The Law & Entrepreneurship Society will be hosting its first-annual Transactional Law Competition. Designed to be the transactional equivalent to Moot Court and Mock Trial, the competition will give students hands-on experience with drafting for and negotiating a deal. Competitors will be asked to help a hypothetical start-up client or its potential venture capital firm to prepare an agreement, mark up the opposing side's proposal, and then negotiate its terms with the other side. Judges will be drawn from the ranks of Duke Law alumni with experience in venture capital investing and advising start-ups. The competition will be followed by a brief awards ceremony and a networking reception with refreshments and an opportunity to meet with the judges. For more information, contact L&E Society Vice President Adam Berkland at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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