Videos tagged with Lives in the Law

  • Michael Dreeben '81, former U.S. Deputy Solicitor General, discusses his life in the law with Dean Kerry Abrams. From 1988 through 2019, Michael served in the Office of Solicitor General in the U.S. Department of Justice, first as an Assistant to the Solicitor General and then as a Deputy Solicitor General. As Deputy Solicitor General from 1994 to 2019, he supervised the criminal docket for the United States in the U.S. Supreme Court and argued 105 cases before the Court. In June 2017, Michael was detailed to Office of Special Counsel Robert S.

  • Congressman Dave Trott '85 (R-MI) discusses his careers in law, business, and politics with Dean David F. Levi.

    Sponsored by the Office of the Dean.

  • Dean David F. Levi interviews David Rubenstein T'70, co-founder and co-CEO of The Carlyle Group, about his career in law, politics, and finance.

  • Dean David F. Levi interviews Larry Thompson, executive vice president, Government Affairs, general counsel, and corporate secretary of PepsiCo. Thompson discusses a career spanning the highest levels of public service and private sector work. As deputy attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice he lead the Security Coordination and Corporate Fraud task forces; he focused on antitrust and litigation as a partner at King & Spalding; and he served as the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.

  • Duke Law Prof. Neil Siegel interviews U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about her legal career, after an introduction from Dean David Levi. The interview took place on July 10, 2013, at the National Press Club.

  • Dean David F. Levi interviewed U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. on his life in the law on May 11, 2013.

  • The retired Supreme Court associate justice shared stories and insights from his 40-year career on the bench during a May 12 conversation with Dean David F. Levi.

  • A conversation between Dean David Levi and D. Todd Christofferson,'72, who discussed his career in law and public service--particularly his experience clerking for the Honorable John Sirica. Christofferson assisted Judge Sirica in the Watergate trials, the White House tapes proceedings, and related matters during that period. Currently, Christofferson serves as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

    Recorded on March 16, 2010, Duke University, School of Law.

  • October 5, 2009 - Dean David F. Levi interviewed international lawyer and philanthropist, Rita Hauser, about her career in international law, her interest in human rights, and significant milestones along the way. Hauser is president of The Hauser Foundation and of counsel to the New York City law firm, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan where she was a senior partner for more than twenty years.

  • Great Lives by Linda Greenhouse: Discussion of her 27-year career as Supreme Court correspondent for The New York Times.

    Recorded on February 13, 2006.

    Great Lives in the Law.

    Appearing: Speakers: Introduction by Chris Schroeder; Duke Professor Walter Dellinger and Linda Greenhouse (New York Times).

  • Professor Walter Dellinger interviews Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as part of the Great Lives in the Law series.

    Recorded on January 31, 2005.

    Series: Lives in the Law (Durham, N.C.).

    Appearing: Walter Dellinger, interviewer ; Ruth Bader Ginsburg, interviewee.

  • Introduction by Christopher Schroeder. Great Lives in the Law features renowned historian and James B. Duke Professor Emeritus John Hope Franklin, in conversation with Duke Law Professor Walter Dellinger.

    Sponsored by the Program in Public Law.

    Recorded on October 26, 2004.

  • Introduction by Dean Katharine Bartlett. Walter Dellinger talks with Justice Richard Goldstone of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

    Produced on March 01, 2004.

    Great Lives in the Law Lecture Series.

  • American Bar Association President Dennis Archer called on student to be healers during his talk at the Duke Law School.

    Recorded on November 03, 2003.

    Great Lives in the Law Lecture Series.

    Appearing: Introductions by Dean Katharine Bartlett and Professor James Coleman ; Speaker: Dennis W. Archer, President of the American Bar Association.

  • An interview with noted civil rights activist, lawyer, and educator Julius Chambers.

    Produced at Duke University School of Law on Oct. 22, 2002.

    Great Lives in the Law Lecture Series.

    Appearing: Speaker: Julius Chambers.

  • Dean David F. Levi will interview Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson, III about his life in the law. Judge Wilkinson has served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit since his appointment in 1984 by President Ronald Reagan. He served as chief judge of the court from 1996 to 2003. He is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Virginia School of Law; after law school, he served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.

  • Justice Breyer talks with Dean David F. Levi and Professor Walter E. Dellinger III about his distinguished legal career, influences, and philosophy. Prior to taking his seat on the Supreme Court on Aug. 3, 1994, he served on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and as its chief judge from 1990 to 1994. He also has served as a member of the United States Sentencing Commission and the Judicial Conference of the United States, as a special assistant to the assistant U.S.

  • Lives in the Law with Justice Samuel Alito