The Authority of Campus Police

Last week, the court of appeals decided State v. Yencer, ruling, in effect, that Davidson College may not operate its own police department. The ruling calls into serious question the authority of several other private universities’ police departments, meaning that it is of interest not only in Davidson, but also Durham (the website of the … Read more


Felony Speeding to Elude and Lesser Included Offenses (with some ACC Rivalry sprinkled on top)

More than a decade ago, the General Assembly enacted G.S. 20-141.5, making it a Class 1 misdemeanor to operate a motor vehicle on street, highway, or public vehicular area while fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer who is in the lawful performance of his public duties. If two or more aggravating factors … Read more