Join us for a screening of the new documentary film, Betting on Zero, by award winning director, Ted Braun (Darfur Now). The documentary follows billionaire hedge fund titan Bill Ackman and several former Herbalife distributors after Ackman takes a billion dollar short position in Herbalife, alleging it is a pyramid scheme destined to collapse. The film offers insight into the high-stakes game of short selling; the interplay of law, government, ethics and finance; and the controversial multi-level marketing industry. These issues will be discussed in depth immediately after the film in a panel discussion featuring Alon Brav, Professor of Finance at the Fuqua School of Business; Duke Law professor James D. Cox; and Edward J. Balleisen, associate professor of history and public policy and vice provost for Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke. Food and refreshments will be available. Sponsored by the Global Financial Markets Center. For more information, please contact Lee Reiners at email@example.com
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.
What do the courts say about paying NCAA athletes?
Haagen on athlete pay, Garrett on assessing risk, Rosenberg '89 on sentencing, Gergel '79 on his civil rights book - all in Judicature.
Welcoming the LLM Class of 2020
Ninety-six accomplished attorneys from 39 countries began their LLM studies on Aug. 19