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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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    An Advocate for Mental Health

    Hands-on clinic work at the UNC School of Law equipped Sarah Hoffman ’21 (J.D.) with skills to advocate for improved mental health resources in North Carolina prisons.

    Five Carolina Law students, accompanied by Dean Martin Brinkley and Professor Lissa Broome at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.
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    Gaining Mutual Understanding

    A new program in the UNC School of Law promotes and facilitates cooperation and collaboration among law students at Carolina and Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany.

    Law School alumnus Douglas Freedle stands with his collection of Harley Davidson motorcycles.
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    Recruiting Rural Law Students

    Carolina Law alumnus donates $1 million to support incoming law students from rural North Carolina.

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    The formula for reform

    Transforming the state’s criminal justice system

    Charles and Sue Plambeck
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    Philanthropy, a Plambeck family affair

    "We cannot take institutions like Carolina and the law school for granted."

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    A Gift to Carolina Law, An Investment in North Carolina’s Future

    “Jerry’s generosity will allow Carolina Law to recruit the strongest teachers and students in the country."