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Archive: July 2019

John Paul Stevens Interview

A conversation with Justice John Paul Stevens

Posted on July 23, 2019

The late Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens shared stories and insights from his 40-year career on the bench with Dean David F. Levi, now director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, during a visit to Duke Law School on May 12, 2012. Justice Stevens was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1975 by President Continue Reading »

Duke Law students with Justice Alito and Professor Levi.

Learning from the Best: Duke Law students excel in constitutional law seminar with Justice Alito and Professor Levi

Posted on June 20, 2019

Discussing constitutional law with a Supreme Court justice is a law student’s dream — and for some lucky third-year Duke Law students, that dream was their spring break reality. From March 11 to 15 this year, 15 students learned from the best: Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. and Professor David F. Levi, former dean of 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 »

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 »