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  • Jocelyn Simonson is a Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School and author of Radical Acts of Justice: How Ordinary People are Dismantling Mass Incarceration. Simonson's scholarship explores bottom-up interventions in the criminal legal system, such as bail funds, copwatching, courtwatching, and participatory defense, asking how these real-life interventions should inform our conceptions of the design of criminal justice institutions, the discourse of constitutional rights, and the meaning of democratic justice. This Q&A and discussion was moderated by Professor Brandon Garrett.

  • Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, such as the legal and policy implications of counterterrorism operations at home and abroad, the international law of armed conflict, the impact of security issues on international business endeavors, and the ethical issues of the practice of national security law.

  • Since 1995 the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) has hosted an annual national security law conference in Durham, N.C. The conference promotes education and discussion of the complex and diverse issues involved in national security, such as the legal and policy implications of counterterrorism operations at home and abroad, the international law of armed conflict, the impact of security issues on international business endeavors, and the ethical issues of the practice of national security law.

  • Judge Gertner will share her reflections on addressing bias and structural inequality in and out of the courtroom. She will discuss the ethical responsibility of judges to consider the racial impact of their procedures, behavior, and decisions, drawing from her efforts both while serving as a federal judge and as an advocate. Her comments will include a description of her efforts to account for racialized police practices in her assessments of prior criminal records, along with her efforts to obtain relief from some of the sentences she imposed as a federal judge.

  • Judge James Wynn and Professor James Coleman discuss the importance of building and equitable and inclusive judicial culture in North Carolina and provide guidance to attendees on finding the necessary support for doing so.

    Judge James Wynn, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in conversation with Professor James E. Coleman, Jr., Duke University School of Law

  • Professor Fionnuala Ni Aolain, Regents Professor and Robina Chair in Law, Public Policy, and Society at the University of Minnesota Law School, will deliver the 2024 Bernstein Lecture in Comparative Law, which will address the consolidation and expansion of counter-terrorism norms and institutions since 9/11. The rise of counter-terrorism has enabled the consolidation of autocracy, sustained democratic backsliding, and undermined the capacity of civil society to function across the globe.

  • The Child Advocacy Lab course is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, collaborative learning environment bringing medical and law students to the forefront of child advocacy. Students will engage in team projects and conduct research related to current child advocacy issues, with particular focus on recent changes in mandated reporting laws that have greatly affected all professionals working with children.

  • Kristin Henning is the Blume Professor of Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at Georgetown Law. She previously worked for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, where she was Lead Attorney for the Juvenile Unit. Henning discussed her book The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth with Professor Crystal Grant, Director of the Children’s Law Clinic. Sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice and the Children’s Law Clinic.

  • Twenty-first century technologies, in particular the apps we use on our mobile devices, combined with the lack of effective, privacy protective laws in our information economy, create risks for data related to our health. Duke's Data Privacy Day 2024 event, "Beyond HIPAA: Mental Health Apps, Health Data, and Privacy" will address the vast category of health information that is not covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the urgent need for privacy law and policy to regulate the commercial collection and use of this data.

  • Twenty-first century technologies, in particular the apps we use on our mobile devices, combined with the lack of effective, privacy protective laws in our information economy, create risks for data related to our health. Duke's Data Privacy Day 2024 event, "Beyond HIPAA: Mental Health Apps, Health Data, and Privacy" will address the vast category of health information that is not covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the urgent need for privacy law and policy to regulate the commercial collection and use of this data.

  • Jerome M. Culp, Jr. became the first tenured professor of color at Duke Law in 1989. He was a prolific scholar, internationally known for his work on race and the law. The author of numerous books and articles on critical race theory, justice and equality, law and economics, and labor economics, Professor Culp also taught in the fields of torts, employment discrimination, and sexuality and the law. He died on February 5, 2004, having mentored and intellectually nurtured countless students and scholars.

  • Judging Forensics: A Conversation with Federal Judges on Forensic Evidence, Judicial Gatekeeping, and Rule 702

  • Olivia Cole '17, a recipient of the prestigious Skadden Fellowship and Deputy Legal Director at Swords to Plowshares, shares about what inspired her to pursue a career in public interest law. Cole also talks about the experiences and resources at Duke Law, like the Office for Public Interest, that helped her to secure her career and prepared her to hit the ground running as a public interest lawyer right after graduation.

    To learn more about public interest law at Duke Law, please visit https://law.duke.edu/publicinterest/.

  • Former Congressman Dave Trott '85, discusses his experience working on gun legislation at both the state and federal levels, recent trends in state gun laws, and his perspective on future regulatory developments. Sponsored by the Duke Center for Firearms Law. Co-sponsored with POLIS: Center for Politics at Sanford School of Public Policy.

  • Professor Darrell Miller led a discussion with Cassandra Rowe and Elizabeth Sager, public health experts from the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence, regarding the oral arguments in the Supreme Court's next major Second Amendment case, United States v. Rahimi. The discussion covered each sides' arguments and how the Justices responded to them, the Supreme Court's upcoming decision in the case, and broader themes related to the intersection between firearms and domestic violence. Sponsored by the Duke Center for Firearms Law.

  • Jeremy Mauritzen '22 talks about his experience as a law student participating in the Child Advocacy Lab as part of the Children's Law Clinic at Duke Law School.

  • Jo Un Eom JD/LLM '22 talks about her experience as a law student participating in the Child Advocacy Lab as part of the Children's Law Clinic at Duke Law School.

  • Gabe Carrillo JD/MD '23 talks about his experience as a medical student participating in the Child Advocacy Lab as part of the Children's Law Clinic at Duke Law School.

  • Liliana Suarez MD, MPH, a Junior Assistant Resident in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, talks about her experience as a medical student participating in the Child Advocacy Lab as part of the Children's Law Clinic at Duke Law School.

  • This October, students from three North Carolina law schools gathered at North Carolina Central University to participate in the fourth annual Legal Design Derby focused on access to justice. Co-hosted by the Duke Center on Law & Technology and the NCCU Tech Law & Policy Center, this human-centered design sprint provided students an opportunity to contribute their ideas to the new Legal Aid of North Carolina Innovation Lab. (Transcript forthcoming)

  • In this episode of the Duke Law Podcast, the Duke Center for Firearms Law (DCFL) discusses the oral argument in 'U.S. v Rahimi,' which was heard in the Supreme Court on November 7. 'Rahimi' is a pending case regarding the Second Amendment to the Constitution and whether allows the government to prohibit firearm possession by individuals subject to certain domestic violence restraining orders.

    Speakers:
    Professor Joseph Blocher
    Faculty co-director, Duke Center for Firearms Law

    Professor Darrell A. H. Miller
    Faculty co-director, Duke Center for Firearms Law

  • Yates, a longtime partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, offers his suggestions for effective time management for lawyers. “I really ask, especially young lawyers, to be very clear to say ‘How much time do you think I should spend on this project?’”

    The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Office of Alumni & Development at Duke Law. (https://law.duke.edu/alumni)

  • Liles, senior legal counsel at SAS and founder of Liles Law, describes how she found her voice as a legal professional. “There was one partner I was working with who took me aside and really encouraged me to find my own voice when it comes to writing and in speaking.”

    The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Office of Alumni & Development at Duke Law. (https://law.duke.edu/alumni)

  • Yates, a longtime partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, offers his insights on effective team building. “You need to watch, listen, and learn from mentors, understand what it's like to practice law, and understand the dynamic within your law firm that you're working for.’”

    The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Office of Alumni & Development at Duke Law. (https://law.duke.edu/alumni)

  • Carr, assistant director in the Office of the Whistleblower at the SEC, describes why it’s important for attorneys to be open-minded.

    The ‘Alumni Career Tips’ series is provided by the Office of Alumni & Development at Duke Law. (https://law.duke.edu/alumni/)