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.
Summer studies in Geneva and Durham prepare students for careers in international law.
Distinguished chair awards
Griffin, McAllaster, and Miller honored with distinguished professorships.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch joins faculty, family, and friends in celebrating Duke Law School's 2017 graduates.