Covering some of the most interesting topics of the CLO, this section highlights diverse areas of law, including sports and entertainment.
In a historic moment in North Carolina’s judicial history, Justice Cheri Beasley was sworn in as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina on March 7th, 2019. Her appointment is historic in two ways: (1) upon her appointment, Chief Justice Beasley has become the first ...[Continue Reading]
Judge Collins of the Third Division of the Superior Court ruled two amendments to the North Carolina Constitution, effectuated by N.C. Session Laws 2018-117 and 2018-128are now void. Judge Collins wrote in his opinion, “an illegally constituted General Assembly does not represent the people of ...[Continue Reading]
When it comes to a woman’s right to an abortion, the spotlight has recently been focused on New York. However, recently there has been an abortion war in Iowa where two battles that took place that ended in a victory for the pro-abortion activists. The first battle that took place was the fight ...[Continue Reading]
Data security technologies, like those used on both Apple and Samsung cell phones, continue to provide consumers with features aimed at increasing their data security. Apple says iPhone users unlock their phones an average 80 times a day. Samsung’s newest device allows users to unlock their ...[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]
With the passage of the Cannabis Act, Canada just became the first G7 nation to legalize recreational marijuana use for adults on a federal level. Under the new policy, Canadian adults may legally possess up to 30 grams of marijuana in public. On October 17, 2018, Canada passed the ...[Continue Reading]
Those following American politics will have heard of President Donald Trump’sProclamation No. 9645, a travel ban on nationals from eight foreign countries, including Chad, Iran, Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen. On June 26, 2018, the controversial travel ban was fortified ...[Continue Reading]
Buying and owning land has been an important aspect of society throughout history. The transaction will likely be the biggest investment a person will ever make throughout their life; however, states have been changing their laws to favor efficiency over consumer protections of homebuyers. ...[Continue Reading]
A critical analysis of the tension between psychological resilience and the typical characteristics of law students and lawyers suggests that a more proactive approach is needed to resolve the pervasive mental health problems we are reluctant to admit. ...[Continue Reading]
Cutting-edge vehicles like the popular Tesla Model S come equipped with autonomous driving features granting them the ability to control themselves. Artificial intelligence enables the car to manage speed, direction, and adapt to traffic patterns—eliminating the need for a human driver. ...[Continue Reading]
Statelessness is a legal issue affecting millions of people around the world, but what does it truly mean to be stateless and what can we do to help those who are? ...[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?
Many policymakers across the United States have argued that arming school staff may be the most effective way to prevent a shooting or stop one that has already begun. ...[Continue Reading]
Defendant lawmakers argue the shifting of voters was a ripple effect required to remedy the constitutional defects.