For many years, the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island sponsored a Christmas display that included Santa Claus, Christmas trees, and a miniature Christmas village. The display also included a nativity scene that was seen by some in Pawtucket as an inappropriate religious symbol on public property. The Rhode Island chapter of the ACLU sued to have the nativity scene removed, leading to a landmark case on the role of religion in public life.
Kerry Abrams selected as next dean of Duke Law School
Abrams, vice provost for faculty affairs and professor of law at the University of Virginia, is a leading scholar of immigration and family law.
The history of firearms regulation
Professors Blocher and Miller compile comprehensive historical gun law database.
$10 million gift establishes Carl and Susan Bolch Judicial Institute
The Bolch Judicial Institute will be dedicated to bettering the human condition through studying and promoting the rule of law.