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Archive: April 2019

In the News: Kennedy receives award, visits Duke Law

Posted on April 15, 2019

Following is selected coverage of the 2019 Bolch Prize ceremony. CSPAN CSPAN is scheduled to broadcast full coverage of the Bolch Prize ceremony on Monday, May 27, 2019, at 10 a.m. Eastern, and will re-broadcast the program several times afterward. Check CSPAN’s website for details and program alerts. Duke Chronicle: Law must protect human freedom, 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 »

Prof. Jack Knight explains how the U.S. selects judges

Posted on October 26, 2018

In a podcast hosted by the World Justice Project, Professor Jack Knight of Duke University and World Justice Project executive director Betsy Andersen discuss the United States’ process of judicial selection, the role it plays in ensuring accountability and independence, and compare the U.S. approach with other methods around the world. Hear the podcast >

Duke Law grad on Supreme Court short list

Posted on July 5, 2018

Don Willett, who holds a JD (1992) and a Master’s of Judicial Studies (2016) from Duke Law, is under consideration for an appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. “Don Willett, 51, spent nearly 13 years on the Texas Supreme Court and now serves as a judge in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Continue Reading »