Featuring longer form articles, CLO award winners, and guest contributions from Campbell Law School professors and local attorneys.
Currently, there is no federal law or crime that directly addresses and outlaws “domestic terrorism.” Thus, domestic terrorism is not a chargeable criminal offense. Despite the fact that lawmakers, experts, and the media have identified the reprehensible events of January 6th as domestic terrorism, prosecutors cannot actually charge the rioters specifically with domestic terrorism. ...[Continue Reading]
Despite its name, reputation, and association as the criminal underworld alluding to Greek mythology, the Dark Web has multiple layers of purposes utilized by civilians in different roles. ...[Continue Reading]
While the National Guard is at the forefront of the nation’s emergency response and the President’s twitter feed, many are unaware what the National Guard actually is and it’s dual military and domestic roles. This has lead to many myths about the National Guard, this article aims to debunk the various myths about the National Guard and to inform readers about the legal basis and distinctions along with the sacrifices and service of the National Guard. ...[Continue Reading]
“Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague. Today we mourn, but with confidence, that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her -- a tireless and resolute champion of justice.” - Chief Justice John Roberts ...[Continue Reading]
“[M]odern cell phones . . . are now such a pervasive and insistent part of daily life that the proverbial visitor from Mars might conclude they were an important feature of human anatomy." Riley v. California, 134 S. Ct. 2473, 2484 (2014) ...[Continue Reading]
We’re not just pencil pushers, we are a reflection of the community. And we believe that we can strengthen that community because, in the end, the reason why we’re all here is to bring people together. - Leslie Knope ...[Continue Reading]
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?