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Podcasting: Being Your Own Brand

Podcasting: Being Your Own Brand

When I first walked into the doors of North Carolina Central University School of Law in 2005, I had no idea as to the kind

Normalization Adjustment

Normalization Adjustment Overview

How much is a business worth? You may need the answer if a business is owned by your client or the opposing party in marital

End of 2023 Financial Planning Ideas

End of 2023 Financial Planning Ideas

As we approach year-end, we think of the holidays and time with family. It’s also worth spending time with one’s financial planning team. There are

Talk of the Town

Out on the Town

Friends of Wake GAL’s Light the Way Gala

Over 200 people attended The Friends of Wake GAL’s (Guardian Ad Litem) Fifth Annual Light the Way Gala at Trane restaurant at Seaboard Station in Raleigh in October raising $60,000.  […]

Campbell Law School Fifth Annual Bike Ride

The Campbell Law School Fifth annual fundraiser bike ride was held in October. The event raised more than $1,000 for the law school’s student-led Pro Bono Projects […]

NCCU Law School's Law & Technology Summit

The NCCU School of Law hosted a Law & Technology Summit on October 13 on the school’s campus. The summit covered topics like artificial intelligence, data privacy, cybersecurity […]

What is the term used to describe a jury’s verdict of innocence for a defendant?

WRONG! Dismissal occurs when a case is terminated by a judge before it goes to trial or during trial due to various legal reasons, such as lack of evidence or procedural errors. It doesn’t reflect a jury’s verdict of innocence.

CORRECT! An acquittal means that the jury has found the defendant innocent of the charges brought against them, and they are not liable for the alleged crime.

WRONG! A pardon is an executive action by a government authority (such as a governor or the President) to forgive a person’s conviction or sentence. It is not the term used for a jury’s verdict during a trial.

WRONG! Exoneration refers to the formal declaration of someone’s innocence, often after new evidence comes to light or their wrongful conviction is proven. It’s not a term used to describe a jury’s verdict during a trial.

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When is a Mistake Malpractice

When Is a Mistake Malpractice?

Picture this: You walk into your living room on Sunday morning, ready for a peaceful transition into your week. You have your coffee in one

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legal trend report

2023 Legal Trends Report

Explore the forefront of legal practice with the 2023 Legal Trends Report. Expanding our analysis to provide historical insight, this report offers a comprehensive view of […]

Implementing Alternative Fee Agreements at Your Law Firm

AFAs offer customized pricing models to accommodate clients’ budgets, build trust, and help lawyers expand their client base. For example, 78% of clients want lawyers to adopt a billing model that is more affordable and predictable […]
Maximizing Your Energy As A Lawyer

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Law firms and organizations of all types are experiencing huge productivity gains integrating tools like Microsoft 365, Teams, document management, electronic signature, contract management, and countless others […]