In the December issue of the NC State Bar Journal, faculty member Chris McLaughlin looks beyond the headlines about the recent Pennsylvania State University child abuse scandal to the role of the university's general counsel and ethical questions facing organizational attorneys in general.
The December 2014 issue of the North Carolina State Bar Journal highlights a regional training program designed by attorney Austine Long with the School's Indigent Defense Education group. The training is for attorneys who have entered into contracts with the NC Office of Indigent Defense Services to provide legal representation to poor people entitled to the appointment of counsel.
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.