Articles by Jacqui Merrill, Former Features Editor

Jacqui Merrill, Former Features Editor
About Jacqui Merrill, Former Features Editor (8 Articles)
Jacquelyn Merrill served as the Features Editor for the Campbell Law Observer during the 2013-2014 academic year. She was born and raised in Asheville, NC, and graduated in 2011 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she studied Journalism and English. During law school, she interned at the National Center for Victims of Crime in Washington, D.C.; the Wake County Public Defender's Office in Raleigh; the Supreme Court of North Carolina for the Honorable Robert H. Edmunds; the Pierce County Department of Assigned Counsel in Tacoma, WA; Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions in Research Triangle Park; and the Durham County District Attorney's Office in the juvenile court. Jacqui also had the unique opportunity to facilitate mediations through Campbell Law School's Juvenile Justice Project beginning her second year and continuing through her third. She is interested in pursuing a career rooted in social justice after her graduation from Campbell Law School in May 2014.
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Thwarting Equality and Justice for All [Updated]

May 22, 2013

Updated June 7, 2013: The North Carolina General Assembly House voted on Wednesday, June 5 to repeal the Racial Justice Act on a 77 to 39 vote.  The vote was split strictly along party lines, with no Democrats supporting repeal and only one Republican representative opposing repeal.  The Senate ...[Continue Reading]