News & Updates

BLSA Receives Johnnie Cochran Award

The Southern Region of the National Black Law Students Association (SRBLSA) held it’s 41st Regional Convention in Birmingham, Alabama on January 17-22, 2012. SRBLSA is the largest region of the National Black Law Students Association encompassing 11 states and over 2,000 students. Jamie Davis, represented NCCU during the 2011-2012 term ...

NCCU Law Wins South Regional of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition

North Carolina Central University School of Law has advanced to the National Finals of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition after winning the South Regional Competition in Atlanta, Ga. on Feb. 11. The South Regional is a high-level competition judged by members of the Georgia Court ...

The Law Library Presents: A Movie Trivia Contest!

Do you like movies?  Do you want the chance to win a $25 gift certificate to go to the movies?  Then stop by the Law Library this week to play our movie trivia contest!  Each day there will be a new question - giving you five chances to win.  (Be ...

February is for Library Lovers!

Did you know that February is Library Lovers Month? This month-long celebration honors all of our nation's library's - public, private, school, and university. Internet, e-books, and online resources may have changed how we access information, but libraries still hold an important place in our communities. And so, to honor Library Lovers ...

Marshall B. Pitts, Jr. ’90 Named “Best Lawyer”

Marshall B. Pitts, Jr. was  named “Best Lawyer”  in October 2011 by Fayetteville area residents in the annual Fayetteville Observer Newspaper’s “Readers’ Choice” Awards.  In June 2011, Marshall completed a four-year term on the UNC Board of Governors, a policy-setting body for the state of North Carolina’s public university system, where he served ...

World Justice Project Meets at NCCU Law

North Carolina Central University School of Law will host a conference for area college students organized under the auspices of the World Justice Project (WJP) on Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The WJP is a nonprofit organization that seeks to lead a global, multidisciplinary effort to strengthen ...

African-American History Month

It is well known that February is African-American History Month, but do you know the origin of the celebration? African-American History month began as Negro History Week. It was founded the mid-1920s by Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard trained historian. It was not until the 1970s that the week long celebration ...

Judge Keith Bell ’91 Joins the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

Keith Bell has been appointed to the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining the Review Commission, Judge Bell was an administrative law judge at the Social Security Administration's Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Read more here.

Using Digests Workshop

Confused by Key Numbers?  Unhinged by Headnotes?  Don't worry - the Law Library has a Using Digests Workshop for that. Key Numbers, KeySearches, and Headnotes all make conducting cost-effective legal research possible.  If you want to learn more about using these tools to become a better researcher, come to the Law ...