Covering some of the most interesting topics of the CLO, this section highlights diverse areas of law, including sports and entertainment.
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.
Every attorney is all but guaranteed to encounter clients with either acute or chronic mental health conditions that will have some bearing upon their case – from their capacity to simply convey the facts of their situation in an intake interview to the presentation of an insanity defense to the ...[Continue Reading]
The truth is that only those officers, under those circumstances, at that scene, on that day, can truly account for both what was and was not reasonable. ...[Continue Reading]
The debate surrounding North Carolina’s Certificate of Need (“CON”) Law is not new, nor has a clear winner ever been declared. That may be about to change. A 2018 lawsuit filed by a Winston Salem surgeon will potentially set the stage for courts to declare a winner. North Carolina’s ...[Continue Reading]
The government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, commonly referred to as North Korea, has found itself under international scrutiny and condemnation once again as the subject of a recent Human Rights Watch report. ...[Continue Reading]
Due to the drastic increase of the number of scooters, as well as legitimate concerns for public safety, Raleigh City Council scrambled to propose new regulations to restrict the use of electric scooters while providing protections for pedestrians and motorists. ...[Continue Reading]
As concern for animal welfare increases, circuses and other businesses in the animal entertainment industry are forced to close their doors. ...[Continue Reading]