Duke University School of Law

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Founded 1868 | ABA Accredited 1931

Established in 1930, Duke University School of Law is one of the nation’s most esteemed law schools. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University School of Law consistently ranks among the top ten law schools according to the U.S. News & World Report. The Duke Blueprint to LEAD (Lawyer Education and Development) method teaches students to become responsible, ethical and productive members of the legal profession. Through this process, students learn the law by engaging in traditional coursework coupled with experiences such as community and leadership activities, electives and clinical opportunities.

NOTABLE ALUMNI

Richard Nixon, President of the United States Jay Bilas, ESPN & CBS Basketball Analyst, Of Counsel at Moore & Van Allen, & Former Duke Men's Basketball Player Kenneth Starr, Solicitor General, Independent Counsel during the Clinton Administration and current Dean of Pepperdine University School of Law Capt. Dan McCarthy, JAG Chief Prosecutor, US Navy Gao Xiqing, General Manager, China Investment Corporation

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POLL OF POLLS#11

SELECTIVITY RANK#10

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Bill Hoye

BETTER KNOW A DEAN

". . . we're a little too busy to be spend time reviewing what would-be applicants post in some obscure corner of the Internet." - Bill Hoye - Associate Dean for Admissions & Student Affairs, Duke Law

November 01, 2010 \ This is the 17th installment of our 224 part series, Better Know A Dean. Today we posted our interview with Bill Hoye, Associate Dean for Admissions, Financial Aid and Student Affairs at Duke University School of Law -- The Fightin' Blue Devils!

Dean Hoye started his professional career in admissions at the University of California before joining USC School of Law where he served as Associate Dean and Dean of Admissions. In 2005, Dean Hoye moved to Duke Law School to become the Associate Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid; he now also oversees student affairs at the school.

AD Thanks for agreeing to answer my questions today.
BH Sure thing. I'm happy to do it.
AD Okay, here's your first question: Roy Williams is the University of North Carolina’s Men's Basketball Coach -- would you call him a great college basketball coach, or the greatest college basketball coach?
BH Well, I guess the best way for me to answer that question is to say that while we are talking on the telephone right now, I’m gazing upon a picture of Coach K that I have hanging in my office . . .
AD I'm sorry, who? Coach who?
BH [Laughing] Coach Krzyzewski here at Duke . . .
AD [Laughing] Hmmm, I'm not sure if I've ever heard of him. Oh wait, is he the basketball coach who likes to beat up on much smaller schools like Butler?
BH [Laughing] Well, I wouldn't put it that way, exactly. He's . . .
 

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