Ethics and the Law of Lawyering Duke University School
Fri 9:00-10:50 AM. 3043. This course examines in detail the "law of lawyering" relating to such issues as the formation of the attorney-client relationship, confidentiality, communications with clients, conflicts of interest, regulation and discipline of attorneys, and numerous other areas relating to the lawyer's role in American society.
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People Duke University School of Law
(3 days ago) Elif "Nur" Kumru is a '19 Duke Law LLM graduate and earned her LLB from Koc University Law School in Istanbul. As a Fellow in 2019-2020, Nur worked with Prof. Jeff Ward on the privacy implications of AI in an increasingly surveilled and Internet of Things connected age of …
Criminal Law and Policy Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) Criminal Law and Policy. The practice of criminal law demands a comprehensive understanding of the U.S. Constitution, criminal statutes, and the rules of federal and state criminal procedure, ethics, and evidence. It also requires an awareness of the social and …
Course Browser Duke University School of Law
(4 days ago) Law students who are interested in participating in Bass Connections have the following crediting options: Teams led by a Duke Law Faculty Member: If a Duke Law faculty member leads a Bass Connections team (see list below), Law students are eligible to receive Law School credit (up to three credits per semester). Upon being accepted to join a
Constitutional Law and Civil Rights Duke University
(8 days ago) Constitutional Law is a foundational course in the first-year curriculum, and upper-level students can choose courses in specific areas of constitutional theory, doctrine, or practice, from civil rights litigation to the First and Second Amendments. Duke Law faculty scholars bring a diversity of viewpoints and a wealth of practical expertise to
Corporate and Financial Law Duke University School of Law
(3 days ago) At Duke Law, students can dive deeply into matters of corporate formation, structure, acquisition, and reorganization, and learn the nuances of corporate finance whether it be through the capital markets or private equity and hedge funds. They also can gain critical practical expertise in representing early-stage corporate and nonprofit clients
International Criminal Law Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) We will then examine the law of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and aggression, as well as “treaty crimes,” such as terrorism offenses. Particular attention will be focused on the question of jurisdiction over such offenses in national courts and international …
Legislation and Statutory Interpretation Duke University
(2 days ago) 363 Legislation and Statutory Interpretation. Legislation is one of the most important forms of law in modern American society. Indeed, it has been said that we are living in an 'age of statutes.'. Almost every aspect of legal practice involves construction of statutes, whether defining the jurisdiction of the courts or establishing the norms
Evidence Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) 245 Evidence. A study of the theory and rules governing presentation of evidence to a judicial tribunal, including the concepts of relevancy, character evidence, judicial notice, real and demonstrative evidence, and expert testimony. Course Areas of Practice. Civil Litigation: Practice and Procedure. Criminal Law and Procedure. Evaluation Methods.
Miniseries, Part I – A Brief Overview of Laws Addressing
(1 days ago) The Duke Center for Firearms Law is dedicated to the development of firearms law as a scholarly field.. It seeks to do so through the development and support of reliable, original, and insightful scholarship, research, and programming on firearms law that will be useful to lawyers, policy makers, and the interested layperson.
Foreign Anti-Bribery Law Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) 558 Foreign Anti-Bribery Law. Corruption is one of the major factors inhibiting economic development and undermining governmental legitimacy. Developed governments generally enforce rules prohibiting domestic corruption, but have historically been less concerned with (and even encouraging of) foreign government corruption.
Food, Agriculture and the Environment: Law & Policy Duke
(2 days ago) 636 Food, Agriculture and the Environment: Law & Policy. “Food,” “agriculture,” and the “environment” are distinct American mythologies tied to our most basic physical needs and imbued with our most significant cultural meanings. They are also irrevocably entwined. Most of us eat at least three times a day and, unless you are in
Torts Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) The law of negligence occupies a central place in the course content, but this course also considers other aspects of tort liability such as strict liability, liability of producers and sellers of products, nuisance, liability for defamation and invasion of privacy, and commercial torts. The subjects of causation, damages, insurance (including
Courses Duke University School of Law
(3 days ago) Law 869: The Right to Bargain in Professional and Amateur Sports. Cari Grieb, L ’06, and DeMaurice Smith. This course will provide students with an in-depth understanding of the “right to bargain collectively” under the National Labor Relations Act, and its implications for both professional and amateur athletes.
WHAT IS FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW
(7 days ago) law, which is the extent to which it (or at least some parts or elements of it) should be treated differently than other types of domestic law—a debate referred to in the United States as one over “foreign affairs exceptionalism.” I. FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
Sex in Law Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) Doriane Lambelet Coleman, Wickliffe Shreve. Tu 2:00-3:50PM. 4055. This fall semester the course will be taught as a seminar focused specifically on sex in law. We will begin with a history of biological sex classifications, societies' interest in those classifications, and the special benefits and/or burdens they have involved for individuals
Introduction to Privacy Law and Policy Duke University
(2 days ago) This course on privacy law and policy examines the ways in which the United States’ legal framework recognizes privacy rights or interests and balances them against competing interests, including, among others: freedom of speech and press, ever-expanding uses of big data, national security and law enforcement, medical research, business interests, and technological innovation.
International Law and Human Rights Duke University
(7 days ago) International Law and Human Rights. An understanding of international law is essential to virtually every legal practice area in an interconnected world, whether one is developing policy in a government or NGO, handling cross-border transactions for corporate clients, or advocating for the human rights of a marginalized group. Duke Law faculty
Faculty Duke University School of Law
(3 days ago) Insurance Law. Mr. Nicolaides is a managing partner at Nicolaides Fink Thorpe Michaelides Sullivan LLP, where his diverse experience includes evaluating and successfully resolving insurance coverage disputes arising under primary and excess property, commercial, and professional liability policies. Richard’s litigation practice also includes
Environmental Law Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) 235 Environmental Law. This course examines the laws governing interactions between human activities and the environment. These include the laws governing the air, water, toxic chemicals, hazardous waste, resource use, biodiversity and ecosystems, and climate change. The course focuses on the U.S. legal system, with some comparative analysis of
Practitioner's Guide to Employment Law Duke University
(2 days ago) This course is designed to provide a practical overview of the main labor law issues that arise in the U.S. workplace. Using a variety of approaches of instruction including mock exercises, outside speakers, writing exercises and drawing from current developments in the law, the course will familiarize students with the basic concepts underlying the broad range of labor law.
Local and Unofficial Arrangements for Labor Dispute Settlement
(1 days ago) legislation on his back. His comment alluded to a New Jersey law' which confers on the Governor seizure powers to prevent strikes and lockouts in public utilities. It had, however, a broader application; he was expressing opposition to compulsory methods of any kind for settling labor disputes.
Health Law and Policy Duke University School of Law
(Just Now) Duke Law School is home to a cohort of highly innovative scholars and researchers in the areas of health care law and policy. All work across disciplines with other health care experts at Duke University, including at the Fuqua School of Business, Sanford School of Public Policy, and School of Medicine.
Municipal Economy and Land Use Restrictions
(1 days ago) LAW AND CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS furnish required facilities as and when and to the extent needed. The duty is paramount."22 Weight given to economic factors has not invalidated zoning ordi- nances where the ordinance may be justified on other grounds, 23 or rendered illegal action denying an application for a variance.24 Most enabling acts have a provision similar to that found in the New Jersey
Principles of Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Duke
(2 days ago) Steven L. Schwarcz. Tu/Th 4:00 PM-5:50 PM. 3041. This is an introduction to the principles and concepts of commercial law and bankruptcy and their interplay. It is intended to provide a solid conceptual and practical grounding in all of the basic commercial and bankruptcy law issues that you are likely to encounter in your practice.
Corporate Restructuring Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) MTh 12:30PM - 2:45PM. This 3 credit course is designed to expose law and business students to the methods and theories that underlie corporate restructuring transactions. The course emphasizes the business strategies and valuation techniques that drive corporate transactions, while also illustrating the role of the law in such transactions.
Combatants, Brigands, Rebels, and States: The Law of
(2 days ago) 376 Combatants, Brigands, Rebels, and States: The Law of Transnational Terrorism. Since September 11, 2001, transnational terrorism has been treated as both crime and war. Accordingly, the U.S. and other states have targeted members of Al Qaeda and associated forces in major military operations and in surgical strikes, captured and held such
International Business Law Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) 722 International Business Law. The goal of this course is to provide students with a broad overview of how international rules shape global commerce. It will serve as a foundation in international law for students who never plan to take another international law course but also serve as a roadmap of the possibilities for international law
U.S. Legal Analysis, Research and Writing for
(2 days ago) Tu/Th 4:00-5:00PM. 4047. In this foundational course, students learn legal reasoning, research skills and predictive legal writing. The course trains students to research, analyze, and present issues in the US common law style, preparing them for law school exams and any future work they might do …
Natural Resources Law and Policy Duke University School
(2 days ago) The law of how we use nature - timber, mining, bioversity, fisheries, water rights, and agriculture. Also an introduction to the historical and constitutional geography of American public lands: the national parks, forests, wilderness system, and grazing lands, and disputes over federal versus local control of these.
Environmental Law and Policy Duke University School of Law
(7 days ago) Environmental Law and Policy Clinic. In the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, students from the Law School and the Nicholas School of the Environment develop a broad array of tools and insights from their various disciplines while working together to handle cases. Students develop skills in litigation, mediation, negotiation, and conflict
Civil Procedure Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) A consideration of the basic problems of civil procedure designed to acquaint students with the fundamental stages and concerns of litigation, e.g., jurisdiction, pleading, discovery, trial, choice of law, and multiparty actions.
Research Methods in Business Law Duke University School
(2 days ago) 773 Research Methods in Business Law. This advanced legal research seminar will introduce students to specific sources and strategies for researching a variety of business law topics, such as corporations, securities, and commercial bankruptcy. We will cover key primary and secondary sources for business law research: state and federal cases
About Us Duke University School of Law
(4 days ago) Professor Benjamin specializes in telecommunications law, the First Amendment, and administrative law. He has been the Douglas B. Maggs Professor of Law since 2009, and the Associate Dean for Research since 2005. From 2009 to 2011, he was the first Distinguished Scholar at …
The Business and Economics of Law Firms Duke University
(2 days ago) 244 The Business and Economics of Law Firms. This course will provide students with an enhanced and vital understanding of law firms as business entities in a competitive and global market. Based on feedback from employers, interviews with hundreds of lawyers and published accounts from law firm leaders, it is clear that technical legal ability
Business Associations Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) Business Associations is considered a foundational course for business law, and is a prerequisite to several courses in the field. The course grade for Prof. de Fontenay’s section of Business Associations will be based on the final examination (65%), student participation (20%), and several quizzes, problem sets, or other short assignments (15%).
Corporate Crime Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) MWTh 3:45-5:00 PM. 4047. This course serves as an introduction to the field of corporate crime, which now covers a large realm of government and law firm practice. The course will give students a first exposure to: (1) the contemporary practice in federal government agencies and medium to large corporate law firms of investigating, sanctioning
Frontier AI & Robotics: Law & Ethics Duke University
(2 days ago) The course will bring together three core areas: (1) law, (2) ethics/science policy, and (3) applied technology/science. Because frontier technologies challenge existing legal regimes and ethical frameworks, this course encourages law and ethics students to interact with technologists who are actively developing these new, disruptive technologies.
Duke Law Women Duke University School of Law
(1 days ago) Duke Law Women is an initiative designed to provide an integrated experience that recognizes both women’s essential role in the profession and their still-salient challenges. Managed by committed faculty and administrators, Duke Law Women provides a forum for professional and social programming for students and graduates.
The Computer as a Tool for Legal Research
(1 days ago) the law. Even more troubling, however, is the fact that the rate of increase in the production of legal literature is climbing as fast as the absolute amount. Conceding that we are holding our own in the population explosion with the traditional "legal literature," we …
Law and Governance in China Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) Th 4:00-5:50 PM. 3171. China’s transformation from a planned economy to the most capitalist country in the world, despite the absence of a well-functioning legal system, at least from the western perspective, raises numerous questions. This seminar endeavors to understand Chinese capitalism from the law and economics perspective.
Immigrant Rights Clinic Duke University School of Law
(2 days ago) Any ethics course (Law 231, Law 237, Law 238, Law 239, Law 317, or Law 539). Readings Course in Race & Immigration Policy (Law 611.25) or Immigration & Nationality Law (Law 351) prior to, or during enrollment in the Immigrant Rights Clinic. Evidence, Criminal Procedure, and Administrative Law are helpful but not required.
Research Methods in International, Foreign and Comparative
(2 days ago) The subjects examined include treaty law, the law of international organizations, European Union law, civil law and other foreign legal systems, as well as selected topics in international private law. The course emphasizes the research process, strategies, and evaluation of print and online sources in a changing information environment.