Rawn James Jr. '01 discusses his important book, Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall and the Struggle to End Segregation. The Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education is widely considered a seminal point in the battle to end segregation, but it was in fact the culmination of a decades-long legal campaign. Root and Branch is the epic story of the two fiercely dedicated lawyers who led the fight from county courthouses to the marble halls of the Supreme Court, and, in the process, laid the legal foundations of the civil rights movement. Books will be available for sale in the third floor loggia of the Law School immediately after the lecture, followed by an author book signing. This event will be webcast. For more information, please contact Dana Norvell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch joins faculty, family, and friends in celebrating Duke Law School's 2017 graduates.
Summer studies in Geneva and Durham prepare students for careers in international law.
Distinguished chair awards
Griffin, McAllaster, and Miller honored with distinguished professorships.
Root and Branch: Charles Hamilton Houston, Thurgood Marshall and the Struggle to End Segregation-Rawn James Jr. '01, author and guest speaker
- Joseph MJS '16 named to Milwaukee Business Journal's 2017 Women of Influence Milwaukee Business Journal
- Green '91 concludes year-long tour of N.C. to help focus non-profit's priorities News & Observer
- MJS candidate Hon. Bernice Donald receives ABA's 2017 Margaret Brent Women Lawyers of Achievement Award American Bar Association