Matt Smith will present "The Principle of Complementarity in the Origins of Federal Civil Rights Enforcement, 1866-1871." He argues that America's experiment with the principle of complementarity during Reconstruction and its contemporary emergence in modern international law prove its usefulness in permitting external judicial intervention on behalf of externally guaranteed norms without disrupting local sovereigns' claims to adjudicatory authority more than necessary to ensure enforcement of these norms. Robert McGuire will present "Salarymen, Stroke, and Suicide: Empirical Support for Shavell's Insights on the Incentives to Prevent Accidents." He argues that the near-strict employer liability for karoshi ("death by overwork") established by the Japanese Supreme Court in Dentsu has created no new incentives for an overworked employee to care for his health. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Andrei Mamolea at email@example.com.
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.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Summer studies in Geneva and Durham prepare students for careers in international law.
Student Paper Series Workshop
- 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