Ignorance Is No Defense – North Carolina

Ignorance Is No Defense, A College Student’s Guide to North Carolina is a unique and valuable resource explaining over 100 laws in North Carolina that impact college students.

While college students in North Carolina are bright and capable, students often do not have adequate knowledge about the laws in North Carolina or the consequences of violating them. Many students are not even residents of the state.

With Ignorance Is No Defense, A College Student’s Guide to North Carolina Law, college students in North Carolina now have a practical, convenient source for learning about laws that affect them.  Primarily focused on criminal laws, Ignorance Is No Defense, A College Student’s Guide to North Carolina Law, uses realistic examples and straightforward language to explain the laws’ requirements and students’ rights under the laws.

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About The Authors

J.Tom Morgan is a nationally recognized expert on crimes involving young people and served as the District Attorney of DeKalb County, Georgia, in metro Atlanta, for twelve years. He is the author of the much-acclaimed Ignorance Is No Defense, A Teenager’s Guide to Georgia Law and has spoken to thousands of teenagers and college students about their rights and responsibilities under the law.

Wilson Parker has dedicated his career to teaching Constitutional Law at Wake Forest University School of Law and has co-authored an authoritative and highly-regarded textbook on Constitutional Law.

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Did You Know…

that a person under 21 years old can be charged with driving after consuming alcohol if the person’s alcohol concentration is any amount over 0.00?

Even one beer or one glass of wine or one mixed drink will cause most people to have an alcohol concentration of .02 or higher. Conviction of driving after consuming alcohol in North Carolina could result in a 1-year revocation of your driver’s license, even if you are licensed in another state.
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