Event Description: Does the First Amendment protect public advocacy from the pulpit? What about prayer at a public, secular event? Is the religious rhetoric often used by political leaders inherently divisive, or can it serve a unifying purpose? Join Duke Law Professors Guy-Uriel Charles and H. Jefferson Powell as they explore the role of religion in public life and the role of religious leaders in politics, from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Reverends Rick Warren and Jeremiah Wright. The event is part of Duke University's celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Lunch provided.
Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch joins faculty, family, and friends in celebrating Duke Law School's 2017 graduates.
Distinguished chair awards
Griffin, McAllaster, and Miller honored with distinguished professorships.
Summer studies in Geneva and Durham prepare students for careers in international law.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Possibilities and Perils: The Role of Faith in Public Life
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