Taking off the guardrails
Duke Law experts worry U.S. hasn't fixed regulatory failures that led to financial crisis, Great Recession
Forging paths and making connections
Duke's Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program offers networking and experiential learning opportunities
The tech issue
Teaching lawyers to lead the way with a focus on ethics and interdisciplinary engagement.
Kennedy receives inaugural Bolch Prize
Bolch Judicial Institute award honors retired U.S. Supreme Court justice's dedication to protecting and advancing the rule of law.
Board of Education v. Earls
The Supreme Court expanded schools' ability to conduct drug tests in Board of Education v. Earls, 536 U.S. 822 (2002). The case began when the school board in Tecumseh, Oklahoma developed a policy to test all students in extracurricular activities. High school student Lindsay Earls and her family, with the legal backing of the American Civil Liberties Union, challenged the policy as an unlawful search that violated students' right to privacy.
The documentary tells the story of the case through interviews with the people involved: the Earls family, their ACLU lawyer, members of the Tecumseh School Board and their lawyer, and the federal judges who heard the case.