The Law Library will be closed to the public beginning July 19, and to Attorney Members beginning August 3, through the end of the year due to temporary relocation before we move into our permanent home at Charlotte Plaza.
Local Points of Interest and Events
November Events in Charlotte
Check out our guide to music, performing arts, sports, festivals, events for the kids, for the foodies, and for laughs… All happening around the Queen City in November.
Welcome to Charlotte Plaza: A Guide to CSL’s New Home
With Charlotte Law’s new address comes new dining options. A variety of restaurants are now just steps away! And when not enjoying the culinary diversity of the Queen City, check out these fun things to do around town.
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By: Lindsey Engels On August 5, 2013, following months of research and meetings, each of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ (“CMS”) 22 Task Forces presented their recommendations for changes to CMS policies and practices to Superintendent Dr. Heath Morrison. Dr. Morrison designed these task forces from the 22 largest identified concerns voiced at various public […]
By: Celia Olson As a result of the CSL Civil Rights Clinic’s (“Clinic”) inquiry filed over a year ago, the North Carolina State Bar (“Bar”) recently issued a Formal Ethics Opinion significantly curtailing the use of Release-Dismissal Agreements (“RDA”). RDAs are “deals” offered by a district attorney to wrongly convicted, and in many instances incarcerated, […]
By: Isabel Carson The Citizens Review Board (CRB) project started with a public records request over 3 years ago, developed into a nationwide study, and returned to local and state-wide legislative advocacy. After Reviewing CRB documents, talking to former complainants who had been through the process, and reaching out to Board members—it became apparent t […]
It has already been an exciting semester! Work is being completed on the new Pro Bono Program offices at Charlotte Plaza’s 4th floor (expected to be ready for Spring Semester 2014!). Until then, our Program is being housed at 1300 … Continue reading →
Sixth Annual CharlotteLaw Public Service Recognition Event and Reception The 2013 Public Service Recognition Event was held at the law school’s Suttle Avenue location on Wednesday, April 17th. The event honored the many public service accomplishments of CharlotteLaw students, faculty, … Continue reading →
While working with the Mississippi Center for Justice my eyes have been opened to the need in small communities such as this. There is a huge need for legal assistance and even if you can only provide an hour here … Continue reading →
Cape Town – 10/02/12 Update: Today we nicknamed Chris “Grandpa” and he gladly accepted, he can be so serious sometimes! As it turns out, Cape Town must have some intense sleep effect on women, because Prof. Wofford and Nicole both missed their alarms Wednesday morning. Chris, naturally, was on time and ready to go by [...]
USA to Cape Town 10/01/12 We boarded the plane at 6:00am, the first 6:00am flight of three that we have this week. After we all acknowledged that no one is normal at 6:00am (Nicole throwing away perfectly good cheese, Chris refusing to eat, and Prof. Wofford intently engaged with her first of many caffeinated beverages [...]
Saturday, March 24, 2012 – Today we visited the Kumasi Children’s Home, which is a local orphanage here in Kumasi. This was probably the hardest thing I’ve ever had to emotionally endure. The conditions of the place were unlike any orphanage then I had ever seen, then again the conditions of Ghana in general are [...]
Academic Success Resources
Feel free to peruse our academic success collection resources by subject area as well as obtain information on the various types of study aids and additional services available through our CPAS program.
Center for Professional Development
Learn more about our Center for Professional Development while exploring their incredible print and online resources, including vocational guidance and career development materials, interview etiquette and resume tips, professional directories and more.
Commonly Used 1L Resources
This LibGuide is filled to the brim with tips, tricks and a variety of print and electronic resources hand selected by Charlotte Law students to help you survive your first year in law school.
Database Troubleshooting Guide
This guide provides troubleshooting tips and solutions to the some of the most common access issues our patrons encounter, including off-campus access, authentication problems, PDF display issues, and secure connection errors.
Going Digital: Electronic Research Resources
Through this LibGuide, you have complete access to all the electronic resources CharlotteLaw has to offer, including not only subscription databases, but links to e-books, free websites, historical monographs and more.
Health Law Resources
This Health Law research guide has been created to assist law students as well as practitioners with topics related to health law study, research and practice. Includes print and electronic resources related to health law.
North Carolina Legal Research
his Libguide provides you the context and foundation necessary to complete your NC specific legal research, whether it be common law, statutory code, administrative regulations, practical forms, secondary sources, journals, or municipal ordinances.
Open Access Resources
Includes primary and legal open access search engines, links to blogs, wikis, newsletters and resource centers dedicated to open access, core documents in the open access movement and an A-Z listing of selected open access journals available on the web.
Research and Scholarship: A Faculty Guide
This LibGuide is designed to assist in choosing research topics, involving yourself in conferences, submitting your work for publication and protecting and understanding your rights as an author. It also provides examples of colleagues’ scholarship.
Sports Law Resources
This Sports Law Resources research guide has been designed to assist law students, law faculty and practitioners with topics related to sports law study, research and practice.
Student Services Collection
This bibliography covers the special collection available to you through our Student Services department. These resources cover a variety of topics – from leadership and personal success to team building, event planning, communication and negotiation.
There's an App for That?
Mobile applications are becoming increasingly popular and relevant to our daily lives – this LibGuide highlights a number of mobile applications that might be of interest to law students and lawyers, including a list of hand-picked CSL student favorites.