UNC Law School http://wunc.org en Missing: Diversity On NC Corporate Boards http://wunc.org/post/missing-diversity-nc-corporate-boards <p></p><p>A <a href="https://ddi.law.unc.edu/boarddiversity/default.aspx">new study</a> shows large corporate boards in North Carolina are less diverse than the boards of Fortune 100 companies.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 11:42:09 +0000 Leoneda Inge 13872 at http://wunc.org Fewer People Are Applying To Law School http://wunc.org/post/fewer-people-are-applying-law-school <p>Many law schools across the country have experienced a drop in applications over the past two years.&nbsp; Officials say rising tuition and a shaky job market are contributing to the decline.&nbsp;</p><p>“Applications this year, reflecting kind of a national trend are down to about 1,510 from 2,300 last year, that's about a 35 percent drop,” says Jack Boger, dean of the UNC School of Law. “A lot of law schools experienced that kind of drop a year ago; we didn't at that point, but the national trend has caught up with us.”</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:17:03 +0000 Eric Hodge 13700 at http://wunc.org Fewer People Are Applying To Law School "Election Protection" Hotline At UNC Law http://wunc.org/post/election-protection-hotline-unc-law <p>There’s a toll-free, non-partisan election hotline available for voters with Election Day questions or problems.<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge:&nbsp; </strong>Faculty and staff at UNC’s law school will be fielding calls as part of the national advocacy protection initiative called “Election Protection.” The number to call is – 1-866-OUR-VOTE.&nbsp; Elizabeth Haddix is senior staff attorney at the UNC Law Center for Civil Rights.&nbsp; She expects a lot of calls.<br> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 11:05:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 4137 at http://wunc.org Legal Scholars On The Amendment http://wunc.org/post/legal-scholars-amendment <p>Advocates are furiously trying to sway undecided voters in the last day before a decision is made on a constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage and civil union.<br> Mon, 07 May 2012 18:10:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 2601 at http://wunc.org