Law: Legal Professionals Dedicated to Justice and Public Service

Carolina Law prepares outstanding lawyers and leaders for the bar, the bench, all public and private law settings and public service at home and abroad. Home to numerous centers and initiatives, UNC School of Law offers strong expertise in civil rights, banking, environmental law, intellectual property, entrepreneurial and securities law, critical studies, bankruptcy and constitutional inquiry.

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    Checking the Checks and Balances

    "[This project] will ensure transparency and accountability."


    Specializing in Teaching

    After earning both his undergraduate and law degree at Carolina, Rick Magee ’83 went on to rise high in his firm and then become in-house counsel.


    A Law Degree that Can Go Anywhere

    One of the greatest strengths of a Carolina Law degree is versatility.


    A State of Action

    Edward Kidder Graham, the University’s 10th president, once said that the boundaries of our university mirror the boundaries of our state.

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    Changing Lives by Changing Policies

    Sometimes, our greatest impact can be through providing evidence — research findings and other data — that can help agencies and lawmakers develop policies to address challenges in child welfare, substance use disorders and other social and medical issues.


    A Greater Drive: Fighting for Global Human Rights

    "Carolina Law made me a more compassionate, generous, and empathetic attorney on a micro level, while giving me the tools to actually realize change on a global scale,” Angela said.