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Bolch Prize awarded to a “collaborator, a helper”

Bolch Prize awarded to a “collaborator, a helper”

he Hon. J. Clifford Wallace, chief judge emeritus of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, received the 2022 Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law during a ceremony in San Diego, Calif., on Friday, March 18. The ceremony featured remarks from...

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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Walter E. Dellinger

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Walter E. Dellinger

Duke Law School Professor Emeritus Walter E. Dellinger III, a renowned constitutional lawyer, leading Supreme Court advocate, and acting solicitor general and assistant attorney general during the Clinton administration, died Feb. 16 at the age of 80. David F. Levi,...

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Judge Diane P. Wood to serve as Distinguished Judge in Residence

Judge Diane P. Wood to serve as Distinguished Judge in Residence

Judge Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit will be a “virtual visitor” to Duke Law this month as part of the Bolch Judicial Institute’s Distinguished Judge in Residence program. As part of her residency, Judge Wood will join a course taught...

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Judge J. Michelle Childs under consideration for SCOTUS seat

Judge J. Michelle Childs under consideration for SCOTUS seat

Judge J. Michelle Childs, a 2016 graduate of Duke Law School’s Master of Judicial Studies program and a recent nominee to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, is reported to be under consideration for Justice Stephen Breyer’s seat...

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Upcoming Events


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McGovern Symposium

May 27, 2022

Duke University

Register today!

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Advanced MDL Certificate

May 26, 2022

Duke University

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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.