Event Calendar

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. Full Steam Brewery is located at 726 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC 27701. Sponsored by ACS. Please contact Christine Kim (cik2@duke.edu) for more information.

  • Sep 4 Health Law Society Kickoff at Bull City Burger 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 some appetizers on us! This will be a great chance to get to know the leadership and new members in Health Law before our first official meeting next week. Make sure to arrive as close to 6pm as possible, since we have a limited budget. Sponsored by DBA. 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 Federalist Society Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3000

    Come learn about the Federalist Society and our goals for the next few years, including hosting the national student convention and creating an integrated network of students, faculty, and alumni. The Federalist Society is dedicated to fostering balanced and open debate about individual freedom, limited constitutional government, and judicial restraint. The Society is about ideas. We do not lobby for legislation, take policy positions, or endorse nominees and candidates for public service. While overall the Society believes in limited government, its members are diverse and often hold conflicting views on a broad range of issues such as tort reform, privacy rights, and criminal justice. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, contact Sean Valle at sean.valle@duke.edu.

  • 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 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. 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 Sarah Williamson at sarah.williamson@duke.edu with any questions.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 between Professor Joseph Blocher and Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt of Chapel Hill, the town's first openly-gay mayor and a talented lawyer who has dedicated his life to public service. The conversation will first cover the Mayor's prior public interest work, including his contributions as a death penalty lawyer, and culminate in a discussion concerning North Carolina's "religious freedom" bill, which allows public officials to refuse to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples based upon a "sincerely held religious objection." Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the American Constitution Society and OUTLaw. Funded by DBA. For more information, please contact Christina O'Tousa at christina.otousa@duke.edu.

  • Sep 8 Same Sex Marriage & the Authority of Tradition 5:00 PMSmith Warehouse - Bay 4, C105 "Garage"

    The Duke Center for Jewish Studies and the Duke Law School are proud to present a discussion by Professor Neil Siegel on the constitutional debate over state prohibitions on same-sex marriage. He will suggest that the debate is, at bottom, one about the authority of tradition¿not whether tradition is static or evolving, but rather the direction and pace of its evolution. This lecture will suggest some connections between different approaches to the 14th Amendment in the area of gay rights and different denominations in the Judaic tradition. A reception will follow. Sept. 8 @ 5PM (FHI "Garage," Bay 4, Smith Warehouse).Professor Siegel served as special counsel to Senator Joseph R. Biden during the confirmation hearings of John G. Roberts and Samuel A. Alito. During the October 2003 term, he clerked for Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the U.S. Supreme Court. He also served as Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice during the tenure of Solicitor General Theodore B. Olson, and as law clerk to Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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 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.

  • 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 International Law Society Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4040

    Kick-off information session for 1Ls and LLMs to learn more about the International Law Society. Lunch provided. Come learn about upcoming events put on by ILS and opportunities to be involved as 1L and LLM representatives. Sponsored by the International Law Society. For more information please contact Amy Richardson at akr27@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.

Friday, September 11, 2015

  • Sep 11 Duke Law Innocence Project New Member Training 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    During this mandatory afternoon session, new members of the Innocence Project will receive the training necessary to proceed with reinvestigations of our clients' cases, including how to conduct interviews, navigate the North Carolina justice system and understand the discovery and investigative processes. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by Duke Law Innocence Project. For more information, please contact Chantalle Carles at chantalle.carles@duke.edu.

  • Sep 11 OUTLaw General Body Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    OUTLaw will be holding its first General Body Meeting. This will allow the current members to meet and greet the incoming 1L's. We will discuss programming for the year, open E-board positions and hear from several faculty and staff members who will be assisting OUTLaw in implementing its mission and vision this year including Career Services, The Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity and The Health Justice Clinic on ways to get involved, and resources for students at the law school and around campus. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by OUTLaw. For more information, please contact Seth Pearson at seth.pearson@duke.edu.

  • Sep 11 Careers in Government & Public Interest Speaker Series: So You Want To Be A ¿ Human Rights Lawyer 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    All students are invited to join us for the first program in the Government and Public Interest Speakers¿ Series. Professor Jayne Huckerby of the International Human Rights Law Clinic will moderate. The panelists are: Sarah Adamczyk, who has worked with the Norwegian Refugee Council in the Gaza Strip, Jordan and the Ukraine; Romi Brammer, who is currently at the UNC Center for Civil Rights and who has worked for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the Institution for International and Comparative Law in South Africa; and Cheryl Chew Park, a humanitarian immigration attorney with JusticeMatters in Durham. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Co-sponsored by the Office of Public Interest Advising and the Human Rights Law Society. 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.

  • Sep 14 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. Sponsored by Moot Court Board. For more information, please contact Sarah Williamson at sarah.williamson@duke.edu with any questions.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

  • 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 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 3Ls: Bar Exams: What You Need to Know Today 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.

  • Sep 15 National Security Law Society Kickoff Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Initial meeting for the National Security Law Society to discuss goals, planning, and outlook for the 2015-2016 school year. Chick-fil-A lunch will be provided. Sponsored by NSLS. For more information, please contact Sam Caesar sac78@duke.edu or Alex Volandt asv12@duke.edu.

  • Sep 15 Human Right Law Society Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Interested in Human Rights and International Law? Come find out more about Duke Law Human Right Law Society. We put on programming for the law school community on a wide range of human rights issues. Past events have addressed topics from the controversy over the Right to Die to Human Trafficking. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Human Rights Law Society. For more information contact a member of the HRLS Executive Board, Adrien Dumoulin-Smith at ahd15@duke.edu, Leah Colucci at lfc12@duke.edu, or Eleni Bakst at erb31@duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

  • 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 Transactional Law Competition Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Join the Transactional Law Competition Board for an information session about this year's contract drafting and negotiation competition, including what participation entails and information regarding the sign up process for those interested. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by the Transactional Law Competition Board. For more information, please contact Olivia Cole at olivia.cole@duke.edu.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 11 at 5pm. 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 16 Black Lives, 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, 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 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 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.

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.

  • Sep 18 JD/LLM Town Hall 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Students in the JD-LLM program in international and comparative law should plan to attend to the JD/LLM Town Hall. Course selection, degree requirements and externship opportunities for joint degree students will be discussed. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the JD/LLM program. For more information, please contact Ali Prince ali.prince@law.duke.edu.

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 be 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 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

  • Sep 21 Kaplan Bar Review Informational Session for LLMs 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Kaplan provides information about how you can best prepare for the bar exam. Food provided. Sponsored by Kaplan Bar Review. For more information, please contact Alyse Young at alyse.young@duk.edu.

  • 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 WLSA Coffee & Conversation 4:45 PMLaw School 4046

    Please join the Women Law Students Association for our first Coffee & Conversation of the year! Professor Trina Jones will join us for a roundtable conversation about her experience as a female attorney and legal scholar. Professor Jones researches and writes on racial and socio-economic inequality. She joined the faculty of Duke Law School in 1995, after practicing as a general litigator at Wilmer, Cutler, and Pickering (now Wilmer Hale) in Washington, D.C.. Coffee and cupcakes will be served. Please RSVP in advance for this event, as space is limited. Sponsored by WLSA. For more information, please contact Rosemary Chandler at rosemary.chandler@duke.edu.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  • Sep 23 Transactional Law Competition Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Join the Transactional Law Competition Board for an information session about this year's contract drafting and negotiation competition, including what participation entails and information regarding the sign up process for those interested. Pizza will be provided. Sponsored by the Transactional Law Competition Board. For more information, please contact Olivia Cole at olivia.cole@duke.edu.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

  • Sep 24 LLM Resume and Cover Letter Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    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

    "Seeking Truth in the Balkans" explores the legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia from jurisprudential and human rights perspectives and features interviews with ICTY prosecutors, defense counsel, and judges, as well as human rights activists, victims' groups, legal experts, NGOs, and others. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A moderated by Sarah Adamczyk (Duke Law International Human Rights Clinic) and including film co-creators Erin Lovall (JD 2001) and June Vutrano, and Professor Jennifer Trahan (NYU). Co-sponsored by the Duke Law Center for International and Comparative Law and the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics. For more information, please contact Tonya Jacobs at jacobs@law.duke.edu.

  • 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.

  • Sep 29 2015 Jessup Cup Final 6:00 PMLaw School 4047

    Come watch the finalists compete in the 2015 Jessup Cup Competition and meet the faculty judges! Everyone is welcome, especially other Jessup Cup competitors. Sponsored by Moot Court Board. For more information, please contact Sarah Williamson at sarah.williamson@duke.edu.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

  • 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 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 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 Conversation with Ed Whelan 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Chase Harrington at chase.harrington@duke.edu.

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

    Please join a panel of practicing NC-based attorneys for a wide-ranging conversation 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 Office 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 Faculty Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 3000

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. For more information, please contact Victoria Zellefrow at victoria.zellefrow@law.duke.edu.

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

    Seung Wha Chang, Professor of Law at Seoul National University and one of the seven Members of the Appellate Body at the World Trade Organization, will deliver the Annual Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law titled "International Economic Dispute Settlement Mechanisms: Convergence or Divergence." The lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for International & Comparative Law. Lunch will be provided, on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please contact Ali Prince at ali.prince@law.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 The Other Nixon Scandal: Criminalizing Politics 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Geoff Shepard joined Richard Nixon's White House staff right out of Harvard Law School, later becoming the youngest lawyer on his Watergate defense team. They lost big time: Nixon's election mandate was wiped out, he resigned in disgrace, and many of his staff were imprisoned. Forty years later, Shepard is back with newly uncovered evidence of flagrant due process violations - and documents describing how judges and prosecutors conspired to achieve their political goals. His book, The Real Watergate Scandal, documents a shocking story of secret meetings, secret memos, and secret collusion by political opponents. Their Watergate prosecutions launched the criminalization of politics that still haunts politicians today - and taught other current political leaders survival lessons they still employ. Get in on the story as it unfolds. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Michael Adamson at michael.adamson@duke.edu.

  • 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

Tuesday, October 20, 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

  • Oct 27 Anti-Corruption Investigations and the World Bank: Conversation with Robert Delonis, Integrity Vice Presidency of the World Bank 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    What does it mean to work at the World Bank? Mr. Robert Delonis, a Senior Litigation Specialist in the Integrity Vice Presidency with over six years of experience at the Bank, will be joining us to speak about his time and work at the World Bank. Mr. Delonis investigates and pursues sanctions related to fraud and corruption in Bank-financed projects and will talk about his experience working in cross-border project finance, intergovernmental organizations, and anti-corruption investigations. He will also speak about his career path and the types of positions at the World Bank. Lunch will be provided. Hosted by the International Law Society and CPDC and funded in part by DBA. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at Kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 27 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.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

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 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.

  • 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.

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 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 Alternative Legal Careers: Institute for Justice 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Join the Federalist Society and the Institute for Justice's Robert Everett Johnson for a conversation about the Institute's legal services and public interest litigation. The Institute for Justice (IJ) is a non-profit libertarian public interest law firm. It has litigated five cases considered by the United States Supreme Court dealing with topics that included eminent domain, interstate commerce, public financing for elections, school vouchers, and tax credits for private school tuition. Mr. Johnson litigates cases protecting private property, economic liberty, and freedom of speech. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Federalist Society. For more information, please contact Sean Valle at sean.valle@duke.edu.

  • 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 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

Friday, December 4, 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