Judge D. Brooks Smith, a senior judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, received the Judge Justin Johnson Award from the Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, a civic […]
U.S. District Court Judge Paul W. Grimm of the District of Maryland has been named director of the Bolch Judicial Institute at Duke Law, starting Jan. 1, 2023.
by Edwin BellVol. 106 No. 2 | Losing faith?
As the challenges of adjusting to the covid pandemic ease within state courts, persistent concerns regarding the fairness and equity of these same courts remain. Efforts to address these longer-term issues […]
The Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School will award the first annual Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (Retired) during a […]
by Heather CronVol. 103 No. 1 | Navigating Rough Seas
Through the Master of Judicial Studies degree program at Duke Law School, judges not only participate in rigorous courses taught by top legal scholars and professionals, but they also develop […]
by Cynthia GrayVol. 99 No. 2 | The Mass-Tort MDL Vortex
When can judges serve on commissions or engage in political activity? Many provisions in the code of judicial conduct refer to “the law, the legal system, or the administration of […]
by Arti K. RaiVol. 99 No. 2 | The Mass-Tort MDL Vortex
On Apr. 29, a bipartisan coalition of Senate Judiciary Committee members led by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act of […]
Beginning in March 2020, courts transformed how they conduct business by rapidly transitioning to online platforms. Moving business entirely online required courts to train judges, court staff, prosecutors, lawyers, and […]