or the desire to be a model yourself, let us know; we're always looking for more people to get involved! This event is sponsored by the International Studies Office. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

Friday, October 2, 2015

  • Oct 2 Careers in Government & Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Oct 2 Duke Law Wellness: Traditional Japanese Tea Gathering at the Duke Gardens 1:00 PMSarah P. Duke Gardens

    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 by Thursday, September 24 at 5pm to Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 2 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. Event held at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe. Please RSVP for the fall clerkship programs: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bwneYgnr5cB5PJX Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Hannah Beardsley at Hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

  • Oct 7 After Obergefell: Looking at Same-Sex Marriage Through the Lens of Gender 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    In the wake of the same-sex marriage decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, this panel discussion will analyze the decision's implications concerning whether or not same-sex marriage bans discriminate on the basis of sex or sexual orientation as classifications rooted in gender stereotypes. Sponsored by WLSA and ACS. For more information, please contact Christina O'Tousa at christina.otousa@duke.edu.

  • Oct 7 Meet the Judges 5:30 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Students interested in post-graduate clerkships are invited to join judges from district and appellate courts for a reception in Star Commons. Find out what judges look for in clerkship applicants. RSVP for the fall clerkship programs: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bwneYgnr5cB5PJX Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Hannah Beardsley at Hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu

Thursday, October 8, 2015

  • Oct 8 Careers in International Law: Transnational Litigation and Antitrust/Competition 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Tiaunia Bedell (JD-LLM '07), a senior associate at Gibson Dunn in Los Angeles, for a wide-ranging conversation about transnational litigation, including her defense against the recognition of a fraudulent multibillion dollar judgment in the Chevron v. Donziger case in Ecuador. Ms. Bedell will discuss her career and day-to-day work, while offering advice to students pursing internationally focused legal careers. Lunch will be served. Please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu with any questions.

  • Oct 8 Fall 2015 Leadership Weekend 4:30 PMTBD

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

  • Oct 8 Duke Forward Atlanta 6:00 PMSee description

    Duke Forward is returning to Atlanta! Join us for Ideas That Move the World Forward, a new program featuring short, inspiring talks by some of Duke's most innovative thinkers whose ideas are forging real change both locally and globally. Hear President Richard H. Brodhead share the vision for Duke's future. Following the program, you'll have the opportunity to network with Duke alumni, parents, and friends during a dinner reception. Event will be held at The Westin Peachtree Plaza. Sponsored by University Development. Learn more and register here: http://dukeforward.duke.edu/events1/duke-forward-in-atlanta-2015.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015

  • Oct 15 Annual Duke University Estate Planning Conference 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

    For more information, please contact Alyssa Alegre at 919-681-8030 or alyssa.alegre@duke.edu.

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

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

  • Oct 15 International LLM Alumni-Student Reception 6:00 PMSee description

    Join the Duke International Advisory Board for a reception with Duke Law's international program graduates in the New York area and current LLM students. This event will take place at Pepper Hamilton LLP (The New York Times Building). Sponsored by the Duke International Advisory Board. Learn more and RSVP here: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_40Hn1EuFM2OAK9L.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

  • Oct 21 United States v. Whitey Bulger: The True Whys and Hows 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Brian T. Kelly, Partner, Nixon Peabody, former AUSA, and a lead prosecutor on the investigation, capture, and trial of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger. Lunch is provided - first come, first served. Sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Friday, October 23, 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015

  • Oct 26 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 the Dean. 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 Wednesday, October 21 at 5pm. If you are unable to attend this lunch, there will be other opportunities to have lunch with the Dean this semester.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

  • Oct 29 CICL Lecture: Economic Governance in Europe 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Professor Federico Fabbrini, Associate Professor of European & International Law at the Faculty of Law at University of Copenhagen, will give a talk titled after his forthcoming book "Economic Governance in Europe: Comparative Paradoxes, Constitutional Challenges." Lunch will be served. This lecture is sponsored by the Center for International and Comparative Law. For more information, please visit https://law.duke.edu/news/federico-fabbrini/ or contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

Friday, October 30, 2015

  • Oct 30 1L Professional Development Workshop 10:00 AMTBD

    The Career & Professional Development Center and upper-level students will work with all 1Ls to teach critical skills for success as law students and as attorneys - building professional relationships and interviewing. Participation is required for all students in the Class of 2017. For more information please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Oct 30 Transactional Law Competition 2015 12:30 PMSee description

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

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

  • Nov 4 Moot Court in Luis v. United States 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Sponsored by the Program in Public Law. For more information please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 4 Finding and Funding Summer Public Interest Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join the Office of Public Interest Advising for a program covering the many resources for finding and applying to government or public interest summer jobs. As many of these positions are unpaid, the program will also provide an overview of Duke Law specific summer funding options and external funding resources. The resources and advice shared are valuable for both 1Ls and 2Ls. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

Friday, November 6, 2015

  • Nov 6 Global Health Law and Policy Symposium 8:00 AMTBD

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

  • Nov 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.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

  • Nov 10 LLM Interviewing and Networking Skills 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. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 10 Governing Faculty Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4042

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

  • Nov 10 Modern Municipal Restructurings: Puerto Rico and Beyond 3:00 PMLaw School 3041

    Please join the Business Law Society for a symposium of leading legal and business authorities as they discuss their different perspectives on the complex and ever-evolving landscape of municipal restructurings - including a special focus on Puerto Rico. Sponsored by the Business Law Society. For more information contact Mitchell Brunson at mitchell.brunson@duke.edu.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

  • Nov 11 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. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015

  • 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 the Dean. 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 Wednesday, November 11 at 5pm. If you are unable to attend this lunch, there will be other opportunities to have lunch with the Dean next semester.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

  • Nov 19 The Thirteenth Amendment and Civil Rights 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Please join the Center on Law, Race and Politics and the Program in Public Law as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Thirteenth Amendment with a panel discussion on the history and contemporary relevance of the Thirteenth Amendment. Panelists will include Professor Darrell Miller (Duke Law), Professor Laura Edwards (Duke History), and Professor George Rutherglen (Virginia Law). Lunch will be provided - first come, first served. Sponsored by the Center on Law, Race and Politics and the Program in Public Law. For more information, please contact Sarah Holsapple at sarah.holsapple@law.duke.edu.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Friday, January 29, 2016

  • Jan 29 ESQ 6:00 PMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society, in conjunction with the Career & Professional Development Center and the Alumni & Development Office, will host the Fourteenth Annual ESQ Career Symposium. This symposium is open to all law students. Attire for the event is business formal. More information to come. For more information, please contact Mitchell Brunson at mitchell.brunson@duke.edu.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

  • Jan 30 ESQ 9:00 AMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society, in conjunction with the Career & Professional Development Center and the Alumni & Development Office, will host the Fourteenth Annual ESQ Career Symposium. This symposium is open to all law students. Attire for the event is business formal. More information to come. For more information, please contact Mitchell Brunson mitchell.brunson@duke.edu.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

  • Feb 12 Duke Law Journal - Administrative Law Symposium 8:30 AMLaw School 3041

    The Duke Law Journal will be hosting its 46th Annual Administrative Law Symposium. The topic is "Intellectual Property Exceptionalism in Administrative Law." The symposium will assess the impact and desirability of the PTO's growing authority over intellectual property. Sponsored by Duke Law Journal. For more information, please contact Seth Lowinger at seth.lowinger@duke.edu.

Friday, February 19, 2016

  • Feb 19 DJCLPP Spring 2016 Symposium: Death Penalty in America Post-Glossip 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy will be hosting its annual Spring Symposium on the Death Penalty in America Post-Glossip. The symposium will assess the implications of the Supreme Court's recent decision in Glossip v. Gross, as well as geographic disparities in the application of the death penalty. Sponsored by Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Pubic Policy. For more information, please contact Matthew Sloan at matthew.sloan@duke.edu.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

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

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

Friday, February 26, 2016

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016

  • Mar 4 Duke Forum for Law and Social Change Symposium 8:00 AMLaw School 3041

    The Duke Forum for Law and Social Change's annual symposium is focused on civil rights litigation and policing. Featured speakers will be announced at a later date. Breakfast and lunch will be served; all are welcome to attend. Sponsored by DFLSC. For more information, please contact Kayla Robinson at kayla.robinson@lawnet.duke.edu.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

  • Mar 22 1L Blueprint for Sucecss 5:00 PMOff-campus

    Duke Law CPDC will host the annual ¿1L Blueprint for Success¿ event at the Durham Convention Center. Students will have the opportunity to network with lawyers and recruiters from top law firm and government and public interest law offices across the country. For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Friday, April 1, 2016

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Saturday, May 14, 2016

  • May 14 Law School Hooding Ceremony 5:30 PMCameron Indoor Stadium

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

Thursday, May 19, 2016

  • May 19 Culp Colloquium 7:00 AMLaw School 4042

    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. Interested faculty should contact Professor Charles at charles@law.duke.edu.

Friday, May 20, 2016

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

Saturday, June 18, 2016