Fall 2020 Law Links

The information covered: on this website, in its links, in your UNCG class, in the textbook/ course materials/ Canvas, in emails or phone calls or conversations with Eloise Hassell either during or outside office hours -does NOT constitute legal advice or the giving of a legal opinion. Please note, no attorney / client relationship exists, and nothing provided (above or below) should be used as a substitute for the advice of your own legal counsel. The listing of the websites below is not an endorsement of the contents of the website. The links are listed only as a convenience to users.

Pre-Law at UNCG:

Pre-Law at UNCG:


Email: uncglpa@gmail.com and Website: uncglpa.weebly.com  and Facebook: @UNCGLPAO  and Twitter: @UNCGLPAO – Pre-Law Club at UNCG called the “Legal Professions Association”

Preparing for Law School:

http://officialguide.lsac.org LSAT and GPA scores for law schools

Applying for Law School/ Things to Consider:

www.lsac.org – THE main website to use/ study

www.discoverlaw.org – created by LSAC for those considering going to law school

http://www.lsac.org/lawschoolforums/ – Law School Forums

https://officialguide.lsac.org/release/OfficialGuide_Default.aspx   Official Guide to ABA Approved Law Schools

http://www.ncbex.org/exams/ube/ Universal Bar Exam Map of States

www.ncbex.org information on Bar Admission Requirements

https://report.lsac.org/VolumeSummary.aspx Law School Application #s information

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_education/resources/aba_approved_law_schools/official-guide-to-aba-approved-law-schools.html – click in search bar: ABA Required Disclosures

http://howicompare.com/ helps students compare different law schools

http://abarequireddisclosures.org/BarPassageOutcomes.aspx Bar passage outcomes

Information about special law school programs and clinics:



http://www.lsac.org/jd/lsat/test-dates-deadlines  to find locations/ provides information for fee waivers and testing accommodations

https://www.khanacademy.org/prep/lsat Khan Academy LSAT Prep 

https://www.youtube.com/user/LSACvideos LSAT videos from the LSAC

Paying for Law School:

www.accessgroup.org  and www.AccessGroup.org/calculator
helps students understand options for aid and to determine loan payments




https://www.youtube.com/user/LSACvideos -Watch LSAC financial Aid You tube videos

https://www.lsac.org/members/lsac-grant-programs Law School Admission Council Grants
http://www.ncleaf.org The North Carolina Legal Education Assistance Foundation
http://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/diversity_pipeline/projects_initiatives/legal_opportunity_scholarship.html ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund
http://www.thurgoodmarshallfund.net/ Thurgood Marshall College Fund

https://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/prelaw/financing_law_school lists additional resources and links for helping finance law school

Military– Veterans who served in Military interested in applying to law school http://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Store/ProductDetails.aspx?productId=213418 hard copy of this book is on closed reserve at UNCG Jackson Library




Law- related jobs/ internships/ opportunities:

https://osrr.uncg.edu/students/get-involved/ UNCG students interested in volunteering in the Student Code of Conduct and Academic Integrity Code process

http://www.martindale.com/law-firm/law.htm Want to go for a runner position at a local law firm? This website allows you to check out the law firms / peer reviews/ links to their websites

https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=ip  job seekers/ careers and internships through the United Nations

https://www.supremecourt.gov/jobs/internship/InternshipProgram.aspx Supreme Court Internship program

http://careercenter.ncbar.org/ law/ law-related jobs posted on NC Bar Assoc. Career Center

http://www.abalcc.org/ law/ law-related jobs posted on ABA Career Center

http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=1889 GSO Police Dept. Internship

https://www.guilfordcountync.gov/our-county/sheriff-s-office/join-gcso/internships Guilford County Sheriff’s Office Internship:

https://police.uncg.edu/student-employment/ UNCG Police Student Ranger:

https://www.nccourts.gov/programs/guardian-ad-litem/volunteer-as-a-gal Guardian Ad Litem

https://www.ncsbi.gov/Careers/SBI-Careers/SBI-Internships NC State Bureau of Investigation Internships

https://www.onestepfurther.com/volunteer One Step Further

http://employmentsummary.abaquestionnaire.org/ American Bar Association employment data for law schools

http://www.lstscorereports.com Law School Transparancy

http://jobs.nalp.org/jobs/ job center


ABA Law School employment data base

https://www.nalp.org/recentgraduates yearly employment data re: recent law school graduates

 UNCG Disciplinary Honors in Management:

http://www.uncg.edu/hss/ UNCG Lloyd International Honors College

http://honorscollege.uncg.edu/admissions/disciplinary-honors-requirements.htm UNCG Disciplinary Honors Requirements
https://docs.google.com/a/uncg.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqbpv-Y0g43D9ukI_18v8GfK0unzGNkPQY-W0eaemcpf7SVA/viewform Application link (will need to scroll down) for Admissions into Disciplinary Honors (for transfer students and those entering their last two years at UNCG)
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dU4X99cHa5n691Q1u5P77F7ZHQj80qpFGZU8HUSTqic/pub Disciplinary Honors by Department

Internship/ Job Ideas:

https://csc.uncg.edu/ UNCG Career Services and online database of job leads for UNCG students

https://bryan.uncg.edu/%EF%BB%BFconducting-a-successful-job-search/ Bryan School Career Services

http://www.doa.nc.gov/yaio/interns.aspx    NC State Government paid Internship program in your major
https://www.usajobs.gov/   US Government Job openings (Official job site for the US Federal Government)
https://www.usa.gov/branches-of-government  A to Z listing of Federal Government Agencies to be able to check for internships within a particular agency
http://online.onetcenter.org/ Developed by the US Dept. of Labor helps match skills to jobs- click “advanced search”, click “Go to skills search”
http://www.careeronestop.org/studentsandcareeradvisors/studentsandcareeradvisors.aspx allows you to identify your interests, explore careers, get work experience, and find occupational options “sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Labor Employment and Training Administration

https://www.ncworks.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx one stop online resource to help job seekers and employers in NC

http://www.nccommerce.com/workforce/job-seekers and http://old.northcarolina.edu/hr/unc/employment/index.htm

https://oshr.nc.gov/work-for-nc click “search job opportunities” and use “filter” to further refine search/  NC State Govt. jobs / Job Fairs / Employer websites for major NC Companies/ Lists all the jobs with all the NC State agencies/ NC Universities/NC jobs in occupation groups/ fairs in NC/ and jobs in private companies

https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps AmeriCorps

https://www.peacecorps.gov/about/agency-jobs/ Peace Corps

http://campusgreensboro.org/  – Campus Greensboro Fellows program for area College students offering paid summer internships area businesses (which also includes leadership training)

https://greensboro.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/MovingGuide_2019v2compressed-Smallpdf.pdf Made in Greensboro: A Young Professionals Guide to Greensboro

https://greensboro.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Talent-Toolkit.pdf Action Greensboro Talent Toolkit

https://inroads.org/ internships in business and industry for college students

Teaching- including lateral entry:

http://www.teachforamerica.org/ Teach for America
https://www.gcsnc.com/Page/29630 Guilford County Schools- Lateral Entry program
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/work4ncschools/ Work For Schools NC

High School Students interested in law:

http://www.onestepfurther.com/ Guilford County Teen Court (for high school students/ College students help as Interns)
https://governor.nc.gov/governors-page-program/governors-page-program-application-form NC Governor’s Page program (for high school students)
http://www.ncleg.net/Senate/SenatePages/Apply – NC Senate Page program (for high school students)
https://www.ncleg.gov/House/PageProgram– NC House Page program (for high school students)


Leadership/ Volunteering at UNCG and in area

http://olsl.uncg.edu/ UNCG Office of Leadership and Service Learning- helps link UNCG students with volunteer and leadership opportunities in the local community

http://olsl.uncg.edu/students/leadership/schedule/ Leadership Awards

Courtroom Observation:

Must be done LIVE (not on TV or by computer). It can be in any State or Federal Court. Please note that time spent in person attending a City Council, County Board of Commissioners or School Board meeting count towards Courtroom observation time. Links to find out times/ locations can be found at:

http://www.nccourts.org NC Court system- can get locations of each of our NC Courthouses
https://www.gcsnc.com/cms/lib/NC01910393/Centricity/Domain/234/2019-20%20BOE%20Meeting%20Schedule%20-%20updated%2008-13-19.pdf  Guilford County Board of Education
http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=2858 Greensboro City Council
https://guilford.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx– Guilford County Commissioners

Lawyer Locator:

http://www.martindale.com/law-firm/law.htm find lawyer by practice area/ geographic location/ get education/ background/ areas of specialization/ law links/ peer review
http://www.ncbar.org/public-pro-bono/lawyer-referral-service.aspx NC Lawyer Referral

https://nc.freelegalanswers.org/ Free legal help (through the American Bar Association) for those that meet qualification requirements

http://www.legalaidnc.org/Pages/default.aspx   Self Help Clinic information and http://www.lawhelpnc.org/organization/legal-aid-of-north-carolina-greensboro-office?ref=29QFn NC Legal Aid- statewide nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income clients
http://www.womenscentergso.org/legal-resource-network.html Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro Legal Information Access program (LIAP)
http://www.ncjustice-mail.org/?q=about-us The NC Justice Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, working on issues of concern to low- and middle-income North Carolinians

https://www.lsc.gov/ LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. It is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans

https://statesidelegal.org/ Legal Help for Military Members, Veterans and their Families

https://statesidelegal.org/immigration-matters-finding-legal-help Legal Help on Immigration for Military Members, Veterans, and their families

Pro Bono New provides resources for pro bono and legal services attorneys and others working to assist low income or under-served clients. Their programs include:

North Carolina:

http://www.lawhelp.org/NC/ North Carolina’s Legal Services Statewide Web Site
http://www.nccourts.org North Carolina Court System
https://www.ncbar.org/public-resources/publications/this-is-the-law-pamphlets/ NC Bar Association Law Pamphlets

http://www.ncjustice.org/?q=node/62 NC Expunctions

https://www.lawhelpnc.org/resource/expunction-relief-expanded NC Expunction Relief expanded

http://www.nccourts.org/Citizens/CPrograms/Default.asp Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation and Arbitration) in NC
http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=725 Greensboro Landlord- Tenant Dispute program
https://www.ncleg.gov/ North Carolina General Assembly
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/statutes/statutestoc.pl NC General Statutes

https://www.ncjustice.org/?q=second-chance-alliance/collateral-consequences-explained Collateral Consequences of a criminal conviction explained

https://www.lawhelpnc.org/resource/expunction-relief-expanded NC Expunction Relief

http://ncdoj.gov/ NC Attorney General
https://ncdoj.gov/protecting-consumers/NC Attorney General’s Office- protect your identity, freezing credit reports, stopping telemarketers, Protect your business from ID Theft (with link to NC Theft Identity Protection Act of 2005)
http://ncdoj.gov/Consumer.aspx NC Attorney General Consumer Protection Division- filing a consumer complaint
http://www.ncgov.com Basic information on N.C.
http://library.uncg.edu/depts/docs/ Local, state, national, and international law (link through UNCG Jackson Library)
http://www.ncbusinesscourt.net/ N.C. Business Court
http://www.nclabor.com NC Dept. of Labor
https://www.sosnc.gov NC Secretary of State
http://library.uncg.edu/dbs/dbs-byletter.asp?showdbs=P click on “PBS Video Collection via NCLIVE” then login with your UNCG username and password- to see PBS videos directly
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/enactedlegislation/statutes/html/bychapter/chapter_75.html NC General Statute covering monopolies, trusts, and consumer protection

NC COVID 19 Resources:

https://www.nc211.org/   call 211 (not 911) for Covid 19 assistance/ information/ resources- you can browse by many different topics

*Information about North Carolina’s response to COVID-19 can be found at:https://www.nc.gov/covid19

The page combines information across state government departments



https://www.dol.gov/general/topics federal employment laws listed and linked by topic
http://www.healthcare.gov/index.html Overview of Affordable Care Act
http://www.healthcare.gov/law/index.html Affordable Care Act
http://www.supremecourt.gov/ Supreme Court of the United States
https://www.oyez.org/cases/2017 US Supreme Court Cases and News
http://www.uscourts.gov US Courts
http://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution Interactive Constitution feature through the National Constitution Center
http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/FTrials/conlaw/home.html Exploring the Constitution- maintained by University of Missouri- Kansas City Law School

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis Immigration and https://www.justice.gov/crt/immigrant-and-employee-rights-section

http://www.nlrb.gov U.S. National labor Relations Board Home Page
http://www.sec.gov/ U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission Home Page
http://www.ftc.gov/ Federal Trade Commission Home Page
http://www.eeoc.gov/ U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Home Page
http://www.cpsc.gov/ Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.dol.gov/elaws/otcalculator.htm US Dept. of Labor Overtime Calculator
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.eb1d4c2a3e5b9ac89243c6a7543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=75bce2e261405110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD&vgnextchannel=75bce2e261405110VgnVCM1000004718190aRCRD E Verify
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=d0c566e7d9fd4210VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD&vgnextchannel=78109a2561204210VgnVCM100000082ca60aRCRD U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services- “How Do I” resources for Employers
http://www.ncmd.uscourts.gov Basic information about the US Middle District Court
http://www.house.gov U.S. House of Representatives
http://www.senate.gov U.S. Senate
https://www.archives.gov/research/ The National Archives


https://www.un.org/en/ United Nations Home Page

http://www.trade.gov/cs/ helps your export marketing strategy

http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/en/uncitral_texts/sale_goods/1980CISG.html UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods

https://www.opic.gov/ Overseas Private Investment Corp.

https://www.sec.gov/spotlight/foreign-corrupt-practices-act.shtml Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Additional Links covering specific topics:

Starting Up Your Own Business in NC:

https://www.sosnc.gov/Corporations/ . NC Secretary of State look under heading: print corporation forms
http://www.sba.gov U.S. Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/managing-business/business-law-regulations Legal Compliance
http://entrepreneur.uncg.edu/ NC Entrepreneurship Center at UNCG
http://www.score.org Service Corps of Retired Executives
https://www.ncbarfoundation.org/our-programs/nc-leap/ NC LEAP (North Carolina Lawyers for Entrepreneurs Assistance Project) is a public service program of the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation
www.nussbaumcfe.com The Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship
www.sbtdc.org N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center
http://greensboroentrepreneur.com/ Greensboro Partnership Entrepreneurship Initiative

https://hqgreensboro.com/ HQ Greensboro

Lilly Ledbetter Act/ ADA Amendments/ FMLA Amendments:
Lilly Ledbetter Act http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/epa_ledbetter.cfm
ADA and Amendments (also review: http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/adaaa_notice.cfm
FMLA (includes amendments)- also review https://www.dol.gov/whd/fmla/

Military (stateside) legal information and resources, veterans, and their families:

https://www.militaryprobono.org/ ABA Military Pro Bono Project


Product Liability in NC:
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByChapter/Chapter_99B.html N.C. General Statutes 99B
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/ByChapter/Chapter_25.html N.C. General Statutes 25- Warranty see 25- 2- 313, 314, and 315

Workers Compensation:

NC Family Financial settlement mediation

Covenants Not to Compete in NC

Code of Federal Regulations

Federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Federal Register

Wage and Hour Concerns

Intellectual Property/ Inventions
http://www.copyright.gov/ Copyright
http://www.uspto.gov/ Patent and Trademark
FTC Guide to Antitrust Laws

Information about Mergers
http://www.ftc.gov/bc/bestpractices/index.shtm – FTC Merger best practices

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination Questions and Answers

HIPAA Basics



https://askjan.org/ Job Accommodation Network

http://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/dvrs Vocational Rehabilitation Services

https://www.ada.gov/ Americans with Disabilities Act and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/faqs/ADAfaqs.htm

http://ods.uncg.edu/ UNCG Office of Accessibility Resources and Services

Khan Academy