Duke Law Magazine

   Spring 2015

special issue

Can we close the justice gap?

Millions of Americans can’t access the civil justice system. In this special issue, we examine the problem and salute members of the Duke Law community who are working to close the gap.

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Taking action to close the justice gap

David Tarshes ’81A second career in service

After a successful career in private practice, David Tarshes ’81 finds renewal in legal aid

  • Maryann Flanigan ’12Legal first response

    Maryann Flanigan ’12 starts her career amid the legal disaster left by Hurricane Sandy

  • Lisa Cleary ’83 and colleaguesLeading by example

    Lisa Cleary ’83 discusses building and leading a pro bono powerhouse

  • Talley Wells ’98Realizing Olmstead

    The success Talley Wells ’98 has had advocating for Georgians with disabilities only demonstrates that more work is needed

  • Libby Magee Coles ’08Following a call

    Drawn to humanitarian legal work, Libby Magee Coles ’08 found a pressing need close to home

  • Christine Lehr ’96 with students and a U.S. Navy veteranA client’s story

    Over a period of five years, three students and one alumna fought to get a veteran benefits — and they won

  • John S. Bradway and studentThe meaning of legal aid

    In establishing the first law school clinic, John S. Bradway instilled in Duke an ethos of service