Videos and Podcasts


The Bolch Judicial Institute produces and maintains a variety of digital resources for judges, legal practitioners, and anyone interested in learning more about the important role of the judiciary in the United States and around the world.

Videos and Podcasts

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Bolch Prize Celebration

This Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law virtual celebration honors two remarkable judges, both born in apartheid-era South Africa but because of race and circumstance had very different paths to the judiciary.

Judgment Calls

Judgment Calls is a podcast hosted by David F. Levi, director of the Bolch Judicial Institute, former dean of Duke Law School, and former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. In Judgment Calls, Levi interviews judges about their work, their lives, and the challenges and opportunities they see in the U.S. courts.

Covid Video Series

In 2020-21, the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School and the American Law Institute jointly produced a video and podcast series that examined the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal system. Podcast versions of the same programs are hosted on the American Law Institute website.