UNC law professor Elizabeth Haddix, left, and the center's managing attorney and UNC law professor Mark Dorosin, right, with Virginia Ingram. Photo courtesy of Haddix.

UNC Center for Civil Rights plans for the future following the September BOG decision

This past September, the UNC Board of Governors voted to ban litigation work done by the UNC School of Law’s Center for Civil Rights — which provided pro bono work to low-income communities — on the belief that this should not be the center’s focus. 


UNC School of Law

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Eric Muller records an episode of his podcast.

Professor's new podcast revisits stories of Japanese-American internment

An elderly man goes missing in the desert. A group of boys are punished for sledding. A top-notch college student is prevented from graduating. This is life under World War ll Japanese American internment, and these are some of the stories Professor Eric Muller plans to tell through his podcast series, “Scapegoat Cities,” to be released this fall. 


NC House preserves law school funding

The NC House of Representatives took out a spending proposed by the Senate cut to slash UNC’s Law School’s funding by 30 percent. However, the North Carolina General Assembly budget is not finalized.