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Deborah Mayo Jefferies retired from NCCU School of Law in 2012, where she served as law library director for 23 years. She received her B.A. and M.S.LS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her J.D. Degree from North Carolina Central University.

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It is the intent of this article to preserve the history of a law library that was born in segregation, raised in discrimination, and refused to die in the wake of integration and affirmative action. I will describe how judicial decisions and legislation as well as societal attitudes toward African Americans impacted the history of the law library. I will further discuss the professional standards for law libraries which mandated how the law librarians that preceded me managed the law library at NCCU School of Law. My story begins with the premise that law library"

Keywords

Law Library, NCCU Law Library, Law Library History, HBCU History, HBCU Law Library History

Disciplines

Law and Race | Law and Society | Legal Education

A History of Struggle: NCCU Law Library

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