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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.

Each candidate will have an opportunity to address the audience and explain their platform during the hour-long forum. Candidates will also field questions from Campbell Law Professor of Law Richard Bowser, who will serve as moderator for the forum.

Judge Ervin has served on the North Carolina Court of Appeals since 2009, deciding appeals in both criminal and civil cases. While with the Court of Appeals, he has participated in more than 900 court decisions and written more than 325 opinions.

Justice Newby began serving on the Supreme Court of North Carolina in 2004. He has participated as a member of the North Carolina Courts Commission, served as an instructor for the North Carolina Judicial College and various continuing legal education courses, and as an adjunct professor at Campbell Law School teaching State Constitutional Law and Appellate Practice.



Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,400 alumni, including more than 2,400 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 26 years, Campbell Law’s overall record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit




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