Washington Governor Gary Locke created the Promise Scholarship program to enable low- and middle-income students to attend college. Josh Davey was awarded a Promise Scholarship, but he was informed that he could not receive the money because he wanted to study theology. He sued Washington State, claiming that its actions violated his First Amendment right to practice his own religious beliefs through his chosen course of study.
The tech issue
Teaching lawyers to lead the way with a focus on ethics and interdisciplinary engagement.
Taking off the guardrails
Duke Law experts worry U.S. hasn't fixed regulatory failures that led to financial crisis, Great Recession
Forging paths and making connections
Duke's Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program offers networking and experiential learning opportunities
Kennedy receives inaugural Bolch Prize
Bolch Judicial Institute award honors retired U.S. Supreme Court justice's dedication to protecting and advancing the rule of law.