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Archive: June 2019

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 »

Justice Kennedy receives inaugural Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law

Posted on May 1, 2019

Retired United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy received the inaugural Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law on April 11, 2019, during a ceremony with Duke Law alumni and leaders from the North Carolina judiciary and legal community. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Judge Allyson K. Duncan of the U.S. Court Continue Reading »

Inaugural Bolch Prize to honor Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (Retired) for efforts to advance rule of law

Posted on February 26, 2019

The Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School has announced that the first annual Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law will be awarded to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (Retired) during a ceremony at Duke University on April 11, 2019. The Bolch Judicial Institute’s mission focuses on bettering the human condition by Continue Reading »

Lawyers should reclaim role as community caretakers in addressing access-to-justice gap, Levi argues in new publication

Posted on January 7, 2019

David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School, is among several leaders of the legal profession to contribute to the new Winter 2019 “Access to Justice” edition of Dædalus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. This edition of the journal is a multidisciplinary examination of the Continue Reading »

Watch Now: Judge Jon O. Newman at Duke Law

Posted on November 12, 2018

During his first week in residence in October, Judge Jon O. Newman, the inaugural Distinguished Judge in Residence at the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law, offered a lecture on federal sentencing guidelines and recorded an interview with David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, discussing his 45-year tenure on the federal bench, Continue Reading »

Judge Jon O. Newman will be Bolch Judicial Institute’s first judge in residence

Posted on September 26, 2018

The Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School has announced that Judge Jon O. Newman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will serve as the Institute’s inaugural Distinguished Judge in Residence during the 2018-19 academic year. The Institute’s Distinguished Judge in Residence is awarded each year to an outstanding jurist Continue Reading »

Chief Justice thanks Dean David Levi, Duke for work with the courts

Posted on June 8, 2018

Dean David F. Levi, inaugural director of the Bolch Judicial Institute and president of the American Law Institute (ALI), hosted a panel discussion and participated in events at the annual ALI meeting in Washington, D.C., in May. During the event U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr., expressed his appreciation for all Dean Levi Continue Reading »