January 15, 2009 - Does the First Amendment protect public advocacy from the pulpit? What about prayer at a public, secular event? Is the religious rhetoric often used by political leaders inherently divisive, or can it serve a unifying purpose? Professors Guy-Uriel Charles and H. Jefferson Powell explore the role of religion in public life and the role of religious leaders in politics, from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Reverends Rick Warren and Jeremiah Wright. Event was part of Duke University's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Duke Environmental Law Newsletter
Read about faculty research and teaching, highlights from the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and alumni in the field.
Emerging tools for more equitable policy
» Professor Matthew Adler co-edited the new Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy.
The Duke way
» Public service is a core value of the legal profession and central to the Duke Law experience.
Prof. Sam Buell discusses his new book on the rise of criminal behavior in corporations and why it’s so difficult to prosecute.
Possibilities and Perils: The Role of Faith in Public Life
- Aronie '93: Combat professional atrophy by doing something "new, different, and even scary" The Federal Lawyer
- Jonathan Wiener addresses climate, catastrophes, retrospective review, TTIP, and China’s environmental risk regulation
- Start-Up Ventures Clinic hosts Sept. 29 legal tech showcase during Duke's Entrepreneurship Week