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7 results for North Carolina State Bar Journal Vol. 20 Issue 1, Spring 2015
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22608
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The National High School Mock Trial Championship will again be held in North Carolina in May 2015. The civic education tradition of high school mock trials have provided high school students with unique opportunities to learn about the justice system through examination of real-world situational cases and interaction with legal professionals.
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22607
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Created by the UNC School of Government faculty Jeff Welty, ASSET (Arrest, Search, and Seizure Electronic Tool) is an app that provides law enforcement officers and others such as general counsel with fast access to information about daily legal issues such as jurisdiction and warrants.
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22609
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Under recent scrutiny from an article on Infilaw, a company that owns and operates three law schools in the United States including the largest law school in North Carolina--Charlotte School of Law, findings show that compared to other laws schools in the state, Charlotte School of Law is unusual in that it has the largest attrition rate and the student body incurs the most student loan debt.
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22605
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In 2010, Orange County, North Carolina lawyer Jay Bryan launched a voluntary mentoring program to pair recent law school graduates with more senior lawyers in order to develop skills, professionalism, and ethics for the recent grads, while allowing experienced lawyers to give back to the community.
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22606
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In 2014, House Bill 1050: Omnibus Tax Law Changes became Law 2014-3, an Act to Amend the Revenue Laws, as Recommended by the Revenue Law Study Committee, or 2014 Act. This Act makes sweeping changes to North Carolina's tax law including deductions for state net loss, clarification to standard deductions, and corporate loss provisions.
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42584
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Innovative measures adopted by the state’s court system includes mobile apps, such as the profiled ASSET created by UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Government. The app, a companion to the text Arrest, Search, and Investigation in North Carolina promises to continue the improvement of the state’s law enforcement system, which has had assistance from UNC’s School of Government since the 1920s. Other mobile apps discussed by the author that promise the same quality of assistance to law enforcement include Structured Sentencing and Justice Reinvestment. As for other forms of digital technology being utilized by the state’s law enforcement, the author included blogs, webinars, the web-based text NC Crimes: A Guidebook on the Elements of Crime, and the UNC School of Government’s website.
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42583
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The authors’ advice for providing a quality mentoring program for fledgling lawyers highlighted pertinent training and ethical considerations by the profiled mentoring program’s founder and his Steering Committee. Additional encouragement for would-be mentors were the goals and outcomes of the profiled mentoring program envisioned by Orange County attorney and whose co-founding members included Muse and Poole.