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International & Comparative Law @ Duke Law

Dear Colleagues,

I’m writing to share some exciting news about Duke Law’s International and Comparative Law program. We are delighted to welcome Rachel Brewster to our faculty this year. Rachel joins us from Harvard Law School. She and I will codirect Duke’s Center for International and Comparative Law (CICL).

CICL is cosponsoring two conferences this fall with the American Society of International Law: What is Private International Law? was held on Nov. 2-3, and the International Law in Domestic Courts Interest Group Meeting will be held on Dec. 10. The latter provides an opportunity celebrate the forthcoming publication of Curtis Bradley’s new book, International Law in the U.S. Legal System (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Duke’s overseas programs and courses continue to expand. Our students have traveled to Brazil, Israel, Ghana and Haiti in recent years to conduct fieldwork in collaboration with NGOs and university partners. My colleague Joseph Blocher will take another class to Ghana this spring to study free press issues. In December, the Duke Law Journal will publish a special issue devoted to Custom and Law, a follow-up to our highly successful Custom and Law project that explores the influence of custom on the development of law — past, present and future. 

I hope you’ll take a moment to visit our new International and Comparative Law website, which highlights the news, events, people, and programs that help make Duke Law such a wonderful and dynamic place to study and teach.

Best wishes,

Larry Helfer

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