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Duke Law School, Durham, N.C.
Joined April 2019
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Today, I had the opportunity to speak to the 2d Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Conference on the future of work with #AI and #neurotech and #AI and the future of health with @CohenProf and @oziadias. Great energy, great questions, and awesome conversations. Also, great views.
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“An independent and impartial judiciary’s work to maintain the rule of law is often undermined by less noticeable micro-attacks, which rarely make the headlines.” (from Judicature International) #ruleoflaw #judicialindependence #kiribati loom.ly/NPuI7Uc
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Here is an end-of-Term story that I love so well (and hope you will too). Nearly 50 years ago, (now Judge) Marsha Berzon was finishing up her year clerking for the great Justice Brennan (the 1st woman to do so). She brought her 3-year-old 👦 on her last day to say goodbye . . .
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U.S. District Judge Xavier Rodriguez, a member of @DukeLaw's master of judicial studies class of 2023, cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the new federal courthouse in San Antonio. Full story ⬇️
The new San Antonio federal courthouse is open for business, completing a 19-year effort to obtain funding to build a safer and more welcoming space for those resolving disputes in the Western District of Texas. uscourts.gov/news/2022/06/23…
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Whether in the #courtroom or on social media, judges should be careful w/ humor. Read more from NCSC's Cynthia Gray in this @DukeJudicature article on the ethical implications of "just joking." Sober as a Judge: The Perils of Humor on Social Media judicature.duke.edu/articles…
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Hot off the press!
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This recent @StateCourts article about court-enforced dress codes mentions the @DurhamCounty Courthouse, which has a lending closet of court-appropriate clothing for those in need. loom.ly/K0NUHP8
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“When we judge the legal system of a society, even one we live under, we rely on vague conceptions we have, some stories we hear. And that is the motivation for our research.” #artificialintelligence #AI #China loom.ly/8l27DEs
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THANK YOU to everyone who attended/sponsored/supported the first annual McGovern Symposium and the Advanced Certificate in Mass Tort MDL at @DukeLaw last month. Both events were a huge success! loom.ly/jwNo3tQ
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Happy first day of summer, Blue Devils ☀️
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"As we mark #Juneteenth, we are reminded that racial equity and justice are not end goals to be reached or achieved — they are ongoing institutional and personal principles that must guide all that we do as a university." — President Vincent Price today.duke.edu/2022/06/presi…
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Twenty years ago today - Justice Breyer at work at the Court. (📷 by Getty)
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Join @BklyJudicial next Friday, 9 Pacific! We are featuring some public outreach superstars! #civics
Please join @BklyJudicial and public outreach superstars Judges Zia Faruqui and Judge Sandra Klein to talk about public outreach efforts in the courts, June 24, 9 Pacific. Looking for ideas? Want to share ideas? ⬇️is the program for you. berkeley.zoom.us/meeting/reg…
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Nominations for NCSC's William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence are due June 30. This award is one of the nation’s highest judicial honors and recognizes judges who are taking bold steps to address issues in their communities. bit.ly/3xNe9rR
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ɴᴇᴡ ᴇᴅɪᴛɪᴏɴ — Articles on #CivicsEducation, managing MDLs, oral argument at #SCOTUS during COVID, and more! loom.ly/v6SY4pM (Prefer print? Subscribe today: loom.ly/QTEshbQ)
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Judge Diane P. Wood, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, joins @BolchJudicial Institute Advisory Board. “She brings tremendous expertise and insight from her long career on the bench and as a scholar and practitioner,” said Dir. David F. Levi.judicialstudies.duke.edu/202…
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1/ Over the next 3 weeks, we will be tweeting about 3 sets of “first” federal judges: the 1st district judges appointed under the Judiciary Act of 1789, 1st judges appt’d under the Circuit Judges Act of 1869, and 1st judges appt’d under the Circuit Courts of Appeals Act of 1891.
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In an op-ed for @TheAtlantic, @nikobowie and ⁦@DaphnaRenan challenge common notions about judicial supremacy. They write: “[It] can harness the power of an entrenched minority and use that power to undermine the more democratic legislative branch.” loom.ly/vOOw80s
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