For two out of my three years at Campbell Law, I had the honor to serve as one of the Managing Partners for the Student Pro Bono Council’s Veterans Project. The Project was able to transition from not having any pro bono services to now the most recent recipient of the Outstanding Project in Pro Bono and Public Service award. This was all due to our recent restructuring of the Project and mission related to providing pro bono discharge upgrade services for veterans. Read below to learn more about the Project and the discharge upgrade process. ...[Continue Reading]
North Carolina is the only state in the nation where the law declares a 6-year-old an eligible defendant in the juvenile justice system. North Carolina has proven it can raise the maximum, and now it is time to raise the minimum age. ...[Continue Reading]
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]
Sticks and stones might break my bones, but words will never break me—but can they?