Entries by ConstitutionalRights

Section CLE on Election Law, Campaign Finance, Redistricting and Related Issues is a “Must-Attend”

By Tom Segars Are you keeping track of recent developments in North Carolina election law, campaign finance, gerrymandering litigation, and legislative redistricting?  If so, you know that merely following the news on these subjects could become a full-time job. The Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section cordially invites you to take a deeper dive into these […]

Celebrating Constitution Day in North Carolina Schools

By Judge Christopher Brook Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787. This and every year the Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities Section of the North Carolina Bar Association celebrates Constitution Day by traveling the state and speaking with students about the history and continued relevance of this […]

Section CLE and Save the Dates

CLE Recap and Online Replay On Feb. 22, 2019, attorneys participated live and via webcast in the Section’s annual CLE (co-sponsored with the Government & Public Sector Section).  The program, entitled “In Tune or Off Key – Law, Government, Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities,” featured a number of presentations related to constitutional and other public sector […]

Section’s John McNeill Smith Jr. Award Honors Henry M. “Mickey” Michaux Jr.

The Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section was pleased to honor Henry M. “Mickey” Michaux Jr., a titan of the civil rights movement, 43-year veteran of the North Carolina General Assembly, and champion of justice and equality through the law, at the Section’s annual CLE on Feb. 22, 2019.  Eric Doggett presented the Section’s John McNeill […]

Save the Dates: Section Social and CLE Feb. 21-22

Please mark your calendar for Feb. 22, 2019, for “In Tune or Off Key – Law, Government, Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities,” this year’s Section CLE. Together with the Government & Public Sector Section, the Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section is sponsoring this program, which is described below. The program will offer six hours of CLE […]