Public Law for the Public's Lawyers

This course is sponsored by Legislative Services Office of the NC General Assembly.

The course Public Law for the Public's Lawyers (PLPL) addresses issues relevant to attorneys who work in state government.

Topics for 2019 include: 

  • Civil case update
  • Criminal case update
  • Legislative updates
  • Ethics (1 hour)
  • Technology (1 hour) 
  • Statutory codification 
  • Governmental immunity
  • Legal remedies for employee complaints and grievances
  • Legal issues related to hemp and marijuana

Additional information

Location:  We've moved! The live program will be held at the NC Department of Insurance. Video replays will still be offered at the Legislative Office Building and the NC Judicial Center. 

Attendees: Members of the legislative staff, as well as other lawyers working for and with the state, local government, and the university system; enrollment in the live program is limited to 70, and preference will be given to members of the legislative staff and other state and local employees.

We will request approval from the North Carolina State Bar for 9 hours of general credit, 1 hour of ethics credit, 1 hour of substance abuse/mental health awareness, and 1 hour of technology credit.

General9.00 hrs
Ethics1.00 hrs
Substance abuse1.00 hrs
Technology1.00 hrs
Total12.00 hrs
CEU12.00 hrs
  • Raleigh, NC
    December 5 - 6, 2019
    Legislative Office Building
    300 N Salisbury Street
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before November 27, 2019 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after November 28, 2019, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
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    Must apply
    70
    $185.00
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
  • Raleigh, NC
    January 23 - 24, 2020
    North Carolina Judicial Center
    901 Corporate Center Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27607
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before January 15, 2020 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after January 16, 2020, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
    View Additional Information
    70
    $185.00
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
  • Asheville, NC
    February 6 - 7, 2020
    Western Carolina University - Asheville
    28 Schneck Parkway
    #10
    Asheville, NC 28803
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before January 29, 2020 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after January 30, 2020, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
    View Additional Information
    Must apply
    70
    $185.00
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
  • Raleigh, NC
    February 13 - 14, 2020
    Legislative Office Building
    300 N Salisbury St
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before February 05, 2020 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations on or after February 06, 2020, but you will receive a transferrable credit to be used within 12 months. Click here to view the School’s full cancellation and refund policy.
    View Additional Information
    Must apply
    70
    $185.00
    If you are a returning customer, please note that we have a new course registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact us at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919.966.4414.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Charmain Cale

Program Manager, Local and State Government Group
919.966.4157
Professor of Public Law and Government