An interdisciplinary symposium on the challenges of crime definition and proof related to the modern federal criminal offenses of fraud, corruption, and obstruction. For these offenses, the core issue is neither the act done nor the harm caused but the defendant's thoughts and intentions. Thus, adjudicating these cases demands new levels of sophistication in conceptualizing the guilty mind. Participants will include experts in law, ethics, psychology, and neuroscience. The symposium is hosted by Duke Law professors Lisa Kern Griffin, Sara Sun Beale, and Samuel Buell. For more information contact, Shaunda Helm at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The annual celebration of the Law School’s international students and scholars will be held Sept. 23 – 27.
Welcoming the LLM Class of 2020
Ninety-six accomplished attorneys from 39 countries began their LLM studies on Aug. 19
New Duke Law center will delve into science of criminal justice
The Center for Science and Justice, led by Professor Brandon Garrett, will apply legal and scientific research to reforming the criminal justice system.