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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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Now Hiring: McGovern Fellow (Attorney Position)

Now Hiring: McGovern Fellow (Attorney Position)

The Institute is seeking to hire a Law Fellow to assist in developing educational programs, symposia, conferences, publications, and scholarship relating to the rule of law, judicial independence, the administration of justice, and special topics in civil litigation,...

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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.