News Archive - 2019


The board of the UNC School of Law Pro Bono Program awarded the 2019 recipients of the Pro Bono Publico Awards at the annual Pro Bono Celebration Thursday, April 11. Graduating students with more than 75 pro bono hours were recognized, as well as the Christian Legal Society, which received UNC-Chapel Hill’s Robert E. Bryan Public Service


Winston B. Crisp ’92, UNC-Chapel Hill’s recently retired vice chancellor for student affairs, will deliver the UNC School of Law Commencement address on May 11, 2019. Crisp was selected by the Student Bar Association (SBA) to address this year’s graduating class. UNC School of Law Dean Martin H. Brinkley ’92 will preside during the ceremony.  


Elliot Clark-Farnell 3L received the annual Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) Outstanding Student Award in April for his work in the Youth Justice Clinic during the 2018-19 school year. CLEA is the primary national organization dedicated to clinical education in law schools across the country, and the award honors one student or student team at


Of the 26 public law schools listed in the top 50 law schools in the U.S. News rankings, UNC School of Law is No. 14. In the specialty areas ranking, the law school’s Research, Reasoning, Writing and Advocacy (RRWA) program, now in its eighth year as a full-year, six-credit program, ranks No. 8 in legal

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