Raleigh, NC, March 15, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced that a nationally recognized attorney and two members of the North Carolina political class will participate in a Second Amendment debate at the law school next Wednesday, March 19 at noon. Alan Gura, former state senator Ellie Kinnaird and current state Rep. Paul Luebke will participate in the event, hosted by the Campbell Law Federalist Society. The debate will be held at the law school in Room 105.
Members of the local community are welcome to join Campbell Law students, faculty, staff and alumni for the free discussion. Paid parking is available at the City of Raleigh Municipal Parking Deck across from the law school on West Morgan Street.
“We are excited to host this strong, accomplished group for this important debate,” said Campbell Law Federalist Society President and third-year student Adthea Collins. “We anticipate a fruitful discussion and look forward to sharing this event with our neighbors in the community.”
Gura is widely regarded as one of the nation’s top Second Amendment lawyers. A partner at Gura & Possessky, PLLC, in Alexandria, Va., his successful published cases include McDonald v. City of Chicago and District of Columbia v. Heller.
Kinnaird served nine terms as a state senator in the North Carolina General Assembly, representing Orange and Durham counties in the 23rd Senate District. Prior to that time, she served as the mayor of Carrboro from 1987 to 1996.
Rep. Luebke is currently serving his 12th term in the General Assembly, representing Durham County in the 30th House District.
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Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,500 alumni, including 2,400 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 26 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit http://law.campbell.edu.