LGBTQ+ LIFE AT DUKE LAW
Duke OutLaw serves to advance four main goals:
(1) advancing the professional careers of our members,
(2) building our community within and outside the law school,
(3) increasing LGBTQ+ representation at Duke Law, and
(4) promoting the study of legal issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community.
Last General Body Meeting of the spring semester is tomorrow! Join us to meet the new board, hear an overview of OutLaw’s summer projects, and toast the last day of classes! Bring your questions and ideas. For more information, please contact Michael Biondi (he/him) at firstname.lastname@example.org. 4/22 at 12:30pm EDT. Zoom Link: https://duke.zoom.us/j/93125867463
Join OutLaw and the Duke Law Journal for a conversation with some current DLJ members. They’ll share some thoughts on their experiences with DLJ, why diversity is so critical to the journal’s success, and tips for completing the Casenote. If you are unsure about participating in the process, want to learn more, or just have Read more about OutLaw & Duke Law Journal Tips & Tricks[…]
Join us on April 2nd at 7 PM EST for an Admitted Students Open House! We will also hold office hours at 12:30 pm EST from April 5th-9th. See you there! For more information, please contact our Director of Recruiting, Leah Garza (she/her): Leah.Garza@duke.edu
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[…]