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Will the U.S. Supreme Court Review America’s Gay Marriages Laws? -- Part II

Earlier in 2014, I said I would do a follow-up blog on whether the U.S. Supreme Court would grant Cert to any of the petitions they had received dealing with state marriage laws. 153 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: North Carolina Workers’ Compensation: Law and Practice with Forms

Civil and criminal practice guides are astonishingly beneficial sources for both practicing attorneys and laypersons. Practice guides provide detailed information about specific areas of litigation, from annotations, to checklists, to fillable forms, to recent news about relevant legislation. 372 more words

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Voter Identification Laws: Necessary to prevent against voter fraud? Or necessary to prevent Democrats from voting?

The right to vote appears 5 times in the United States Constitution – more than any other right prescribed in the Constitution. [i] Until recently, one of the questions a person had to answer in order to become a naturalized citizen of the U.S. 1,112 more words

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So, What Can You Do with Your Law Degree?

By Ann Skalaski

Not everyone who earns a law degree chooses to practice law.  Recent law school graduates who are not yet admitted to the Bar, or do not plan to take the Bar exam, are often unsure about how to approach their job search.   671 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: Douglas’ Forms

Douglas’ Forms is an indispensable, five volume set of hundreds of forms covering the following areas of North Carolina civil practice: Business Transactions; Civil Litigation; Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration; and Domestic Relations and Guardians. 403 more words

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Top Five Tips for Appropriate Email Etiquette from CSL's Center for Professional Development

By Aithyni K. Rucker, Esq.

In this digital age, communication has become more informal and we communicate in 140 characters or less.  However, even electronic communication must remain professional, timely, and audience appropriate. 541 more words

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

On Friday, October 31st, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will hold an argument session at Charlotte School of Law. Three arguments will be heard by the court, with each case taking about 40 minutes. 557 more words

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