News - 2019


Bluford wins the Winston Crisp Award for Student Leadership and the NC Association of Women Attorneys Sarah Parker Scholarship. Erica R. Bluford, a dual degree student who will graduate in 2021 with her JD and master’s degree from the UNC School of Social Work, was recognized in October with two notable awards. Bluford is the


Charles and Sue Plambeck have bequeathed and pledged $1 million to support the UNC School of Law, UNC College of Arts & Sciences, the Center for the Study of the American South, the American Indian Center and Wilson Library Special Collections. Their largely unrestricted gift enables University leaders to direct dollars where they’re needed most,


After a week-long orientation, UNC School of Law welcomed 186 new J.D. candidates in August. The majority of the Class of 2022 is from North Carolina, but students worldwide have also been drawn to Carolina Law, arriving from 25 states. The incoming class includes students from Argentina, Canada, China, Germany, South Korea, Sweden and the United


UNC School of Law is pleased to welcome four new faculty members this school year. Kerrel Murray joins the school as a two-year postdoctoral fellow. After graduating from Stanford Law School, Murray clerked on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals and District Court for the District of Columbia. He subsequently worked as an associate at


UNC School of Law Professor Michael Gerhardt has been selected to serve as the 2020 Distinguished Coif Visitor by the national office of the Order of the Coif. Gerhardt will visit law schools with Coif chapters, participating in classroom lectures and seminars, meeting informally with faculty and student groups, and giving one address open to