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Bolch Prize to be awarded to International Association of Women Judges

Bolch Prize to be awarded to International Association of Women Judges

The Bolch Judicial Institute has named the International Association of Women Judges as the 2023 recipient of the Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law in recognition of the organization’s remarkable efforts to evacuate, support, and resettle Afghan women judges who, because of their gender and work as judges, have faced persecution and violence since the Taliban took control of the country in late 2021.

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Bolch To Offer Trauma-Informed Courts Curriculum To N.C. Judges

Bolch To Offer Trauma-Informed Courts Curriculum To N.C. Judges

As the academic leader of the N.C. Chief Justice’s Task Force on ACEs-Informed Courts, the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law is moving forward with plans to scale its trauma-informed courts curriculum by offering it to newly elected and appointed judges in North Carolina.

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Professor Jim Coleman

Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Medal

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Watch the medal ceremony honoring Professor James E. Coleman, Jr., the 2022 recipient of the Raphael Lemkin Rule of Law Guardian Medal. Watch »