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December 12, 2012
Campbell Law to Host 38th National Trial Regional Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School has been selected to serve as one of 14 host institutions for the 38th National Trial Regional Competition. The competition for region five will be held, Feb. 8-10, 2013, at the Wake County Courthouse. Read More ►
December 11, 2012
Interim Dean Faulkner Named to WCBA & Tenth Judicial District Bar Board
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Interim Dean Keith Faulkner was recently elected to serve on the Wake County Bar Association (WCBA) & Tenth Judicial District Bar 2013 Board of Directors. Faulkner stands as one of six newly-elected board members. Read More ►
December 7, 2012
Professor Essary Named Special Counsel at Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Professor of Law Melissa Essary has joined Everett Gaskins Hancock LLP as special counsel effective Dec. 1. Essary is in her seventh year at Campbell Law, having served as dean from July 2006 to July 2012. Read More ►
December 4, 2012
Professor Flanary-Smith Delivers Presentation at Legal Writing Institute Workshop
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Assistant Professor of Law Amy Flanary-Smith gave a presentation at a Legal Writing Institute One Day Workshop at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Ill., on Nov. 30. Flanary-Smith was invited to present on how to integrate a Multistate Performance Test (MPT) question into the first-year, first-semester legal writing curriculum. Read More ►
November 26, 2012
Professor Jones Delivers Lecture at Universidad de los Andes in Colombia
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Assistant Professor of Law Amos Jones delivered a lecture at Universidad de los Andes on Thursday, Nov. 22. Jones' lecture, "The U.S. Presidential Election in Context: The Constitution, Racial Politics and the Future of Civil Rights Lawyering," marked his first-ever appearance in South America. He has presented his research to audiences on three continents. Read More ►
November 21, 2012
VanStory, Willis Find Success at National Moot Court Regional Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School students Scarlett VanStory and Hunt Willis advanced to the final four and authored the fifth-best brief at the recent National Moot Court Regional Competition (Region IV) in Richmond, Va. The competition was sponsored by the Virginia Bar Association. Read More ►
November 20, 2012
Campbell Law Finishes in Final Four at Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - A team of Campbell Law School students recently finished in the final four of the Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition among 32 teams. Coached by Campbell Law Professor Dan Tilly, students Keith Gordon, Leesa Poag, Andrew Shores, and Melanie Turnbull performed well against extraordinarily strong opponents. Three of the four participating Campbell Law students were taking part in their very first trial competition. Read More ►
November 16, 2012
Professor Essary Receives 2012 Women of Justice Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law professor and former dean Melissa Essary received a 2012 Women of Justice Award from North Carolina Lawyers Weekly during a gala ceremony on November 15. The Women of Justice Awards annually recognize women across the state of North Carolina who have demonstrated leadership, integrity, service, sacrifice, and accomplishment in improving the quality of justice and exemplifying the highest ideals of the legal profession. Read More ►
November 15, 2012
Old Kivett Advocacy Council Holds Richard T. Bowser Intramural Client Counseling Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School's Old Kivett Advocacy Council (OKAC) recently hosted the Richard T. Bowser Client Counseling Competition at the law school. Wes Saunders and Jessica Yount were declared winners of the competition, while Dana Rybak and Chad Rhoades also served as finalists. The final round was judged by the competition’s namesake, Campbell Law Professor Richard Bowser, as well as Campbell Law Professor Lisa Lukasik. Read More ►
November 15, 2012
Trio of Campbell Law Students Awarded ACC Scholarships
RALEIGH, N.C. - Three Campbell Law students have been tapped to receive $1,000 scholarships from the Association of Corporate Counsel's (ACC) Research Triangle Area Chapter (RTAC). Third-year student Frank Milner and second-year students Benjamin Buskirk and Sarah Murray will each collect the honor for the 2012-13 academic year. For the second consecutive year, Campbell Law students have received three of the five available ACC-RTAC scholarships. Read More ►
November 14, 2012
Judge Leonard Honored by Delta Theta Phi at Judge Robinson O. Everett Gala
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School chapter of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity has presented United States Bankruptcy Judge J. Rich Leonard with the Judge Robinson O. Everett Award for Legal Excellence. Judge Leonard, also a member of the Campbell Law Board of Visitors and adjunct professor at the law school, received the award at the Delta Theta Phi Fourth Annual Judge Robinson O. Everett Awards Gala and Campbell Law Professionalism Dinner at the Cardinal Club in downtown Raleigh on Nov. 13. Read More ►
November 9, 2012
Inaugural Campbell Law Career Night A Rousing Success
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School Career & Professional Development Center held its inaugural Campbell Law Career Night on Thursday, Nov. 8. Nearly 50 representatives from 34 employers attended the festivities, providing professional advice and insight to more than 95 Campbell Law students. Read More ►
November 8, 2012
Campbell Law to Host Panel Discussion on the Constitution
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host "Conversations on the Constitution," an expert panel discussion on the United States Constitution, on Monday, Nov. 12, at the law school. A preceding reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Pope Foyer, with the program following at 7 p.m. The event is open to the Campbell Law and NC State communities, as well as the general public. Read More ►
November 7, 2012
Military Law Student Association Prepares Nearly 1,000 Christmas Cards for Soldiers
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School’s Military Law Student Association (MiLSA) recently held its annual Christmas Cards for Soldiers event, resulting in an all-time high 992 Christmas cards. The cards will be sent to soldiers in the Third Infantry Division in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Read More ►
November 5, 2012
Past SBA Presidents Gather for Inaugural Dinner
RALEIGH, N.C. - More than half of the past presidents of the Campbell Law School Student Bar Association (SBA) gathered for the inaugural SBA Past Presidents' Dinner on Friday, Nov. 2. Five former or current Campbell Law deans also attended the event. Read More ►
November 2, 2012
Campbell Law Holds Third Annual Public Interest Law Expo
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Career & Professional Development Center and Campbell Public Interest Law Student Association hosted the third annual Public Interest Law Expo at the law school on Thursday, Nov. 1. The forum provides an opportunity for law school students to gather information from an assortment of public interest organizations and initiatives, while networking and making introductions. Read More ►
October 25, 2012
Professors Lukasik, Sawchak Published in North Carolina Law Review
RALEIGH, N.C. - The September 2012 issue of the North Carolina Law Review features two scholarly articles by Campbell Law School faculty members. Assistant Professor Lisa Lukasik authored Deconstructing a Decade of Charter School Funding Litigation: An Argument for Reform, while Practitioner in Residence Matt Sawchak authored Defining Unfairness in "Unfair Trade Practices" with Kip D. Nelson. Read More ►
October 22, 2012
Campbell Law School Holds Annual Reunion Dinner
RALEIGH, N.C. - Nearly 100 alumni, faculty, staff, and guests attended the 2012 Campbell Law School reunion on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the law school in downtown Raleigh. The classes of 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012 were all honored. Read More ►
October 22, 2012
Pully Honored With Campbell University Distinguished Alumni Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - William A. Pully (L '79) was one of five alums to collect the Campbell University Distinguished Alumni Award this past Friday, Oct. 19, during a banquet as a part of homecoming activities in Buies Creek, N.C. He currently sits on the Campbell Law School Board of Visitors. Read More ►
October 17, 2012
Browning, Pully, Sar, Story Join Campbell Law Board of Visitors
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Interim Dean Keith Faulkner announced today that Christopher G. Browning, Jr., William A. Pully, Robert A. Sar, and Ashley H. Story have joined the Campbell Law School Board of Visitors. Read More ►
October 15, 2012
Campbell Law to Host Judicial Forum on Thursday
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host North Carolina Court of Appeals Judge Sam Ervin and Supreme Court of North Carolina Associate Justice Paul Newby for a judicial forum at noon on Thursday, Oct. 18. The event is open to the Campbell Law community, as well as the public. Justice Newby and Judge Ervin are both candidates for the Supreme Court of North Carolina in the upcoming November election. Read More ►
October 10, 2012
Campbell Law Hosts U.S. Senator Richard Burr
RALEIGH, N.C. - United States Senator Richard Burr paid a visit to Campbell Law School on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Senator Burr toured the law school with field representative Betty Jo Shepheard, Campbell Law Interim Dean Keith Faulkner, and Campbell Law Director of Development Trudi Brown, before holding a discussion and question-and-answer session with more than 130 law school students, faculty, and staff members. Read More ►
October 9, 2012
U.S. Senator Burr to Visit Campbell Law on Wednesday
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host a visit from United States Senator Richard Burr on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Senator Burr will tour the law school and meet and engage with Campbell Law students, faculty, and staff members during a discussion and question-and-answer session from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Read More ►
October 4, 2012
Professor Flanary-Smith Elected to N.C. Society of Health Care Attorneys Board of Directors
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Assistant Professor Amy-Flanary Smith has been elected to the North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys (NCSHCA) Board of Directors. Flanary-Smith was elected to a three-year term during the NCSHCA annual meeting last Friday, Sept. 28, in Chapel Hill. Read More ►
October 3, 2012
West Named Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
RALEIGH, N.C. - Megan West has been named director of alumni relations & annual giving at Campbell Law School. A 2010 Campbell Law graduate, West most recently served as an associate attorney at Martin & Jones in Raleigh. Read More ►
October 1, 2012
Old Kivett Advocacy Council Holds 2012 Richard A. Lord Moot Court Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law’s Old Kivett Advocacy Council (OKAC) hosted the 2012 Richard A. Lord Moot Court Competition, Sept. 26 – Sept. 29, at the law school. Approximately 118 second-year students and 150 guest judges, including more than 30 Campbell Law alumni, participated in the action. Read More ►
September 28, 2012
Campbell Law Delegation Attends N.C. Society of Health Care Attorneys Annual Meeting & Conference
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law sponsored a delegation of students, alumni, and faculty and staff members to attend the North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys (NCSHCA) 2012 Annual Meeting & Conference on Friday, Sept. 28, at the Rizzo Conference Center in nearby Chapel Hill. Read More ►
September 24, 2012
Interim Dean Faulkner Named Susie Sharp Inn of Court President-Elect
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Interim Dean Keith Faulkner has been named president-elect of The Susie Sharp Inn of Court. Faulkner will serve in this role for one year prior to being elevated to president. Read More ►
September 21, 2012
Trio of Campbell Law Alumni Honored as Leaders in the Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - Three Campbell Law School alumni have been honored as 2012 Leaders in the Law by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Donald W. Marcari (L '85), Charles W. McKeller (L '95), and Anthony J. Biller (L '97) were each formally recognized during a reception at the Raleigh Marriott City Center on Thursday, Sept. 19. Read More ►
September 19, 2012
Campbell Law Alumnae to Receive 2012 Women of Justice Awards
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law alumnae Shelby Benton and Kimberly Miller have both been named recipients of 2012 Women of Justice Awards. Benton and Miller will receive their awards during a gala ceremony on November 15, and will also be featured in a special section of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Read More ►
September 18, 2012
Professor Essary Named Recipient of 2012 Women of Justice Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law professor and former dean Melissa Essary has been named as a recipient of a 2012 Women of Justice award. Essary will receive her award during a gala ceremony on November 15, and will also be featured in a special section of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Read More ►
September 17, 2012
Campbell Law Holds Swearing-In Ceremony for 2012 Graduates
RALEIGH, N.C. - Fifty-eight graduates from the Campbell Law Class of 2012 participated in a swearing-in ceremony at the law school on Friday, Sept. 14. The Honorable Paul Gessner and the Honorable Paul Ridgeway, both Wake County Superior Court Judges, administered the oath of office and led the swearing-in of Campbell Law alums who recently passed the July 2012 North Carolina Bar Examination. Read More ►
September 13, 2012
Interim Dean Faulkner Appointed to Downtown Raleigh Alliance Board
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Interim Dean Keith Faulkner has been appointed to serve on the Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) Board of Directors for 2012. Faulkner stands as the second administrator from Campbell Law to participate on the DRA board, following professor and former dean Melissa Essary who served from 2009 to 2011. Read More ►
August 28, 2012
Campbell Law Produces Top Bar Passage Rate on July Bar Exam
RALEIGH, N.C. - The results are in and Campbell Law stands at the top of the list on the North Carolina Bar Exam. Boasting a 94.53 percent bar passage rate, Campbell Law Class of 2012 graduates outperformed all other North Carolina law schools on the July 2012 North Carolina Bar Exam, leading the state in both first time bar passage and overall bar passage. Read More ►
August 23, 2012
Robbins Awarded Phi Alpha Delta International Scholarship
RALEIGH, N.C. - Third-year Campbell Law student Thom Robbins has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Donald R. Moore Service Scholarship from the Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) International Endowment Fund. Out of 15,000 student members, Robbins is one of just five students to receive a service scholarship. Read More ►
August 15, 2012
Student Leadership Council Hits Ropes Course for Communication, Teambuilding Exercises
RALEIGH, N.C. - The 2012-13 Campbell Law School Student Leadership Council (SLC) spent the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 15, engaged in improving teamwork, camaraderie, and communication skills at the Jim Wall Challenge Course at NC State University’s Schenck Forest. Read More ►
August 14, 2012
First-Year Students Visit Buies Creek, Main Campus during Orientation
RALEIGH, N.C. - All 163 first-year Campbell Law students visited Buies Creek and the main campus of Campbell University on Monday, Aug. 13, as a part of orientation. The day-long visit provided an opportunity for the new students to learn, witness, and experience the history of Campbell Law from current and past administrators, professors, and students, as well as several accomplished alums. Read More ►
July 27, 2012
Men's Legal Caucus Presents First Tee of the Triangle with $6,500 Donation
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School's Men's Legal Caucus (MLC) presented a $6,500 donation to First Tee of the Triangle on Thursday, July 26. All funds were raised during the group's annual charity golf tournaments, the Campbell Law Classic, during the past two years. MLC President Grant Allison, presented the check to First Tee of the Triangle Director of Development Pat Nelli. Read More ►
July 19, 2012
Campbell Law, Wake County Bar Announce Student Membership Program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law and the Wake County Bar Association (WCBA) have partnered to create a student membership program for law school students as announced by both organizations today. The partnership allows Campbell Law students to experience the privileges and professional development opportunities afforded to WCBA members, and provides an avenue for networking, engagement, and interaction. Read More ►
July 9, 2012
Campbell Law, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Announce Dual Degree Program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School and Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences have announced the establishment of a new dual degree program. The four-year program, which will begin with the fall 2012 semester, allows students to pursue and obtain a Juris Doctor at Campbell Law, as well as a Master of Science in Public Health from the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. Read More ►
June 22, 2012
Campbell Law Hosts U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Discussion
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted the White House Business Council, Business Forward, and Coats & Bennett, PLLC for a discussion on patents and the economy and AIA implementation with officials from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday, June 21. Area business leaders, intellectual property (IP) attorneys, and other invited distinguished guests listened to Dr. Stuart Graham, chief economist, USPTO, who offered an in-depth discussion of the significant impact the patent system and economy have on one another, and highlighted the relationship between innovation through new patents and improvements in the economy. Dr. Graham was followed by Janet Gongola, AIA implementation coordinator, USPTO, who addressed details of the America Invents Act, a major reform to the Patent Act signed by President Obama in 2011. Read More ►
June 14, 2012
Assistant Dean Participates in Panel Discussion on Law School Admissions
RALEIGH, N.C. - Dexter Smith, Campbell Law Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, participated in a panel discussion on law school admissions on Thursday, June 14. The panel discussion, "Getting into Law School: 10 Features of Every Great Personal Statement," was held during the Pre-Law Advisors National Council Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Read More ►
June 6, 2012
Campbell Law Posts 100 Percent Participation Rate on Employee Giving Campaign
RALEIGH, N.C. - One hundred percent of the Campbell Law School administration, faculty, and staff contributed to the Campbell University Employee Giving Campaign in 2012, marking the second consecutive year that the law school has broken previous records for financial support for the school. The 100 percent participation mark is a two percent increase on last year's record breaking 98 percent participation level. Read More ►
May 22, 2012
Legal LINK Awarded Grant from American Bar Association
RALEIGH, N.C. - Legal LINK, a program within the North Carolina Bar Association's (NC Bar) Young Lawyers Division, recently received a $2,000 grant from the American Bar Association (ABA). Campbell Law graduate James Hash (L '08) aided in the development and implementation of the program. Read More ►
May 14, 2012
Campbell University President Wallace Named "Tar Heel of the Week" by The News & Observer
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell University President Jerry Wallace was profiled as "Tar Heel of the Week" on Sunday, March 13 in The News & Observer. Dr. Wallace was named the fourth Campbell University President in May 2003 and has led the university to unprecedented heights during his tenure. Read More ►
May 11, 2012
U.S. Supreme Court Clerk Delivers Commencement Address at Campbell Law School
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School conferred 143 Juris Doctor degrees at its 34th annual hooding and graduation ceremony on Friday, May 11 in Meymandi Concert Hall at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. General William K. Suter, Clerk of the United States Supreme Court, delivered the commencement address. Read More ►
May 10, 2012
Professor Lewis Awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Professor Charlie Lewis was recently awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine during a meeting of the North Carolina General Statutes Commission. Professor Lewis is retiring this week from Campbell Law School after 34 years, and will step aside from the commission at the end of May. Read More ►
May 8, 2012
Campbell Law Student Awarded Public Interest Law Initiative Grant
RALEIGH, N.C. - Rising second-year Campbell Law student Molly Hilburn-Holte has been awarded the Campbell Public Interest Law Students Association (CPILSA) Grant for outstanding commitment, passion, and service in the public interest law sector. The $1,500 grant was awarded by CPILSA following a thorough review of applicants by the PILI Grant Application Committee. Read More ►
May 4, 2012
Campbell Law Student Profiled by USA Today
Campbell Law School 2012 graduate Jessica Vickers is profiled in USA Today’s Grad School 2012 Guide. The first graduate school guide ever produce by USA Today, the publication provides expert advice, resource information, and field of study descriptions for prospective graduate and professional school students. Read More ►
May 4, 2012
Clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court to Give Commencement Address at Campbell Law Graduation
RALEIGH, N.C. - General William K. Suter, Clerk of the United States Supreme Court, will deliver the commencement address at Campbell Law School's graduation ceremony on Friday, May 11. The ceremony is slated for 10 a.m. in downtown Raleigh at Meymandi Concert Hall, located at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts. Read More ►
May 3, 2012
Justice Newby Receives Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina Supreme Court Associate Justice Paul M. Newby, a Campbell Law adjunct faculty member, received the 2012 John McNeill Smith Jr. Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section Award from the North Carolina Bar Association (NC Bar) on Friday, April 27. The award was presented at the section's annual meeting and continuing legal education event by section chair Chuck Kitchen. Read More ►
April 25, 2012
Noted Author Gives Presentations on Eugenics
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted and co-sponsored best-selling author and eugenics expert Edwin Black for two presentations on Wednesday, April 25. Author of "War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create a Master Race," Black’s initial presentation at the North Carolina General Assembly in the Legislative Auditorium was delivered before a crowd of numerous state representatives, local media, and victims of the state’s eugenics movement. He also spoke at the Campbell University RTP Campus to an audience of local attorneys and Campbell Law faculty and staff members. Read More ►
April 24, 2012
Professor Jones Delivers Expert Testimony at D.C. Hearing
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Professor Amos Jones delivered expert testimony at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., this past Friday, April 20. Jones's televised testimony came forth during the Budget Oversight Hearing for D.C.'s Office and Commission on Human Rights. D.C. Councilman Marion Barry, Chair of the council's Committee on Aging and Community Affairs, presided over the hearing and solicited Jones's recommendations on the most effective ways to improve enforcement of D.C.'s Human Rights Act. Read More ►
April 23, 2012
Campbell Law to Host Noted Eugenics Author for Two Events
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host best-selling author and eugenics expert Edwin Black for two events on Wednesday, April 25. Black, author of "IBM and the Holocaust," and "War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America’s Campaign to Create a Master Race," among other works, will give two presentations regarding the history of eugenics in America and its connections to Nazi Germany. Black will also speak at length about eugenics in North Carolina, which is detailed in his most recent work, "War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America’s Campaign to Create a Master Race." Read More ►
April 20, 2012
Campbell Law Launches Smart Phone App
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School has released its own smartphone application, "CU LAW," for Android and Apple products. The app stands as just the third of its kind among all law schools in the United States, and the first among all law schools in North Carolina. Read More ►
April 19, 2012
Campbell Law Student to Open for Gretchen Wilson at Dogwood Festival
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School third-year student Jamie Tate will open for country music star Gretchen Wilson at the 30th Anniversary Fayetteville Dogwood Festival in Fayetteville, N.C., next Friday, April 27. Tate, who will play a 90-minute set, will be joined by the 82nd Airborne All-American Chorus during her performance of “I’ll Give My All.” Read More ►
April 17, 2012
Dean Essary Serves as Moderator at Chamber Women’s Executive Luncheon
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Dean Melissa Essary served as moderator of The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Executive Women’s Luncheon on Tuesday, April 17, at the Hilton North Raleigh/Midtown. The luncheon, titled “From Faxes to Facebook: The Evolution of Women in Business,” addressed the unique challenges facing women in today’s business environment, as well as what the future holds. Read More ►
April 16, 2012
Marcilliat Receives ABA Advocacy Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School third-year student Kevin Marcilliat recently received the “Best Advocate – 10th place” award from the American Bar Association (ABA) after competing at the National Appellate Advocacy Competition’s New York regional. Read More ►
April 13, 2012
Bagley Named Chair of Campbell Law Board of Visitors
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Dean Melissa Essary announced today that Terrence M. Bagley has been selected to serve as Campbell Law Board of Visitors Chair. Read More ►
April 10, 2012
Campbell Law Hosts Annual Scholarship Luncheon
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted is annual luncheon for scholarship donors on Tuesday, April 10. Nearly 100 donors, alumni, students, faculty, and staff members attended the event, including numerous distinguished Campbell Law alumni and former faculty members. Read More ►
April 9, 2012
Campbell Law Holds Discussion Panel on Amendment One
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Crossroads sponsored a panel discussion on Amendment One on Monday, April 9, at Campbell Law School. State representatives Rick Glazier and Phil Shepard participated in the discussion, as well as local attorney Anthony Biller and community advocate Jimmy Creech. Read More ►
April 4, 2012
Faulkner Named Interim Dean of Campbell Law School
RALEIGH, N.C. - B. Keith Faulkner has been named the interim dean for Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. Faulkner replaces Melissa Essary, who has served as dean since 2006. Essary will join the faculty of the law school upon leaving the dean’s office. Faulkner will begin serving in his new role as of July 1. Read More ►
April 3, 2012
Campbell Law Hosts Discussion on Affordable Care Act
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School Senior Law Clinic and Health Law Society co-hosted a discussion on the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday, April 3. Adam Searing, director of the North Carolina Health Access Coalition at the North Carolina Justice Center, served as guest speaker. Read More ►
April 3, 2012
Campbell Law Observer Takes Publication Online
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Observer has transitioned into a completely digital and wholly online publication, as announced today by 2011-12 editor-in-chief John Hardin. Once delivered to each attorney in North Carolina, Campbell Law Observer has received a dramatic facelift and will now serve as a truly unique publication for litigators in the state. Read More ►
April 3, 2012
Ludlum Selected for North Carolina Bar Association Hall of Fame
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School alum J. Garrett Ludlum has been selected for enshrinement into the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) General Practice Hall of Fame. Ludlum marks the first Campbell Law alum to receive the honor. Read More ►
March 30, 2012
Campbell Law Hosts Screening of Documentary on Restorative Justice
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted a private screening of "The Final Gift," on Thursday, March 29. Directed by Therese Bartholomew, the documentary focuses on the restorative journey set in course by the murder of her brother Steve Leone. Read More ►
March 29, 2012
Professor Anderson Honored with Iredell Award
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity honored and presented longtime professor Thomas P. Anderson with the 2012 Justice James Iredell Award at a gala ceremony on Wednesday, March 28, at the Cardinal Club. Read More ►
March 26, 2012
Greenberg, Hannon Place Sixth Nationally at Counseling Finals
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School third-year students Ben Greenberg and Amanda Hannon posted a sensational finish over the weekend at the American Bar Association Law Student Division Client Counseling National Finals in Durham, N.C., hosted by the North Carolina Central University School of Law. Greenberg and Hannon ultimately placed sixth overall out of a field of more than 140 teams. Read More ►
March 26, 2012
Mercer University President William Underwood Visits Campbell Law
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School recently had the pleasure of hosting Mercer University President William Underwood on campus. He has served as president at Mercer University since 2006. Read More ►
March 22, 2012
Professor Lee Attends Discussion with Small Business Administration Officials
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law Associate Professor Kevin Lee joined local officials, representatives, and business leaders in meeting with The White House Business Council and Business Forward North Carolina on Thursday, March 22, at Paragon Commercial Bank. Read More ►
March 21, 2012
Delta Theta Phi "Canned Immunity" Food Drive a Success
RALEIGH, N.C. - A mainstay in volunteerism and service at Campbell Law School, Delta Theta Phi’s "Canned Immunity" food drive last week was a tremendous success. In all, 842 pounds of canned food and approximately $850 in donations were collected. All donations will be directly given to the Urban Ministries of Wake County. Read More ►
March 20, 2012
Career Center Holds Discussion on In-House Counsel
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School Career & Professional Development Center hosted members of the Association of Corporate Counsel Research Area Chapter (ACC-RTA) for a panel discussion on career perspectives from in-house counsel members on Tuesday, March 20. Read More ►
March 14, 2012
Sports and Entertainment Legal Society Welcomes Media Law Expert
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Sports & Entertainment Legal Society hosted first amendment expert Amanda Martin for a discussion on media law and its implications on Wednesday, March 14. Martin practices at Stevens Martin Vaughn & Tadych, PLLC, and also serves as an adjunct faculty member at Campbell Law. Read More ►
March 13, 2012
Campbell Law Review to Host Intellectual Property Symposium
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law Review will host a symposium on intellectual property this Friday, March 16, featuring 13 leading scholars and practitioners from around the country. The symposium, “The New Global Convergence: Intellectual Property, Increasing Prosperity, and Economic Networks in the Twenty-First Century,” is designed to address and solve issues related to intellectual property that arise in a globalized society. Read More ►
March 12, 2012
Federalist Society Holds Discussion on the Police Use of Deadly Force
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School Federalist Society hosted a discussion on the use of deadly force by police on Monday, March 12. Ethics and Justice Center Director Jack Kress led the discussion, implementing an interactive presentation with audience participation throughout the showing of a vintage New York City police training film. Read More ►
February 27, 2012
Campbell Law Hosts Inaugural Federal Bar Association Conference
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School hosted six federal judges and more than 130 federal litigators for the first meeting of the Eastern District of North Carolina Federal Bar Association on Friday, Feb. 24. The continuing-education program focused on advanced issues in federal procedure. It offered perspectives from the judges and clerk’s office personnel on issues in pretrial litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Read More ►
February 23, 2012
Campbell Law Advocacy Programs Shine in Regional Competitions
RALEIGH, N.C. - This past weekend proved to be a big one for Campbell Law advocacy programs, as a pair of students won a client counseling regional competition, while a trial competition team advanced to the quarterfinals at another event. Read More ►
February 21, 2012
Career Center Holds Discussion on Alternative Careers for Graduates
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School Career Center hosted Susan Gainen on Tuesday, Feb. 21, for a discussion on alternative careers for law school graduates. A consultant with Pass the Baton, LLC., Gainen spoke to a large assembly of Campbell Law students on the type of employment opportunities that exist for law school graduates who are interested in positions outside the traditional career path for lawyers. Read More ►
February 15, 2012
Campbell Law to Host "Wills for Heroes" Clinic
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host a "Wills for Heroes" clinic on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The clinic is sponsored by the Young Lawyers’ Division of the North Carolina Bar Association. Read More ►
February 10, 2012
Campbell Law Career Center Holds Mock Interview Program
RALEIGH, N.C. - Forty-five Campbell Law students participated in the career center’s mock interview program on Friday, Feb. 10. Each student was paired with one of nine participating employers, five 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 ►
February 8, 2012
Campbell Law Teams Enjoy Stellar Moot Court Competition
RALEIGH, N.C. - A pair of teams from Campbell Law School enjoyed tremendous success at the UC Davis Asylum & Refugee Law National Moot Court Competition, Feb. 3-4, in Davis and Sacramento, Calif., where the final rounds were held in the imposing federal court house. Across a highly competitive field featuring teams from 18 different law schools, one Campbell Law team took second-place overall, while another advanced into the quarterfinals. Two Campbell Law students also garnered individual honors. Read More ►
February 7, 2012
Campbell Law Vice Dean Faulkner Takes Part in Legal LINK
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School Vice Dean Keith Faulkner participated in Legal LINK this past Friday, Feb. 3 at Northern Durham High School. Hosted by the North Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, Vice Dean Faulkner took part in a panel discussion alongside North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jackson, North Carolina Bar Association Past-President Charles Becton, and attorney James Hash. Read More ►
February 6, 2012
Campbell Law BLSA to Host Juvenile Justice Forum
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Campbell Law School Black Law Student Association (BLSA) will host a forum on juvenile justice for interested students on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. An expert panel will discuss and field questions from students with regard to education and support services for at-risk and court-involved youth, including proposed “raise the age” legislation. Read More ►
February 2, 2012
Campbell Law School to Host Lecture Series on Eugenics
RALEIGH, N.C. - Campbell Law School will host a lecture series on eugenics throughout February and March. “Eugenics in America – History and Legacy” will feature several prominent legal scholars and historians, offering a thorough and frank exploration into the history of eugenics in the United States. The series is open to the public. Read More ►
January 31, 2012
Campbell Law Student Awarded FTI Osborn Fellowship
RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell Law School third-year student Jason Horrell has been awarded one of two Osborn Fellowship positions with the Fair Trial Initiative (FTI) in Durham, N.C. Horrell marks the first Campbell Law student to collect one of the highly-competitive FTI fellowship opportunities. Read More ►
January 18, 2012
Campbell Law to Host Free Legal Information Clinic
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law will host a free legal information clinic for the formerly incarcerated on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to noon. The clinic will offer free legal consultations regarding civil legal matters governed by North Carolina law, and several Campbell Law students will be on hand to participate. Read More ►
January 13, 2012
Campbell Law Dean Melissa Essary Visits White House Business Council with State Leaders
RALEIGH, N.C. – – Campbell Law School Dean Melissa Essary took part in a North Carolina delegation that travelled to Washington, D.C. to discuss jobs and economic growth with Senior Administration officials on Thursday, Jan. 12. Dean Essary was one of more than 30 civic, business, and educational leaders from North Carolina’s Research Triangle invited to participate in the discussions. Ari Matusiak, Executive Director of the White House Business Council, moderated the discussion. Read More ►
January 12, 2012
Campbell Law School Hosts Redistricting Hearing
RALEIGH, N.C. – A three-judge panel heard motions in the state redistricting case for more than three hours on Thursday, Jan. 12 in the North Carolina Business Court housed at Campbell law School. The hearing centered on new state legislative and congressional districts set forth by the North Carolina General Assembly. Numerous lawsuits have been filed alleging that the new districts are unlawful. Read More ►
January 12, 2012
Professor Jones to Speak at MLK Day Event in Kentucky
RALEIGH, N.C. – Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law Professor Amos Jones will deliver a speech on education and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Owensboro, Ky., on Saturday, January 14. Professor Jones’ address will be hosted by the Owensboro Career Development Association at its annual banquet associated with the federal holiday celebrating Dr. King’s birthday. Read More ►
January 3, 2012
Professor Sawchak Certified as Appellate Specialist by North Carolina State Bar
RALEIGH, N.C. – Professor Matt Sawchak has been certified as a specialist in appellate practice by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He teaches civil procedure and antitrust, among other courses, at the Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. Read More ►