News Archive - 2018

Dec
26

They call it “Commencement” for a reason: Graduating law school is only the first step toward becoming a lawyer. Next comes passing the bar exam. And after that, securing work that taps into your talents and passions. Helping students gain employment is a critical mission of Carolina Law. U.S. News & World Report also recognizes

Dec
26

This article originally appeared in the Fall-Winter 2018 issue of Carolina Law. A Carolina Law student team won a contest at Duke Law in October using an artificial intelligence software platform to analyze legal contracts. Rana Odeh 3L, Mariam Turner 3L and Dean Yu 3L made up one of the twelve teams competing from Carolina

Dec
07

Students Gain Legal Skills in Fall 2018 Holderness Moot Court Competitions With the end of the Fall 2018 competition season concluding in November, UNC School of Law’s Holderness Moot Court represented the school with the same types of success that it marked in 2017. The highlights this year include: Negotiations Team 3Ls Rana Odeh and

Nov
13

Minority and female entrepreneurs gathered at the Rizzo Center on October 11 to participate in the iNClusive STEM Innovation Pitch Summit. The event, co-hosted by the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the UNC School of Law, allowed entrepreneurs from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds to showcase and pitch their innovations and businesses for the opportunity

Sep
25

Eric L. Muller has been named the 2018-2019 recipient of the Professor Keith Aoki Asian Pacific American Jurisprudence Award. The Professor Keith Aoki Asian Pacific American Jurisprudence Award was established by the Conference of Asian Pacific American Law Faculty (CAPALF) in honor of the life and achievements of Keith Aoki, who was an outstanding and

Aug
15

This article originally appeared in the August 2018 issue of Carolina Law. Carolina Law 2L Samantha Aparicio has spent time in law school helping others through pro bono work. She’s been involved in projects regarding special immigrant juvenile status proceedings within state court, case law related to the president’s executive orders concerning immigration, and domestic

Aug
03

On the 10th anniversary of the financial crisis, UNC School of Law’s Center for Banking and Finance is hosting an historic conference in Washington, D.C. The September 21 program will highlight the role attorneys played in crafting creative solutions to the legal and policy issues presented during September 2008. “The 2008 Financial Crisis: A Legal

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