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NCCU Law ranks 19th Among Best Schools Offering Graduate Programs in Law

Fifty schools made our list of the top graduate programs in law across the country. These schools were ranked based on student ratings across several areas, including quality of instruction, networking opportunities, and student financial services. Tuition for these programs ranges … Continue reading

“LAYING DOWN THE LAW” – A CLE PROGRAM

 A View From the Bench – Top Mistakes Attorneys Make in Family and Civil Litigation   1.5 hours (CLE Credit Requested – 1.5 hours) Date/location: July 29, 2016, NCCU School of Law 09:30am – 12:00pm: CLE Program     An … Continue reading

Best DPD foil: By Professor C. Scott Holmes

Best Durham Police Department foil C. Scott Holmes Writers Picks In March, an independent study commissioned by the Durham Police Department found what most people in Durham already knew: Durham police pull over black male drivers at a disproportionately high … Continue reading

Tar Heel of the Week: NCCU Law’s Dean Champions HBCUs

Phyliss Craig-Taylor entered the third grade with a cigar box where she kept a sad and unusual collection – the debris thrown at her, one of just a handful of black students, by her white classmates. After school, she and … Continue reading

NCCU Law Graduate Katrina Smith ’09: Making It Happen!

Fierce. That is how Katrina Smith describes herself. The attorney and entrepreneur who was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina says the road has never been easy and all of her life she’s had to fight. She had to … Continue reading

NCCU Law Graduate Sonye’ Randolph Hired To Serve As ASU’s First Full-time Equal Opportunity/Title IX Investigator

Following a national search, Sonyé Randolph has been hired to serve as Appalachian State University’s first full-time Equal Opportunity/Title IX investigator in the Office of Equity, Diversity and Compliance (EDC). She began her duties Jan. 19. The position reports to … Continue reading

Assistant Dean Meddock to Lead Discussion of Ann Bartow’s Presentation “Copyright Isn’t Funny!”

Assistant Dean Meddock to Lead Discussion of Ann Bartow’s Presentation “Copyright Isn’t Funny!” at UNC-CH Interdisciplinary Approaches to Humor Conference April 9, 2016 Students often can’t help but giggle when they first hear the abbreviation “IP” for Intellectual Property, but … Continue reading

Assistant Legal Writing Professors Kelly Burgess and Shelly DeAdder Present at the Capital Area Legal Writing Conference

On March 11, 2016, Professors Burgess and DeAdder presented at the Sixth Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference, hosted by the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.  The topic of their presentation was, From Grade Achievement to … Continue reading