NEW MANUAL ADDRESSES ISSUES OF RACE IN NC CRIMINAL CASES

Raising Issues of Race in North Carolina Criminal Cases, by Alyson A. Grine and Emily Coward, is now available. This first-of-its-kind manual aims to assist appointed counsel, judges, and prosecutors in recognizing and addressing race issues in criminal cases. Purchase a copy or visit the free resource page today.

New York Times Article on Police Searches Quotes Faculty Member Alyson Grine

Faculty member Alyson A. Grine was interviewed for a November 21 New York Times article on the use of public data in challenging and changing police policy. The article cites Raising Issues of Race in North Carolina Criminal Cases, a new manual written by Grine and research attorney Emily Coward.

NEW INDIGENT DEFENSE WEBSITE LAUNCHED

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 Appointed to Duke Energy Foundation Committee

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.

NOW AVAILABLE: NEW EDITION OF ABUSE, NEGLECT, DEPENDENCY MANUAL

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.

Faculty Members Jonathan Morgan and Tyler Mulligan Explain the University's Role in Local Economic Development

"When a University Partners with Local Governments in Innovative Ways," by faculty members Jonathan Morgan and Tyler Mulligan, appears in the November 2014 issue of ICMA's Public Management magazine. The article addresses the boost to local economies that can result from research and collaborative partnerships.

NEW LOCAL GOVERNMENT MANUAL ADDRESSES "WICKED" PROBLEMS

Wicked Problems: What Can Local Governments Do?, by Eric M. Reese and Maureen M. Berner, is now available. This guidebook, the latest in the Local Government Board Builders series, provides local government leaders with new way of identifying, understanding, and addressing chronic problems that plague communities. Purchase a copy today.

Development Finance Initiative Featured in UNC Gazette

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.

Join the Engaging Women in Public Service LinkedIn Group

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.