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Encyclopedia > Duke University School of Law
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The Duke University School of Law is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law was established in 1930. The School features programs in Business, Comparative and International Law, Environmental Law, and Intellectual Property. Image File history File links LawSchoolMap. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Dukelawshield. ... // A law school is an institution where future lawyers obtain legal degrees. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ... Nickname: Location in North Carolina Country United States State North Carolina County Durham County Government  - Mayor Bill Bell Area  - City  94. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... Commercial law or business law is the body of law which governs business and commerce and is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals both with issues of private law and public law. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Environmental law is a body of law, which is a system of complex and interlocking statutes, common law, treaties, conventions, regulations and policies which seeks to protect the natural environment which may be affected, impacted or endangered by human activities. ... For the 2006 film, see Intellectual Property (film). ...


The School has approximately 640 J.D. students and 75 students in the LL.M. and S.J.D. programs. Admission to Duke Law is highly selective, with fewer than 21% of applicants accepted. In 2006, the incoming class posted a median LSAT score of 168 and a median GPA of 3.78. On average, 95% of students are employed at graduation, with a median salary of $125,000. Over 400 law firms annually offer positions to Duke Law students. J.D. redirects here; for alternate uses, see J.D. (disambiguation) J.D. is an abbreviation for the Latin Juris Doctor, also called a Doctor of Law or Doctorate of Jurisprudence, and is the law degree typically awarded by an accredited U.S. law school after successfully completing three years... The Master of Laws is an advanced law degree that allows someone to specialize in a particular area of law. ... Legum Doctor (English: Doctor of Laws; abbreviated to LL.D.) In the UK and Canada the LL.D. is a doctorate usually awarded on the basis of exceptionally insightful and distinctive publications, containing significant and original contributions to the science or study of law. ... In probability theory and statistics, a median is a number dividing the higher half of a sample, a population, or a probability distribution from the lower half. ... The Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) is a standardized test used for admission to law schools in the United States of America and Canada that are members of the Law School Admissions Council. ... The initials GPA can refer, among other things, to Grade Point Average; see Grade (education) Guinness Peat Aviation General Practice Australia, a private, independent medical accreditation society Greyhound Pets of America This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same...


The current Dean of the School of Law is Katharine T. Bartlett, A. Kenneth Pye Professor of Law. On July 1, 2007, David F. Levi, currently Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, will assume the deanship.[1] David F. Levi is a United States district judge in Sacramento, California. ... The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California is composed of six divisions. ...


The School offers joint-degree programs with the Graduate School, the Duke Divinity School, Fuqua School of Business, the Medical School, the Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, and the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy. Approximately 25% of students are enrolled in joint-degree programs. The Graduate School of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina is currently one of ten colleges and schools that comprise the university. ... The Divinity School at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina is one of thirteen seminaries founded and supported by the United Methodist Church. ... The Fuqua School of Business The Fuqua School of Business is the business school of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... Duke University School of Medicine The Medical School of Duke University. ... Nicholas School Shield The Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences is one of seven graduate and professional schools at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... The Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy at Duke University is named after former Duke president and Governor of North Carolina Terry Sanford, who established the universitys Institute for Public Policy Studies in 1971. ...


Currently, U.S. News & World Report ranks Duke Law as the 10th most prestigious law school in the United States (2008 ranking). U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ...

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History

After intermittent periods of law instruction at Trinity College in Durham, the School of Law was established in 1904. When Trinity College became part of the newly-created Duke University with the establishment of the Duke Endowment in 1924, the School of Law became an integral component. Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ...


Among other well-known alumni, President Richard Nixon graduated from the school in 1937. Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ...


Facilities

Duke University School of Law
Duke University School of Law

The Law School is located at the corner of Science Drive and Towerview Road and was constructed in the mid-1960s. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 197 KB) Summary I took this picture on February 19, 2006. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 197 KB) Summary I took this picture on February 19, 2006. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ...


The first addition to the Law School was completed in 1994, and a polished granite facade was added to the rear exterior of the building. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Close-up of granite from Yosemite National Park, valley of the Merced River Quarrying granite for the Mormon Temple, Utah Territory. ...


In 2004, Duke Law School broke ground on a building construction project that, once complete, will offer larger and more technologically advanced classrooms, expanded community areas and eating facilities, and more study options. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Law Journals at Duke

Duke Law School publishes eight academic journals or law reviews. They include the Duke Law Journal, Law & Contemporary Problems, the Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum, the Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law, the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, the Duke Law & Technology Review, the Alaska Law Review, and the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy. Law & Contemporary Problems is the oldest of Duke's law journals. An academic journal is a regularly-published, peer-reviewed publication that publishes scholarship relating to an academic discipline. ... A law review is a scholarly journal focusing on legal issues, normally published by an organization of students at a law school or through a bar association. ... The Alaska Law Review is an academic law journal that is devoted to legal issues relating to the State of Alaska. ...


The Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy[2] (DJGLP) is the preeminent journal for its subject matter in the world. In January 2007, DJGLP published Makeup, Identity Performance & Discrimination, the largest issue ever published by any journal at Duke Law School. In May 2007, DJGLP published a groundbreaking issue entitled Gender, Sexuality & the Military, the second largest issue ever published by any journal at Duke Law School.


The Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy is the newest law journal at the School, and was founded by members of the Class of 2006. Professors Erwin Chemerinsky and Christopher H. Schroeder serve as the constitutional law journal's faculty advisors, positioning it as one of the most preeminent journals at the school and in the field of constitutional law. Duke publishes the Alaska Law Review in a special agreement with the state of Alaska, which has no law school. The Alaska Law Review is an academic law journal that is devoted to legal issues relating to the State of Alaska. ...


The School provides free online access to all of its academic journals, including the complete text of each journal issue dating back to January 1996 in a fully searchable HTML format and in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF). New issues are posted on the web simultaneously with print publication.


In 2005, Duke Law was featured in the June 6th unveiling of the Open Access Law Program, an initiative of Creative Commons, for its work in pioneering open access to legal scholarship. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative work available for others legally to build upon and share. ...


Notable faculty

  • Katharine T. Bartlett, Dean and A. Kenneth Pye Professor of Law
  • James Boyle, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law (Intellectual Property)
  • Paul D. Carrington, Chadwick Professor of Law
  • Erwin Chemerinsky, Alston & Bird Professor of Law (Constitutional Law)
  • James D. Cox, Brainerd Currie Professor of Law (Corporate Law)
  • Richard A. Danner, Archibald C. and Frances Fulk Rufty Research Professor of Law
  • Walter E. Dellinger III, Douglas Blount Maggs Professor of Law and Former Acting Solicitor General of the United States (1996-1997)
  • Robinson O. Everett, Professor of Criminal Law and Former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Military Appeals
  • Donald Horowitz, James B. Duke Professor of Law (national specialist on ethnic conflict)
  • David L. Lange, Melvin G. Shimm Professor of Law
  • H. Jefferson Powell, Professor of Constitutional Law and Contracts
  • Jerome H. Reichman, Bunyan S. Womble Professor of Law
  • Thomas D. Rowe, Jr., Elvin R. Latty Professor of Law
  • Christopher H. Schroeder, Charles S. Murphy Professor of Law

james boyle is the most important person in american history he went there in 1994 and 2001 he changed the way the country ran ... Erwin Chemerinsky (born 1953) is a nationally renowned professor of Constitutional law and federal civil procedure, currently teaching at the Duke University School of Law, a position which he has held since July 1, 2004. ... Richard A. Danner is the Archibald C. and Frances Fulk Rufty Research Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law in Durham, North Carolina. ... Walter E. Dellinger III is the Douglas B. Maggs Professor of Law at Duke University and head of the appellate practice at OMelveny & Myers LLP in Washington, DC. He served as the acting United States Solicitor General for the 1996-1997 Term of the Supreme Court. ... The United States Solicitor General is the individual tasked with arguing for the United States Government in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, when the government is party to a case. ... Robinson O. Everett was born in Durham, North Carolina, March 18, 1928 to a family of lawyers: his grandfather and both of his parents being noted North Carolina attorneys. ... Donald L. Horowitz is James B. Duke Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... H Jefferson Powell has been professor of Law at Duke University since 1987. ...

Notable alumni

Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... Charlie Rose Charles Petee Rose Jr. ... Kenneth Winston Starr Kenneth Winston Starr (born July 21, 1946) is an American lawyer and former judge who was appointed to the Office of the Independent Counsel to investigate the death of the deputy White House counsel Vince Foster and the Whitewater land transactions by President Bill Clinton. ... The Solicitor General is a cabinet position in several countries, dealing with legal affairs. ... United States Office of the Independent Counsel was an independent prosecutor — distinct from the Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice — that provided reports to the Congress under Title 28 of the United States Code, Section 595. ... Allyson Kay Duncan (born September 5, 1951, in Durham, North Carolina) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. ... Gary G. Lynch, an attorney, is the Chief Legal Officer for the New York investment bank Morgan Stanley. ... Rodney A. Smolla, is Dean of the University of Richmond School of Law. ... David Addington (b. ... Claude Alexander Allen, Former Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy Claude Alexander Allen (born October 11, 1960) was the Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy in George W. Bushs White House and a former nominee for a judgeship on the United States Court of Appeals for the... Jeffrey Lichtman is a prominent defense attorney in New York City who represented John Gotti Jr. ... Drew Rosenhaus (born 1965) is among the best known American football sports agents. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett Don Willett has been a member of the Supreme Court of Texas since August 24, 2005. ... Tucker Max (born November 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American fratire writer known for chronicling his drunken escapades on Tuckermax. ... Michael James Elston (born February 7, 1969), a United States lawyer and political appointee in the administration of President George W. Bush. ...

External links

Duke Law Magazine, Fall 2006
Duke Law Magazine, Spring 2006

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Academics Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ...

Schools and Institutes: Divinity SchoolFuqua School of BusinessGraduate SchoolNicholas School of the Environment and Earth SciencesPratt School of EngineeringSchool of LawSchool of MedicineSchool of NursingTerry Sanford Institute of Public PolicyTrinity College of Arts and Sciences
Programs: B.N. Duke Scholars programDegree ProgramsFOCUSTIPUndergraduate scholarships
The Divinity School at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina is one of thirteen seminaries founded and supported by the United Methodist Church. ... The Fuqua School of Business The Fuqua School of Business is the business school of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... The Graduate School of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina is currently one of ten colleges and schools that comprise the university. ... Nicholas School Shield The Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences is one of seven graduate and professional schools at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... Pratt Logo The Edmund T. Pratt Jr. ... Duke University School of Medicine The Medical School of Duke University. ... The Duke University School of Nursing is located in Durham, NC and is affiliated with Duke University. ... The Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy at Duke University is named after former Duke president and Governor of North Carolina Terry Sanford, who established the universitys Institute for Public Policy Studies in 1971. ... Trinity College of Arts and Sciences is the name of the undergraduate liberal arts college at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... The Benjamin N. Duke & Trinity Scholars Program is an undergraduate merit scholarship program at Duke University funded by the Duke Endowment and independent donors throughout the Carolinas. ... Duke University offers 36 arts and sciences majors in addition to 5 engineering majors, and 46 additional majors have been approved under Program II. Program II allows students to design their own interdisciplinary major. ... The FOCUS Program is a voluntary, interdisciplinary academic curriculum for freshmen at Duke University. ... The Talent Identification Program (TIP) is a gifted education program based at Duke University. ... There are several merit based Undergraduate scholarships at Duke University. ...

Athletics Duke Universitys 26 varsity sports teams, known as the Blue Devils, compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference. ...

ACCCameron CraziesCameron Indoor StadiumCarlyle CupHistory of the Blue DevilJack Coombs FieldKoskinen StadiumKrzyzewskivilleMen's BasketballTobacco Road • UNC-Duke rivalry • Victory Bell • Wallace Wade Stadium
The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is one of the oldest collegiate athletic leagues in the United States. ... Cameron Crazies swarm the court after Duke defeated the UNC Tarheels in the 1999-2000 season Cameron Crazies gathering in K-ville a few hours before the 2000 UNC vs Duke basketball game The Cameron Crazies are the student supporters of Duke Universitys basketball teams, named for Dukes... Summer 06 Cameron Indoor Stadium is a basketball arena located at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... The Carlyle Cup is the championship trophy in the UNC-Duke rivalry, developed by Art Chansky (author of Blue Blood: Duke-Carolina: Inside the Most Storied Rivalry in College Hoops). It is given each year to the school that has the most wins in a variety of sports over the... Duke Universitys 26 varsity sports teams, known as the Blue Devils, compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference. ... Jack Coombs Field is a baseball stadium in Durham, North Carolina. ... Koskinen Stadium is a 4,500-seat (7,000-capacity) stadium in Durham, North Carolina on the campus of Duke University. ... Cameron Crazies gathering in K-ville a few hours before the 2000 UNC vs Duke basketball game. ... The Duke Blue Devils mens basketball program is among the most prominent and successful college basketball programs in the nation. ... Tobacco Road is a term that refers to the tobacco producing area of North Carolina, and is often used when referring to sports (particularly basketball) played between rival North Carolina universities. ... Tipoff of UNC-Duke game The UNC-Duke rivalry, sometimes referred to as The Battle of Tobacco Road or The Battle of the Blues, is a fierce rivalry, particularly in mens college basketball, between Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) athletic teams. ... For more information about the Duke-North Carolina Rivalry, see UNC-Duke rivalry. ... Wallace Wade Stadium is a stadium on the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ...

Campus Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ...

Construction projectsDuke ChapelDuke ForestDurhamFitzpatrick CenterHistoryImagesLemur CenterLevine Science Research CenterMarine LabMedical CenterNasher Museum of ArtSarah P. Duke Gardens Part of the Divinity School addition, Goodson Chapel The recent construction projects at Duke University represent a period of growth unheard of in Duke University history, except for when the campus was initially built in the 1920s and 1930s (see History of Duke University). ... Duke Chapel Duke Chapel, located at the heart of the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, is an ecumenical Christian chapel and the center of religion at Duke. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ... Nickname: Location in North Carolina Country United States State North Carolina County Durham County Government  - Mayor Bill Bell Area  - City  94. ... The Fitzpatrick Center - often referred to as CIEMAS (Center for Interdisciplinary Engineering, Medicine and Applied Sciences) - opened in August 2004 on the campus of Duke University. ... Duke Chapel, completed in 1935, serves as a frequent icon for the university. ... In 1966, a prosimian colony of approximately 90 individuals was relocated from the Center for Prosimian Biology at Yale University to Duke University, and thus began the Duke Lemur Center (DLC). ... The $77 million LSRC The Levine Science Research Center (LSRC) is a 341,000-square-foot facility on Duke Universitys west campus. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion because: it contains no encyclopedic content If you disagree with its speedy deletion, please explain why on its talk page or at Wikipedia:Speedy deletions. ... The Nasher Museum of Art is the art museum of Duke University, and is located on Dukes campus in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The $23 million museum was designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, and opened on October 2, 2005. ... The Sarah P. Duke Gardens consist of approximately 55 acres of landscaped and wooded areas at Duke University. ...

Student life Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ...

A cappellaAlumniAmerican Dance FestivalCable 13Cameron CraziesThe ChronicleDuke DiyaHoof 'n' HornKrzyzewskiville • WXDU-FM A cappella groups at Duke University include:[1] The Pitchforks -- all-male, founded in 1979; Nominated for Best Song (Write Me A Song), Best Album (Honestly), and winner of Best Arrangement (Aint No Sunshine) according to The Contemporary A Cappella Society [2] Speak of the Devil -- all-male Out... This List of Duke University people includes alumni, faculty, presidents, and major philanthropists of Duke University, which includes two undergraduate and nine graduate schools. ... The American Dance Festival is a six-week summer season of modern dance performances, and a school for dance currently held at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... // About Duke Union Community Television (Cable 13) is the student-run television station at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... Cameron Crazies swarm the court after Duke defeated the UNC Tarheels in the 1999-2000 season Cameron Crazies gathering in K-ville a few hours before the 2000 UNC vs Duke basketball game The Cameron Crazies are the student supporters of Duke Universitys basketball teams, named for Dukes... The header of The Chronicles online edition The Chronicle is the student newspaper at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... Duke Diya logo Duke Diya is the South Asian student association at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, in the United States. ... // Hoof n Horn is a student-run musical theater production group at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. ... Cameron Crazies gathering in K-ville a few hours before the 2000 UNC vs Duke basketball game. ... WXDU-FM is a Duke University owned, student and community volunteer operated, non-commercial FM radio station broadcasting at 88. ...


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JSTOR: Duke University School of Law (371 words)
Duke Law School was established as a graduate and professional school in 1930.
Although Duke University is young by comparison to other major American universities, its academic programs and professional schools together have attained an international stature and a reputation for quality and innovation that few universities can match.
Among the Law School's unique strengths are an extensive network of interdisciplinary collaboration across the Duke campus and an emphasis in teaching and research initiatives addressing global and international issues.
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Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum (Duke University School of Law) - The Forum takes advantage of the Law School's close relationship with the Nicholas School of the Environment and the Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy as it presents scholarship related to both the legal and policy analyses of environmental issues.
Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy (Duke University School of Law) - An interdisciplinary publication devoted to the discussion of gender issues in the context of law and public policy.
Michigan Journal of Race and Law (University of Michigan Law School) - The central purpose of the Michigan Journal of Race and Law is to establish a critical legal publication that serves as a forum for the exploration of race issues, specifically those issues that are traditionally neglected in mainstream legal discourse.
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