Bolch Research Assistant Nick Opoku (LLM ’24) selected for Duke Law’s Farrin Fellowship

May 22, 2024Latest News

Nick Opoku LLM ’24 has been selected to receive Duke Law School’s Farrin Fellowship, a one-year paid fellowship awarded to a graduating student who has displayed a strong focus on public interest work throughout their studies and professional learning experiences.

The first LLM graduate to receive the fellowship, Opoku will join Common Cause, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit focused on voting rights and good governance, where he will work within the redistricting and representation policy team.

“We are thrilled Nick is the inaugural LLM fellow for the Farrin Fellowship,” said Assistant Dean for International Studies Jabrina Robinson. “He is excited to embark on his year-long work on democracy issues with Common Cause, where his litigation and advocacy skills will support historically marginalized groups in North Carolina and throughout the U.S.”

While at Duke Law, Opoku worked on civic education initiatives as a research assistant for the Bolch Judicial Institute, he joined the Law School’s Criminal Record Expunction Clinic, and served as the LLM representative for the Law School’s Black Law Students Association.

Click here to read the full press release from Duke Law News.