Harvard Law Prof. Randall Kennedy discusses Browder v. Gayle, a 1955 federal lawsuit filed to challenge statutes requiring segregation on public transportation in Montgomery, Alabama. The case was a touchstone of the Civil Rights era, stemming from the Montgomery bus boycott, helping launch the advocacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and resulting in an opinion that helped topple "separate but equal" segregation laws. Kennedy's lecture was part of a civil rights lecture series supported by the Robert R. Wilson Fund at Duke University.
Theft: A History of Music
Boyle and Jenkins of the Center for the Study of the Public Domain relate 2,000 years of musical history—and of musical borrowing—in comic book form.
Summer studies in Geneva and Durham prepare students for careers in international law.
Duke Law faculty, staff, and alumni help students land prestigious positions with judges
The Duke way
Public service is a core value of the legal profession and central to the Duke Law experience.