Collection Number: 40167

Collection Title: Pre-Law Club of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1981-1989

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 100 items)
Abstract Founded to provide a source of encouragement and information to students intending to pursue a career in law, the Pre-Law Club functioned as an information exchange for facts about the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), law schools, and the legal profession. In addition, many club meetings featured talks given by lawyers, politicians, and law professors in order to provide professional guidance to undergraduates interested in a career in law. Records of the Pre-Law Club include its constitution, correspondence, a membership list, minutes, material about agitation for establishment of a pre-law advisor, and other items.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Pre-Law Club.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Pre-Law Club of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40167, University Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Provenance
Periodic transfer from the offices that create these records.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The Pre-Law Club of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was founded in order to provide a source of encouragement and information to those students intending to pursue a career in law. Many pre-law students perceived a problem in the university's pre-law advising system, which did not include a full-time counselor. These students founded the Pre-Law Club to provide an alternative outlet for pre-law students. The club functioned as an information exchange for facts about the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), law schools, and the legal profession. In addition, many club meetings featured talks given by lawyers, politicians, and law professors in order to provide professional guidance to undergraduates interested in a career in law.

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Records, 1981-1989, of the Pre-Law Club at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill include its constitution, correspondence, a membership list, minutes, material about agitation for establishment of a pre-law advisor, and other items.

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