Featuring longer form articles, CLO award winners, and guest contributions from Campbell Law School professors and local attorneys.
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated . . . . The black device exclaimed “low battery” in a robotic voice drawing curious glances from passerby. This was his cue. The ankle ...[Continue Reading]
The United States Supreme Court heard some of the most anticipated legal issues of the October court term. Among these cases, the Court will decide whether Title VII in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), one of the fundamental federal employment discrimination statutes, covers sexual ...[Continue Reading]
North Carolina is the only state that does not recognize equivalent domestic violence protection for same-sex couples as it does for opposite-sex couples. See Am. Bar Ass’n, Domestic Violence Civil Protection Orders (CPOs), (2014). Chapter 50B domestic violence protection orders are ...[Continue Reading]
“Go to Jail. Go directly to jail. Do not pass go. Do not collect $200.” Jail is one of the most-landed on spaces in a typical game of Monopoly. However, for many Americans, Monopoly jail is the closest they will ever come to being behind bars. The latest Department of Justice ...[Continue Reading]
“A man in debt is so far a slave.” These are the words Ralph Waldo Emerson uses in his 1860 essay, Wealth, to succinctly lay bare the concept of debt. Though Mr. Emerson likely did not foresee the looming—and now present—crisis of student loan debt in the United States, his words ...[Continue Reading]
The towns of Garner and Wake Forest cancelled their 2019 Christmas parades after the Sons of Confederate Veterans announced that the group planned to include floats in the parades. Wake Forest Police Chief Jeff Leonard explained that the town cancelled the parade because the town feared that the ...[Continue Reading]
International guidelines paint a relatively clear picture of the legal rights that all children living with disabilities share across the globe. These rights apply regardless of the region in which the child lives. The rights are inherently fundamental. These international human rights standards ...[Continue Reading]
Nobody desires to see guns in the hands of others who would break the law and kill innocent people. However, Americans enjoy a rich endowment of rights that are codified within the highest document of the land, The U. S. Constitution. ...[Continue Reading]
Sticks and stones might break my bones, but words will never break me—but can they?
Defendant lawmakers argue the shifting of voters was a ripple effect required to remedy the constitutional defects.
In 2004 the United States Secret Service concludedthat attackers “varied considerably in demographic, background, and other characteristics” and was unable to develop a profile of a “school shooter.” The Secret Service did find that school shooters shared certain characteristics. ...[Continue Reading]
The United States Supreme Court has all but sealed the fate of an Alabama death row inmate who has been imprisoned for the past 30 years. ...[Continue Reading]
The National Football League has recently become a heated battleground as more players continue to engage in peaceful protests, despite comments made by President Donald Trump about standing during the national anthem. ...[Continue Reading]
Senior staff writer Cody Davis explains the current law relating to service animals, as well as ways in which service animal regulations may be improved. ...[Continue Reading]
Associate Editor Blake Drewry provides an in-depth look at the lawsuit filed against President Trump alleging his business profits violate the Emoluments Clause of the U.S. Constitution. ...[Continue Reading]