Saturday, October 22, 2011
All Day • Room 4044
This roundtable will consider the role that international law can play in ensuring the production and protection of global public goods, and which form of international law—treaties (with broad or narrow memberships), custom, or soft law—is best suited for this task. A variety of methodologies and interdisciplinary perspectives will be represented.
Sarah Bermeo, Duke Public Policy
Daniel Bodansky, Arizona State Law
Anu Bradford, Chicago Law
Curt Bradley, Duke Law
Rachel Brewster, Harvard Law, Visiting Duke Law, Fall 2011
Chris Brummer, Georgetown Law
Tim Buthe, Duke Political Science
David Gartner, Arizona State Law
Varun Gauri, Sr. Economist, World Bank
Andrew Guzman, Berkeley Law
Larry Helfer, Duke Law
Tana Johnson, Duke Public Policy
Suzanne Katzenstein, Duke Law
Judith Kelley, Duke Public Policy
Julie Maupin, Duke Law
Tim Meyer, Georgia Law
Jide Nzelibe, Northwestern Law
Andrew Rens Duke Law, SJD
Jana Von Stein, Michigan Political Science
Jonathan Wiener, Duke Law
Meet the Duke Law Class of 2020
Two-hundred fourteen JD students are now immersed in their first-year classes.
Environmental Law Newsletter – 2017
Read about the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic’s first 10 years, a new book on regulating after crises, faculty scholarship, and more.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Prof. Siegel discuss the Court’s recent and upcoming terms, the importance of consensus, and Ginsburg’s legacy at D.C. Summer Institute event.
On the Ground
Students share their experiences working with asylum-seeking families at a south Texas detention center.
International Law and Global Public Goods Scholarship Roundtable
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Environmental Law and Policy Clinic comments on proposed international regulations for mining the ocean floor
The Environmental Law and Policy Clinic weighed in on the first-ever regulations proposed for mineral exploitation of the ocean floor in June, emphasizing the need to protect deep-sea biodiversity and ecosystem function. Little is known about life in the deep sea, a region scientists have only recently begun to explore, but discoveries over the past few years by Duke scientists and others have provided glimpses of an astonishing range of biodiversity — including unique life forms thriving in super-heated thermal vent environments.
Susan Akers JD/MEM ’91
After majoring in biology at Wake Forest University, Susan Akers broke new ground for Duke Law students by pairing her JD studies with the pursuit of a graduate degree in environmental management from the Duke School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (now called the Nicholas School of the Environment).
- Brexit and New Forms of Transatlantic Cooperation: Legal Avenues and Policy Preferences
- Policy Shock: A new book examines how governments respond to crises -- and how to do better
- Human Rights in Practice: Litigating LGBTIQ Rights–The Kenya Experience
- Careers in International Law: International Trade and Investment
- Human Rights in Practice: Protecting Asylum-Seeking Women and Children Under Trump