2017-18 Bulletin of the Duke University School of Law

The Mission of Duke University 3
2017-2018 Academic Calendar 6
Administration 8
The Distinction of Duke 12
History of Duke University 13
Duke University School of Law 13
Leadership in Interdisciplinary Research and Teaching 14
An Integrated Approach to Community and Leadership 14
Law in the Service of Society 14
Technology Leadership 14
Internationalization 15
Law School Faculty 16
Visiting Faculty 38
Faculty Holding Joint Appointments 38
Extended Faculty 38
Emeriti Faculty 39
Admissions 40
Admission Procedures 41
Transfer Policy 42
Graduate Study in Law 42
Admission Procedures 42
Bar Admission 43
University and Law School Rules 43
Financial Information 44
Tuition 45
Other Fees 45
General Expenses 45
University Policies for Payment of Accounts 45
Scholarship Assistance 46
Title IV Loan Assistance 46
Private Loan Assistance 46
Satisfactory Academic Progress 46
Loan Repayment Assistance Program 48
Visiting Students 48
Scholastic Standards 50
Grading Policy 51
Graduation Honors and Class Rank 51
Maximum Course Loads 51
Minimum Course Loads 51
Determination of Credit Hours 51
Attendance and Preparation 52
Examinations 52
Submission of Papers 52
Withdrawal 52
Dismissal and Readmission 52
Curriculum 54
First-Year Curriculum 55
Upper-Class Curriculum 55
Winter Session Courses 75
Judicial Studies Courses 78
Summer Courses 79
Degree Programs 82
The Juris Doctor: The First Professional Degree in Law 83
JD/LLM in International and Comparative Law 83
JD/LLM in Law and Entrepreneurship 83
JD/MA Degree 83
JD/MBA and Accelerated JD/MBA Degrees 83
Graduate Degree Programs (LLM, SJD) 84
Beyond the Curriuclum 86
Journals 87
Office of Student Affairs 88
Duke Law Student Organizations 88
Entertainment and Recreation 93
Academic Year Employment 93
Public Interest and Pro Bono Programs 93
Library and Academic Technologies 94
J. Michael Goodson Law Library 95
Services 95
Collections 95
Academic Technologies 95
International Students 98
International Students at Duke 99
Degree Programs for International Students 99
Admission of International Students to LLM or SJD Programs 100
Financial Aid 100
Housing 100
Placement with American Law Firms 100
Special Features of Duke for International Students 100
Career and Professional Development Center 102
Alumni and Development Office 106
Law School Leadership Boards 107
Local Alumni Clubs 107
Reunions and Alumni Weekend 107
Alumni Awards 107
Alumni Programs for Students 108
Fundraising 108
Alumni Publications 108
Index 110

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