Videos tagged with Bolch Judicial Institute

  • In its opening issue of Volume 73 (2023), Duke Law Journal published "Fact Stripping," written by Duke Law's own professors, Joseph Blocher and Brandon L. Garrett. In this interview, Judge Paul W. Grimm (ret.) of the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law asks the authors about the concept of fact stripping and a current trend of appellate courts assuming fact-finding power over trial courts. The authors suggest Congress may want to reallocate factfinding power to trial courts through legislation.

  • Members of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ), the 2023 recipient of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law, discuss their efforts to coordinate an emergency evacuation of women judges in Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover in 2021. The panel includes Justice Susan Glazebrook of the New Zealand Supreme Court, Justice Mona Lynch of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Judge Vanessa Ruiz of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Judge Patricia Whalen of the Vermont State Court, and Judge Robyn Tupman of the District Court of New South Wales.

  • The Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law presented the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) with the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law at a ceremony hosted at Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art on March 1, 2023. The IAWJ was honored for their remarkable efforts to help evacuate, support, and resettle Afghan women judges after the Taliban retook control of the country in 2021.

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  • Join the four candidates for North Carolina's highest judicial office as they engage in a nonpartisan candidates forum, moderated by Professor Marin K. Levy. The candidates for the two open seats are Trey Allen, Court of Appeals Judge Richard Dietz, Court of Appeals Judge Lucy Inman, and North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Sam Ervin IV.

    Presented by the Duke Law Chapter of the American Constitution Society and the Bolch Judicial Institute.

    Cosponsored by North Carolina Club and Government & Public Service Society

  • Duke Law Professor James (Jim) E. Coleman Jr., the 2022 recipient of the Raphael Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Medal from the Bolch Judicial Institute, will be honored during a program (live-streamed here) at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Sept. 7, 2022. In addition to receiving a medal, Professor Coleman will talk with David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, about his distinguished career as a criminal defense attorney and civil rights leader.

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  • On May 20, 2022, the Bolch Judicial Institute held a ribbon cutting celebration for the Bolch Prize pedestal installed at Duke Law School. The pedestal encases a glass shield — an enlarged version of the actual Bolch prize — with descriptive text and a list of all previous recipients. Appearing in this slideshow and taking part in the ceremony were:

  • Senior Judge Gerald B. Tjoflat (Duke Law J.D. ’57) of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit talks to David F. Levi about his experience as a student at Duke Law School, how his relationship to the school has evolved, and the importance of maintaining the conversation between the bench, bar, and academy.

    This episode of Judgment Calls is from a live event, which was recorded on April 7, 2022, during Judge Tjoflat’s visit to Duke Law School as the Bolch Judicial Institute’s Distinguished Judge in Residence.

  • In this episode, Professor Marin K. Levy treats David F. Levi, director of the Duke’s Bolch Judicial Institute, to an inside look at her successful Twitter account. Levy’s engaging and insightful threads spotlight hidden gems from judicial history and little-known facts about the bench, including firsts for women and people of color.

  • Jennie Lee Anderson (partner, Andrus Anderson LLP) and David Kessler (partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP) discussed the updates made to the Third Edition of the Guidelines and Best Practices for Implementing the 2015 Discovery Amendments.

    Ms. Anderson and Mr. Kessler were part of the working group that produced the Guidelines, and their discussion covers both a plaintiff and defendant perspective on the meaning of proportional discovery in a wide range of contexts. The Guidelines are freely available on the Bolch Judicial Institute's website.

  • David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of The American Law Institute, leads a panel discussion about the legal strike force “SG3” that assembled in response to the Trump campaign's challenges to the 2020 election.

  • Judge Jacqueline Nguyen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit joined Professor David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, for a discussion about her career and time on the bench.

  • Professor Jack L. Goldsmith of Harvard Law School characterizes Trump’s abuses of power, the rise of populism, and other points raised in his book “After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency,” co-authored with Bob Bauer of NYU Law School.

    His discussion was part of the first episode of the “Beyond COVID” series, “The U.S. Presidency: Looking Forward,” co-produced by the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School and the American Law Institute.

    Also appearing: David F. Levi, Director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and Levi Family Professor of Law

  • Historian David Kennedy of Stanford University gives a brief presentation of U.S. presidential history, highlighting some of the major changes to the office in the last 200 years. This history prefaced a discussion about Trump's presidency for the first episode of the “Beyond COVID” series, co-produced by the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School and the American Law Institute.

    Also appearing: David F. Levi, Director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and Levi Family Professor of Law

  • Harvard Law Professor Daphna Renan explains the two conflictual but ultimately interdependent understandings of the American presidency: The president is both an individual and an institution. Her full article on the topic, "The President's Two Bodies," was published in the Columbia Law Review and is available at this link: https://columbialawreview.org/content/the-presidents-two-bodies/

  • David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of the The American Law Institute, leads a panel discussion on the future of the American presidency. Panelists include David Kennedy, Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford University; Daphna Renan, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Terry Moe, William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; and Jack L. Goldsmith, Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University.

    Sponsored by the Bolch Judicial Institute and the American Law Institute.

  • David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, talked with Judge Andrew Oldman of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit about his career, rise to the bench, and judicial philosophy during Judge Oldham's time as "Distinguished Judge in Residence" at Duke Law School.

  • U.S. Magistrate Judge Betsy Chestney speaks with Ann Yandian, program manager at the Bolch Judicial Institute, about the process for selecting and writing her capstone thesis “Identifying and Mitigating Negative Side Effects of Power on Judicial Behavior in the Workplace” for her master of judicial studies degree from Duke Law School. She also talks about the writing process more generally and shares tips for future Duke Law master’s students.

  • Judge Carla Archie of the North Carolina Superior Court talks with Ann Yandian, program director at the Bolch Judicial Institute, about writing her capstone thesis for Duke Law's Master of Judicial Studies program.

    In this video, Judge Archie explains how and why she chose the topic of recidivism in the courts, and she talks about the writing process more broadly, such as the process for selecting her faculty advisor and how she managed to complete her thesis while handling a full caseload as an active judge.

  • In the first of a new series, the Bolch Judicial Institute honors Benjamin B. Ferencz, the last living Nuremberg trial prosecutor, as the inaugural Raphael Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian. Mr. Ferencz is interviewed here by David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, and Michael P. Scharf '88, co-dean of the Case Western Reserve Law School and a Duke Law graduate.

  • Judge Samuel A. Thumma of the Arizona Court of Appeals talks with Ann Yandian, program manager at the Bolch Judicial Institute, about his capstone thesis for Duke Law's Master of Judicial Studies program.

  • David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of the The American Law Institute, leads a panel discussion on how judges are working to address racial disparities in courts and to ensure equal justice for all litigants. Panelists include Cheri Beasley, Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court; Goodwin Liu, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court; Raymond Lohier, United States Court of Appeals Judge, Second Circuit; and Charles Breyer, senior district judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • Host David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of The American Law Institute, and four distinguished colleagues address another ‘plague’ — police brutality and the use of excessive force — following the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in 2020. Featuring Lori Lightfoot, mayor of Chicago; Art Acevedo, chief of the Houston Police Department; Barry Friedman, Jacob D.

  • Host David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of The American Law Institute, talks with experts on employment law who, in the interest of getting Americans back to work, call for a united approach between employees and employers. Featuring Kim Askew, partner, DLA Piper; Patrick Casey, senior counsel, Sidley Austin LLP; Anton Hajjar, former general counsel of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO; Cynthia Estlund, Catherine A. Rein Professor of Law at NYU Law School; Samuel Estreicher, Dwight D.

  • Host David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of The American Law Institute, talks with judges and administrators about how trials, mediation, MDLs, and other court procedures that traditionally rely on in-person interactions might change with the COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring Sherri Carter, Clerk of the Los Angeles Superior Court; Judge Karen Caldwell, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Judge Mark A.

  • Host David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of The American Law Institute talks with leaders from Merck, Medtronic, Apple, and 3M about their efforts to meet demands for medical equipment and technology to assist in the fight against the virus while also taking steps to adjust business practices to protect employees and communities around the world.

    Appearing: David F. Levi (Duke Law), Kenneth Frazier (Merck), Malini Moorthy (Medtronic), Ivan K. Fong (3M) and Katherine L. Adams (Apple).