Custom in Crisis Conference

June 26, 2014Duke Law News

Friday, October 31
ALL DAY | Room 3000
Duke Law School

By invitation only.  For more information, please contact Ali Prince.


The "Custom in Crisis: International Law in a Changing World" conference brings together participants who will present chapters for an upcoming book that Professor Curt Bradley and Professor Ingrid Wuerth of Vanderbilt Law will be co-editing.

Revised Chapters

Conference Papers


Other News
  • Economic Growth and Development in Africa

    Nelly Wamaitha LLM ’17, an attorney from Kenya, describes herself as a skeptic of foreign aid structures and delivery in Africa. “I don’t think Africa’s problems can be solved with some Herculean effort that Africa does on its own, it’s obviously going to be a cooperative effort,” said Wamaitha, who practiced corporate law in Nairobi and London and studied theology at Oxford University before coming to Duke. “That having been said, the world has really botched up Africa in the past.”

  • Keeping a critical eye on enforcement

    Decisions regarding the enforcement of laws are highly discretionary. The choice of a federal or state agency or attorney general to investigate, charge, litigate, or resolve a specific infraction of a statute or regulation or not gets little public, judicial, or scholarly scrutiny.