School of Government experts, community leaders, and government officials have launched a new blog to connect North Carolina local governments and residents. The Community Engagement Learning Exchange authors discuss such topics as public meetings, diversity, law enforcement, and public protests. Subscribe today.
The School of Government has received a gift of $100,000 from Prudential Retirement for initiatives to support the School’s work assisting North Carolina local elected officials as they lead and govern their communities. Read more about the gift here.
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.