Duke Law DC Summer Institute

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Thinking about law school? The Duke Law DC Summer Institute on Law and Policy is a great way to try it out and a chance to  learn from Duke Law faculty -- without ever leaving Washington.

Course offerings focus on topics important to current and aspiring practitioners in fields that require mastery of consistutional, statutory, and regulatory law and policymaking. Two summer sessions include

  • July 9 - 19, 2018:
    How to "Think Like a Lawyer": Introduction to Legal Reasoning
    From Gun Rights to Gay Rights: Introduction to Consistutional Law
  • July 23 - August 2, 2018
    Lawyers Branching Out: The Courthouse, the Capitol, and the White House
    Arguing to Win: Legal Persuasion and Analysis

Each course is designed to provide an accessible introduction to the pertinent legal and policy subject matter. Those potentially interested in law school or otherwise seeking greater familiarity with the legal framework in a particular field are especially encouraged to enroll.

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