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Judge Don Willett

Judge Don Willett to chair Judicature editorial board for 2020-21

Posted on August 3, 2020

Judge Don Willett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will serve as chair of Judicature’s editorial board for the 2020–21 editorial term, beginning with the fall 2020 edition of the journal (Volume 104 Number 3). Willett is a former justice of the Texas Supreme Court. He earned his J.D. from Duke Continue Reading »

Judge Richard Gergel discusses new book, Unexampled Courage

Posted on November 13, 2019

Judge Richard Gergel, a 1979 Duke Law graduate and U.S. District Court judge for the District of South Carolina, spoke to Duke Law students on Monday, Nov. 11, about his new book, Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring (Farrar, Straus Continue Reading »

Chinese Translation of Judicature Article

Judicature articles on forensic science published in Chinese law journal

Posted on November 13, 2019

Two Judicature articles  have received attention in China after being translated and reprinted in the Chinese law journal Evidence Science (证据科学) by Zhuhao Wang, associate professor of law at the Institute of Evidence Law and Forensic Science at the China University of Political Science and Law. Wang’s translations of “How Trial Judges Should Think About Continue Reading »

LLM thesis papers give Duke Law journal a view from inside the judiciary

Posted on June 5, 2019

Duke’s oldest law journal, Law & Contemporary Problems, has published several thesis papers written by judges who are graduates of the Bolch Judicial Institute’s Master of Judicial Studies program. The papers comprise a special edition of the journal titled The Study of Judicial Institutions: A View from the Inside (Vol. 82 No. 2), and journal Continue Reading »

New editorial board appointed for Judicature

Posted on February 20, 2019

David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and publisher of Judicature, the scholarly journal for judges, has appointed a new editorial board to advise on the journal’s editorial direction and content. The board is composed of judges, practitioners, and Duke Law faculty. They will serve one-year terms as advisers to the journal’s publisher Continue Reading »

Judicial panel to discuss Judge Jeffrey Sutton’s book

Posted on November 7, 2018

The Bolch Judicial Institute welcomes Judge Jeffrey Sutton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; Judge Joan Larsen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; Justice Goodwin Liu of the Supreme Court of California, and Judge Allison Eid of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, for a roundtable discussion of Judge Sutton’s Continue Reading »

Judicature magazine profiles Duke’s judicial studies master’s program

Posted on August 31, 2012

Judicature magazine, a bi-monthly journal published by the American Judicature Society, covered the new Duke Law Master’s of Laws in Judicial Studies degree program in its 2012 July/August edition (96 Judicature 48 – July-Aug 2012). In describing the ‘innovative’ master’s program for judges, Michael Ream wrote: “One of the more memorable days — Friday, June 1 — began with a Continue Reading »