Where Gender Identity and Biology Collide: A Conversation with Professors Doriane Coleman and Laurence Helfer

September 11, 2019 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3041
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A discussion with Duke Law's very own professor Doriane Coleman, a former international 800m competitor and expert in the Olympic Movement and sex as it relates to sport, and professor Laurence Helfer, an expert in international law, human rights, and LGBT rights. They will focus on the implications of the recent decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) regarding two-time Olympic champion, Caster Semenya. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the Human Rights Law Society, the International Law Society, OutLaw, the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, and the Women Law Students Association. For more information, please contact Cody Hall (, Matt Steyl (, Bobby DeNault (, Zack Flagel (, Kaitlin Ray (, or Christine Mullen (