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The Campbell Law Review is a student-operated journal published by Campbell Law School students. The Law Review is published three times a year and holds an annual Symposium in the fall.

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Call For Papers

Now accepting article submissions for  Vol. 37, Issue No. 3 through February 15, 2015.

Annual Symposium

Our Symposium “One City at a Time: The Role and Increasing Presence of Chapter 9 Municipal Bankruptcies” was held on October 17, 2014.

Current Volume

Featured Article

36 Campbell L. Rev. 253 (2014)
Leandro’s Limit: Do North Carolina’s Homeschoolers Have a Right to a Sound Basic Education Protected by the State?
Jessica Archer

Parents across the nation are increasingly dissatisfied with public education. In growing numbers, they are turning to homeschooling as an alternative. From 1999 to 2012, the number of homeschooled children in the United States increased by seventy-five percent. Today, nearly 1.6 million children attend homeschools in the United States. In North Carolina alone, an estimated 83,609 children attended homeschools in the 2012–2013 school year. While the total number of homeschooled children nationwide is currently only four percent of all K–12 students, “the number of primary school kids whose parents choose to forgo traditional education is growing seven times faster than the number of kids enrolling in K–12 every year.” The number of homeschooled students in the United States is expected to continue to steadily increase in the near future. Researchers “expect to observe a notable surge in the number of children being homeschooled in the next 5 to 10 years[,]” both in terms of raw numbers of children in homeschools and in terms of the overall percentage of homeschoolers in the total elementary and secondary student population. This increase is expected because “(1) a large number of those individuals who were being home educated in the 1990s may begin to homeschool their own school-age children and (2) the continued successes of home-educated students” inspires newcomers to join this educational movement…

Featured Comment

36 Campbell L. Rev. 497 (2014)
Money Minded: A Practical Guide to Using Quantitative Legal Calculation Products to Increase Profitability
Caitlin M. Goforth

“How much is this going to cost?” This question is transforming the legal market and forcing law firms to abandon the common practice of billing for services rendered. In the changing marketplace, law firms cannot increase profitability without lowering costs. Understanding the economics of legal practice is necessary for law firms to succeed in today’s global legal market. Law firms can achieve this by taking advantage of the wide variety of technological products currently available…

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