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The Conference Room--Answers to Questions on N.C. Law

Comments on North Carolina civil litigation and laws. By Bradley A. Coxe.

http://nclawyer.typepad.com/north_carolina_civil_litg/
  • Jan 27

    Electronic Meeting

    Electronic Meeting
    With the near universal use of email, texting, Twitter, and instant messaging, small corporations and homeowner associations frequently try to use these services for the business of the company. While this practice can be valuable and…
  • Jan 21

    Medical Record

    Medical Record
    Under North Carolina law, a person’s medical records are property of the healthcare provider who created them. However, a patient has rights to get copies and/or inspect the records of his medical care. The patient may need them to…
  • Jan 9

    HOA v. The Doctor

    HOA v. The Doctor
    English: The current TARDIS seen at BBC TV Centre and taken by me Zir (talk) 23:04, 20 January 2009 (UTC) Please credit © zir.com if used outside of Wikipedia Category:Doctor Who images (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Homeowner Associations…
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Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

By the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library.

http://blogs.law.unc.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    There are many eBooks in the campus libraries about law. Try doing an advanced search and specify format = eBook. Here are the results of a search for subject=law and format=eBook.
  • Jun 8

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 936

Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyer…

Charlotte Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Published By The Law Offices of Christopher S. Shumate, PLLC.

http://www.charlottepersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 4

    Pat McCrory Is Lying To Charlotte Worker

    Pat McCrory Is Lying To Charlotte Worker
    Charlotte workers have two primary choices for governor in the upcoming election. They can vote for Walter Dalton or Pat McRory. I am a Charlotte workers' compensation lawyer; I represent people injured on the job. I don't hide that fact;…
  • Jul 1

    Does New N.C. Law Actually Help Charlotte Workers?

    Does New N.C. Law Actually Help Charlotte Workers?
    As indicated in previous blog postings, the issue of employers lacking workers' compensation insurance in North Carolina has become an increasing problem recently. The North Carolina legislature recently responded by passing House Bill 237,…
  • Jun 25

    Charlotte Area Incidents Illustrative of Seriousness of Dog Bite Attack

    Charlotte Area Incidents Illustrative of Seriousness of Dog Bite Attack
    On a June 22, 2012, an eight year boy from York, South Carolina was attacked by a Chow. According to witnesses, the dog was on his leash in a neighbor's yard when the attack occurred. There has been no indication of why the dog attacked the…
Rank this Week: 922

North Carolina Business Litigation…

North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Reports on judicial decisions of significance to business and shareholders. By Mack Sperling of Brooks Pierce LLP.

http://www.ncbusinesslitigationreport.com/
  • Jan 29

    Is It Worth It For Plaintiffs' Counsel To Gamble On Merger Class Actions in North Carolina?

    Is It Worth It For Plaintiffs' Counsel To Gamble On Merger Class Actions in North Carolina?
    I hadn't written anything yet about the multiple shareholder actions challenging the merger of PokerTek -- a developer and distributor of electronic table (gambling) games -- with Multimedia Games -- another developer and distributor of…
  • Jan 23

    A Couple Of Things To Know Before Bringing A Piercing The Corporate Veil Claim

    A Couple Of Things To Know Before Bringing A Piercing The Corporate Veil Claim
    You might remember the case of  Cold Springs Ventures, LLC v. Gilead Sciences, Inc..  Last year, Judge Jolly stayed an arbitration proceeding pending a ruling on a piercing the corporate veil claim.  If you are a reader of this…
  • Jan 16

    Reading Before Signing Is Advisable

    Reading Before Signing Is Advisable
    It's pretty basic that your clients should read the agreements that they sign before they sign them.  Or you should at least explain to your client the key provisions in what they are going to sign, if they are not going to read it. In…
Rank this Week: 1033

Construction Law in North Carolina

Construction Law in North Carolina

Discusses construction law issues in North Carolina. By Melissa Dewey Brumback.

http://constructionlawnc.com
  • Dec 23

    Learn from SONY: Don’t use trash talk in your construction project emails!

    Learn from SONY: Don’t use trash talk in your construction project emails!
    Lessons in construction administration come from everywhere — including the SONY scandal. In case you are a bear hibernating in a cave (in which case, go back to sleep!), you’ve heard about the SONY hacking that was…
  • Dec 17

    Turning Manure into megawatts (Swine Farm Biogas Renewable Energy Project)

    Turning Manure into megawatts (Swine Farm Biogas Renewable Energy Project)
    As I noted in my last post, Withers & Ravenel’s Swine Farm Biogas Renewable Energy Project, located in Bladensboro, North Carolina, is one of this year’s ACEC Excellence in Engineering Award winners. I asked the folks at…
  • Dec 4

    Of Bridges, Biofuels, and Buildings (Engineering Excellence Awards)

    Of Bridges, Biofuels, and Buildings (Engineering Excellence Awards)
    As I noted earlier this week, the ACEC of North Carolina’s Engineering Excellence Awards gala was held last month. 13 amazing projects were awarded recognition, including projects involving environmental and coastal issues, higher…
Rank this Week: 988

The PathLaw Blog

The PathLaw Blog

Covers North Carolina workers compensation and employment law. By Pattersn Harkavy LLP.

http://pathlaw.com
  • Jun 6

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional

    Judge Hobgood issues written order declaring tenure repeal unconstitutional
    Yesterday, Judge Hobgood issued an order putting into effect his prior ruling enjoining the repeal of teacher tenure in North Carolina.  The ruling rolls back the General Assembly’s attempt to retroactively eliminate public school…
  • May 21

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action

    Patterson Harkavy supports fast food workers in national day of action
    On Thursday, May 15, thousands of fast food workers across the globe went on strike for higher wages, better working conditions, and the right to form a union without fear of retaliation. They were joined by fast food workers in nearly a…
  • May 16

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional

    Victory: Tenure repeal declared unconstitutional
    At 11 am this morning, Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood sided with Patterson Harkavy’s attorneys and ruled that legislation stripping teachers of their vested employment rights violated the North Carolina and the United States…
Rank this Week: 1088

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jan 30

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    This week saw several interesting developments at the United States Supreme Court, plus the videotaped arrest of a public defender in the hallway of a courthouse. Supreme Court takes up another method-of-execution case. As the USA Today…
  • Jan 29

    State v. Williford:  Gumshoes, Trash, Parking Lots and DNA

    State v. Williford:  Gumshoes, Trash, Parking Lots and DNA
    Kathy Taft was bludgeoned and raped on March 5, 2010, as she lay in the bedroom of a friends’ home in Raleigh recovering from surgery.  She died four days later.  Raleigh police tracked down her killer, Jason Williford,…
  • Jan 28

    Updated Paper on Traffic Stop

    Updated Paper on Traffic Stop
    I’ve recently updated my paper on traffic stops. As before, it covers stops from start to finish, including the legal standard for making a stop, the length of a stop, and investigative techniques that may be used during a stop. I may…
Rank this Week: 1177

North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents and premises liability. By Lee Law Offices, P.A.

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Carolina Residents Injured by Faulty Exercise Equipment

    Carolina Residents Injured by Faulty Exercise Equipment
    Many people will make a New Year's resolution to begin exercising more. Exercise is supposed to improve your health. For some people, however, using exercise equipment can actually lead to serious or even fatal injuries. These problems occur…
  • Jan 22

    Sadler v. PacifiCare - Actual Injury Established in Medical Error Case

    Sadler v. PacifiCare - Actual Injury Established in Medical Error Case
    In the case of Sadler v. PacifiCare of Nev., Inc., there was little question that health care providers made mistakes. They had reportedly engaged in unsafe injection practices during certain procedures involving patients, and as such, they…
  • Jan 19

    Winter is the Season for Carbon Monoxide Injuries in North Carolina

    Winter is the Season for Carbon Monoxide Injuries in North Carolina
    A North Carolina teenager has been killed and the teen's father has been hospitalized as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. According to WRAL, the incident likely occurred because the house was being heated by an improper heating device…
Rank this Week: 1103

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Federal, state governments flooding American society with “crimes”

    Federal, state governments flooding American society with “crimes”
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: What are the long term effects of being convicted of a crime?   On average, American professionals commit several crimes per day, according to lawyer Harvey Silverglate. He wrote a…
  • Jan 27

    Depending on how they are used, self-administered breath tests may be valuable

    Depending on how they are used, self-administered breath tests may be valuable
    Charlotte DWI and Criminal Defense Attorney J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Are breath test results always accurate?”   New, portable breath-testing machines sold by Breathometer, Inc. and…
  • Jan 22

    New hacking legislation could make criminals of us all, say insider

    New hacking legislation could make criminals of us all, say insider
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   Tech industry insiders are guffawing at new cybersecurity initiatives unveiled by the Obama administration.…
Rank this Week: 1167

North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Lawyers Blog

Covers workers' compensation procedures. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinaworkerscompensationlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co. - Asbestos Illness Medical Expense Reimbursement Disputed

    Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co. - Asbestos Illness Medical Expense Reimbursement Disputed
    In the case of Moreau v. Transp. Ins. Co., the workers' compensation insurance carrier for a Montana mining company had agreed to accept liability for medical expenses of a former worker who died of asbestos-related lung cancer. However, the…
  • Jan 29

    Making Workplace Accident Prevention a 2014 Goal

    Making Workplace Accident Prevention a 2014 Goal
    The New Year means it is time for resolutions. Employers need to resolve to take workplace seriously safety this year and to do what they can to try to improve work conditions. Employees can also do their part to protect themselves this…
  • Jan 25

    OR-OSHA v. CBI Services, Inc. - Monitoring Workplace Safety

    OR-OSHA v. CBI Services, Inc. - Monitoring Workplace Safety
    Far too many workers suffer on-the-job injuries because employers fail to obey the industry and legal standards for safety. In a recent lawsuit out of Oregon, the federal regulatory agency that oversees workforce safety sued a company for…
Rank this Week: 1254

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice…

VA-NC Medical Surgery Malpractice Blog

By Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton, P.C.

http://va-nc-medical-surgery-malpractice-attorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 1297

North Carolina Car Accident…

North Carolina Car Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers car accidents, drunk driving, and injuries to children. By Lee Law Offices.

http://www.northcarolinacaraccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Road Deaths Fall... But Are South Carolina Drivers Safer?

    Road Deaths Fall... But Are South Carolina Drivers Safer?
    The number of people dying in motor vehicle accidents has dropped throughout the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle accident fatalities have fallen about 25 percent over the past…
  • Jan 26

    Guarino v. Allstate Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. - Underinsured Motorist Benefits Dispute

    Guarino v. Allstate Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. - Underinsured Motorist Benefits Dispute
    Underinsured motorist coverage is tacked on to many drivers' automobile insurance policies, but few have a full understanding of what it is or how it works. Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage is coverage you purchase in the event you…
  • Jan 23

    South Carolina Speeding Drivers Cause Rear-End Crashe

    South Carolina Speeding Drivers Cause Rear-End Crashe
    Recently, a school bus accident occurred involving a bus from the Greenville County School District. The accident happened before 7:00 a.m. and there were 10 students on the bus at the time of the incident. The bus slowed down to come to a…
Rank this Week: 1416

Cady Bar the Door

Cady Bar the Door

Provides insight and commentary on SEC enforcement actions. By Brooks Pierce.

http://www.secmiscellany.com
  • Jan 26

    The SEC Totally Cares about Its Injunction

    The SEC Totally Cares about Its Injunction
    Last week I wrote a post discussing the injunctions the SEC typically obtains against defendants in federal court.  I noted the oddity of these obey-the-law injunctions and wondered aloud why the Commission never pursues findings of…
  • Jan 20

    Retrench of DOJ’s Equitable Sharing Program Could be Boon to N.C. School

    Retrench of DOJ’s Equitable Sharing Program Could be Boon to N.C. School
    “Equitable Sharing” sounds so reasonable.  Who could argue with it?  Here’s what it is, and what it does:  The Justice Department’s Equitable Sharing program allows federal law enforcement agencies to…
  • Jan 19

    The SEC Does Not Care about Its Injunction

    The SEC Does Not Care about Its Injunction
    It won’t surprise you to learn that the U.S. Code includes this provision: “A court of the United States shall have power to punish by fine or imprisonment, or both, at its discretion, such contempt of its authority . . . as . . .…
Rank this Week: 1422

Trade Secrets Blog

Trade Secrets Blog

Covers trade secrets and trade legislation with a focus on the Southeastern states. By Press Millen and Todd Sullivan of Womble Carlyle.

http://wombletradesecrets.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons. The paper reports that two…
  • Sep 10

    Uncle Sam’s Economic Espionage – Not Looking for Your Trade Secret

    Uncle Sam’s Economic Espionage – Not Looking for Your Trade Secret
    From India’s Business Standard, a report on the comforting information, I guess, that the NSA’s collection of information from private companies is not looking for trade secrets, but only following terror money as it moves around…
  • Aug 23

    John Deere in Trade Secrets Dispute with Former Factory General Manager

    John Deere in Trade Secrets Dispute with Former Factory General Manager
    From the Business Section of the Waterloo Cedar Falls (IA) Courier, a story concerning a trade secrets case by agricultural equipment maker Deere & Co. against the long-time general manager of its largest combine factory. Deere is seeking…
Rank this Week: 1377

North Carolina Social Security…

North Carolina Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability benefits, appeals and hearings. By the Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, L.L.C.

http://www.northcarolinasocialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 21

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful

    Goal Setting for 2012 for North Carolina Social Security Disability Hopeful
    2012 is on the horizon. If you are on North Carolina social security disability, or if you seek SSD or supplemental security income (SSI) benefits, odds are that you face multiple budgetary challenges. Those financial challenges are stacked…
  • Dec 18

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability

    The “Impatience Problem” and North Carolina Social Security Disability
    The quest for North Carolina Social Security Disability can be brutally slow, especially when you measure that quest in terms of our 24/7, Twitter-centric world view. It’s easy to get impatient, in other words, particularly if you’re…
  • Dec 15

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?

    Disappointed with Your North Carolina Social Security Disability Results?
    In 2011, over 3 million people sought social security disability benefits in North Carolina and elsewhere in the U.S. It’s a safe bet that many hundreds of thousands of those applicants came out of the process disappointed, if not…
Rank this Week: 1467

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Vann & Sheridan Blog

Focuses on construction and business law, commercial creditor's rights and estate planning.

http://vannattorneys.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 28

    Webinar: 2015 Lien Law Update

    Webinar: 2015 Lien Law Update
    Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m.Vann Attorneys Webinar: 2015 Lien Law Update North Carolina Lien Law in 2015: What Three Things Are Important to Remember. Join us as we discuss the current lien law for North…
  • Jan 28

    Webinar: Business Credit 2015: Brains, Experience & Relationships; Why These Three Matter

    Webinar: Business Credit 2015: Brains, Experience & Relationships; Why These Three Matter
    Thursday, February 26, 2015 from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m.Vann Attorneys Webinar: Business Credit 2015: Brains, Experience & Relationships; Why These Three Matter We all know the power of intelligence, experience and relationships with…
  • Jan 21

    2015 Krispy Kreme Challenge Parking Fundraiser

    2015 Krispy Kreme Challenge Parking Fundraiser
    Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 7:30 a.m. Join us in raising funds for the North Carolina Children’s Hospital and the Triangle YMCA We Build People Campaign by parking with Vann Attorneys, PLLC Join us on Saturday, February 14, 2015…
Rank this Week: 1582

Child Custody Attorney~In the…

Child Custody Attorney~In the Trenches

Covers child custody and family law issues. By Arlaine Rockey.

http://childcustodyattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE

    GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CASE
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:  HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey © 2014PART 2:  GATHER EVIDENCE TO HELP YOUR CUSTODY CASE There are two main kinds of evidence in a custody case:  witnesses and…
  • Aug 31

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION

    HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CHILD CUSTODY CONSULTATION
    WIN CHILD CUSTODY:HOW TO HELP YOUR LAWYER HELP YOU By Attorney Arlaine Rockey [1]© 2014 PART 1:  HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CUSTODY CONSULTATION Child custody disputes are not pretty.  If you and the other…
  • Dec 2

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)

    Combating False Allegations of Parental Alienation (PAS)
    Abusers sometimes use false allegations of parental alienation against the protective parent to help deflect away from the abuse allegations and to turn the tables on the protective parent. Unfortunately, it works. Thus, as a protective…
Rank this Week: 1698

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog

Published by Arnold & Smith, PLLC

http://www.charlotteinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    Looming Medicaid change means some personal injury claimants may get nothing

    Looming Medicaid change means some personal injury claimants may get nothing
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What can you sue for in a personal injury case?”   If you think the courts are overflowing with personal injury lawsuits,…
  • Jan 15

    School-bus compartment door flies open, causing crash that injures 23 student

    School-bus compartment door flies open, causing crash that injures 23 student
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question ” Is a tractor-trailer accident the same as an automobile accident?”   A storage compartment door on a Gaston County school…
  • Jan 13

    Same-sex spouse says 2013 DOMA decision means she is entitled to $400,000

    Same-sex spouse says 2013 DOMA decision means she is entitled to $400,000
    Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Are the laws or rules applying to a wrongful death claim different from a personal injury not involving death?”   The…
Rank this Week: 1973

NC Business & Banking Law Blog

NC Business & Banking Law Blog

Legal news and analysis on matters affecting financial institutions and other businesses, with an emphasis on North Carolina. By Matt Cordell.

http://bizlawnc.com/
  • Jan 16

    What Would The White House's Data Security Breach Proposal Mean For North Carolina Businesses?

    What Would The White House's Data Security Breach Proposal Mean For North Carolina Businesses?
    Earlier this week, the President announced a new cybersecurity initiative. The White House explained that:"[t]here is a growing perception that individuals have lost control of their personal information; a negative implication of such a…
  • Jan 11

    When Your Identity Has Been Stolen: 10 Steps to Follow

    When Your Identity Has Been Stolen: 10 Steps to Follow
    On several occasions, I've been asked to help individuals whose identities have been stolen. However, most of the time, it is not cost-effective for a lawyer to handle the majority of the initial steps in responding to identity theft for an…
  • Jan 8

    Has the FTC Overstepped Its Bounds on Privacy and Information Security?

    Has the FTC Overstepped Its Bounds on Privacy and Information Security?
    One of the most frustrating things about privacy and information security law is the lack of certainty when it comes to acceptable uses and protocols.  This piece is intended to explain some of the reasons for the…
Rank this Week: 1803

Southeast VC

Southeast VC

Covers businesses, trends, technology and venture investing in the Southeast. By Jason Caplain.

http://southeastvc.blogs.com/southeast_vc/
  • Nov 20

    Scott Kupor Andreessen Horowitz Speaks with Entrepreneurs at BCVP

    Scott Kupor Andreessen Horowitz Speaks with Entrepreneurs at BCVP
    We invited some local tech founders over to our office Wednesday night to meet Scott Kupor Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. We have been close with Scott since before he joined Andreessen Horowitz. We thought this would be a good...
  • Sep 9

    WedPics CEO Shares Investor Email

    WedPics CEO Shares Investor Email
    I referenced WedPics' CEO/founder Justin Miller in my last blog post. He sends a monthly email to us. His emails serve 2 purposes: 1) Keeps Justin and WedPics top of mind 2) Shows off his continued success as he thinks...
  • Sep 9

    Fundraising Tip

    Fundraising Tip
    Raising capital from investors can be a long, tough and often an incredibly frustrating process. Entrepreneurs often ask us for help (even when we're not in their company). I thought I would share my email I just sent in response...
Rank this Week: 1785

Protect Your Rights

Protect Your Rights

Covers North Carolina contract and tort law. By Maginnis Law.

http://www.maginnislaw.com
Rank this Week: 2031

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham,…

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham, Cary

Covers DUI defense in North Carolina. By David A. Bauernfeind.

http://www.raleighdurhamlaw.com
  • May 11

    4-Year-Old Girl Dies in Apparent Bathtub Drowning in Raleigh

    4-Year-Old Girl Dies in Apparent Bathtub Drowning in Raleigh
    The number of children drowned in bathtubs accounts for almost two-thirds of reported fatal drowning in the home. As with most cases of child drowning, the accident occurred while the parent or caregiver was not looking. Statistics show that…
  • May 11

    Multiple-vehicle Wreck Kills 1, Injures 2 in Raleigh

    Multiple-vehicle Wreck Kills 1, Injures 2 in Raleigh
    A 23-year-old woman died and two other people were injured in a multiple-vehicle truck-car wreck in Raleigh. The accident started around 10:45 pm on I-40 eastbound near Hammond Road. An initial collision occurred when a tractor-trailer…
  • May 11

    46 Displaced, 17 Injured in Raleigh Apartment Fire

    46 Displaced, 17 Injured in Raleigh Apartment Fire
    People who live in an apartment sign a lease that indicates what is required of them as tenants and of the property owner as landlord. Both are subject to legal obligations, regardless of whether they are included in the lease. Among the…
Rank this Week: 2033

N.C. Construction Law, Policy &…

N.C. Construction Law, Policy & News

Covers statutory, case law and other legal developments affecting North Carolina construction professionals. By Matthew C. Bouchard.

http://nc-construction-law.com/
  • Jan 28

    Construction Arbitration Is Too Lengthy & Costly. The AAA Hopes to Fix That.

    Construction Arbitration Is Too Lengthy & Costly. The AAA Hopes to Fix That.
    As I noted last November, there’s a growing concern among construction industry stakeholders and others that arbitration too often fails to serve its intended purpose as a speedy, less costly and more streamlined alternative to civil…
  • Jan 12

    Everything’s Bigger in Texas, Including the Construction Litigation (Part 2 of 3)

    Everything’s Bigger in Texas, Including the Construction Litigation (Part 2 of 3)
    This is the second of a three-part series exploring the Texas Supreme Court’s decision in Zachry Construction Corp. v. Port of Houston Authority of Harris County.  A summary of the case can be found at Part 1 of the series. …
  • Jan 9

    Inspiration to Help You Keep Your 2015 Construction Risk Management Resolution

    Inspiration to Help You Keep Your 2015 Construction Risk Management Resolution
    Well, the first full business week of 2015 is nearly in-the-books.  How are you doing with those risk management resolutions of yours?  Holding steady?  Or do you need a pep talk?  If it’s the latter, my Twitter feed…
Rank this Week: 2084

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Law Offices of Cheryl David

Covers estate planning and elder law in North Carolina.

http://www.cheryldavid.com/blog/
  • Jan 24

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Crafting an Effective Pet Trust

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Crafting an Effective Pet Trust
    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Crafting An Effective Pet Trust from Cheryl David A trust cannot operate without having property it can use to pay the pet’s expenses. The property you choose to transfer to the trust is known as the…
  • Jan 19

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Your Pet’s Future Without You

    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Your Pet’s Future Without You
    Pet Planning in North Carolina: Your Pet's Future Without You from Cheryl David A pet plan is a part of an estate plan that provides for the needs of your pets in the event you die or become incapacitated. Learn more about pet planning in…
  • Jan 13

    Debunking Some Common Living Trusts Myth

    Debunking Some Common Living Trusts Myth
    If you are a regular reader of our blog you already know that living trusts are a common element in many modern estate plans. However, you might also be under the influence of some common living trust myths that circulate in the general…
Rank this Week: 2284

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Kirk Sanders Law Blog

Covers North Carolina business and personal injury issues.

http://www.kirksanderslaw.com/blogs/kirksanderslaw
  • Jan 22

    Attachment Proceedings in North Carolina (Attorney)

    Attachment Proceedings in North Carolina (Attorney)
    Tags: Attachment Proceeding in NCcommercial litigation attorney NCWhat is an attachment proceeding? It’s used when a defendant (or defendant to be) is in breach of an agreement AND is going to leave the State of North Carolina with…
  • Dec 30

    Sanders Law Firm PLLC merges with Hendrick Bryant Nerhood & Oti

    Sanders Law Firm PLLC merges with Hendrick Bryant Nerhood & Oti
    Tags: merger lawyerKirk SandersKirk Sanders of Sanders Law Firm PLLC & Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis are pleased to announce that W. Kirk Sanders has joined the firm Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis effective…
  • Dec 30

    One of the Top Stories Lawyers Weekly: Northern Beltway Condemnation Attorney in NC

    One of the Top Stories Lawyers Weekly: Northern Beltway Condemnation Attorney in NC
    Tags: northern beltwayCondemnation Attorney NCMatthew Bryant, the chair for the condemnation committee of Hendrick Bryant Nerhood Sanders & Otis, made the "Most Notable Stories" in NC Lawyers Weekly for the lawsuit on behalf of…
Rank this Week: 2311

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers North Carolina divorce, child custody and child support issues. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottedivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Divorce party lets exes blow their marriage mementos to smithereen

    Divorce party lets exes blow their marriage mementos to smithereen
    Board certified family law specialist Matt Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “How long does getting a divorce take?”   Getting to the point of wanting a divorce may have taken years. Getting the divorce…
  • Jan 20

    Mediator says those considering divorce need to face the music

    Mediator says those considering divorce need to face the music
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “My wife and I are not getting along If I leave the house, can she get me for abandonment?”   A well-known divorce mediator is…
  • Jan 15

    Facebook becoming the “it” factor in millions of divorce

    Facebook becoming the “it” factor in millions of divorce
    Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question ” I’m considering separating from my spouse; what actions should I refrain from doing?” Facebook was invented ostensibly for old…
Rank this Week: 2592

Gastonia Family Law

Gastonia Family Law

Covers family law issues in North Carolina. By McIlveen Family Law Firm.

http://gastoniafamilylaw.com/
  • Nov 1

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney

    How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney
    So, you’re meeting with a family law attorney for the first time and you want to make sure you’re prepared.  How do you do this?  Tip number 1, 2, & 3: narrow down your issues! You might be startled to find that when…
  • Jul 1

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)

    Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)
    Celebrity divorces can appear to be done within a blink of an eye. For instance, the divorce of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes seemed to resolve itself within just a few weeks. We didn’t notice their assets being tied up in an endless…
  • Apr 15

    5 Places to go for Day Trips Outside of Charlotte

    5 Places to go for Day Trips Outside of Charlotte
    1. White Water Rafting Center: This spot is sure to provide plenty of fun! There is a white water rafting area, a ziplining area and ample bike trails. Also, there is rock climbing and an awesome restaurant to go to for lunch or dinner. On…
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North Carolina Litigation Blog

North Carolina Litigation Blog

Covers litigation in North Carolina including construction law, personal injury, insurance, N.C. Court of Appeals and N.C. Supreme Court opinions. By Angela Jolly.

http://northcarolinalitigationblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    McIlveen and Project Halo team up

    McIlveen and Project Halo team up
      The McIlveen Family Law Firm has jump started its summer by becoming involved with several charities around Charlotte and Gastonia. …Continue reading »
  • Feb 15

    Child Support

    Child Support
    Reblogged from N.C. Family Law Blog: Child Support
  • Feb 9

    Rising Flood Waters in Charlotte Mean Higher Insurance Cost

    Rising Flood Waters in Charlotte Mean Higher Insurance Cost
    If you live in the Charlotte area then you that when the heavy rains come so does the flooding and it’s only getting worse. NC flood maps are being updated so be sure to check your address to see if your house is now in a flood zone. If so…
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Musings on Immigration

Musings on Immigration

Covers immigration issues, including current political and social events and their impact on immigration law and reform. By Kuck Casablanca LLC.

http://www.immigration.net/Blog
  • Aug 20

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?

    USCIS Knows What Its Problems Are. Will It Now Fix Them?
    Recently, the USCIS conducted a survey of more than 5,000 “stakeholders” (folks who care about and participate in the U.S. immigration system in some way).  These stakeholders were asked to identify the key areas of concern for them.…
  • Aug 19

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!

    Senator Schumer, You are Wrong!
    Last Week Congress passed its first major piece of immigration legislation in several years.  The Border Security Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2010 (H.R. 5875) Besides the fact that the bill itself is a joke–passed without…
  • Aug 12

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida

    GOP candidate for Governor announces Arizona-style immigration bill for Florida
    According to an examiner.com report, Florida’s Attorney General Bill McCollum, and a GOP gubernatorial candidate, yesterday announced a bill to be introduced in the Florida Legislature that will rival Arizona’s embattled immigration law.
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Duncan Law Blog

Duncan Law Blog

Covers North Carolina bankruptcy and workers compensation issues.

http://www.duncanlawonline.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    How do I get the Tax Value Changed on my House?

    How do I get the Tax Value Changed on my House?
    When filing a bankruptcy, one question you will hear quite often is “what is the tax value of your property?” When looking at property in a bankruptcy, whether the property is a residence, house, land or condo, the Courts…
  • Jan 20

    What Is A Form 25P in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?

    What Is A Form 25P in North Carolina Workers’ Compensation?
    When you are involved in an accident that occurs on the job, there are a number of necessary Worker’s Compensation forms that need to be completed and then submitted to the appropriate office. One of these forms is called a 25P. Form…
  • Jan 13

    What Should I Expect at my Foreclosure Hearing?

    What Should I Expect at my Foreclosure Hearing?
    In the State of North Carolina, foreclosure hearings are held by the Clerk of Court or Assistant Clerk of Court, as judges rarely hear foreclosures. The Clerk of Court is only to hear cases involving “legal defenses.” Cases…
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North Carolina Trusts and Estates…

North Carolina Trusts and Estates Litigation

A discussion of trusts and estates litigation in North Carolina. By Evan Lohr.

https://ncestatelitigation.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 5

    An Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge

    An Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge
    Following is an interview I conducted recently with North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge, Fred G. Morrison, Jr., for the Administrative Lawyer newsletter: A Year of Recognition For more than five decades, Fred Gilbert…
  • Jan 5

    A Recent Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge

    A Recent Interview With North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge
    Following is an interview I conducted recently with North Carolina’s Senior Administrative Law Judge Fred G. Morrison, Jr. for the Administrative Lawyer newsletter: A Year of Recognition For more than five decades, Fred Gilbert…
  • Dec 1

    Pitfalls to Avoid in Estate Planning

    Pitfalls to Avoid in Estate Planning
    Several online web sites provide forms for people to create their own wills for a fee less than that of hiring a typical attorney.  Earlier this year, a member of the Florida Supreme Court called that approach “penny-wise and…
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Faculty News

Faculty News

From Duke University School of Law.

http://law.duke.edu/facschol/
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North Carolina Personal Injury…

North Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Published By Price, Smith, Hargett, Petho & Anderson

http://www.northcarolinapersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 19

    North Carolina Workers Compensation : Vocational Rehabilitation

    North Carolina Workers Compensation : Vocational Rehabilitation
    By :Douglas A. PethoLawyer Douglas Petho | Top Attorney Personal Injury Once injured employee has been determined to have reached a maximum medical improvement after an injury (often referred to as a patient being at "MMI"), employers will…
  • Dec 19

    Understanding Workers Compensation in North Carolina

    Understanding Workers Compensation in North Carolina
    By :Douglas A. Petho If you have been injured at work your employer or health insurance company may have advised you to seek benefits under North Carolina workers compensation. If you have never had to file a claim before, you may be…
  • May 22

    What Is the Medical Payments Coverage?

    What Is the Medical Payments Coverage?
    By :Douglas A. Petho Medical payments coverage or "med pay" as it is often referred to, is an optional form of insurance that may be purchased in connection with an automobile liability insurance policy. Under this coverage, the insurer…
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Greensboro Law Blog

Greensboro Law Blog

Covers the practice of law in Greensboro, North Carolina.

http://greensborolaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    We're Posting to Social Media!

    We're Posting to Social Media!
    Check out all of our social media pages: Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/greensborobarFollow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/GreensboroBar Connect with us on LinkedIn!…
  • Oct 9

    Elon Law announces groundbreaking new model for legal education

    Elon Law announces groundbreaking new model for legal education
    https://www.elon.edu/E/law/news/new-law-curriculum-fall-2015.html
  • Oct 8

    Swearing In Ceremony - October 10 at 3 p.m.

    Swearing In Ceremony - October 10 at 3 p.m.
    Greensboro Bar Association members are invited to attendSWEARING IN CEREMONY October 10, 2014 at 3 p.m. Courtroom 4C of the Guilford County Courthouse Reception Immediately Afterwards at Churchill's on Elm in Downtown GreensboroThe Young…
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Walker Lambe

Walker Lambe

Covers North Carolina elder law and estate planning.

http://www.organizeyourassets.com/blog/
  • Mar 13

    Four Reasons Estate Planning Matters More than Ever for Women

    Four Reasons Estate Planning Matters More than Ever for Women
    Today, women exercise more financial power than ever before. The number of women in the workplace has tripled in the last fifty years. Meanwhile, the real median income of women has increased by sixty-three percent, while that of men has…
  • Mar 13

    Four Reasons Estate Planning Matters More than Ever for Women

    Four Reasons Estate Planning Matters More than Ever for Women
    Today, women exercise more financial power than ever before. The number of women in the workplace has tripled in the last fifty years. Meanwhile, the real median income of women has increased by sixty-three percent, while that of men has…
  • Feb 4

    Estate Planning: What about my pet?

    Estate Planning: What about my pet?
    You may have an aging relative who is showing signs of loneliness, or you may yourself be a senior in need of companionship. In these situations, many people consider adopting or purchasing a dog or a cat. Animals can provide love, comfort…
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a little legal blog

a little legal blog

A eclectic mix of beer, law, legal issues, and what ever strikes John's fancy. By the Law Office of John Szymankiewicz, PLLC.

http://jslawcenter.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 6

    So you want to start a “Non-Profit” business?

    So you want to start a “Non-Profit” business?
    Guest Blog Spot: Kelvin L. Spragley, Ph.D., M.Ed., B.S., A.A. I get a lot of questions about non-profit businesses. So, I decided to turn to an expert. I’ve known Dr. Spragley for several years and he’s my go-to guy when it…
  • Feb 6

    So you want to start a “Non-Profit” business?

    So you want to start a “Non-Profit” business?
    Guest Blog Spot: Kelvin L. Spragley, Ph.D., M.Ed., B.S., A.A. I get a lot of questions about non-profit businesses. So, I decided to turn to an expert. I’ve known Dr. Spragley for several years and he’s my go-to guy when it…
  • Aug 21

    Best of… for the week of August 13, 2012

    Best of… for the week of August 13, 2012
    Here’s my round-up (a couple of days late) of last weeks best stories and articles for Small Business and Beer Business.
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Craige Brawley Liipfert & Walker…

Craige Brawley Liipfert & Walker LLP Blog

Covers elder law.

http://www.craigebrawley.com/blog/
  • May 11

    Long-Term Care Insurance

    Long-Term Care Insurance
    Our safety net has a hole in it. If you or a loved one live in North Carolina and end up needing 24-hour-per-day care in an assisted living facility (like many persons in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease, for example), you will have…
  • May 11

    Giving Your House Away and Medicaid Transfer Penaltie

    Giving Your House Away and Medicaid Transfer Penaltie
    One question I am often asked is whether clients should give their homes to their children. The usual reason for the question is the parents wanting to get eligible for Medicaid quicker and save the house for the children. The decision is not…
  • May 5

    Quadriplegic Para-Olympian Walk

    Quadriplegic Para-Olympian Walk
    Quadriplegic Para-Olympian Walk
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Lumberton Lawyer Blog

Lumberton Lawyer Blog

Published by Bowen & Berry, PLLC

http://www.lumbertonlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 8

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina

    Prosecutor Now Defends Criminal Cases in Robeson County North Carolina
    Woodberry "Woody" Bowen now defends criminal cases where once he prosecuted for twelve years. In Robeson County North Carolina Bowen was on the prosecutorial staff of Joe Freeman Britt, the Guinness Book of Records "Deadliest DA". Joe had…
  • Mar 25

    North Carolina Still Recognizes Alienation of Affections Court Claim

    North Carolina Still Recognizes Alienation of Affections Court Claim
    The Lumberton North Carolina Courts provide a good forum for Alienation of Affection cases. NC is only one a a handful of remaining states which allow an action against a third party for wrecking a marriage. The claim is called allienation…
  • Mar 23

    Slandered Red Springs NC Shopper Wins Record Jury Verdict

    Slandered Red Springs NC Shopper Wins Record Jury Verdict
    I was not long out of the DA's office from a position as a state prosecutor. Fresh back in private practice those decades ago, no big cases were lining up at the door just yet. So I had to make the most of what I had. A young mechanic…
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Ramsay Law Firm

Ramsay Law Firm

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury law.

http://ramsaylawfirm.tumblr.com/
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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 30

    How To Get A Divorce In NC [Infographic]

    How To Get A Divorce In NC [Infographic]
    How To Get A Divorce in NC Getting a divorce is a difficult process, especially when you’re trying to navigate the legal framework alone. Even more, it’s crucial to understand the legal process and implications of getting a…
  • Jan 16

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce
    IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO BEFORE GETTING A DIVORCE Divorce is a life changing and stressful experience. Sometimes it comes out of the blue while other times it can be seen coming on the horizon. However, nobody enters into a marriage expecting a…
  • Jan 12

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC
    INJURED BY THE POLICE? HERE’S HOW TO SUE FOR EXCESSIVE FORCE.   If you feel you’ve been a victim of POLICE BRUTALITY or EXCESSIVE FORCE by law enforcement, the process of seeking justice is a complicated one.  There are…
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Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers bankruptcy law. By Arnold & Smith, PLLC.

http://www.charlottebankruptcylawyer-blog.com/
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Bice Law Blog

Bice Law Blog

Personal injury issues in North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://www.bicelaw.us/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Self-Driving Car

    Self-Driving Car
    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer The Self-Driving Car, Google’s latest science-fiction project to solve the world’s problems, continues to make headlines while vexing safety officials, insurance companies, and car…
  • Jan 26

    Can I Recover Compensation When Extreme Weather is to Blame?

    Can I Recover Compensation When Extreme Weather is to Blame?
    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer   Two women were struck by lightning while on Crane Beach in Massachusetts recently. A 61-year-old Connecticut woman was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital, where she later died from her…
  • Jan 22

    Take Action After a School Bus Crash

    Take Action After a School Bus Crash
    Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer Fifteen North Carolina school children were injured recently when their school bus swerved and overturned. There were 45 students on the bus at the time of the accident. Troopers with the North Carolina…
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North Carolina Workers'…

North Carolina Workers' Compensation Journal

Covers issues and trends in workers’ compensation law in North Carolina and throughout the United States. By the Jernigan Law Firm.

http://www.ncworkcompjournal.com/
  • Jan 29

    Pacific Topsoils Fined $199,000 for Safety Violations Related to Death of 19-year-old

    Pacific Topsoils Fined $199,000 for Safety Violations Related to Death of 19-year-old
    Today’s post comes from guest author Kit Case, from Causey Law Firm. The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) has cited an Everett company for multiple safety violations related to the death of a worker last July.…
  • Jan 28

    Flotation tanks help relieve stress, pain and tension

    Flotation tanks help relieve stress, pain and tension
      In 1954 while working at the National Institute of Mental Health, Neuroscientist John C. Lilly developed a sensory-deprivation flotation tank in order to discover what would happen to the brain if it was deprived of as much stimulation…
  • Jan 26

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret

    How Companies Like Walmart Are Fighting to Keep Workplace Injuries Secret
    Today’s post was shared by Mother Jones and comes from www.motherjones.com Andrew Francis Wallace/ZUMA Nearly four years ago, while lifting pallets of blankets during an overnight stocking shift at Walmart, Barb Gertz began to notice a…
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Sever | Storey Blog

Sever | Storey Blog

Covers eminent domain issues in the States of Indiana, North Carolina and Illinois.

http://www.landownerattorneys.com/blog
  • Jan 28

    Shelby County Residents Say "No" to New Transmission Line

    Shelby County Residents Say "No" to New Transmission Line
      COWDEN - A public meeting has many in Shelby County concerned.  Dozens gathered in Cowden Saturday morning to learn the fate of their property.  Grain Belt Express, a private company, wants to build a high-voltage direct…
  • Jan 23

    Landowners: Fight pipeline, oppose eminent domain for private enrichment

    Landowners: Fight pipeline, oppose eminent domain for private enrichment
      Our Story County farmland has been in my family since 1854. My great grandfather, grandfather, and father fought to protect this land. Today I feel I must do the same. A Texas company proposes to permanently take an easement from our…
  • Jan 22

    Some landowners continue Enbridge pipeline fight

    Some landowners continue Enbridge pipeline fight
    BLOOMINGTON — Enbridge hopes to start construction on a planned 165-mile oil pipeline this spring, but some landowners still are attempting to derail the project. The Calgary, Alberta-based company currently is building a pump station…
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Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    North Carolina Pattern Jury Instruction

    North Carolina Pattern Jury Instruction
    Current North Carolina Pattern Jury Instructions are now available from the Elon Law Library website under the section Quick Links on the right hand side of the screen.  Two things to remember:1.  The Jury Instructions on FastCase…
  • Jan 7

    Westlaw requires personal password change!

    Westlaw requires personal password change!
    Today we learned that Westlaw is requiring all academic users to reset their password next week. If you do it NOW - proactively - you won’t get prompted to change it again when the change actually does occur. To do this NOW, log in…
  • Sep 9

    New Library Materials - June through August 2014

    New Library Materials - June through August 2014
    The list of newly acquired library materials from June through August 2014 is now online. Please click here for more information.
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