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Milken Scholar 2008
Scholar Profile

Dora Duru

Law

Biography

Dora graduated from Stanford earning her bachelors degree in International Relations. Dora is attending Law school at Vanderbilt University where she will focus on refugee/asylum law or entertainment law specifically working in the gospel music industry. Most recently she worked with the Vanderbilt TV News Archives Department and helped create abstracts for various news programs.


High school:  California Academy of Math and Science

Degrees

College Year Degree
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
2012 B.A. International Relations
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
2020 J.D. Law

News and Highlights

Dora Duru (MS '08)

Arguing the case: Dora Duru, MS'08 was awarded the Richard Nagareda Award for Best Oralist in the 2019 Bass Berry & Sims Moot Court Competition, a competition in which she wrote and delivered a brief for a fascinating case that touched on both second and fourteenth amendment issues. The competition included 62 teams and a total of 123 participants. The final round was argued before a panel of three federal appellate judges, including Judge Stephen A. Higginson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, who served as the round’s Chief Justice, Judge David J. Barron of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Read more about the award and case here.