Duke Law Mock Trial Board, Duke Law Moot Court Board, and Distinguished Trial Lawyers from The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) are proud to present Civility Matters here at Duke Law with the goal to elevate the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession. Join us for an inspiring panel discussion led by Professor Donald Beskind. Panel members include experienced trial lawyers from the plaintiffs and defense bars who work together to improve civility and the system of justice in our profession. Discussion will be focused on principles of civility, integrity and professionalism and Why Civility Matters ... especially in today's emotionally-charged legal environment. Sponsored by Mock Trial, ABOTA, and the Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at email@example.com.
Investigating N.C.'s role in CIA renditions
Faculty, students examine state’s ties to apprehension, detention, and transport of terror suspects to be tortured outside the U.S.
Entering the public domain (finally)
Center for the Study of the Public Domain celebrates expiration of copyright for Safety Last! and other works from 1923.
Why Civility and Why Now?
- Stoa '11, author of new book on marijuana industry, says appellation system would benefit small farmers Wall Street Journal
- Ciocchetti '02 tells University of Maine students to think beyond "checking boxes" Maine Campus
- Friedman '97, exec VP and GC at JPMorgan Chase recognized as "transformative leader" in Corporate Counsel's National Women in Law honors Corporate Counsel