Lawyer Up With Howling Counsel

Have you ever had to:

  • Decide whether you could make “fair use” of a movie clip in one of your classes?
  • Travel internationally with sensitive data on a laptop or flash drive?
  • Evaluate the merits of forming a startup company around your invention?
  • Comply with FERPA without really knowing what FERPA is?

Dealing with situations that require specialized legal knowledge or resources can be challenging. Fortunately, many NC State departments are available to help faculty members navigate these and similar situations.

A special faculty edition of the Howling Counsel newsletter presents FAQs related to teaching, supporting students, conducting research, and other common scenarios, and provides hotlinks to offices that can provide assistance and to relevant Web-based information.

The goal is to make it easy for you to locate information and obtain assistance that will support you in your work as a faculty member at NC State. The Howling Counsel welcomes your comments, suggestions and questions at