Law Links

Spring 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: and Website:  and Facebook: @UNCGLPAO  and Twitter: @UNCGLPAO – Pre-Law Club at UNCG called the “Legal Professions Association”

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 Universal Bar Exam Map of States information on Bar Admission Requirements Law School Application #s information – click in search bar: ABA Required Disclosures helps students compare different law schools Bar passage outcomes

Information about special law school programs and clinics:

LSAT:  to find locations/ provides information for fee waivers and testing accommodations Khan Academy LSAT Prep LSAT videos from the LSAC

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 hard copy of this book is on closed reserve at UNCG Jackson Library

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  job seekers/ careers and internships through the United Nations Supreme Court Internship program law/ law-related jobs posted on NC Bar Assoc. Career Center law/ law-related jobs posted on ABA Career Center GSO Police Dept. Internship Guilford County Sheriff’s Office Internship: UNCG Police Student Ranger: Guardian Ad Litem NC State Bureau of Investigation Internships One Step Further American Bar Association employment data for law schools Law School Transparancy job center

ABA Law School employment data base yearly employment data re: recent law school graduates

 UNCG Disciplinary Honors in Management: UNCG Lloyd International Honors College UNCG Disciplinary Honors Requirements 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 by Department

Internship/ Job Ideas: UNCG Career Services and online database of job leads for UNCG students Bryan School Career Services    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 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  – Campus Greensboro Fellows program for area College students offering paid summer internships area businesses (which also includes leadership training) Made in Greensboro: A Young Professionals Guide to Greensboro Action Greensboro Talent Toolkit 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 Free legal help (through the American Bar Association) for those that meet qualification requirements   Self Help Clinic information 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) The NC Justice Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, working on issues of concern to low- and middle-income North Carolinians 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 Legal Help for Military Members, Veterans and their Families 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: North Carolina’s Legal Services Statewide Web Site North Carolina Court System NC Bar Association Law Pamphlets NC Expunctions NC Expunction Relief expanded Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation and Arbitration) in NC Greensboro Landlord- Tenant Dispute program North Carolina General Assembly NC General Statutes Collateral Consequences of a criminal conviction explained NC Expunction Relief NC Attorney General 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

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 and 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

International: United Nations Home Page 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 U.S. Small Business Administration Legal Compliance 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

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
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 and UNCG Office of Accessibility Resources and Services

Khan Academy