News & Updates

A Call for Justice for Trayvon Martin

We, the undersigned members of the North Carolina Central University School of Law family, are aware of the unlawful death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012. The circumstances surrounding his death and the failure of Sanford law enforcement to pursue criminal charges against George Zimmerman are of ...

NCCU School of Law Alumnus Honored in North Carolina Super Lawyers 2012 Publication

Brian O. Beverly, '95, was listed as a "Super Lawyer" in the North Carolina Super Lawyers 2012 publication.  Beverly centers his practice on the defense of transportation liability claims involving large commercial vehicles, insurance coverage litigation and medical negligence cases at Young Moore and Henderson, P.A. in Raleigh, N.C. [caption id="attachment_11601" align="alignleft" ...

NCCU Law Wins Second Place for Brief Writing in the Saul Lefkowitz Competition

North Carolina Central University School of Law was awarded second place for Brief Writing at the national championship of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. The competition is the premier trademark law competition for law students and is judged by members of the United States ...

March is Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and this year’s theme is Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment. The celebration began in 1978 as ‘Women’s History Week.’ Although the month is coming to a close, North Carolina Central University School of Law provides many opportunities to support and learn about gender rights year ...

Law Librarianship

Do you love legal research? Do you like to find information? Do you get excited when your professor or employer asks you to find cases, statutes, or administrative regulations? Do you look for any reason to go to the library? Are ...

DeWarren K. Langley ’11 Appointed to Juvenile Crime Prevention Council

DeWarren K. Langley '11, was appointed to the Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) by the Durham Board of County Commissioners during the regular meeting on February 27, 2012 with a term expiration of June 30, 2012. The JCPC is charged with studying and assessing the needs of the juvenile population within ...

Prepare to Practice Starts March 20th!

Looking for real world research strategies to help you through your summer job?  The Prepare to Practice series is for you. Each week, the library will be offering a variety of workshops that will help you refresh your research skills.  These workshops will fulfill the Library Research Skills Requirement for the ...

Community Invited to a Session on Child Support Orders

The North Carolina Central University School of Law is inviting the public to a session entitled “Understanding the Ins and Outs of Establishing a Child Support Order”, Attorney Nakia Davis will discuss the importance of paternity testing, how child support is determined, the types of child support ...

NCCU Law to Host N.C. Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Panel

The North Carolina Central University School of Law will host a Pro Bono Legal Panel sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 from 6 to 7 p.m. Practicing attorneys will answer questions in the areas of criminal law, civil/personal injury law, family law, ...

Iyanna Henry ’13 Receives Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

Iyanna Henry, a second year law student (2L) at North Carolina Central University, has been selected as a 2012-13 Albert Schweitzer Fellow. She is the first student from NCCU School of Law to receive this prestigious fellowship. Each year, the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) program awards fellowships ...