Duke Center on Law, Race and Politics and Law in Slavery and Freedom Project of the University of Michigan host conference on historical period that set the stage for the Civil Rights movement, Mar. 1-2.
Investigating N.C.'s role in CIA renditions
Faculty, students examine state’s ties to apprehension, detention, and transport of terror suspects to be tortured outside the U.S.
New Duke Law research center focuses on gun rights and regulation
Second Amendment scholars Joseph Blocher and Darrell Miller co-direct the Duke Center for Firearms Law.
Duke’s Center on Law, Ethics and National Security considers key cybersecurity, terrorism, and national security challenges, February 22-23.
Swedenburg v. Kelly
The universality of the internet has also implicated the Commerce Clause, as more and more local businesses have begun selling their products through the web. In Swedenburg v. Kelly, 544 U.S. ___ (2005), the Court was asked to reconcile interstate commerce with the right of states to regulate alcohol under the 21st Amendment.