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In the News: Kennedy receives award, visits Duke Law

Posted on April 15, 2019

The Duke Chronicle, the university’s student newspaper, covered the Bolch Prize ceremony and the visit of the award’s inaugural recipient, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (retired), to Duke’s campus. From the story by Stefanie Pousoulides: During Kennedy’s time in Sacramento, he knew David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute. Levi Continue Reading »

In the News: Kennedy says democracy is ‘slipping away’

Posted on April 15, 2019

Bloomberg Law covered the Bolch Prize ceremony, at which U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (Retired) received the inaugural Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law. From the article by Andrew Ballard: The rule of law, fundamental to freedom and democracy, is being chipped away, according to former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Continue Reading »

In the News: Kennedy ’embodies’ rule of law

Posted on April 15, 2019

NC Policy Watch covered the Bolch Prize ceremony and noted that the award’s inaugural recipient,  U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (retired) was honored for a career that embodied the ideals of the rule of law as well as his efforts to promote the rule of law worldwide. From the article by Melissa Continue Reading »

Justice Kennedy receives inaugural Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law

Posted on April 12, 2019

Retired United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy received the inaugural Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law on April 11, 2019, during a ceremony with Duke Law alumni and leaders from the North Carolina judiciary and legal community. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Judge Allyson K. Duncan of the U.S. Court Continue Reading »

Rabiej, Waldron discuss court records access

Posted on March 29, 2019

John Rabiej, deputy director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, and Jim Waldron, director of EDRM, the e-discovery organization operated by the Bolch Judicial Institute, spoke at the Yale Law School Workshop on Court Records Access, which was sponsored jointly by Yale’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic (MFIA) and its Collaboration for Research Integrity and Continue Reading »

Inaugural Bolch Prize to honor Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (Retired) for efforts to advance rule of law

Posted on February 26, 2019

The Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School has announced that the first annual Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law will be awarded to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (Retired) during a ceremony at Duke University on April 11, 2019. The Bolch Judicial Institute’s mission focuses on bettering the human condition by Continue Reading »

New editorial board appointed for Judicature

Posted on February 20, 2019

David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and publisher of Judicature, the scholarly journal for judges, has appointed a new editorial board to advise on the journal’s editorial direction and content. The board is composed of judges, practitioners, and Duke Law faculty. They will serve one-year terms as advisers to the journal’s publisher Continue Reading »

EDRM releases guidelines to demystify technology-assisted review

Posted on February 14, 2019

The Bolch Judicial Institute’s e-discovery organization, EDRM, has released a comprehensive set of guidelines that aim to objectively define and explain technology-assisted review for members of the judiciary and the legal profession. The goal, editors say, is to provide a wide audience with an authoritative and clear understanding of the reasons to use technology-assisted review, Continue Reading »

Conference to explore mental health, addiction challenges in the legal profession

Posted on February 1, 2019

The Duke Law Bolch Judicial Institute will hold an open Distinguished Lawyers conference on Developing a Useful Framework to Address Alcohol Abuse, Drug Addiction, and Anxiety/Depression Among Bench, Bar, and Related Professionals at the University of Miami, Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Dr., Coral Gables, Florida, on February 28-March 1, 2019. Register Now The conference Continue Reading »

Announcing the Advisory Board of the Bolch Judicial Institute

Posted on January 22, 2019

Distinguished justices and judges, accomplished lawyers, and the dean of Duke Law School are among the newly appointed members of the inaugural board of directors for the Bolch Judicial Institute, announced David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and the Levi Family Professor of Law and Judicial Studies at Duke Law School. The Continue Reading »