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Title Date
2015 Catalyst Census: Women and Men Board Directors June 14, 2016
2016 Spencer Stuart Board Index Reveals Women Gain Seats in the Boardroom November 17, 2016
2017 Could be The Year to Revamp Electricity Standards (EnergyWire) October 25, 2016
25 Most Beautiful: Stephanie Lewis '00 (Greenville Online) September 30, 2016
7 New Hanover Schools Show Signs of Re-Segregation, Wilson Comments (Wilmington Star News) September 27, 2016
A Field Guide To Identifying A White Nationalist; Shaw Comments (Huffington Post) November 18, 2016
A Final Push for Inclusivity; Shaw Quoted (Inside Higher Ed) November 21, 2016
A look at North Carolina's most (and least) diverse companies July 15, 2016
A Lot in Common: Alamance County’s New ADAs Both ‘Like Trials’; Flood '16 Mentioned (The Times-News) November 13, 2016
A Sound Basic Education—Exhibit 1: Student Access to Certified, Well-Trained Teachers in Wayne County Public Schools; Brent Ducharme Discusses (Ed NC) November 22, 2016
After 25 Years, Clarence Thomas Still Dissents; Shaw Comments (USA Today) October 21, 2016
Airlines Ask DOT for Permission to Collude Over a Debt Collection, Weidemaier Quoted (Skift) October 7, 2016
Airlines Want Their Money Back from Venezuela, Weidemaier Comments (Bloomberg Law) October 7, 2016
An Oral History of Bankruptcy Professor Elizabeth Gibson (University of Pennsylvania) June 2, 2016
Another Study Shows Little Progress Getting Women on Board June 14, 2016
Appeals Court Upholds Rowan County Commissioners’ Prayers, Marshall Quoted (Charlotte Observer) September 19, 2016
Asking Salary in a Job Interview Illegal in Mass., Vicki Shabo '06 Quoted August 3, 2016
Australia Will Not Hit 30 Percent Women on Boards by 2018; Time for Quotas? June 8, 2016
B. Lewis Quoted on 2016’s Best Places for Law School Graduates (Good Call) August 29, 2016
Bains Will Consider Targets If No Improvement to Diversity on Corporate Boards October 26, 2016
Barring Felons From Voting Sounds Tough on Crime, But it’s Quietly Destroying American Communities; Pryal '03 Interviews Jain (Quartz) November 17, 2016
Birckhead Quoted: In Police Shootings, Should Trials Re-examine a Victim’s Past? (Christian Science Monitor) July 14, 2016
Birckhead: How Young is Too Young? (Law Professor Blogs Network) June 7, 2016
Birckhead: The Age of the Child (Human Rights at Home) October 2, 2016
Black Customer Says Glenwood South Bar Used Dress Code to Discriminate Against Him; Wilson Quoted (News & Observer) November 18, 2016
Bloomberg Law Audio: Prosecutors Fight Congress in Exxon Case, M. Gerhardt Comments (Bloomberg Law) July 27, 2016
Bloomberg Offers New Gender-Equality Index to Promote Women’s Roles in Business October 23, 2016
Board Diversity Is the Right Thing to Do: SEC Chair Mary Jo White September 25, 2016
Boardroom Diversity Is About Where You Look and How You Think August 25, 2016
BOSTON: Making way for more women on corporate boards July 6, 2016
Brock Turner Proves America’s Justice System is Broken – but Not How You Think, Kennedy Quoted (Quartz) June 10, 2016
Brophy Cited on Georgetown's Plans to Atone for Slave Past (New York Times) September 2, 2016
Brophy Comments on Challenge in Opening Up a National Museum About African American History (Los Angeles Times) September 16, 2016
Brophy Essay Cited in Review of Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation” (Los Angeles Review of Books) November 4, 2016
Brophy Interviewed on Nat Turner Special From 'Birth of a Nation' Director (Hollywood Reporter) October 5, 2016
Brophy Op-Ed: Slavery On Campus -- Recovering the History of Washington College's Discarded Slaves (San Francisco Gate) August 22, 2016
Brophy Op-Ed: We're Missing our Birth of a Nation Moment (USA Today) November 6, 2016
Brophy Quoted on What Georgetown's Atonement Means for the Campus Debate Over Slavery (LA Times) September 2, 2016
Can N.C. Farmers Mistreat Their Guest Workers with Impunity? Weissman Quoted (Indy Week) June 22, 2016
Carolina Law Study: Charlotte's Economic Success Masks Deep Black-White Divide (CNN Money) September 22, 2016
CE3 Reports Ways the Presidential Election Could Influence the Electric Utility Sector (Utility Dive) October 17, 2016
Chaining Kids to the Ever Turning Wheel: Other Contemporary Costs of Juvenile Court, Response to Birckhead's Article (Washington and Lee Law Review) June 17, 2016
Challenge to Detroit Pension Cuts Thwarted by Sixth Circuit, Jacoby Quoted (Bloomberg BNA) October 6, 2016
Chapter 9's Cabinet of Constitutional Curiosities: Ongoing Constitutional Violations; Jacoby Writes (Credit Slips) November 22, 2016
Charlotte Mayor Celebrates National Coming Out Day at UNC School of Law (Daily Tar Heel) October 12, 2016
Charlotte, N.C., Has Prospered in Recent Years, But Many Black Residents Have Been Left Behind; Nichol Quoted (Los Angeles Times) September 22, 2016
CHARLOTTE: Leading the push for more women on corporate boards June 20, 2016
Child Porn Gets Longer Sentences than Rape, Molestation, C. Hessick Quoted (Bloomberg BNA) July 27, 2016
Corporate Board Diversity Database Changes Hands October 24, 2016
Corporate Boards: Women Twice as Likely to Have Professional Tech Experience as Men September 26, 2016
Could Trump or Clinton Face Impeachment as President? M. Gerhardt Explains (New York Post) November 6, 2016
Coyle: Can Foreign Investors Enforce International Investment Law in U.S. Courts? (Opinio Juris) August 12, 2016
Coyle: Crowdfunding and the Not-So-Safe SAFE (Harvard Law) September 15, 2016
Coyle: Is the SAFE Not So Safe for Investment Crowdfunding? (Crowdfund Insider) September 22, 2016
Discussion of the Corinthian Chapter 11 Case, Jacoby Comments (American Bankruptcy Institute) June 13, 2016
Divergent Paths to Same-sex Marriage: What We Can Learn from South Africa (Concurring Opinions) July 1, 2016
Diversity: Investors Want Diversity Data Companies Are Slow to Report September 20, 2016
Does It Matter How Many Women Sit on Corporate Boards June 19, 2016
Dorosin & Ducharme Op-Ed: Still No Action on Harnett Redistricting (Daily Record) November 2, 2016
Economic Forces That Can Turn Protests into Riots; Nichol Quoted (CBS News) September 27, 2016
Efforts to Get More Women on Public Company Boards Slow Going June 6, 2016
Eichner Quoted, Legal Fights over HB2 could Cost Charlotte 2019 NBA All-Star Game, too (The Charlotte Observer) July 22, 2016
Faculty Describe Terry Sanford '46’s Legacy in Light of Governor’s Race (Duke Chronicle) November 4, 2016
Fair Punishment Project’s New Legal Advisory Council Issues Brief on Sentences for Juveniles; Birckhead Mentioned (Harvard Law Today) November 21, 2016
Fatal Shooting by Police Shakes Charlotte’s Self-Image; Nichol Quoted (New York Times) September 22, 2016
FBI’s Hillary Clinton Decision Draws Comparisons to Past Prosecutions, Papandrea Quoted (Wall Street Journal) July 6, 2016
Fedders and Mannette '09 Draft Proposal for Nonviolent Teen Offender Program (News and Observer) June 12, 2016
Fedders Op-Ed: Suspensions Harm Students with No Helpful Effect on School Safety (News and Observer) August 27, 2016
Female CEOs Get Blamed More Than Male Counterparts November 1, 2016
Female CEOs, Still a Rarity, Face Extra Pressures August 9, 2016
Film Picks: ‘Starving the Beast’ features Nichol (News and Observer) September 29, 2016
Flatt: What Are Our Moral Duties – On Climate Change? (Chapelboro) October 27, 2016
For Rolling Stone, 'Worst Nightmare’ Continues, Ardia Quoted (Associated Press) November 6, 2016
Fortune 500 general counsels: Diversity and inclusion make good business sense August 6, 2016
From Ferguson to Charlotte, Why Police Protests Turn Into Riots; Nichol Quoted (CityLab) September 22, 2016
Gender pay gap expands at age 32, study finds June 22, 2016
Gerhardt Quoted, House Lawmakers Weigh Options, Consequences to IRS Commissioner’s Impeachment (Federal News Radio) June 23, 2016
Greater push in US for more women directors of company boards August 17, 2016
Haddix '98 on Hurricane Matthew Hog and Human Waste System Flooding (Fox Wilmington) October 13, 2016
Haddix '98 on Hurricane Matthew Hog and Human Waste System Flooding (Fox Wilmington) October 14, 2016
Haddix '98 Quoted, NC Bill Allows Compensation for Involuntary Sterilization (ABC News) June 9, 2016
Herbalife: FTC Settlement Unlikely to Slow NC Hiring, Hazen Comments (WRAL) July 18, 2016
High-Profile New Schools’ Board, Officers Unprotected after Insurance Policy goes Unpaid, Hazen Quoted (The News and Observer) June 25, 2016
Hirsch Comments on Lessons From Long Island U.’s Faculty Lockout (Chronicle of Higher Education) September 20, 2016
How Bad Translation by Court Interpreters Can Turn Misunderstanding into Injustice, Weissman Comments (PBS NewsHour) August 17, 2016
How Donald Trump's Win Could Shake Up the Supreme Court; Gerhardt comments (WRAL) November 10, 2016
How Scalia Made It Difficult to Bring Cases to Court, Nichol Quoted (The Atlantic) August 1, 2016
How to Confront the 'Unconscious Bias' Foiling Women in Banking June 13, 2016
Hurricane Matthew Devastates Poorest Parts of North Carolina; Hunt Explains (WNYC) October 17, 2016
Immigration Deadlock Reprises Obama's Battle with the Court, Gerhardt Quoted (Associated Press) June 24, 2016
Inside the Conservative Push for States to Amend the Constitution, M. Gerhardt Comments (New York Times) August 23, 2016
Inside the Conservative Push for States to Amend the Constitution, M. Gerhardt Comments (New York Times) August 22, 2016
Intel Adds Second Woman to Board of Directors July 12, 2016
Investors weigh whether a female CEO matters to market returns October 2, 2016
Is the CISG Irrelevant? Coyle Article Review (JOTWELL) November 4, 2016
Jacoby Brief for Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioners, In re Jevic (Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Roundtable) November 1, 2016
Jacoby Comments, Examining Intersection of Consumer Credit and Domestic Violence (American Bankruptcy Institute) June 23, 2016
Jacoby Quoted, Business Bankruptcies Tick Up; Overall Filings Lowest Since 2007 (Bloomberg BNA) July 27, 2016
Jacoby: Police Misconduct in Bankrupt Cities: Ninth Circuit Update (Credit Slips) September 22, 2016
Joaquin Castro Says Donald Trump Defended World War II Internment Camps, Muller Comments (PolitiFact) July 29, 2016
Kennedy Explains How 'Open Carry' Laws in North Carolina Apply to Keith Lamont Scott's Case (National Public Radio) September 25, 2016
Kennedy Quoted, Man Charged with Murder for Allegedly Driving His Partner to Suicide (The Huffington Post) June 23, 2016
Kennedy: 'Myths Abound' In North Carolina Self-Defense Law (WUNC) August 12, 2016
Kevin Howell '92 Hired at UNC System (News and Observer) July 11, 2016
Keynote Address, International Corporate Governance Network Annual Conference: Focusing the Lens of Disclosure to Set the Path Forward on Board Diversity, Non-GAAP, and Sustainability June 27, 2016
Lau: Dad’s Change Diapers Too (Concurring Opinions) June 26, 2016
Law Professors Disagree on How the Supreme Court Should Decide Jevic on Structured Dismissals, Jacoby Submits Amicus Brief (American Bankruptcy Institute) October 21, 2016
Law School Students Organize Against the Use of Animals in Emergency Medical Training (Daily Tar Heel) October 27, 2016
Lawsuit Claims too many are Registered to Vote in Wake County, Marshall Quoted (The News and Observer) July 19, 2016
LSAC Says It Won't Continue Certifying LSAT Scores for the ABA, Brophy Quoted (ABA Journal) August 5, 2016
M. Gerhardt Discusses Attorney General's Actions Regarding N.C. Voter ID Law (PolitiFact) August 16, 2016
M. Gerhardt on Override of Obama Veto in 9/11 Families’ Pursuit of Saudi Arabia (MSN) September 29, 2016
Microsoft Has Plans To Tie Executive Bonuses To Diversity Goals - See more at: http://www.techtimes.com/articles/186387/20161119/microsoft-has-plans-to-tie-executive-bonuses-to-diversity-goals.htm#sth November 19, 2016
Monast: Ken Bone Was Right - Energy Must be a Priority for the Next President (The Hill) October 12, 2016
More companies are on board with women on their boards October 26, 2016
More Than 100 Law Professors to Congress: Impeaching the IRS Commissioner Is a Bad Idea, M. Gerhardt Quoted (Forbes) August 30, 2016
Muller: How a Seattle Synagogue Made News by Hiring a New Custodian (Tablet) August 15, 2016
N.C. Commission Proposes 16-Year-Olds to Be Tried as Juveniles, Birckhead Quoted (Daily Tar Heel) August 26, 2016
NC Lawmakers Split on Whether to Bring Back Depression-Era Banking Law, Broome Quoted (Charlotte Observer) August 12, 2016
NC Lawmakers Want a Commission to Study Challenges Facing Black Males, E. Wilson Comments (News Tribune) August 22, 2016
New Report by Nichol and NC Poverty Research Fund Shows What Poverty Looks Like in Charlotte (Crisis Assistance Ministry) July 21, 2016
New research from The Peterson Institute for International Economics and EY reveals significant correlation between women in corporate leadership and profitability June 22, 2016
New Rule to Avoid Supreme Court Deadlocks Raises Questions; Gerhardt Discusses (WRAL) November 15, 2016
New Study Finds That Women Often Supply Skills to Boards That Were Missing October 3, 2016
Nichol Comments on Charlotte Street Protests: Where the New South Meets the Old South (Yahoo News) September 24, 2016
Nichol Leads Race-Related Poverty Discussion in Charlotte (Charlotte Observer) October 27, 2016
Nichol Op-Ed: NC Republicans Wage War Against Our National Birthright: Equality (News and Observer) August 20, 2016
Nichol Op-Ed: Refusing Medicaid Expands Suffering (Charlotte Observer) October 27, 2016
Nichol Op-Ed: What Poverty Looks like in Charlotte (The Charlotte Observer) July 16, 2016
Nichol Talks Voter ID Law to Students (Technician) October 25, 2016
No Surprises in Uncontested Races For State Office, Judges; Lambeth '81 Mentioned (The Times-News) November 8, 2016
North Carolina’s State Board Extends Voting Hours in Durham County; Marsh Discusses (Think Progress) November 8, 2016
One of the Most Livable Cities is Hiding a Disturbing Reality; Nichol Quoted (Mashable) September 26, 2016
Only 19 Percent of CIOs at Top U.S. Firms are Women, Study Shows August 9, 2016
Ontario Commits to Having at Least 40 Percent Women Make Up Provincial Boards by 2019 June 7, 2016
Orange County Sheriff to Require Written OK for Consent Searches, Dorosin Quoted (News and Observer) October 12, 2016
Orth Op-Ed: NC Supreme Court’s New Rule Could End Equally Split Rulings (News & Observer) November 16, 2016
Pay Inequality Poses a Concern in Boardrooms, Too August 2, 2016
Plaintiffs Seek to Expand Protections in HB2 Injunction to Transgender People, Eichner Quoted (Daily Tar Heel) October 26, 2016
Podcast: A constitutional history of the Republican Party, M. Gerhardt Comments (National Constitution Center) July 21, 2016
Podcast: M. Gerhardt on the 2016 Elections and HB2 (UNC Institute for the Arts and Humanities) July 25, 2016
Politics Hits Sentiment in Australian Boardrooms June 20, 2016
Pollution, Death Taint Former Alcoa Company Town, Flatt Quoted (Greenwire) October 24, 2016
Poor, Displaced and Anxious in North Carolina as Floods Climb After Hurricane, Nichol Quoted (New York Times) October 13, 2016
Presence of a Gun Alone Was Not Enough to Disarm Keith Lamont Scott, Says Kennedy (ABC News) September 26, 2016
Professional Excellence: Lifetime Achievement: Thomas G. Sampson '71 (Daily Report) June 23, 2016
Puerto Rico Could Seek to Invalidate Over $4 Billion in Debt, Jacoby Quoted (Market Watch) June 2, 2016
Raina Haque '12 Earns 'Winston Under 40' Award October 6, 2016
Remus Research: Lawyers Won’t Be Replaced by Robots Anytime Soon (Inside Counsel) July 14, 2016
Restaurant Brands Under Fire for No Women on Board June 7, 2016
Review: Disruption in the Classroom (Higher Education Works) October 1, 2016
Rising Child Poverty Ensnares the Most Vulnerable, Nichol Quoted (Charlotte Observer) November 5, 2016
Rolling Stone's Rape Story Trial Highlights a Hardening Attitude Toward the Media; Papandrea Quoted (The Guardian) November 5, 2016
Rowan County Meeting Prayers Being Reconsidered by Federal Appeals Court, Marshall Quoted (Charlotte Observer) November 1, 2016
Samantha Bee Visits Cherokee Reservation, Learns How Tribal Courts Work, Cherokee Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Boyum '86 Quoted (Entertainment Weekly) June 21, 2016
SCOTUS Asked to Hear Two Cases on Stale Claims in Bankruptcy, Jacoby Quoted (Bloomberg BNA) September 23, 2016
SCOTUS Hands Tribes One More Win, Upholds Race-Conscious College Admissions, Shaw Quoted (Indian Country Today) July 1, 2016
SEC Faces Tough Task in Defining Board `Diversity' July 7, 2016
SEC Faces Tough Task in Defining Board 'Diversity' July 13, 2016
Share of Maryland Companies With Women Board Members Grows June 9, 2016
Shaw Op-Ed: Again? Again? Struggling Against Despair, Nihilism After Shootings (News & Observer) July 7, 2016
Shaw Op-Ed: Again? Again? Struggling Against Despair, Nihilism After Shootings (News and Observer) July 7, 2016
Shaw Quoted, Federal Court Finds 'Discriminatory Intent,' Rejects N.C. Voter ID Law (The Daily Tar Heel) July 29, 2016
Shaw Quoted, Is There a Place for Hate Speech on Campus? (Bloomberg BNA) June 15, 2016
Sheryl Sandberg on the Myth of the Catty Woman June 23, 2016
Shooting Shatters Charlotte’s Carefully Manicured Self-Image as a Place of Opportunity, Says Nichol (Christian Science Monitor) September 26, 2016
Six Reasons Why Your Company's Board Still Isn't Very Diverse August 10, 2016
Six Reasons Why Your Company's Board Still Isn't Very Diverse August 10, 2016
Small Firms Struggling to Take the Technology Leap (Legal Tech News) October 6, 2016
Social Media Feud Leads To Public Records Fight in Miami Beach; Ardia Quoted (Columbia Journalism Review) October 17, 2016
Some Firms Intensify Push for Gender Parity at Board Level August 16, 2016
Some successful approaches to increasing board gender diversity August 17, 2016
Start-Up Lawyering 2.0; Coyle Mentioned (OBLB) November 16, 2016
Study: Publicizing Female CEO Appointments Comes With a Cost June 14, 2016
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Debt-Collections Case, Jacoby Quoted (Wall Street Journal) October 12, 2016
Supreme Court to Hear NC Sex Offender Case, Marshall Quoted (Daily Tar Heel) November 4, 2016
Supreme Court Will Hear Case for Transgender Students' Rights in Public Schools, Eichner Quoted (Daily Tar Heel) November 3, 2016
Survey Roundup: Gender Divide on Board Diversity October 21, 2016
Teacher Town leader: Why it takes more than a good education to pull kids out of poverty-Downey '04 (Chalkbeat) August 31, 2016
The ‘Ground’ in ‘Stand Your Ground’ Means Any Place a White Person Is Nervous, Shaw Quoted (The Nation.) August 15, 2016
The American Lawyers Helping Syrian Refugees, including Marty Rosenbluth '08 (Wall Street Journal) October 14, 2016
The Business Case for Diversity October 17, 2016
The Legacy of Heart Mountain: Muller Discusses Legacy of Japanese Americans During WWII (KUFM) August 18, 2016
The Nerd’s Dream Guide to the U.S. Constitution, M. Gerhardt Quoted (The Atlantic) August 11, 2016
The Violence of Forgetting, Nichol Quoted (The New York Times) June 20, 2016
These Companies Have Zero Women on Their Boards June 14, 2016
Tim Hortons Parent Company Shareholders Reject Gender Diversity Proposal June 9, 2016
Trump Attorneys Seek to Bar His Campaign Comments at Trial, M. Gerhardt Quoted (Washington Post) October 21, 2016
Ukraine Throws all but the Kitchen Sink at Russia’s Bond Lawsuit, Weidemaier Quoted (Bloomberg) June 12, 2016
UNC CE3 Report Looks at Electricity Challenges for Next President (E&E Publishing) October 11, 2016
UNC Reports on Compelling Evidence for Medicaid Expansion (NC Policy Watch) October 13, 2016
Valeant Appoints Thomas Ross as Lead Independent Director June 15, 2016
Vallejo Man Can Collect Damages Awarded in Lawsuit Against Police, Court Rules (Wall Street Journal) September 12, 2016
Weidemaier Quoted on US/Argentina Litigation Information Found in Panama Papers (International Consortium of Investigative Journalists) September 2, 2016
Weidemaier: Uber Helps Me Revise My Contracts Syllabus (CreditSlips) August 15, 2016
Weissman Comments on Inmate Spending 13 Years in Solitary Confinement (Charlotte Observer) August 5, 2016
Weissman Comments, Female Migrant Farmworkers Push Back Against Machismo and Abuse in California’s Wine Country (Yes! Magazine) June 21, 2016
What People Living in Poverty Want the Presidential Candidates to Know; Nichol Explains (PBS NewsHour) October 20, 2016
What to Know About the Trump University Lawsuit; Gerhardt Discusses (Time Money) November 18, 2016
What Women Add to Boards October 2, 2016
Who’s the Best at Finding Women for Company Boards? Women June 6, 2016
Who's the Best at Finding Women for Company Boards? Women June 6, 2016
WikiLeaks and the $15 Minimum Wage; Hirsch Quoted (News & Observer) October 11, 2016
With Racism Case, Supreme Court Wades into Death Penalty Debate; Boger Quoted (Christian Science Monitor) October 4, 2016
With the Voter Protection Act Gutted, Civil Rights Groups are Battling Voter Suppression, E. Wilson Quoted (Mic) August 25, 2016
WNC Poverty: Hidden in Plain Sight (Citizen Times) October 29, 2016
Women Bring More Tech Expertise to the Boardroom Than Men Do August 31, 2016
Women Directors and Participation on Key Committees June 8, 2016
Women on Wisconsin corporate boards increasing October 11, 2016
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