News & Updates

NCCU School of Law Alum Receives Award from the North Carolina State Bar

DeWarren K. Langley '11, was awarded the 2011 Student Pro Bono Public Service Award by the North Carolina State Bar during the 2011 Fifty-Year Lawyers Luncheon held at the Marriott Raleigh City Center Hotel in Raleigh, North Carolina on Thursday, October 20, 2011. The Award was in recognition of dedicated and ...

Wanda Allen-Abraha ’95 Named One of 12 Outstanding Women Leaders

Wanda Allen-Abraha '95, Human Relations Department Director for the City of Winston-Salem, was named as one of 12 outstanding women leaders by the City of Winston-Salem and Southern Community Bank and Trust. The award was based on her work to combat discrimination and to improve race relations in Winston-Salem. As the ...

William S. Eubanks, II ’07 to join Vermont Law School’s Summer Faculty

William S. Eubanks II '07 was recently invited to join Vermont Law School's Summer Faculty in the school's globally recognized Environmental Law Center.  In August 2011, Eubanks taught the Public Health Implications of U.S. Agriculture and Food Policy at VLS, which focused on the environmental and health effects of our nation's ...

Keith E. Bell ’91 Sworn in as U.S. Administrative Law Judge

Keith E. Bell '91, was sworn in as a U.S. Administrative Law Judge for the Social Security Administration (SSA) on August 15, 2011. Currently, he is serving in SSA’s Office of Disability, Adjudication & Review in Columbia, Missouri. Just prior to his appointment, Judge Bell served as Trial Counsel for the ...

Alumni Selected as Emerging Legal Leaders by Lawyer’s Weekly

Takeisha Redd ’03 and Sarah J. Farber ’08 were selected by N.C. Lawyer’s Weekly as 2011 Emerging Legal Leaders.  Lawyer's Weekly magazine selected its Emerging Legal Leaders – 10 in all – based on their contributions to the legal profession and to their communities. Nominated by colleagues, clients, firms and ...

Motivated 16-year-old Enters NCCU Law

By Lana Douglas, News & Observer One look at Ty Hobson-Powell and you may think that he is an average teenager. He likes to play basketball and video games; he even occasionally wastes time on Facebook and Twitter. But Ty isn't the average 16-year-old. He began classes at North Carolina ...

Kathleen Gleason ’06 Accepts Partnership at Brooks, Pierce, McLendon et al. Firm in Greensboro, N.C.

Kathleen Gleason, ’06, who was the first clerk for the Honorable Allyson Duncan, Fourth Circuit Judge, has accepted an invitation to become a partner at the Brooks, Pierce, McLendon et al. firm in Greensboro, N.C.  The firm's expertise extends to every aspect of business law, including antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, ...

DeWarren K. Langley ’11 Elected Vice Chair of Civilian Police Review Board and Citizens Advisory Committee

DeWarren K. Langley, graduate of the NCCU School of Law Class of 2011, was elected Vice Chair of the Civilian Police Review Board (CPRB) during its regular meeting on August 24, 2011, and as Chair of the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) for the City of Durham during its regular meeting ...

NCCU Law Students Launch Blog Radio Show

By Nnenna Olu '12 In the fall of 2010, Professor Reddix-Smalls’ Constitutional Law II - First Amendment class launched a blogtalkradio show entitled "iSpeak First Amendment Blog Radio." The purpose of the show is to facilitate robust discussions by Constitutional Law scholars and the public, on issues relating ...

NCCU Law Featured in The Princeton Review’s “Best 167 Law Schools”

North Carolina Central University School of Law is one of the nation's most outstanding law schools, according to Princeton Review ratings. The education services company features the school in the new 2012 edition of its book, The Best 167 ...