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Duke Law grad on Supreme Court short list

Posted on July 5, 2018

Don Willett, who holds a JD (1992) and a Master’s of Judicial Studies (2016) from Duke Law, is under consideration for an appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. “Don Willett, 51, spent nearly 13 years on the Texas Supreme Court and now serves as a judge in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Continue Reading »

Watch: Dean David Levi interviews Justice Elena Kagan, Paul Clement

Posted on June 26, 2018

At the annual meeting of the American Law Institute in May, Dean David F. Levi, inaugural director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and the current president of ALI, interviewed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan and former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement. Watch their lively discussion here, courtesy of ALI.    

Chief Justice thanks Dean David Levi, Duke for work with the courts

Posted on June 8, 2018

Dean David F. Levi, inaugural director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of the American Law Institute (ALI), hosted a panel discussion and participated in events at the annual ALI meeting in Washington, D.C., in May. During the event U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., expressed his appreciation for all Dean Levi Continue Reading »

Meet Carl Bolch Jr. and Susan Bass Bolch

Posted on April 16, 2018

Just a few years after he took over his family’s business operating gas stations — and not long after graduating from law school at Duke — Carl Bolch Jr. made what some called a crazy decision: to offer self-serve gasoline at the pump. “People said I would lose money, that customers would just drive off Continue Reading »

$10 million gift establishes Carl and Susan Bolch Judicial Institute

Posted on February 23, 2018

A $10 million gift from alumnus Carl Bolch Jr. ’67 and his wife, Susan Bass Bolch, will endow a new institute at Duke Law School. The Carl and Susan Bolch Judicial Institute will be dedicated to bettering the human condition through studying and promoting the rule of law, Duke University President Vincent E. Price said Continue Reading »

The Making and Measure of a Judge

Posted on January 19, 2018

Judge Joe Webster joined the John Hope Franklin Humanities Center to discuss his new book, The Making and Measure of a Judge, the Biography of the Honorable Sammie Chess, Jr. The book is the definitive biography of North Carolina’s first African American Superior Court Judge. Judge Joe L. Webster is a federal magistrate judge for the U.S. Continue Reading »

In the News: EDRM initiatives among top e-discovery moves for 2017

Posted on January 4, 2018

LegalTech News | 12.22.17 Five Major E-Discovery Industry Developments in 2017 Since the 2015 amendments of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), the way attorneys and judges approach e-discovery has been undergoing a transformation. But in 2017, the forces influencing e-discovery went far beyond case law. In the midst of new technical challenges and market consolidation, Continue Reading »

Duke Law and EDI to partner on advanced e-discovery curriculum

Posted on November 30, 2017

Durham, NC – Duke Law and the Electronic Discovery Institute (EDI) are pleased to announce a partnership to produce an advanced online distance learning program on e-discovery topics. The partnership between EDI and Duke Law supports the core educational missions of both organizations. Designed for legal and other professionals seeking deep mastery of eDiscovery strategy and best Continue Reading »

In the News: Duke named top global university for law degree

Posted on October 10, 2017

Times Higher Education | 10.10.17 Best universities for law degrees 2018 A law degree is the first step to a number of careers including a solicitor, barrister or judge. Many universities around the world provide law degrees so it can be difficult to know which is the best one for you. For the first time, Continue Reading »

In the News: EDRM sets sights on TAR Guidance

Posted on October 9, 2017

Bloomberg BNA | 10.9.17 Duke Law EDRM sets sights on Technology Assisted Review Guidance by Michael Greene An organization that develops models and standards for electronic discovery has set its sights on developing guidance on technology assisted review (TAR)—a pro-cess that involves using machine learning models to help classify documents. EDRM (Electronic Discovery Reference Model), Continue Reading »

In the News: EDRM Tackles TAR

Posted on September 19, 2017

EDRM Tackles TAR in Developing New E-Discovery Guidelines LegalTech News | 9.14.17 A conference at Duke Law School brought together judges, attorneys and technologists to debate potential guidelines and the future of technology assisted review. by Zach Warren TAR, also known in its long form as technology assisted review, is nothing new. Some e-discovery practitioners and Continue Reading »

AJEI honored for excellence in judicial education

Posted on August 30, 2017

The American Bar Association’s Judicial Division National Conference of Specialized Court Judges (NCSCJ) named the Appellate Judges Education Institute (AJEI) as the recipient of the 2017 Judicial Education Award. The award recognizes AJEI’s successful efforts in providing high-quality judicial education and training to judges through its annual summit. The award was presented during the NCSCJ Continue Reading »

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