The Indigent Defense Education group has launched a new electronic platform for its Indigent Defense Manual Series. The site contains free versions of the two-volume Defender Manual on criminal law, the Civil Commitment Manual, and the newly released manual on Raising Issues of Race in North Carolina Criminal Cases, among others. Visit this free resource today.
Faculty member Richard Whisnant has been appointed to Duke Energy Foundation's Water Resources Fund grant committee. The committee, composed of seven Duke Energy and environmental community representatives, reviews and awards grants to organizations that are working to improve water quality, quantity, and conservation.
This new edition of the manual presents the laws, procedures, and concepts related to abuse, neglect, dependency, and termination of parental rights proceedings in North Carolina. It is designed as both a reference manual and a training tool for district court judges, social services attorneys, parents’ attorneys, and guardian ad litem attorney advocates. Visit this free resource today.
The School's Development Finance Initiative (DFI), which partners with local governments across the state to attract private investments for revitalization projects, has come to the attention of the UNC community. An article in the UNC Gazette features the work of DFI and its team, including faculty member Tyler Mulligan, staff, and graduate students.
A new LinkedIn group seeks to equip women to pursue leadership positions in public and nonprofit organizations through discussion and collaboration. Women and men at all levels of public service interested in harnessing the leadership potential of women are encouraged to join.