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January 13, 2020

98 N.C. L. REV 123 (2019)

The ever-growing phenomenon of predictive health analytics is generating significant excitement, hope for improved health outcomes, and potential for new revenues. Researchers are developing algorithms to predict suicide, heart disease, stroke,...

January 13, 2020

98 N.C. L. REV. 1 (2019)

Debates over the role of judicial review in a constitutional democracy gravitate to one of two poles. Either the debates are framed in terms of the power of courts countering the outputs of a well-ordered legislative process, or they are framed...

January 13, 2020

98 N.C. L. REV. 191 (2019)

Federal abstention is a judicially created doctrine by which a federal court declines to exercise its jurisdiction over a case and controversy properly before it. Abstention is aimed at preserving the balance of sovereignty allocated to the st...

January 13, 2020

98 N.C. L. REV. 165 (2019)

Surrogacy has become a popular alternative for couples who are unable to carry their own children. As artificial reproductive techniques advance, so too must the law. States have codified surrogacy arrangements in a variety of ways, including...

January 12, 2020

98 N.C. L. REV. 59 (2019)

In law as in life, we make both cross-sectional comparisons between analogous things at the same time and temporal comparisons involving the same thing at different times. Equal protection analysis, however, has been entirely cross-sectional. A...

September 8, 2019

 Both the United States Constitution and the North Carolina Constitution include emoluments clauses, but neither constitution defines the meaning of emoluments. Suits in federal courts against President Donald Trump charging him with receiving prohibited emoluments hav...

September 8, 2019

 97 N.C. L. REV. 1673 (2019) 

 New technologies are expanding schools’ ability to keep students under surveillance—inside and outside the classroom—during the school year and after it ends. Schools have moved quickly to adopt a dizzying array of new tools. These in...

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December 9, 2019

98 N.C. L. REV. F. 35 (2019)

The 2018 Farm Bill has signaled a sea change in hemp cultivation and sale in the United States. In addition to legalizing the crop and sketching out a framework for its regulation, the bill has brought some clarity to the legal status of can...

December 9, 2019

98 N.C. L. REV. F. 16 (2019)

In 1905, the United Daughters of the Confederacy’s James B. Gordon Chapter of Winston-Salem erected a monument to the Confederacy on the grounds of the Forsyth County Courthouse. The monument stood on Forsyth County property until 2014 when...

December 9, 2019

98 N.C. L. REV. F. 1 (2019)

In 2017, the Supreme Court of North Carolina rendered its decision in Fidelity Bank v. North Carolina Department of Revenue.2 The issue presented in that case was whether the word “interest” as used in the North Carolina Revenue Act3 (the “Re...

June 25, 2019

When Congress established the position of the administrative law judge (“ALJ”) via the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”) in 1946, it sought to address concerns that persons hearing administrative cases lacked sufficient independence from the agencies that employed t...

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News and Announcements

September 18, 2017

The North Carolina Law Review is delighted to be hosting "Badge Cams as Data and Deterrent: Law Enforcement, the Public, and the Press in the Age of the Digital Video," a symposium to examine the relationship between law enforcement and those they police, the generatio...

August 28, 2017

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our upcoming symposium, Badge Cams as Data and Deterrent: Law Enforcement, the Public and the Press in the Age of Digital Video.

The symposium will be held Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Carolina Club in Chap...

June 2, 2017

The North Carolina Law Review is pleased to announce the selection of our Staff for Volume 96!

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