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NCCU School of Law WOWS New Chancellor during Installation Program

On Wednesday, April 2, NCCU Law students, faculty and staff impressed Chancellor Deborah Saunders – White with a reenactment of the landmark decisions in McKissick v. Carmichael, Brown v. Board of Education, and a contemporary reenactment of the Moral Monday … Continue reading

Our 2014 Commencement Speaker – Attorney Paulette Brown

Paulette Brown Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP Partner pbrown@edwardswildman.com Paulette is a member of Edwards Wildman’s Labor & Employment Practice Group and the Firm’s Chief Diversity Officer. Throughout her career of more than 35 years, she has held a number of … Continue reading

Professor Kathleen C. Wallace, to serve as a Crisis Intervention Specialist and Legal Counsel…

Professor Kacie Wallace is co-sponsoring, with Bob Beason, the NC Bar Association Dispute Resolution section annual conference in Greensboro February 13-14. The highlight of the conference will be a panel discussion with NC legislators Rick Glazier, Sarah Stevens, Chuck McGrady and … Continue reading

Professor Scott Holmes wins the 2013 Indy Weekly’s Citizens Award

Prof. Scott Holmes won the 2013 Indy Weekly’s Citizen Award for battling the criminalization of poverty.  He provides representation for the unrepresented poor in the Durham community who are affected by the Durham ordinance.  He also helped draft an alternative … Continue reading

Professor Wendy Scott, to serve on the Executive Planning Committee for the 2014 SE/SW POC conference

In 2013, Wendy B. Scott vetted a work-in-progress and spoke on two panels at the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Conference and spoke on the Supreme Court Review panel at SEALS. She also published  Book Review: Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections Of … Continue reading

Professor Brenda Gibson has accepted a position

Professor Brenda Gibson has accepted a position on the Editorial Board for the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Monograph Series.  This position is for Volumes Four and Five of the Monograph Series. Additionally, Professors Wendy Scott and Brenda Gibson served as … Continue reading

Patricia Dickerson Selected to Attend 2014 AALL Leadership Institute

Patricia Dickerson Selected to Attend 2014 AALL Leadership Institute Patricia Dickerson was selected to attend the AALL Leadership Academy in Chicago, IL, in April.  While at the Academy, Patricia will spend two busy days developing and honing leadership skills in … Continue reading

Adrienne DeWitt Published in AALL Spectrum

Adrienne DeWitt Published in AALL Spectrum Adrienne DeWitt, Reference Librarian, has a new article in this month’s AALL Spectrum magazine. Ms. DeWitt’s article is focused on the recent celebration of the 75th anniversary of Moore’s Federal Practice by publisher LexisNexis. … Continue reading

Bates ’11 featured in the DC Bar Blog

Melanie Bates was recently featured in the DC Bar Blog for her work in the DC Bar Pro Bono Program’s Advice & Referral Clinic.  Bates currently works for the Legislative Council for the District of Columbia. The feature can be … Continue reading

Professor Susan Hauser Receives Award

Professor Susan Hauser has been awarded the 2013 Women of Justice Award by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.  Prof. Hauser’s second book, Graduating with Debt: Student Loans Under the Bankruptcy Code, will be published by the American Bankruptcy Institute in November … Continue reading