- I can’t remember killing him: Vernon Madison’s story
- Proposed display prompts unexpected debate in law school
- The right to fight: Trump and the military transgender ban
- Fat Leonard and Fat Cats: Overbilling practices in the U.S. military
- No quick fix: finding a remedy for the American heroin epidemic.
Covering some of the most interesting topics of the CLO, this section highlights diverse areas of law, including sports and entertainment.
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]
A contestant from “Storage Wars” has filed suit against the show’s producers alleging the show is anything but nonfiction. The reality TV show is promoted by A&E as a true-life television show following “teams of bidders looking to score it big in the high stakes world of storage ...[Continue Reading]
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]
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]
Would you consider a “wicked clown” a gang threat or a bad Halloween costume? Fans of rap-metal duo Insane Clown Posse (ICP) have been characterized as drinking Faygo soda and wearing face paint while they listen to the horror-themed rap group. Juggalos, as they are called, have developed ...[Continue Reading]
In August 2011, seven former professional football players brought a lawsuit against the National Football League, claiming the League had “willfully and intentionally” concealed the long-term health risks linked with multiple concussions. As of October 2012, the number of lawsuits—alleging ...[Continue Reading]
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]
Only if we understand can we care. Only if we care will we help. Only if we help shall they be saved. – Jane Goodall On October 18, 2011, a mentally unstable man released 56 exotic animals from his private collection into his rural community before he committed suicide. Panic ensued ...[Continue Reading]
Note from the Editor: Recently, the Campbell Law Observer hosted a write-on competition to recruit new staff writers and editors. Each student was to discuss the value of a law degree. As we all know, the value, or perceived value, of a law degree has changed. Below, you will find the ...[Continue Reading]