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Durkee elected to AJIL board of editors

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Hosch Associate Professor Melissa J. Durkee was recently elected to the board of editors for the American Journal of International Law. AJIL is a leading peer-reviewed journal featuring articles by "pre-eminent scholars and practitioners from around the world addressing developments in public and private international law and foreign relations law."

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Weeks presents as part of Yale conference on coronavirus and the Constitution

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Associate Dean for Faculty Development & Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Weeks presented on "What caused this policy disaster? Constitutional design, constitutional culture, or the human condition?" as part of the "Coronavirus and the Constitution Conference on Zoom" hosted by Yale Law School during April.

Patel wins GAWL Foundation Scholarship

Monday, April 6, 2020

Congratulations to third-year student Shivani H. Patel for being selected as a Georgia Association for Women Lawyers scholarship winner. GAWL uses scholarships to "recognize women law students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and an aptitude for leadership and philanthropy; promote excellence in legal studies by providing assistance to deserving students; and advance the missions of both the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers and the GAWL Foundation." 

School of Law wins Best Draft Award at transactional law negotiation competition

Monday, April 6, 2020

Congratulations to third-year students Andrew J. "Andy" Klemm and Savannah B. Phinney who won the Best Draft Award and finished as first runner-up for their representation of a buyer in a complex M&A transaction at the first-ever virtual transactional law negotiation competition, which was originally scheduled to be held at the University of Denver recently. The pair was assisted by third-year student Ethan J. Rode. 

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Polsky presents as part of Duke's Tax Policy Workshop

Friday, April 3, 2020

Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Gregg D. Polsky presented "Taxing Buybacks" as part of Duke University's Tax Policy Workshop Series (with D. Hemel).