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Miscellaneous

Covering some of the most interesting topics of the CLO, this section highlights diverse areas of law, including sports and entertainment.

Hopelessness and Student Debt: The Perfect Match?

March 7, 2013

It’s no secret.  Law school is expensive.  The average law student who pays for school through loans will graduate with over $100,000 in debt.  Repaying those loans is often times overwhelming.  There are some ways to discharge student loan debt, but most graduates will face the task of ...[Continue Reading]

“Lawyering” Skills Are Not Enough

November 21, 2012

When law school graduates receive news that they successfully passed the Bar Exam, the next big step to becoming a practicing attorney is to be sworn in.  Here in North Carolina, hundreds of soon-to-be lawyers walk into their local courthouse and swear before a judge, other attorneys, and friends ...[Continue Reading]

Department of Justice Issues Eagle Feather Policy

November 20, 2012

By:  Tommi E. Powell with Angelica Chavis On October 12, 2012, the United States Department of Justice issued an internal policy memo concerning the use and possession of protected birds and bird parts by Native Americans.  The memo sought to bring enforcement of the use and possession in line ...[Continue Reading]

Does Tort Liability have a Place in Baseball?

September 25, 2012

Nicolaus Mills, Professor of Literature at Sarah Lawrence College, recently wrote an opinion piece for CNN’s focusing on the dangers during baseball games, specifically that players at bat are often hit by incoming pitches.  Mills recommended potential rule changes to the game of baseball after ...[Continue Reading]
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