North Carolina Law Review

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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...

 97 N.C. L. REV. 1625 (2019) 

 North Carolina should abolish its location requirement for making a holographic will. Under the North Carolina holographic wills statute, a handwritten document must be found in an approved location after its author’s death in order t...

September 8, 2019

 97 N.C. L. REV. 1553 (2019) 

 Evidence law in North Carolina senselessly punishes victims of domestic and sexual violence by broadly sanctioning witness impeachment with prior convictions––no matter the implicit prejudice to the witness or how little the convictio...

97 N.C. L. REV. 1497 (2019)

Concerns over patent protection covering new forms of gene editing have largely focused on the intellectual property covering the editing mechanism itself, most notably CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats), but a...

97 N.C. L. REV. 1463 (2019)

Long overpromised and underdelivered, gene therapy has at last achieved clinical validation and, with the advent of improved gene-editing technologies such as CRISPR, seems poised to play a rapidly expanding role in medical care. However, som...

97 N.C. L. REV. 1399 (2019)

Although scientists have been manipulating genomes since the 1970s, the recent discovery of Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats (“CRISPR”) has expanded the possibilities not only for what gene editing might accomplish bu...

97 N.C. L. REV. 1359 (2019)

Gene-environment interactions play a key role in how psychiatric disorders manifest and develop. Psychiatric genetics researchers are making progress in identifying genomic correlates of many disorders. And recently, the field of genetics has...

July 4, 2019

97 N.C. L. REV. 1329 (2019)

CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing technology (“CRISPR”) offers a potential solution for some of the world’s critical conservation challenges. Scientists are harnessing CRISPR to expand genetic diversity of endangered species, control invasive specie...

97 N.C. L. REV. 1241 (2019)

Since William Bateson’s 1906 coinage of the term “genetics,” the rise of mice as a model organism for biomedical research has gone hand in hand with genomic developments. In today’s research environment, mice and rats make up the vast majorit...

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