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North Carolina Legal Practice Materials

In this guide you will find resources for North Carolina Practice Materials arranged according to fields of law.

Torts

Logan, David A. North Carolina Torts. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2004. [KFN7595 .L64 2004] (Reserve Room)

Designed specifically for practitioners, this text provides a thorough examination of tort law and examines topics including harm, reputation, injury to personal property, and business interests. Another useful feature of this text is how it examines the intersection between statutory law and torts and highlights pertinent secondary sources.

The Law Library has the 2017 supplement to this text located with the copy of the text in the Reserve Room.

North Carolina Law of Torts, 3rd ed.  New Providence, N.J.: LexisNexis, 2012. [KFN7595 .D39 2012] (Reserves Room) [Available electronically via LexisAdvance to UNC Law Students and Faculty]

This guidebook is divided into 4 parts to address some of the biggest topic areas in torts: intentional torts and defenses, negligence and defenses, strict liability and defenses, and a variety of other torts overlapping these categories.  For those who already know what they're looking for, the index at the back of the book makes for easy navigation.

The Law Library holds the supplements of this text from 2013-2017, and the most recent supplement (2017) is available with the copy  in the Reserve Room.  The 4th edition, which contains the 2017 supplement, is also available electronically on LexisAdvance.

North Carolina Tort Law, 2006. Winston-Salem, NC: Wake Forest University School of Law, 2006. [KFN7595. L63 2006] CLE

This packet of CLE materials covers topics such as negligence, premises liability, wrongful death, product liability, and right to privacy torts in North Carolina law. It also contains selected forms where appropriate.

Woodlief, Alan D. North Carolina Law of Damages. 5th ed. Eagan, MN : Thomson/West, 2004. [KFN 7595. H53 2004] [Available electronically via WestlawNext to UNC Law Students and Faculty]

This treatise-like guide to damages, or compensation, outlines each of the major types of damages recognized by NC law, including compensatory, nominal, and punitive among others. It examines each type of damage generally before delving deeper into damages for specific subject areas. Analysis is accompanied by references to NC case law and statutory law.