This timeline highlights Duke Law history organized around the topical area of Deans, events, building, library, centers/clinics, and publications from its earliest beginnings in Randolph County, North Carolina to the present. More information about Duke Law history is available in W.Bryan Bolich’s Duke Law School, 1868-1968: A Sketch; Robert F. Durden’s The Rebuilding of Duke University’s School of Law 1925-1947 Part 1 & Part 2; and W. R. Roalfe’s The Duke University Law Library: An Account of Its Development.
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.
$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.
The history of firearms regulation
Professors Blocher and Miller compile comprehensive historical gun law database.