Law Links

Spring 2018 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:


Preparing for Law School: LSAT and GPA scores for law schools

Applying for Law School/ Things to Consider: – THE main website to use/ study – created by LSAC for those considering going to law school – Law School Forums   Official Guide to ABA Approved Law Schools NC Bar Association Comity Universal Bar Exam Map of States information on Bar Admission Requirements – click in search bar: ABA Required Disclosures helps students compare different law schools

Information about special law school programs and clinics:

LSAT: offered 4 times a year: June, Sept./Oct., Dec. and Feb.  to find locations/ provides information for fee waivers and testing accommodations

Paying for Law School:  and
helps students understand options for aid and to determine loan payments -Watch LSAC financial Aid You tube videos Law School Admission Council Grants The North Carolina Legal Education Assistance Foundation ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Military– Veterans who served in Military interested in applying to law school

Law- related jobs/ internships/ opportunities: UNCG students interested in volunteering in the Student Code of Conduct and Academic Integrity Code process 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 careers and internships through the United Nations law/ law-related jobs posted on NC Bar Assoc. Career Center law/ law-related jobs posted on ABA Career Center GSO Police Dept. Internship American Bar Association employment data for law schools Law School Transparancy job center

ABA Law School employment data base

 UNCG Disciplinary Honors in Management: UNCG Lloyd International Honors College Application link (will need to scroll down) for Admissions into Disciplinary Honors (for transfer students and those entering their last two years at UNCG) Disciplinary Honors in Management

Internship/ Job Ideas:   UNCG Career Services and online database of job leads for UNCG students    NC State Government paid Internship program in your major   US Government Job openings (Official job site for the US Federal Government)  A to Z listing of Federal Government Agencies to be able to check for internships within a particular agency Federal employment Developed by the US Dept. of Labor helps match skills to jobs- click “advanced search”, click “Go to skills search” 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 one stop online resource to help job seekers and employers in NC and 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 AmeriCorps Peace Corps upcoming triad job fairs internships in business and industry for college students

Teaching- including lateral entry: Teach for America Guilford County Schools- Lateral Entry program Work For Schools NC


High School Students interested in law: Guilford County Teen Court (for high school students/ College students help as Interns) NC Governor’s Page program (for high school students) – NC Senate Page program (for high school students) – NC House Page program (for high school students)


Leadership/ Volunteering at UNCG and in area UNCG Office of Leadership and Service Learning- helps link UNCG students with volunteer and leadership opportunities in the local community 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: NC Court system- can get locations of each of our NC Courthouses Guilford County Board of Education Greensboro City Council – Guilford County Commissioners

Lawyer Locator: find lawyer by practice area/ geographic location/ get education/ background/ areas of specialization/ law links/ peer review NC Lawyer Referral  and NC Legal Aid- statewide nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income clients Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro Legal Information Access program (LIAP) NC Bar Association public services

North Carolina: North Carolina’s Legal Services Statewide Web Site North Carolina Court System NC Bar Association Law Pamphlets NC Expunctions Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation and Arbitration) in NC Greensboro Landlord- Tenant Dispute program North Carolina General Assembly NC General Statutes Criminal Record Expunction Clinic Collateral Consequences of a criminal conviction NC Attorney General 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) NC Attorney General Consumer Protection Division- filing a consumer complaint Basic information on N.C. Local, state, national, and international law (link through UNCG Jackson Library) N.C. Business Court NC Dept. of Labor NC Secretary of State click on “PBS Video Collection via NCLIVE” then login with your UNCG username and password- to see PBS videos directly NC General Statute covering monopolies, trusts, and consumer protection . NC Securities statutes (on the NC Secretary of State website)

Federal: federal employment laws listed and linked by topic Overview of Affordable Care Act Affordable Care Act Supreme Court of the United States US Supreme Court Cases and News US Courts Interactive Constitution feature through the National Constitution Center Exploring the Constitution- maintained by University of Missouri- Kansas City Law School Immigration U.S. National labor Relations Board Home Page U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission Home Page Federal Trade Commission Home Page U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Home Page Consumer Product Safety Commission US Dept. of Labor Overtime Calculator E Verify U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services- “How Do I” resources for Employers Basic information about the US Middle District Court U.S. House of Representatives U.S. Senate The National Archives educational website about our Court system (started by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor)

International: United Nations Home Page International Trade-N.C. Dept. of Commerce helps your export marketing strategy UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods Overseas Private Investment Corp. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Additional Links covering specific topics:

Starting Up Your Own Business in NC: . NC Secretary of State look under heading: print corporation forms NC Dept. of Commerce Business Thrive U.S. Small Business Administration Business law /employment law NC Entrepreneurship Center at UNCG Service Corps of Retired Executives NC LEAP (North Carolina Lawyers for Entrepreneurs Assistance Project) is a public service program of the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation The Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center Greensboro Partnership Entrepreneurship Initiative HQ Greensboro THINK House UNCG

Lilly Ledbetter Act/ ADA Amendments/ FMLA Amendments:
Lilly Ledbetter Act
ADA and Amendments (also review:
FMLA (includes amendments)- also review

Military (stateside) legal information and resources, veterans, and their families: ABA Military Pro Bono Project and : VETS: Veteran Student Support at UNCG

Product Liability in NC: N.C. General Statutes 99B 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 Copyright Patent and Trademark Registration of Trademarks in NC

FTC Guide to Antitrust Laws

Information about Mergers – FTC Merger best practices

Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination Questions and Answers

HIPAA Basics


Accommodation Job Accommodation Network Vocational Rehabilitation Services Americans with Disabilities Act UNCG Office of Accessibility Resources and Services


Khan Academy