The Legal Eagle Review is an informative and thought-provoking weekly radio show and podcast where the show hosts, NCCU law professors Irv Joyner and April Dawson, talk with guest experts and discuss current legal and political issues affecting everyday people in Durham, the surrounding community, and the state. The show airs on WNCU 90.7 FM on Sundays from 7-8p. The Legal Eagle Review is sponsored by the North Carolina Central University School of Law, and the Virtual Justice Project.
Life and Legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
On this week’s episode, hosts April Dawson and Irv Joyner sit down with current North Carolina Supreme Court Associate Justice, Anita Earls, to discuss the life and legacy of United States Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
On this week’s episode, hosts April Dawson and Irv Joyner sit down with North Carolina Central Law Professors, Dione Gonder and Dorothy Mitchell, to discuss the killing of Breonna Taylor, a twenty-six-year-old unarmed black woman, at the hand of the Louisville Metro Police Department.
NC U.S. Senate Race
On this week’s episode, hosts April Dawson and Irv Joyner sit down with North Carolina Central University Law Professor, Don Corbett, to discuss the current North Carolina Senate race between the incumbent, Thom Tillis, and challenger, Cal Cunningham; the role and importance of the United States Senate; and how the outcome of this senate race will affect the political landscape of our nation.
Recent Bar Admittees
Founded in 1939 as a result of the North Carolina General Assembly enacting House Bill 18, which authorized a law school at North Carolina College for Negroes (now known as North Carolina Central University), North Carolina Central University School of law continues to pride itself in being a school of opportunity. On this week’s episode, hosts April Dawson and Irv Joyner sit down with recent graduates, Allison Newton, Ashley Mitchell, and Cameron Redd, of the North Carolina Central University School of Law to discuss their journey in becoming newly licensed attorneys.
Civil Rights Movement Comparisons with Black Lives Matter
On this week’s episode, hosts April Dawson and Irv Joyner analyze how the 1960s Civil Rights movement compares to the current Black Lives Matter Movement. To assist in this discussion/analysis, Professors April Dawson and Irv Joyner welcome Ajamu Dillahunt Hollaway, a graduate student at the University of Michigan and Community Organizer, and Attorney Dawn Blagrove, Executive Director at Emancipate North Carolina.
Voting by Mail, Early Voting and Protecting the Vote
On this week’s episode, hosts April Dawson and Irv Joyner sit down with North Carolina Central University Professor, Jarvis Hall; Executive Director of Democracy North Carolina, attorney Tomas Lopez; and Staff Attorney for the Self-Help Credit Union and State Director of the Election Program Effort, Jennifer Marsh, for a discussion surrounding voter protection in the wake of an upcoming election. This week’s episode seeks to educate and advise the listener regarding the mechanics of voting and the various mechanisms that are in place to ensure that your vote is protected.
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