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Judge J. Michelle Childs (MJS ’16) confirmed to DC Circuit

Judge J. Michelle Childs (MJS ’16) confirmed to DC Circuit

Judge J. Michelle Childs, a 2016 graduate of Duke Law School's Master of Judicial Studies program, was confirmed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on July 19, 2022. (See this article from Reuters.) Judge Childs has served as a federal judge on the U.S....

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Upcoming Events


Professor Jim Coleman

Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Medal

Sept. 7, 2022

Join us by livestream or in-person to honor Professor James E. Coleman, Jr., the 2022 recipient of the Raphael Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Medal. Learn more »

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Virtual: Watch the 2022 Bolch Prize Celebration

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Watch the 2022 Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law celebration honoring Judge J. Clifford Wallace. Watch »