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Sports in the Courts: The NCAA and the Future of Intercollegiate Revenue Sports

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Summer 2019 | Volume 103 Number 2

On February 20, 2019, the Duke men’s basketball team met the team from the University of North Carolina at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. The much-hyped game featured […]

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Ghosting: The Courts’ Views on Ghostwriting Ethics Are Wildly Divergent. It’s Time to Find Uniformity and Enhance Access to Justice

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Fall/Winter 2018 | Volume 102 Number 3

Since the mid-1990s, advocates for increased access to justice have touted unbundled (or limited-scope, or discrete-task) legal services as a means of distributing legal services to those unable to afford […]

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Guidance on New Rule 23 Class Action Settlement Provisions

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Fall/Winter 2018 | Volume 102 Number 3

Executive Summary Developed and published by the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School November 2018 ON DEC. 1, 2018, AMENDMENTS TO FEDERAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 23 TAKE EFFECT. […]

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Going, Going, But Not Quite Gone: Trials Continue to Decline in Federal and State Courts. Does it Matter?

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Winter 2017 | Volume 101 Number 4

Trials, particularly jury trials, once played a central role in the American legal system. No longer.2 While trial remains a theoretical possibility in every case, the reality is quite different. […]

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The Changing Science on Memory and Demeanor – and What It Means for Trial Judges

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Winter 2017 | Volume 101 Number 4

Unless my experience of trying hundreds of federal civil and criminal jury trials in five federal districts is idiosyncratic, in virtually every case, a verdict turns on the perceived accuracy […]

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