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July 1, 2015
Nelson to receive Cheshire Schneider Advocacy Scholarship
RALEIGH, N.C. - Incoming first-year student Terrie Nelson has been selected to receive the Cheshire Schneider Advocacy Scholarship from Campbell Law School. The award is one of three highly prestigious, full-tuition awards. Read More ►
June 30, 2015
Campbell Law named most underrated law school nationally by Bloomberg Business
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School holds the top spot in a list of the 10 most underrated law schools in America as determined by Bloomberg Business. The rankings are derived by analyzing three measurements of success, including student employment outcomes, median scores on the Law School Admission Test, and the number of citations received by an institution’s law review. Read More ►
June 29, 2015
West graduates from Leadership Raleigh
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Dean of External Relations Megan West graduated from Leadership Raleigh on Thursday, June 4. The exclusive nine-month program, organized by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, prepares the leaders of tomorrow by establishing an in-depth view of community issues, developing leadership skills, and exposing participants to community involvement opportunities. Read More ►
June 25, 2015
Professor Bolitho pens op-ed on Colorado’s pot law for L.A. Times
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Los Angeles Times today published an op-ed on Colorado’s pot law authored by Campbell Law Assistant Professor Zac Bolitho. In the op-ed Bolitho argues that U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch should side with Nebraska and Oklahoma in a lawsuit against Colorado because of the Controlled Substances Act. Read More ►
June 22, 2015
Benton takes over as NCBA President
RALEIGH, N.C. - Shelby Duffy Benton, a 1985 Campbell Law graduate, has been named president of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA). Benton is the first Campbell Law graduate to head the NCBA in this capacity, having served as president-elect in the previous year. Read More ►
June 19, 2015
Campbell Law Reentry Project collects 2015 NCBA Pro Bono Award
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - The Reentry Project, an initiative of the Campbell Law School Pro Bono Council, received the 2015 Law Student Group Pro Bono Award from the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) during the organization’s annual conference on Friday, June 19. The accolade marks the first time that a group from Campbell Law has collected the honor. Read More ►
June 3, 2015
Professor Lee to present at Seizing an Alternative conference
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Associate Professor Kevin Lee will present at Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization, on Friday, June 5 at Pomona College in Claremont, Calif. Lee’s presentation will explore the significance of aesthetics in Whiteheadian legal thought. Read More ►
June 1, 2015
Harvey to receive Leadership Scholar Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - Incoming first-year student Tommy Harvey III has been selected to receive the Leadership Scholar Award from Campbell Law School. The award is one of three highly prestigious, full-tuition awards. Read More ►
May 29, 2015
Professors Lee, Jones to present at Law & Society Association annual meeting
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Associate Professor Kevin Lee and Assistant Professor Amos Jones will present on separate topics at the Law & Society Association’s annual meeting on Friday, May 29 in Seattle, Washington. Lee will offer “Cognitive Substance and Political Discourse: Embodied Cognition and the Habermasian View of Political Discourse,” while Jones will present “Foundationalist Epistemologies: From ‘Religion and Law’ to ‘Theology and Legal Systems.’" Read More ►
May 19, 2015
Professor Lee pens article for Bloomberg BNA
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Associate Professor Kevin Lee recently authored a piece for Bloomberg BNA’s Legal Communities Big Law Business blog. The piece, “Looking at Law in the New Tech Era,” addresses how advances in technology and communication are changing the practice of law, and provides five strategies for thriving in the new tech era. Read More ►
May 12, 2015
Campbell Law to co-host 2015 National High School Mock Trial Championship
RALEIGH, N.C. - The top high school mock trial teams in the country will descend upon downtown Raleigh this weekend for the 2015 National High School Mock Trial Championship, and Campbell Law will serve as one of the host sites. The law school is one of four venues for preliminary round competitions, May 15-16. Read More ►
May 8, 2015
Campbell Law confers 148 degrees at 2015 graduation
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School conferred 148 Juris Doctor degrees at its 37th annual hooding and graduation ceremony on Friday, May 8 at Meymandi Concert Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, a 1981 Campbell Law graduate, delivered the commencement address. Read More ►
May 5, 2015
Campbell Law to provide live stream of 2015 graduation
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will offer a live stream of its 37th annual hooding and graduation ceremony on Friday, May 8 at 10 a.m. The ceremony, which will be held at Meymandi Concert Hall at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, will be accessible via the Campbell Law website at http://law.campbell.edu/graduation_2015_live/index.cfm. Read More ►
May 4, 2015
Anstett to receive Public Service Scholar Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - Incoming first-year student Zachary Anstett has been selected to receive the Public Service Scholar Award from Campbell Law School. The award is one of three highly prestigious, full-tuition awards. Read More ►
April 27, 2015
CPILSA, A.J. Fletcher Foundation award five grants for public interest work
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Public Interest Law Student Association (CPILSA) and The A.J. Fletcher Foundation (AJF) have awarded five grants to students for their upcoming work in public interest this summer. CPILSA will fund the top award, a $2,500 grant, while AJF will provide four grants of $2,000 each. Read More ►
April 22, 2015
Bridges named 2015 40 Under 40 award winner
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Dean of Administration Ulmer Zack “Zeke” Bridges, III, has been named a 2015 40 Under 40 award winner by the Triangle Business Journal. A 2003 Campbell Law graduate, Bridges will be recognized at an awards luncheon on June 11 at Prestonwood Country Club in nearby Cary. Read More ►
April 9, 2015
First Judicial District of N.C. alums provide financial support for mock trial competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law alumni in North Carolina’s First Judicial District have worked together to provide financial assistance for a mock trial competition. The funds will support the single best advocacy student at Campbell Law who will be selected to compete at the 2015 Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition this coming June. The competition is hosted by Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas. Read More ►
April 7, 2015
Campbell Law Classic raises funds for Huntington’s Disease Society of America
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Men’s Legal Caucus (MLC) raised $1,500 for the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) at its recent golf tournament. The Campbell Law Classic, now in its 20th year, was held March 29 at River Ridge Golf Club. More than 40 participants took part in the golf tournament. Read More ►
April 6, 2015
Patent Law Symposium set for Friday
RALEIGH, N.C. - A cast of legal all stars will comprise four panels as Campbell Law’s Intellectual Property Law Society hosts its Patent Law Symposium this Friday, April 10 from 1-5:30 p.m. The Honorable Paul R. Michel, retired Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, will deliver a keynote address on patent reform. Read More ►
April 1, 2015
Campbell Law holds annual scholarship luncheon
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted its annual luncheon for scholarship donors on Wednesday, April 1. More than 60 donors, alumni, students, faculty, and staff members attended the event, including numerous distinguished Campbell Law alumni and former faculty members. Read More ►
March 30, 2015
Campbell Law wins South Texas Mock Trial Challenge
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law student advocates have collected the national championship at the prestigious South Texas Mock Trial Challenge for the second time in three years. Third-year students Terry Brown, Jr., Lauren Fussell, and Kaitlin Rothecker won every single trial in all seven rounds of the competition, an unprecedented 22 of 23 ballots, on their way to taking home the winning Treece-O'Quinn Championship Trophy on Sunday, March 29. The team defeated fellow law school competitors from Mississippi College, the University of Pennsylvania, Texas A&M, Pacific McGeorge, American, Baylor, and Georgia State. Read More ►
March 24, 2015
Reason receives Anglin Law Leadership Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - Second-year student Katherine Reason was named the recipient of the Anglin Law Leadership Award at Campbell Law’s 38th annual Law Day Banquet on Saturday, March 21. A native of Royal Oak, Mich., Reason is the second recipient of the $2,000 award. Read More ►
March 20, 2015
Campbell Law to hold annual Family Day, Law Day Banquet
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will hold its annual Family Day and Law Day Banquet on Saturday, March 21. Family Day will begin at the law school at 9 a.m., with the banquet following later in the evening at 6 p.m. at the Raleigh Convention Center. Read More ►
March 19, 2015
NCBA Executive Director Head honored with Iredell Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Executive Director Allan Head was presented the James Iredell Award on Wednesday, March 18, by Campbell Law School’s Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) law fraternity. The NCBA’s chief executive since February 1981, Head received the award at a reception and dinner held at The City Club in downtown. Read More ►
March 11, 2015
Paul selected as distinguished student by American College of Bankruptcy
RALEIGH, N.C. - Third-year Campbell Law student Elizabeth Paul has been selected as the distinguished bankruptcy law student for the Fourth Circuit by the American College of Bankruptcy (ACB). Paul, who was nominated for the honor by Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard, will be formally recognized as a part of an all-expense paid trip to the organization’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., March 12-14. Read More ►
March 9, 2015
Submissions now being accepted for Campbell Law Observer Law & Medicine Writing Contest
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Observer, a student publication, is now accepting submissions for its law and medicine writing contest until 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20. The first place winner will receive a $1,000 prize, while second ($500) and third ($250) places will also collect financial awards. The top five entries may be published via Campbell Law Observer. Read More ►
March 6, 2015
Campbell Law Classic to benefit the Huntington’s Disease Society of America
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Men’s Legal Caucus (MLC) will host the 2015 Campbell Law Classic on Sunday, March 29 at River Ridge Golf Club. All proceeds from the charity event, now in its 20th year, will be donated to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Read More ►
March 5, 2015
CPILSA silent auction set for March 26
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Public Interest Law Students Association (CPILSA) will hold its annual silent auction fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 at The Grand Ballroom. All proceeds from the silent auction will support the group’s summer stipend program, which provides financial assistance to students working in unpaid public interest law internships. Read More ►
March 3, 2015
CLIP to hold panel discussion on Brown, McCollum exonerations
RALEIGH, N.C. - The recent headline-grabbing exonerations of Leon Brown and Henry McCollum will be the subject of a panel discussion at Campbell Law on Thursday, March 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event, hosted by the Campbell Law Innocence Project (CLIP) will feature four participants directly involved in the case. Read More ►
March 2, 2015
Campbell Law to host Superior Court hearing on Coal Ash Commission lawsuit
RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Superior Court will hear arguments at Campbell Law School on the motion for judgment on the pleadings in Governor McCrory, et al. v. President Pro Tempore of the NC Senate, et al. at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 5. One of the most important state constitutional cases in years, the highly-publicized issue deals with the constitutionality of the Coal Ash Commission. Read More ►
February 25, 2015
Dean Leonard to assist U.S. Department of State in Namibia
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard will depart for Namibia this weekend to provide judicial expertise and insight following a change to the country’s constitution. Leonard will join a delegation from the U.S. Department of State for the 10-day trip. Read More ►
February 23, 2015
Campbell Law ACLU, Federalist Society to host panel on innovation, privacy, property rights
RALEIGH, N.C. - Bioethics Defense Fund (BDF) co-founder Nikolas Nikas will join two Campbell Law professors for a panel discussion on how innovations in medicine and technology affect privacy and property rights. Hosted by the Campbell Law Federalist Society and Campbell Law American Civil Liberties Union, Nikas will join assistant professors Tuneen Chisolm and Sarah Ludington for the dialogue on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at noon. Read More ►
February 20, 2015
Dudley, Smith capture ABA regional title
RALEIGH, N.C. - Second-year Campbell Law School students Mary Frances Dudley and Sloan Smith won the American Bar Association Regional Client Counseling Competition at the law school on Saturday, Feb. 14. The duo will now move on to compete against 11 other regional champions at the national finals, March 12-14, at North Carolina Central University School of Law in Durham, N.C. Read More ►
February 19, 2015
Campbell Law ranked second nationally for best bar exam prep by The National Jurist
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School has been named the second best law school in the country for bar exam preparation by The National Jurist. Of the 50 schools included on the list, Campbell Law is the only North Carolina law school selected for inclusion. Read More ►
February 18, 2015
Jones, Miller elected to chair alumni association board
RALEIGH, N.C. - Todd Jones and Kimberly Miller have been elected to chair the newly-launched Campbell Law Alumni Association Board of Directors. The pair was elected by the alumni association board on Thursday, Feb. 12. Jones will serve as chair of the alumni association board, while Miller will act as vice chair. Both will serve three-year terms. Read More ►
February 13, 2015
N.C. Court of Appeals to hear arguments at Campbell Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Court of Appeals will sit at Campbell Law School on Wednesday, Feb. 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. The court will hear oral arguments in The State of North Carolina v. Rashawn Mackey and Richmond County Board of Education v. Janet Cowell, North Carolina State Treasurer, et al. Read More ►
February 12, 2015
Campbell Law Reentry Project to receive 2015 NCBA Pro Bono Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Reentry Project, an initiative of the Campbell Law School Pro Bono Council, has been selected to receive the 2015 Law Student Group Pro Bono Award from the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA). The accolade marks the first time that a group from Campbell Law has collected the honor. Read More ►
February 11, 2015
Campbell Law to host CLE for Federal Bar Association
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host a continuing legal education (CLE) program for the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of North Carolina (FBA-ENDC) on Friday, Feb. 13. Registration will begin at 1 p.m., with the program taking place from 1:30 to 5 p.m. The three-hour CLE credit course will be offered free to FBA-EDNC members and $100 for non-members. Read More ►
February 10, 2015
Professor Lukasik, Froehling to present at Festival of Legal Learning CLE
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Professor Lisa Lukasik and Director of Student Life & Pro Bono Opportunities Beth Froehling will each present at the 2015 Festival of Legal Learning on Friday, Feb. 13. The event is hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. Read More ►
February 9, 2015
Campbell Law named one of the best law schools for practical training by The National Jurist
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School has been selected as one of the top law schools in the country for practical training by The National Jurist. One of 86 institutions nationally to make the list, Campbell Law received the highest rating of any North Carolina law school. The distinction also marks Campbell Law’s first appearances on the list, another indicator of its continued rise in national recognition. Read More ►
February 5, 2015
Epstein to deliver presentation on Locke’s Theory of Property
RALEIGH, N.C. - Richard A. Epstein will deliver a presentation on John Locke’s Theory of Property at Campbell Law School on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at noon. The event is hosted by the Campbell Law Federalist Society, Triangle Federalist Society, and John Locke Foundation. Read More ►
February 4, 2015
Campbell Law to celebrate Black History Month
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with several events organized by the Black Law Student Association (BLSA). One event will take place each Thursday during the month, including a film viewing and two panel discussions. Read More ►
February 3, 2015
Campbell Law now accepting applications for competitive scholarships
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School is now accepting competitive scholarship applications from prospective students for the 2015-16 academic year. Throughout the years Campbell Law has offered a generous scholarship program, with over $2 million in scholarships awarded to more than 75 percent of the first-year class alone in the 2014-15 academic year. Read More ►
January 30, 2015
Campbell Law Career Center holds fourth-annual Mock Interview Day
RALEIGH, N.C. - Nearly 40 Campbell Law students participated in the Campbell Law Career & Professional Development Center’s fourth-annual Mock Interview Day on Friday, Jan. 30. Each student was paired with one of seven participating employers, six of which earned their juris doctor at Campbell Law, in an effort to improve their interview skills prior to seeking professional employment. Each participating employer volunteered their time to help better prepare the next generation of Campbell Law attorneys. Read More ►
January 22, 2015
Campbell Law announces founding board members for alumni association
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today the 18 founding members of the Campbell Law Alumni Association Board of Directors. The Board, which will be tasked with assisting in the establishment and operation of the Association, encompasses 17 different Campbell Law graduating classes and a broad assortment of practice areas. Read More ►
January 13, 2015
Scott Pryor to join Campbell Law faculty
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that C. Scott Pryor will join the law school faculty as a Professor of Law with the beginning of the 2015-16 academic year. Boasting more than 15 years of commercial law practice, he specializes in Contracts, Secured Transactions, Sales, and Bankruptcy. Read More ►
January 12, 2015
Professor Osborn named Tar Heel of the Week by The News & Observer
RALEIGH, N.C. - The News & Observer profiled Campbell Law Associate Professor Lucas Osborn as its Tar Heel of the Week in the Sunday, Jan. 11 issue. Correspondent Marti Maguire penned a lengthy profile on Osborn. Read More ►
January 12, 2015
Campbell Law dedicates classroom to Una Holder O’Quinn
RALEIGH, N.C. - Classroom 413 at Campbell Law School will forever be known as the Una Holder O’ Quinn Classroom. The classroom was dedicated in her honor during a formal ceremony on Friday, Jan. 9 at the law school. Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard and Campbell University Vice President for Institutional Advancement & Assistant to the President Dr. Britt J. Davis presided over the ceremony. Read More ►