LGBTQ+ LIFE AT DUKE LAW
OutLaw is hosting its first general body meeting for the winter/spring semester. Members are encouraged to join for an overview of events we have planned for the spring semester, meet our new LLM members, and learn about March elections. Feel free to come with questions or ideas. Join the meeting with the following Zoom link: https://duke.zoom.us/j/7132791954. For more Read more about General Body Meeting[…]
Next Sunday! All queer law students are invited to connect with one another at our inaugural Valentine’s Day mixer. This light hearted event is meant to provide an opportunity to connect with other queer law students while also taking a break from studying.
Dear Members of the Duke Law Community, We write to you disappointed and frustrated with the Duke Law Federalist Society’s decision to invite Helen Alvaré to Duke Law on October 26th. Professor Alvaré has called same-sex marriage “a horrid natural experiment in our country,” is a regular speaker at pro-conversion therapy events, and has called the decriminalization of homosexuality a mistake. She Read more about Statement on Helen Alvaré and LGBTQ Inclusion at Duke[…]
OCT 29TH @ 12:30PM [ET] | https://duke.zoom.us/j/7132791954 NEXT FRIDAY! Join OutLaw for a panel of LGBTQ+ attorneys from Debevoise, NRF, MoFo and Sullivan & Cromwell! They’ll be discussing life in BigLaw as queer attorneys, LGBTQ+ pro bono work and all other topics that relate to life as a queer lawyer!
Join us for a discussion on theocratic thinking and it’s impact on the LGBTQ+ community. Featuring special guest—literal puppet Helen Alvaré. Sponsored by OutLaw and Tricky Dick. Co-sponsored by NLG. https://duke.zoom.us/j/91460225770
Please join us next week for a conversation with Judge J. Paul Oetken. Judge Oetken is the first openly gay man to be confirmed as an Article III judge. This event is sponsored by the Clerkship Office and OutLaw. Space is limited. Register here: https://duke.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUodu6oqD8qE9EzMWS_R7I5rv9q60CJye7F
October 16th at 12:30–1:30 pm [ET] Please join the Human Rights Law Society and Outlaw for a conversation with Kyle Knight, Cristian González Cabrera, and Ames Simmons, moderated by Jayne Huckerby, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC). Kyle Knight is a Senior Researcher with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Read more about LGBTQIA+ Rights in the Time of Covid[…]
Calling all 1Ls and LLM students! OutLaw is now accepting applications for 1L and LLM representatives. Serving as a 1L or LLM Representative is a great opportunity to become more involved with one of Duke Law’s most active student organizations. Responsibilities include event planning, helping with event logistics, attending OutLaw board meetings, and helping OutLaw Read more about 1L/LLM Representative Applications Now Open![…]
September 23 @ 12:30 pm EST/ 9:30 am PST Link: https://duke.zoom.us/j/3228312874 Moderator: Kate Evans (Duke Clinical Professor) At the heart of both Abolish ICE and Defund the Police is a conversion about who is incarcerated and criminalized. The movements share the belief that regardless of the badge, bad law enforcement practices and policies affect the safety and Read more about The Convergence of Movements to Abolish ICE and Defund the Police[…]
September 21, 2020 • 6:00 PM • Virtual Unsure how you want to spend next summer? Come check out our discussion about the 1L job search! The panel will include 2Ls that spent their summers with a wide range of legal employers–from BigLaw to in-house to public interest. Our panelists will share some insight into Read more about Navigating The 1L Job Search[…]