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ALR Student's Corner: North Carolina Criminal Trial Practice Forms

A form book can be helpful in many ways to a practicing attorney.  It provides checklists for litigation and fill-able practice forms within various areas of law that become a good starting point for lawyers, particularly were they to need to draw up a form in an area of law that is outside their practice area.  779 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: Criminal Procedure in North Carolina


For 20 seasons, on the television show Law & Order, we watched the police investigate the crime and arrest the criminal, and then, with bated breath, hung on Jack McCoy’s every question and objection as he prosecuted the crime for the win. 551 more words

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Want to Be a Family Lawyer?

The practice of family law has drastically changed over the years.  According to Schepard (2004), family law used to be mostly an adversarial process whereas today family law is more collaborative.  198 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: North Carolina Crimes - A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime

Introduction

Attorneys use practice guides in different areas of law as a way to quickly identify the rule of law and its respective authorities from which to craft a legal argument. 606 more words

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In Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, the Court Limits Software Patents, but Does Not Eliminate Them

The US Supreme Court ruled against Alice Corporation, the owner of the patent in dispute.

A New York Times article published on June 19, 2014 said that the trial court had… 230 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: North Carolina Corporation Law and Practice

Introduction

North Carolina Corporation Law and Practice is a practitioner’s resource, which comprises part of the “North Carolina Practice Series” of treatises.  As with other examples of treatises, this title is available both in print and, with the advent of new technology, in e-book form. 485 more words

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Student Spotlight: Maritza Adonis

I recently had the opportunity to sit and chat with the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division 4th Circuit Governor, Maritza Adonis, who is a first-year law student here at Charlotte School of Law. 301 more words

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